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Inspiring Stories from North End & Downtown

The heart of our mission at the BostonVoyager is to find the amazing souls that breathe life into our city. In the recent weeks we’ve had the privilege to connect with some of the Boston’s finest artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and rabble rousers and we can’t begin to express how impressed we are with our city’s incredibly deep talent pool. Check out the rising stars from North End & Downtown below.

Debora Guimaraes

I have been in the US for 23 years and have always been involved in helping my community, children in Mozambique and Brazil. After many struggles to complete my education in the US, I finally got my degree in Clinical Social work in 2011 from Boston University. Read more>>

Courtney Furno

The Alley opened 14 years ago as a low key, neighborhood feeling bar, catering to the gay community. Originally it was known as having a high ‘bear’ clientele. Since then, it has evolved into a more night club style on the weekend evenings, while maintaining is casual feel during the week. Read more>>

Lauren Skeens

Growing up we always had pets in and outside the house. My mom raised and rescued anything from baby chickens to geriatric terriers. I loved watching her nurture them and from an early age started caring for them myself. Read more>>

Kevin Duffy

My position as Strategy and Business Development Officer for the City of Malden combines two of my passions; business and helping people. My own experiences in small start-up companies gave me a strong appreciation for what owners go through so when the Mayor offered me the chance to be a resource for them, I jumped at it. Read more>>

Antonio Aniello

It all started as a child playing tennis. My love for the game grew to the point where I only wanted to play Division 1 tennis in college. And the only way for me to be the best I could be is to practice, and practice I did, every day. Sometimes 2 or 3 sessions a day in the summer. Read more>>

Marco Caputo

I’m from Napoli born and raise, studied at Instituto Alberghiero located in the city, soon as I graduated I went to the army, at the end of the 365 days of it was hired at Hotel delle Rose as Sous Chef in Rimini northern of italy on the Adriatic coast. Read more>>

Lewis Eaton

We started Sweet Baby Vineyard in 2008 after discovering our love of wine making.
 What started as a hobby for Lewis, quickly grew into a family business, producing 5000 cases annually. We chose our home in Hampstead, NH because it had a lot of lands for our children to play and space to garden. Read more>>

Ron Housman

I grew up boating at a very early age. My father would take me fishing down in Hull Ma on many an early Saturday morning in small skiffs with outboards. My grandfather had a Hatteras 42 Sportfishing boat down in Miami which I drove as a very thrilled 10-year-old! This was a big boat back in ‘64: it would be a yacht-tender today! Read more>>

Julie and Bessie King

Villa México Café had its origins in Woburn, Mass. Julie King, owner-manager, cook, cleaner and everything else, moved there with her daughter, Bessie, after her American husband passed away from Alzheimer’s. A lawyer in Mexico, Julie could not litigate in Massachusetts without going to school again. Read more>>

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