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Business of Hip-Hop/Urban Music Symposium

Are you ready for a record deal? How do you attract the attention of a record label? Are major labels still relevant? Join us for the 13th annual Business of Hip-Hop/Urban Music Symposium and its featured topic, Deal or No Deal? Record Label Politics, Practices and Culture. The symposium features a special keynote from Kevin […]



City Launches Loyalty Program to Support Inman Businesses

The Inman Square Loyalty Program launched on Friday, offering patrons extra incentives to shop at Inman businesses as construction causes disruptions in the heart of the square. Here’s how it works: Pick up a loyalty card at any of the participating businesses. You get a stamp for each purchase you make, and if you get at […]


How Many Harvard Businesses Will Go the Way of Crema Cafe?

Flat Patties Expects to Close or Move This Year Due to Anticipated Rent Increase When beloved Harvard Square coffee shop Crema Cafe closed suddenly late last year, the owners didn’t try to hide why the doors were shuttering. “They are here to make mad cash,” Co-partner Steve “Nookie” Postal wrote in a column for Eater […]


The uNsbn #SmallNizBuffet (FREE)

The next #SmallBizBuffet will be at Royal East restaurant in Central Square at 792 Main Street in Cambridge, MA. A FREE monthly networking event, co-hosted by Urban NYCHE Marketing, Inc, the Brent S. Harding Co. and Pabian & Russell, LLC. Held 4th Wednesdays in Central Square, Cambridge, MA. A Networking Event for Small Business This free networking […]


Solar Soofa Benches are on Their Way

No, we didn’t just misspell “sofa.” Soofas are smart benches created by Changing Environments, a spinoff of the MIT Media Lab. Each Soofa has two USB ports where you can charge your phone or other handheld mobile device, and they share data about the hours of sunlight collected online. Even cooler, Soofas can sense the environment around them and collect […]