I am Downtown Boston: Neighbor Profiles
Danielle Sheer

I am Downtown Boston: Danielle Sheer, VP of Carbonite

Who can forget Han Solo frozen in carbonite on Darth Vader’s orders? His tortured expression, defensive hands, legs locked in unrealized motion. Kinda like you when the last snowstorm came on The Weather Channel. A nod to...


Kit Hickey

I am Downtown Boston: Kit Hickey, co-founder Ministry of Supply

She boasts self-proclaimed simple and easy personal style, but Kit Hickey’s clothing line is anything but simple. As a founder of local “performance professional” menswear e-commerce Ministry of Supply, she and her partne...



Downtown Boston Skyline

I Am Downtown Boston: Tom Acitelli, founding editor of Curbed Boston

Whether it’s an old school turned into new million-dollar condos or an upscale clothing line taking over an abandoned building, Curbed Boston founding editor Tom Acitelli hits the pavement in Downtown Boston to get the sc...


B'Spoke Boston

I Am Downtown Boston: Mark Partin, Co-Founder B/Spoke Studios

It’s crazy how life’s paths can change. Imagine trading in a seat at a desk for a seat on a bike. Friends Ryan Olsen and Mark Partin did just that, and are now enjoying success as the co-founders of Boston’s new indoor cy...



Downtown Block Parties

I Am Downtown Boston: Brian Appel, CEO Crash Line Productions

When you hear the name “Crash Line Productions,” usually what follows is quite literally music to your ears. Whether it’s a free block party showcasing local bands or a giant all-out music fest pumping with in...


Chris Damian, Legendary Restaurant Group

I Am Downtown Boston: Chris Damian, chef/co-owner of SIP Wine Bar and Legendary Restaurant Group

Their list of businesses is legendary. There’s the Mexican flare of Papagayo and American comfort at Scollay Square, fine vintages at SIP Wine Bar & Kitchen and hefty burgers at Burger Dive. Let’s not forget to mention ...



George Jordan, senior vice president of Oxford Hotels & Resorts

I Am Downtown Boston: The Godfrey Hotel Builds on Area’s Renaissance

Downtown Crossing will soon be the home of the new The Godfrey Hotel Boston, a 135,000-square-foot, 238-room boutique hotel opening in late spring 2015.


Josh Childs, co-owner of Silvertone

I am Downtown Boston: A Chat With Silvertone Co-owner Josh Childs

Days before the famous 1997 April Fool's snow storm that dumped 17 inches on Boston, Silvertone co-owner Josh Childs felt he was anything but a fool.