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Week of November 30th


O Christmas Tree! Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, it's time to deck the halls! Stop by and pick out a beauty at Brooksie’s Christmas tree pop up shop at 680 Dorchester Ave. near Andrew Square.  Whether you need an 8ft or a 4ft, they've got a wide variety.

Laboure Holiday House Tour Radiates with Local Designer Talent

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Written by Christine Fennelly

If you’ve never enjoyed the Laboure Center Holiday House Hour, this is the year you should definitely not miss it. As Laboure celebrates the 25th anniversary of this wildly popular holiday tradition, organizers have the design help of some pretty heavy hitters, both

O Christmas Tree

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where to buy a tree

Weekend Picks - November 27th

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Hot diggity dog!  Sunday is the last day to enjoy 2 for 1 hot dogs at Sully's - as a matter of fact they close for the season on Sunday - so eat up!   Warm up with hot chocolate for 30 cents!  Get it in before it’s over! 

Thanksgiving has come and gone, Hanukkah is coming, and Christmas

Shop till you drop! Black Friday & Small Business Saturday in Southie

shopping & style

Written by Mairead McGonagle

Personally, I would rather pour another glass of wine than head out Thursday night to score door-buster-like deals. But this year, we’re in luck! Many of our local shops & stops are offering can’t-miss deals, right in our neighborhood all weekend long.  Black Friday is

Goodbye Salsa's?


Rumor has it, they are closed for good.

Caught in Southie was alerted to Salsas’s (118 Dorchester Street) windows being papered over with the sign “Closed For Renovations” displayed few weeks back.  But according to Boston Eater, Salsa’s may in fact be closed for good.

Watch out for counterfeit tickets!

News & Politics

A BPD Warning

Beware of people scalping tickets in public places.  Use a scalper you know and trust.  The following is a warning from the Boston Police Department to watch out for counterfeit tickets int he secondary market.  Read below:

A local father of a special needs child arrived at Gillette

Friendsgiving Themes (or any excuse to have a party! )

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Written by Heather Foley

You can bet your ass that if I had any friends I would throw one hell of a Friendsgiving.  There would be plenty of food and booze, merriment, hijinks, bonding, and of course a kick ass theme.  I LOVE a theme and think Friendsgiving is the perfect time to bust one out.

Turkey Day Eats & Black Friday Brunch!


Written by Mairead McGonagle

Tired of the same old turkey & gravy? This year try something new! Head out to eat at a few of our favorite local spots. Here’s what’s happening around town Thanksgiving Day & Black Friday.

Lincoln Tavern & Restaurant - 425 West Broadway
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Southie Crime Alert

News & Politics

Robbery Scheme 

File this one under, “Looking for love in all the wrong places!”  People think they are connecting with potential dates when they are being set-up for armed robbery.  Below is a from a press release from the Boston Police Department:

On Wednesday, November 11, 2015, the Boston

Gift Uncommon: Southie Style

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Written by Heather Foley

Holiday shopping can be hard.  You want to buy the people you care about the perfect gift, you want to support local business, you want to avoid holiday shopping madness, and you don’t want to spend the entire holiday season shopping.  I get it, and Gift Uncommon gets it.