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How To Spend A Day In Black-Owned Boston

By Leah Freeman-Haskin

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A city best known for its die-hard sports fans, historical sites, and New England clam chowda,’ Boston offers no shortage of things to do, see, and eat. If you’re looking to spend your day supporting Boston’s black-owned businesses, here are a few you must check out.

Get It Started With A Workout

Begin your day as early as 5:30 am with a Boot Camp class. The F.I.T.T. PIT is a black-owned gym in Hyde Park offering functional interval training for all levels and bodies.

Grab A Smoothie

Shea Butter Smoothies offers healthy smoothies and juices located inside the Mobil gas station on Blue Hill Ave in Mattapan. With a delicious array of fruit and protein smoothies, this spot blends flavors to satisfy every craving.

Shea Butter Smoothies

 

Relax At The Salon

Spend the afternoon at Simply Erinn’s Unisex Hair Salon for a style, scalp, or wax treatment. Located in Cambridge, Erinn’s ensures the use of only the best quality hair care products and services.

Hungry For Lunch

Bred Gourmet is the spot to go for a tasty burger or salad in the Lower Mills area of Boston. Their full menu of burger options, from the Maui burger to their jerk salmon patty, ensures that you can’t go wrong.

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Relax With A Good Book

Show your support for Roxbury’s community bookstore, Frugal Bookstore. With a robust calendar of events including Children’s Storytime and Book Clubs, you could spend the entire afternoon browsing books and connecting with the local community. 


Wine Tasting

Head to the South End where The Urban Grape offers free wine tastings on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays encouraging you to explore various regions, varietals, and producers of the finest wines from around the world. The Urban Grape has earned many accolades for its unique shelving system that organizes wines by their body, rather than varietal or region. Be sure to grab a bottle to go!

theurbangrape.com

Dinner At Darryl’s

End your day with dinner and live music at Darryl’s Corner Bar & Kitchen. Expect to indulge in great southern comfort food, signature cocktails, and the best jazz in the city.

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