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Cure for Cabin Fever: Calligraphy Workshop at Neatly Nested

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Margaritas, tacos, shopping and the art of calligraphy!  

We can’t think of a better way to spend a Tuesday night!  Dunlovely Events presents EXTRACURRICULAR: Pointed Pen 101 - a calligraphy workshop taught by Alaina of Extras by Alaina. Enjoy a fun night out learning to make gorgeous letters,

On The Market: Townhomes at Vicksburg Street

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Luxury in South Boston

Looking for a new home?  Well, look no further!  The Townhomes at Vicksburg Street feature gorgeous 3 bed/2.5 bath homes with an open concept kitchen/living/dining spaces, rich hardwood floors and custom closets.  There is also private outdoor spaces including roof decks and

The scoop on Lent

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The scoop on Fat Tuesday and Ash Wednesday

It's Fat Tuesday, a hedonistic day to gorge yourself with food and drink before the kick-off of lent on Ash Wednesday so get it in!

Snow way! Boston ranks #20th for Snow Removal

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Written by Mairead McGonagle

Boston has sure seen its fair share of white winters. (Ahem, anyone remember last February?) But surprisingly (or not…), Boston isn’t winning the top spot when it comes to storm prep. 

Thumbtack, a technology service that brings jobs, tasks, and local professionals

First Time Home Buyers Seminar

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Written by Heather Foley

Do you dream of owning a home?  Of course you do, it’s the American Dream.  For most of us buying a home is the single biggest investment we’ll ever make, and it can be pretty daunting, especially to first time buyers.

Neighborhood Skate

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at the Murphy Rink! 

After some major renovations, the Murphy Rink - 1880 Day Boulevard will be open for a special neighborhood skate and open house on Saturday, February 6th from 10am-12pm.  While the rink will not be officially completed until fall 2016, DCR has done enough work to have an early

Learn to Cope - a special support network

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There is hope, you are not alone 

Learn to Cope is a non-profit support network that offers education, resources, peer support and hope for parents and family members coping with a loved one addicted to opiates or other drugs.

SBNH Girls Group a Respite of Support, Unlikely Friendships

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Written by Christine Fennelly

Growing up is HARD. And it honestly seems to get harder with each decade, especially with the onslaught of social media and the ability to carry our entire lives around on a hand-held device.

Southie Business Spotlight:

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S & F Auto

Need some body work done on your car?  From paint, to framework to collision repair, S&F has you covered!  Conveniently located at the corner of East Second and Dorchester Street, S&F has been in the auto repair business for over 30 years!  They offer both insurance and non-insurance

Calling all Catholics

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A special Mass and mixer on Sunday

The South Boston-Seaport Catholic Collaborative extends a special invitation this weekend to young adults (20, 30, and 40-somethings) living in South Boston!  Head to Our Lady of Good Voyage in the Seaport District for the 7pm Mass and then, immediately

St. Peter Academy Social Activists

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Flint, MI Water Crisis

The first, second and third grade students of St. Peter Academy believe that everyone has the right to clean water!  To raise awareness about the Flint Water Crisis, these little activists will be marching down West Broadway between D and Dorchester on Friday at noon.  Signs

Innovative Teaching Propels South Boston Catholic Academy to New Heights

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Written by Jamie Brown

South Boston Catholic Academy is an urban elementary school serving 300 students, Preschool to Grade 6, from South Boston, the Seaport District and surrounding communities. Our mission, inspired by our Catholic faith, serves to develop well rounded students through an

First Annual Friends of Donny Higgins Memorial Fund

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Winter Gala - Saturday, February 27th

On Saturday, February 27th mix and mingle with friends and neighbors at the First Annual Friends Of Donny Higgins Memorial Fund Winter Gala at the Westin Waterfront.  

Promising to be THE social event of the year, there will be entertainment galore with music

Have you seen this sweater?

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missing in Southie

In Southie, we’ve seen numerous flyers when it comes to missing cats and dogs, well, we have to say this is a first.  Yesterday we spotted in our neighborhood a flyer looking for a missing sweater.  It was lost in the neighborhood of M Street between Fourth and Sixth streets.  

Be Productive!

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Written by Heather Foley

I “work” from home.  I use quotations because most days my “work” consists of SVU marathons on USA, playing Candy Crush, and searching the interwebs for Game Of Thrones crackpot theories.

Happy Birthday Louise!

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100 years old!

A big Southie Shout Out to Louise Anne Foley - daughter of South Boston who is turning 100 on January 23rd!

The Scoop on Louise:
Louise Anne Foley was born in South Boston January 23, 1916 the daughter of print presser Thomas (also born in South Boston) and Theresa (Clifden County

Trees of South Boston

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Getting some love! 

The DCR announced the recipients of its Urban and Community Forestry Grants and looks like two South Boston organizations are receiving some funds to help enhance our trees and green space.  See press release below:

Last week the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR)


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