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BRA announces new pilot process for funding community benefits

News & Politics

The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) is piloting a new process for awarding discretionary funds associated with community benefits for large development projects. The program will allow interested and eligible applicants to request a community benefit grant from the BRA by completing a standard

Life's a Beach - on the Greenway today!

arts & entertainment

With all this snow and cold weather, seems like everyone could use a little spring break! Here's a last minute pick for some fun! Life is Good is bringing #LIGBeachDay to the Greenway at Dewey Square, featuring a 13-foot-high Adirondack chair and beach ball snow sculpture.

Wrap it up! It's been a good run!

News & Politics

Mayor Marty Walsh announced on Wednesday that Monday is the day - the day the city starts picking up your spot savers and chucking them.  Say goodbye to your orange traffic cones, your beach chairs, your ironing boards and such - you've got the weekend to savor them.  

The mayor asks that we

Weekend Picks - February 27th

arts & entertainment

With snow still on the ground, a welcomed sign of spring will appear this weekend - Sullivan's will be open for business! The legendary hot dog stand opens its doors on Saturday, February 28th at 8:30. Enjoy half priced hot dogs ($95 cents plus tax) through March 6th.  Hot diggety dog!


Boston 2024 meeting - the takeaway

News & Politics

Nearly 300 people filled the cafeteria at the Condon School on Tuesday night for a community meeting to hear about the proposed Boston 2024 Olympic bid.  Boston Redevelopment Authority Project Manager John Fitzgerald proceeded over the meeting and introduced the panel of Chairman John Fish from

The Case of the Missing Mailman

lifestyle feature

"Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds."

Well….maybe not during the winter of 2015.  There is a buzz around town wondering, "Has anyone seen the mailman?"  On twitter, people are in search of their mail with

Help Christian Culajay

arts & entertainment

Go to Italy!

Christian Culajay has a life changing opportunity before him but he needs your help!  Recently named the 6th Roberto Valdez Scholarship Recipient, Christian has the opportunity to visit Italy as part of yearly retreat with Medicine Whee Productions.

Medicine Wheel's Michael Dowling

Boston Bingo!

shopping & style

Get out there and spend!  With all this snow on the ground, local small businesses have been impacted directly.  In an effort to boost the local economy, Mayor Marty Walsh has announced an exciting new incentive called "Boston Bingo!"  

This fun new game was created by the Office of Economic

Week of February 23rd


Be informed.  Get involved.  Learn more about Boston 2024 and what it means for our neighborhood. There will be a South Boston community meeting on February 24th at 6:30pm at the Condon School - 200 D Street.  We have a feeling it's gonna be a doozy.

Single in Southie.  Laugh Boston is hosting a

The Red Coat - put it on your "to read" list

arts & entertainment

Author Dolley Carlson - a third generation Irish-American with Southie roots - has written her first novel, The Red Coat, about the contrasting lives of working-class Irish from South Boston and upper-class Brahmins from Beacon Hill set in the 1940's and 1950's.  Think Downton Abbey set in the

Southie lost and found

lifestyle feature

Are you missing a class ring?  A good neighbor found a 2014 MIT men's class ring near her car on I Street on Saturday.  If you are missing your ring, you can find it at the BPD station on 101 West Broadway - 617-343-4739.  

Good luck!