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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

Southie Real Estate Scoop: 39 A Street

News & Politics

written by Betsey Walsh Frissora

The BRA Board approved the redevelopment of 39 A Street, which would bring both market rate and affordable housing to South Boston. Located within the A St.–Dorchester Ave.–W.

Let's go for a bike ride! Join Southie Cycles!

Health & Wellness

Whether you're a hardcore bike rider or just a casual cruiser, Southie Cycles - a new riding club -  might just be for you!   Started by Southie residents and bike enthusiasts Steve and Laura Bowden,  Southie Cycles is a free riding club for bicycle riders of all levels.

The idea is to ride with the

Things You Should Know - Week of July 21st


In the market for a car?  Mass Bay Credit Union (147 West Fourth Street) is hosting their annual Summer Used Car Sale featuring "gently used" cars from Enterprise.  This sale will take place on Wednesday, July 23rd from 10am-2pm  with a sneak peek on Tuesday, July 22nd from 2pm-4pm.

City Hall to feature the art and poetry of the South Boston Art Association

arts & entertainment

Presented by Mayor Marty Walsh's office of Arts and Culture, this exhibit will highlight the artists and poets of the SB Art Association and highlight themes and techniques from abstract to realism to poetry.   The artists featured include Paul Christian, Dennis Conway, Amanda Crump, Norman Crump,

BRA is one big, fat mess!

News & Politics

It's really not a huge surprise to us.  The Boston Redevelopment Authority is up to shenanigans and in need of reform.  Following is a press release from Mayor Walsh:

Today Mayor Martin J.

Collins & Forry pass the BCEC expansion bill

News & Politics

On Wednesday, the Massachusetts Senate and House of Representatives voted affirmatively to pass the Conference Committee bill on the expansion of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC).  This expansion would allow Boston, and Massachusetts as a whole, to increase their share of the $263

Weekend Picks - July 18th

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Catch a breeze harborside.  Temperatures are just right for eating a meal al fresco.  Check out our quick guide of where to eat, drink, and play on the Waterfront.

Raise your glass!

Traffic Advisory: Jim Kane Sugarbowl 5K in Southie on Thursday!

News & Politics

Just so you know - on Thursday, July 17, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. until approximately 9:00 p.m., the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will close William J. Day Boulevard in South Boston, from Kosciuszko Circle to Farragut Street, to traffic.   The closure is being made to help facilitate

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

Southie Real Estate Scoop: 190- 206 West 2nd Street Development

News & Politics

Written by Betsy Walsh Frissora

The massive residential project proposed for 190-206 West 2nd Street (also known as 181-185 West 1st Street) has been approved, and the developers of Triad Alpha Partners LLC and R&B Design are moving forward with their 30 million dollar plan. The location of the