Alicia Landsberg

Writer and Editor

Location icon United States of America

Based in Boston, I began my formal career in academic publishing and now currently work as an Editor in tech media as well as freelance for various Boston-based print and digital publications including The Jewish Advocate and Brookline Hub.

My writing and reporting covers a diverse range of local figures and stories in the areas of arts, culture, politics, education and community activism.

Portfolio
BrooklineHub.com
11/30/2016
MUSE Makes Music Accessible To All

The Music, Unity & Social Expansion (MUSE) Foundation is bringing music weekly to the Brookline Teen Center, pounding away on drums and rehearsing with two bands for their upcoming Winter Muse-Fest on December 18. The mission of MUSE, a Boston-based non-profit, is to foster social connections among young adults of all abilities through performing music.

BrooklineHub.com
01/09/2017
Facing History and Ourselves: Creating a Better World

Facing History and Ourselves is a Brookline-based nonprofit that was founded with the aim to provide resources and professional development to K-12 educators for educating students to be good citizens and active participants in a democracy utilizing history, social sciences, and literature.

BrooklineHub.com
03/07/2017
Jim Solomon Brings History To The Fireplace

As the owner of the Washington Square staple The Fireplace, Jim Solomon has a widely-regarded dedication to New England-inspired cuisine. However, he possesses another passion that extends beyond the kitchen. Since he was a young boy, Solomon has been a lover of American history.

BrooklineHub.com
04/03/2017
New Bike Initiative Starts Riding at Brookline High School

Residents of Brookline will soon be able to swing by Brookline High School if in need of a bike repair or for a donated bike. The student business enterprise BikeOn is aiming to open around mid-April. The effort is being headed by English teacher Elon Fischer and a former BHS student and teacher Elijah Evans.

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Your Destination Guide to Boston

© Josh Staiger Established in October 1995, the New England Holocaust Memorial stands in dedication to one of the great tragedies of the modern age. The memorial effort began with a community of Boston-based Holocaust survivors. It is currently maintained by the Boston National Historic Park and managed by Combined Jewish Philanthropies, Boston's Jewish federation that supports over 80 organizations worldwide.

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Your Destination Guide to Boston

© Rene Schwietzke As the largest theme park in the region, Six Flags New England features a wide range of thrilling roller coasters, a water park, and classic amusement park favorites like carousels and Ferris wheels.

BrooklineHub.com
10/17/2016
Mistral: Building Community Through Classical Music

On a warm, breezy night in late September, St. Paul's Episcopal Church came alive with the hypnotic sounds of The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind, chamber work for klezmer clarinet and string quartet written by the world-renowned Argentine composer and Brookline resident, Ozvaldo Golijov.

New England
Breaking Barriers With a Former Member of the Westboro Baptist Church

By Alicia Landsberg ADL Associate Board member "We truly believed the only way to love our neighbors as ourselves was to warn them of the coming wrath of God for their sins." Megan Phelps-Roper, a former member of the extremist Westboro Baptist Church, spoke to a riveted audience last Monday night.

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Your Destination Guide to Boston

© Joan Secanell As one of the biggest attractions in Boston, Quincy Market offers a multifaceted shopping experience with a variety of classic Boston pubs, fast food, brand-name clothes, and original New England-themed souvenirs. Constructed between 1824 and 1826, this two-story Greek Revival building was built to expand Boston's growing market demand.

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Your Destination Guide to Boston

© renée mudd Boston visitors can experience some of the most treasured, historical sites of the American Revolution by walking the Freedom Trail, a red-brick 2.5 mile path that leads to 16 nationally recognized historical markers. As one of the oldest cities in the country, Boston has a rich culture and history, much of which can be traced back to its colonial beginnings.

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Your Destination Guide to Boston

© Todd Wickersty Fenway Park has been the home of the Boston Red Sox since April 20, 1912 when they defeated the New York Highlanders-later known as the New York Yankees.

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Your Destination Guide to Boston

© shoothead South Boston, or "Southie," has long been the fabled, blue-collar hub of Irish-American culture, depicted in popular films such as Good Will Hunting, Mystic River, Boondock Saints, and The Departed. Today, it is known as the "up and coming" section of Boston with a unique character and atmosphere.