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#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

arts & entertainment

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!

arts & entertainment

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!

News & Politics

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

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,