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If the "Water Company" knocks - don't let them in.

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On Sunday, a South Boston Dorchester Street resident heard a knock on the door and was greeted by a gentleman wearing a checked button down shirt claiming to work for the "Water Company."  The homeowner was suspicious and asked to see a company i.d.

Week of July 28th


Sip and celebrate Urban Art Bar's new location!   On Monday, July 28th from 5pm - 8pm, stop by 709 East Broadway (formerly Calnan's) and check out their new space, have a cocktail and mix and mingle with friends!

Happy 100th Birthday - Armando Guarino!  Help him celebrate a century of life at his

Happy 100th Birthday - Armando!

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Armando Guarino will turn 100 this week!   Help him celebrate a century of life at his birthday celebration on Tuesday, July 29th at 2pm at Compass on the Bay.  Stop by and wish him well!   Guarino has been a Southie resident since he emigrated from Italy many years ago!

Remembering Amy Lord

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A special Mass will be held on Sunday, July 27th at 6pm at St. Brigid Church in memory of Amy Lord.  Amy was a 24 year-old South Boston resident who was abducted and brutally murdered on July 23, 2013.

Please continue to keep Amy's family and friends in your prayers. 


#ParkinginSouthie - a recap of the 7 Day Parking Pilot Program Meeting

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Concerned South Boston citizens gathered in the cafeteria of the Tynan school on Wednesday, July 23rd to discuss a proposed 7 Day Resident Parking Pilot Program for the City Point neighborhood.   City Council President Bill Linehan presided over the meeting and also presented the  proposal of the

#ParkinginSouthie a blog by Peter Gailunas

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Last night a group of concerned South Boston residents packed themselves into the cafeteria of the Tynan School to discuss parking in our neighborhood.  City Councilor Bill Linehan has proposed a 7 Day Resident Parking Pilot Program for the neighborhood of City Point.

Weekend Picks - July 25th

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Lobster, shrimp and oysters, oh my!  Celebrate 100 years of the Boston Fish Pier at the Boston Seafood Festival on Sunday, July 27th from 11am-6pm.  This family friendly event begins at 11am and goes for 7 delicious hours until 6pm.

Prep for a community meeting - the how-to's

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Written by Heather Foley - orignally published in 2011

Southie has been abuzz with community meetings lately.

It's National Hotdog Day - Celebrate in Southie!

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Hot Diggity Dog! It's the unofficial food of summer so celebrate it!  Whether you like it with mustard or ketchup, today is your perfect excuse to eat one!  It's National Hotdog Day and we are sharing our picks for the best hot dogs in Southie:

Sully's at Castle Island - legendary for over 60

Medicine Wheels' Dance the Dream project kicks off Wednesday!

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Dance, dance, dance!  As part of the community building project, Medicine Wheel wants all to get up and dance!  Meet up at "No Man's Land" near South Boston HIgh School at Dorchester Heights on Wednesday, July 16th from 5pm-10pm enjoy food, drinks, music, art-making, and a dance off between the

Do you know this person? Boston Police need your help!

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The BPD is looking for helping in identifying this suspect shown here in this photo.  This suspect is wanted in connection with a recent car break-in in the City Point neighborhood of South Boston. 

Anyone with information is asked to call C-6 station at 617-343-4730.  You can also call the Crime

Bienvenue, Bastille Kitchen!


In the ever-changing landscape of new restaurants in South Boston, the neighborhood of Fort Point is evolving at a fast and furious pace!  Bastille Kitchen - a new french restaurant - will open its doors on Monday, July 28th at 49 Melcher Street.  The $4 million newly renovated textile factory will