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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.

Susy Pilgrim Waters and Keith Waters

Susy Pilgrim Waters and Keith Waters are partners in PilgrimWaters. Susy began in printed textiles in London and moved from London to the USA 30 years ago. Soon after moving Susy soon became an illustrator working for Travel and Leisure, The New York. Read more>>

Amy O’Brien

Growing up, my grandfather always had a camera in his pocket. Taking pictures of his family, his roses or anything that made him smile. I used to spend hours in my grandparents basement going through old boxes of photos and fell in love with the feeling of imagining the moment the photo was captured. Read more>>

Dolores Hirschmann

I am originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina and I’ve been here for over 20 years… by the way, I met my husband in a blind date in Buenos Aires many years ago and he brought me here, his hometown. I have a background in business, marketing, and communications having gone to business school in Buenos Aires. Read more>>

Victoria Reilly

Growing up in a small beach town, surrounded by family and good friends, I learned the value of a photograph. Being able to look back on a moment of happiness, love or togetherness was something I treasured from a young age. Read more>>

Meredith Hunter

I know this may sound like a cliche, but I was born with a camera in my hand. When I was too little to own one on my own, I made one out of a cardboard box, “took pictures” with it and then sketched out the photos when I got home. Read more>>

Devin Kelly

Isle Brewers Guild was created by Jeremy Duffy and Devin Kelly, two Rhode Island natives that shared a passion for beer and wanted to build something in their home state. Originally envisioned in Providence the team suffered a major set back in March of 2015 when the 80,000 sq ft building they were set to buy burned to the ground in spectacular fashion. Read more>>

Lisa Mara

DanceWorks was started by founder and Executive Director Lisa Mara (that’s me!) on February 1, 2010. It was a simple idea of finding like-minded individuals who wanted to dance, choreograph, and perform in a professional environment while holding full-time jobs in the city. Read more>>

Emily Goodman

Hi there! My name is Emily and I am 32 years old and live in Boston, MA. I am a dog aunt to an adorable bulldog named Frank and a Black Lab Mix named Brody, a social media loving selfie taker, neon obsessed, New England Patriots loving, foodie just trying to find my balance in everyday life! Read more>>

Captain Jake Curley

I was first introduced to the sportfishing world by my Father. At the age of 8 years old my dad brought me along on my first offshore fishing trip where we targeted tuna south of Martha’s Vineyard. After this first trip I was hooked. As the years went on and my love for fishing grew I began working for a local fishing tackle builder, during the summers. Read more>>

Jeta Kaziu

I am originally from Albania, I came to Boston as a student and it quickly became my home away from home. I fell in love with this city. After graduating from my Masters in Marketing and Management I had the great opportunity to join a very dynamic team at Harvest Direct, one of the top As Seen on TV Direct Response Marketing companies in the country. Read more>>

Derek Edmond

I’ve been in digital marketing for over 15 years, focusing initially with SEO (search engine optimization) and broadening my experience to social media, content marketing, and various B2B marketing specialities throughout my career. Read more>>

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