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Week of April 27th

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Art ahoy! Cruiseport Boston is celebrating the start of the 2015 cruise season with a fun a creative event for kids!  On Saturday, May 2nd from 10am-1pm, budding Picassos can create their original artwork to be displayed and seen by more than 300,000 cruise passengers at the terminal.

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 29th at 5:30pm help support an amazing South Boston charity and enjoy cocktails, savories and the harbor view.  This year's event takes place at the John

Sue Costello - at Laugh Boston!

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Local Dorchester girl Sue Costello (and MSJA Class of '86 - go Mounties!) is in town to perform at Laugh Boston as part of the Women in Comedy Festival.  Making appearances in "The Fighter" with Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale, "Southie" - the local cult classic starring Donnie Wahlburg  (put it

Ooh Rah! The Marine Corps Run!

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Lace up those sneakers and run for the US Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation!  

On Saturday, May 9th join  over 1,500 runners and participate in the 14th Annual Boston Marine Corps Honor Run.  This fast paced 5K takes place along Southie's Day Blvd beginning at Carson Beach at 9am.  The Marine

Get in shape! East Side Bootcamp!

Health & Wellness

Swimsuit season is right around the corner.  After a long winter of comfort food and camouflaging sweaters, it's time to get in summer shape.  East Side Yoga and Fitness kicks off a new session on Monday May 4th!  The bootcamp will run on Monday and Thursday’s from 5:45am – 6:45am.

Traffic/Parking Advisory

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DCR Traffic & Parking Advisory: Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation Race for Research

On Sunday, April 26th, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will close William J. Day Boulevard in South Boston to all traffic to accommodate the Multiple Myeloma Race for Research on William J.

Weekend Picks - April 24th

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Eat:
Who doesn't love drinks and appetizers?  It's a great excuse to meet up with old friends, begin your night out or get to know someone new.  Amrheins' (80 West Broadway) patio is open for the season.  Share some small plates like the crispy calamari or the buffalo chicken dip.

Let's celebrate! It's National Pretzel Day - April 26th

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Who doesn't love a pretzel?

Be it a twist, rod, stick, soft or hard, pretzels have been pleasing tastebuds for centuries.  So let's celebrate the pretzel and all its goodness!

Pretzel facts:

  • Pennsylvania is the center of American pretzel production for both the hard crispy and the soft bread

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

Some thoughts on gentrification

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Written by Brian Culkin

One of the difficulties in discussing gentrification is its status, not as a 'thing' that can be sensed and touched, but rather as an ideology. Yes of course, you can certainly see the reality of a new luxury condominium development taking over a former grammar school, but

Sneak a peek at 453 East Sixth Street

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Just on the market - take a peek at this single family located at 453 East Sixth Street. Everything is updated an in excellent condition, 2 bedrooms, living room, family room also could be 3rd bedrooms, 2.5 baths,  and 2 decks.  Price is $649,000 Check out a sampling of photos below.

Burns Stanfield

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Divine Inspiration

Photography by Joel Benjamin

Burns Stanfield is a man of God with a musical soul.  For almost 23 years, Burns is the rock that the Fourth Presbyterian Church has built upon and each year it becomes a little stronger.