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Inspiring Stories from South Boston

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 South Boston and surrounding areas below.

Michael D’Angelo

I’ve been connected to the outdoors since I was a young boy. From camping and hiking with the Boy Scouts to working at the local country club (as first a caddie and then on the grounds crew), I spent a lot of time outside. During college I discovered landscape architecture as a major and the rest is history. Read more>>

Bethany Anna

After watching and admiring my favorite photographers while modeling for years growing up, I finally decided to pick up my first DSLR about 5 years ago and I haven’t put it down since. I quickly found out that not only do I have a love for being in front of the lens, but I also have a love and talent for being on the opposite side as well. Read more>>

Arianna Gilmore

When I graduated high school, I knew I wanted to be in the beauty industry. I enrolled myself into Catherine Hinds institute of Esthetics where I found my passion. I quickly fell in love with the industry. I graduated with 600 hours in advanced Esthetics, and soon after got my type 7 Aesthetic license. Read more>>

Colin Beatt

I come from a family filled with creativity. One of my grandmothers was a painter by profession. My mother was an interior designer. Growing up, art was constantly in my life. Whether I was painting, drawing, or going to museums, my parents made sure my brother and I had plenty of exposure. Read more>>

Kendall Reiss

A native of Bristol, Rhode Island, I grew up exploring the rocky shoreline of Narragansett Bay. I attended Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA where I received a BS in Geology, which provides the visual training and hands-on approach I now apply to my career as an artist and educator. Read more>>

Grace Baljon

I grew up in Jacksonville, Florida and the conservative environment buried in traditions of old always felt alien and, at times, suffocating. I was fortunate enough to fall in love with and have access to tennis, and pursued this sport around the state, the country, and even internationally. Read more>>

Nick Dougherty

I believe strongly that we have infinite problems worth solving and that I should spend my life trying to chip away them. Currently, I am focused on healthcare. My first professional foray into health began with my senior design project at Boston University’s College of Engineering where I worked to help non-verbal patients regain their ability to communicate with their families, friends, and clinicians. Read more>>

Abrah Zion

My love affair with photography begin when I was about 8 years old. What would now be considered vintage, my 110 cartridge camera used to be my sidekick when I was a child. I was shooting everything I could – from friends, flowers, books, toys, and even toilets! Read more>>

Rica Elysee

Founder Rica Elysee experienced the hardships faced by a physically disabled family member in 2015. After making several calls she luckily found a beauty professional to come to the house to assist a family member. Wanting to help my family led her to create BeautyLynk, a company that would make beauty accessible to everyone. Read more>>

Thomas Trabulsi

In April of 1992, I was reading the New York Times Magazine. It contained one of the only interviews Cormac McCarthy ever gave. “All The Pretty Horses” was about to be published, and after thirty years of writing masterpieces no one had read, this was set to be his re-introduction to the world. In this article, he provided a blueprint on how to write and the sacrifices involved. Read more>>

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