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Fun Facts about Easter

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When did the resurrection of Christ transform into the Easter Bunny?

  • The exchange of eggs for Easter dates back to a springtime custom older than Easter itself in which eggs were given as a symbol of rebirth in many cultures.
  • Easter’s name is actually derived from a Goddess named Eastre.

Big Southie Shout-out to the L Street Running Club

Health & Wellness

This year 240 members of the L Street Running Club will be running in the marathon.  The L Street Running Club is one of the largest contingencies participating in the 2014 Boston Marathon.  On Thursday evening the group gathered to remember last year's tragedy at their annual pre-marathon meeting.

M Street Park Scoop the Poop Day

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The cold and dark days of winter are almost gone.  If you've been up to M Street Park lately, you can see the "little gifts" left by dogs and owners turning a blind eye when no one was looking.  Let's get the park warm weather ready!

If you're a dog owner and would like to lend a hand picking up

Bingo for South Boston Catholic Academy!

arts & entertainment

This ain't your Nana's Bingo!

Gather up the girls, slip on your high heels and go play some Bingo!  This exciting night of cocktails, prizes and surprises will take place at South Boston Catholic Academy Gym (866 East Broadway - O Street side) on Friday, May 9th at 6pm.  There will be a cash bar

BPD investigate a shooting on West Fifth Street

News & Politics

On Wednesday, April 9th, Boston police responded to a call for a person shot on West Fifth Street at 7:56pm.  According to BPD news, "officers from District C-6 (South Boston) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of W. 5th and Dorchester Streets.

Weekend Picks - April 18th

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Eat:
Sullivan's Castle Island will be open on Easter Sunday.  Normally closed on Easter, Sullivan's will be open for business to you can order up a hot dog all around.  For full menu visit: http://www.sullivanscastleisland.com/

Drink:
Raise your Mimosa and your Bloody Mary, it's Easter Weekend!

Jump! Jump! C2 Pilates hosting a "mini-marathon" for Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation.

Health & Wellness

C2 Pilates (840 Summer Street) wants you to "jump" for a great cause on Saturday, April 19th beginning at 9am though 11am.   Jump is a class taught on the Pilates Reformer using a vertical jump board instead of a foot bar.

The Scoop on the 621 East 1st Street Development

News & Politics

Written by Betsy Walsh Frissora

New and exciting developments continue to pop-up allover Southie, bringing more residential units, industry, recreation, business and residents to the area.

Public Safety Plan for Marathon Monday

News & Politics

As the City of Boston prepares for millions of visitors over the next week culminating in the 118th Boston Marathon, city officials today released detailed public safety plans for Boston’s approximately 2 miles of marathon route.

Things You Should Know - Week of April 14th

TOP 5

Remember.   Tuesday, April 15th will mark the first anniversary of the Marathon Monday Tragedy.  At 12pm, Vice President Joe Biden, Governor Deval Patrick, and Mayor Martin J.

Spring has sprung - The Laboure Spring Benefit

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The air is growing warmer.  The trees are budding and the Laboure Spring Benefit are all signs of the arrival of a new season.  On Thursday, April 24th at 5:30pm help support an amazing South Boston charity and enjoy cocktails, savories and the harbor view.