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Mayor Walsh on Mayor Menino

News & Politics

The following statement was made by Mayor Marty Walsh  in regards to the passing of Mayor Tom Menino :

"Today the City of Boston mourns together. To any who had come to know him, it is no surprise that more than half of Boston had a direct interaction with Tom Menino.

Weekend Picks - Halloween Weekend

arts & entertainment

Eat:
Kids in costumes eat free the week of Halloween at Salvatore's (225 Northern Ave.) in the Seaport District.  Stop by October 27th - November 1st and enjoy!  Kids  - no dining alone - you must be accompanied by an adult making a qualified purchase - or the deal is off! 

Drink:
Social Wines (52

Open Studios South Boston this weekend

arts & entertainment
Every fall, on the first weekend of November, the artists and craftspeople of South Boston open their doors to share their work and their studios with the community. This year, dozens of  artists in The Distillery building, along with Gallery 555 and Kings Terminal, invite you to experience their

That's corny!

lifestyle feature

National Candy Corn Day

Southie Shout-out to Jennifer Roberts - One of Us

lifestyle feature

November's issue of Boston Magazine features a beautifully written story by Jennifer Roberts about growing up in Southie in the 1980's.  Her feelings of isolation, confusion, and shame are captured articulately in her own words, in an essay about living in a tight-knit Irish neighborhood.  "I was a

The New Modern

shopping & style

Featuring clean and modern colors, textures and shapes from South Boston boutiques.  Shot on location at West Square Apartments

Photography by Joel Benjamin

Hair/Makeup: Kathleen Schiffmann/Anchor Artists

Model: Elizabeth Nylander/Maggie Inc.

Theory Top, $38, Closet Connection (553 East

Free Self Defense Classes at Ultimate Self Defense!

Health & Wellness

Kick ass!   Ultimate Self Defense (12 B Street) is offering free self defense classes on Tuesday, October 28th from 6pm-7pm.  Learn some self defense moves and get a great work out too.  The classes are free and are being offered to for breast cancer and domestic violence awareness. 

For more

Hang onto your scally caps - Southie comes to primetime this fall.

arts & entertainment

The McCarthys - a sitcom about a lovable Irish-Catholic family that lives in South Boston is on Thursdays at 9:30pm on CBS.  Here's the premise:  The McCarthy are lifelong Southie residents that all live within blocks of one another (just like my family) but spend most of their time in their

Week of October 27th

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Coat Drive! Jill Magner - a local professional organizer - will be running a coat drive to benefit Family Aid Boston & Friends of Boston's Homeless, both great organizations that help homeless men, woman and children throughout the city.

Some spooky ideas

arts & entertainment

for Halloween

Two people stabbed in South Boston early Saturday morning.

News & Politics

The Boston Globe is reporting two people were stabbed on Old Colony Ave. around 3:30am Saturday morning.  One victim has life-threatening injuries.  The other suffered non-life threatening injuries.  The two were discovered at 151 Old Colony Ave and transported to Boston Medical Center.

Dominic A.

Up Ireland! Live Irish Music and Irish Breakfast!

RESTAURANTS & BARS

Eggs with a side of toe-tapping! The Seapoint Restaurant (367 East Eighth Street) will have live Irish music featuring Eamon Connolly and friends during their breakfast on Sundays from 11am-2pm.  From traditional Irish breakfast to a breakfast burrito, the Seapoint now serves up your favorites with