THE ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF CITIZEN JOURNALISM

Claudia Boston, MA Boston

“That’s where citizen journalism has the upper hand, as it is not influenced by politics or advertisers.” At Folks there is no influence or judgement. We want you to speak ... more

Have school supplies laying around?

boston_local Cambridge, MA Cambridgeside Place

I have so much junk I don't use, but I didn't realize how much of it was school supplies! As a recent college grad, there's honestly not a lot of things I used in school ... more

The best stories I've ever heard

boston_local Boston, MA Faneuil Hall Marketplace

I just went to Storytime for the first time at Faneuil hall and it's honestly amazing. We basically only consume stories through watching tv, but that really effects our ... more

White Gold

DeNaye Alston United States

There is this girl I know smothered in white gold…. Her eyes like diamonds, blue and light- She carries fertility with her manicure hands and dainty pink lips. They ... more

Hippie Town in Canada!

Bob Brown Blind Bay, BC Blind Bay

This story is truly wild! It's amazing that these sorts of adventures can be recorded and shared now. I'm so grateful for youtube, and getting to see these different ways ... more

Dine Out Boston Starts Today!

boston_local Boston, MA Downtown

Formerly known as "Restaurant Week", Dine Out Boston started today! Don't miss deals on the hottest restaurants in town. "SAMPLE BOSTON AREA RESTAURANTS AT SPECIAL ... more

5 Things I Wish I Knew in My 20's

John Davis San Bruno, CA YouTube, LLC

This is a really insightful video. If you're in your twenties and want some life advice, or if you're post twenties and want to relate to a younger age, watch this video! more

Beyonce and Jay-Z August 4th!

John Davis Foxborough, MA Gillette Stadium: Lot 41

I cannot wait! Beyonce and Jay-Z are coming to Boston once again! They'll be performing at Gillette stadium on August 4th, just 4 days away, so if you haven't bought ... more

Boat Cruise Summer Series

boston_local Boston, MA HarborWalk

Love boats? Love loud music? Love dancing? The boat cruise summer series is for you! A few times a week musical artists are booked for these boats on the harbor, tickets ... more

he Foo Fighters at Fenway last night

Bob Brown Boston, MA Fenway/Kenmore

Did anyone else see the Foo Fighters last night? That show was amazing! They always bring 150% to every show, but I feel like last night was exceptional. The thing about ... more

Intro to Dumpling Rolling, Stuffing, and Rolling

boston_local Somerville, MA 1 Bow Market Way

I went to this class tonight and it was so much fun! It's taught by Happy Chef Patty Chen, who owns Dumpling Room in Cambridge. She's been rolling dumplings since she was ... more

Warren Tavern Trivia

Anna Brown Boston, MA The Warren Tavern

Warren Tavern in Thomspon square has the best trivia! There are die hards that go every week, which can be a little intimidating, but the people who run it ask a good ... more

Alone in Boston?

Bob The Dog Boston, MA Brighton Avenue

Go to Boston Park Summer Fitness Series classes! In an attempt to make us work off our beer bellies the city of Boston is hosting FREE classes all summer long. They have ... more

Murder mystery dinner at House of Blues!

Rrrrrr Boston, MA House of Blues Boston

At 7pm tonight there's a three course meal, and a murder mystery that you've suddenly become a part of! I go whenever there's a murder mystery dinner in town. It is so ... more

The Coffee Trike, coffee that comes to you

bobjones Boston, MA Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Well, it doesn't come to you, but it goes around town! The Coffee Trike is a full service coffee shop on wheels and rides all around Boston. Every morning it makes a stop ... more

You can pay people to tuck you into bed?!

John Jones Boston, MA Boston

Are you single? Do you live alone? No need to go to bed alone every night, because you can actually pay someone to tuck you into bed. In all seriousness, this is an actual ... more

Homeless population declining in Boston

Darren Boston Metropolitan Area

According to a 2018 census there are 6,327 homeless people in the greater Boston area. That's a 5% decrease from 2017! Yay Boston! Even though this is great progress, ... more

Green Briar Trivia Night

Sarina Tucker Boston, MA The Green Briar

This is real trivia, you come to WIN! They have actual prizes like money and sports tickets. Be warned, this is family feud style trivia, so if you’re shy you’ve been ... more

Line Dancing

Anna Davis Boston, MA Billings Street

The Boston Summer Fitness Series offers line dancing Tuesdays at 6pm at Billings Field or Wednesdays at 6:30pm at Fraklin Park. It is seriously the most fun I’ve ever had ... more

Spoke Wine Bar has the nicest staff

boston_local Somerville, MA Spoke Wine Bar

So I took a gamble and ordered a wine at random, and I really didn’t like it! My server took it away and replaced it with something new, no problem. I took a sip of the ... more