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Saturdays at Powisset Farm

Jul 21, 2021 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

Enjoy Saturdays at Powisset Farm in Dover MA throughout the summer for a laid-back farm vibe, farm-fresh food, live music, delicious al forno pizza from our outdoor brick oven, barnyard animals, new weekly StoryWalks, scavenger hunt, wine and craft beer and more. The farm store will be open, including everything you’ll need to create delicious farm-fresh food at home.

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Week 29: Interest Rates, Venture Capital and High Yield Debt

Jul 21, 2021 - Max Osbon ( 8 mins to read)

Briefing: Following many decades of incredible success, venture capital investing is aggressively funding the next wave of innovative disrupters. The high yield rate, the rate that investors earn from buying "junk" rated companies, is the lowest it's been since 2007, which signifies very low bankruptcy risk. Where should future interest rates settle now that the 10 year treasury rate is back do...

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Brimfield Antique Market

Jul 14, 2021 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

Three times a year, the Brimfield Antique Market – the largest of its kind in the country– rolls out the welcome mat to over 100,000 shoppers on Route 20 in south-central Massachusetts, where 12 fields are filled with rows and rows of tented booths. Roughly 6,000 antique and collectible dealers make annual pilgrimages here to sell wares ranging from furniture and garden treasures to folk art, vintage textiles, and just about everything else you can imagine. July 14-19 and September 6-11

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Week 28: The All Electric Future & Battery Technology

Jul 14, 2021 - Max Osbon ( 5 mins to read)

GM recently announced strategic plans to convert its entire product line into electric vehicles by 2035. For context, GM sold 6.8m new vehicles last year out of 78.5m total, making them one of the largest vehicle manufacturers in the world. It's a bold, but necessary move to create a sustainable and environmentally aware future. Given our increasingly electrified world, battery technology will ...

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Week 27: Chinese IPOs, Global Ownership, and The AI Race

Jul 7, 2021 - Max Osbon ( 6 mins to read)

Briefing: With all of the recent news on Didi, the Chinese version of Uber, it's a good time to revisit the challenges and opportunities related to investing in Chinese companies. Similar to the US, China is a highly sophisticated global technology leader and many investors have successfully participated in the rise of Alibaba, Tencent, JD, and so on. Investors have had to ignore the quirks of ...

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Two Truths and a Lie

Jul 7, 2021 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

In Two Truths and a Lie, three amazing storytellers share hilarious and heartfelt stories... the only problem is, one of them is lying! It's up to our audience to sort the facts from the fiction. The theme this month is cringe. Our storytellers will share some of their cringiest and most awkward stories to celebrate those moments too uncomfortable to bear. But which performers will be sharing a vulnerable story from their past and which performers will be lying to your face? The show will ...

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Nubiana Black Market

Jun 30, 2021 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

Nubiana is an open-air gallery and Black-owned marketplace showcasing the arts, crafts and foods of the African diaspora in Boston. The self-guided Nubiana tour will include work by muralists, photographers, illustrators, fashion designers, African artisans and florists.   "Artist at Work" allows patrons and visitors to engage with artists, enjoy live demos, and purchase art at each event. Learn about the creative process and what steps an artist takes to bring ideas from concept to completio...

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Week 26: The Dollar, Lumber and Cybersecurity

Jun 30, 2021 - Max Osbon ( 6 mins to read)

Briefing: There are three themes that rose to the top this week as we head towards a much-needed long Summer weekend. In spite of the many noisy headlines: the dollar is not on the verge of collapse, lumber prices are normalizing fast and there is an exponentially increasing need for cybersecurity. Let's dive into each of these in turn below.

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17th Annual Union Square Farmers Market

Jun 23, 2021 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

Join Union Square Main Streets and 30+ local food producers for the 17th Annual Union Square Farmers Market, a catalyst for vibrancy, healthy community, and economic vitality in Union Square. Now in a new location on Somerville Avenue between Carlton and Hawkins Sts., shop local in open air at this COVID-19 Prepared Market. Thanks to the City of Somerville’s partnership ensuring a safe environment, your favorite farmers market is back this season in the street! Saturdays 9am-1pm 366 Somer...

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