November's issue of Boston Magazine features a beautifully written story by Jennifer Roberts about growing up in Southie in the 1980's. Her feelings of isolation, confusion, and shame are captured articulately in her own words, in an essay about living in a tight-knit Irish neighborhood. "I was a
Jill Magner - a local professional organizer - will be running a coat drive to benefit Family Aid Boston & Friends of Boston's Homeless, both great organizations that help homeless men, woman and children throughout the city. As you begin to pull out your cold weather gear over the next few weeks
What is it about Halloween that make cemeteries that much spookier? Maybe it's the bare tree branches that line them or the fact that night falls so early in late October. It's the time of year when you call cemeteries graveyards and you wonder - is that place haunted?
Recruiting Associate Orbis Data Solutions Inc is currently seeking recruiters to join their expanding team. This is an opportunity to come in at the ground floor of a rapidly growing company servicing the exciting Life Sciences sector.
After being missing since Sunday evening from her home on East Broadway between L and M Street, Patches the Cat has returned! IThank you to all those who help spread the word. Patches returned home by herself and is being very closed lipped regarding here whereabouts for the last five days.
Putters went missing from the neighborhood of Marine Road between K and L on September 9th. Putters is an all black cat that weighs approximately 15 pounds. If you have seen Putters, please call 401-829-1869. A $500 reward has been offered.
On Sunday, September 28th, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will close William J. Day Boulevard in South Boston to all traffic to accommodate the Susan G. Komen race on William J. Day Boulevard.
For almost two weeks, the 7 Day Resident Parking Pilot Program has been in effect in City Point. The hope is that it will free up much needed parking spots for neighborhood residents. Has it been helping the parking situation? The jury is still out on that.
Looking around the neighborhood these days, it looks like we could use some goats in South Boston. Yes, that's right, goats. We know you've noticed the large bushes growing out from lots and pushing out onto the streets.
South Boston Neighborhood House Girls Group and Ultimate Self-Defense are joining forces to make sure that our girls become strong and self confident young women. Beginning September 18th, self defense and martial art classes will be offered from 6pm-7pm at the
Fourth Presbyterian Church (340 Dorchester Street) is taking registrations for its winter session classes for the art and music program Soul Possibilities. Not only will this program include productions of the The Music Man and The Pajama Game, it will also feature the following:
The South Boston Vietnam Memorial 33th Anniversary happens on Sunday, September 14th. This memorial can be found at M Street Park. Everyone listed on the monument had come to the park sometime during their childhood.
Next week Uncle Ben is coming to Boston! The popular rice corporation Uncle Ben’s U.S.A has a five-city tour in which kids are encouraged to take on the role of chef, and Boston happens to be stop number two on the list. Sportello in Fort Point will be hosting.