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  • Dluxe Nail Bar West Opens 

    By Ginger DeShaney Dluxe Nail Bar West, located at 377 W. Broadway, is now open.  The sister shop to D Luxe Nail Bar at 659 E. Broadway boasts 16 chairs, 8 bar stools, 4 tables, [...]

  • Community Leader: Allison Baker Wears Many Hats to Help Southie Kids

    By Ginger DeShaney “Be the person you needed when you were younger.”  That’s Allison Baker’s favorite saying. “I try to live that quote,” she said. And she is succeeding … big time. Allison is a [...]

  • Breaking Bread, Building Bonds

    The true spirit of Southie was on full display at the Peace Picnic Wednesday. The Monica's Kitchen event at St. Monica's brought neighbors together to share a meal and build community. It was all about [...]

  • After 50 Years of Service, Anne Gordon Retires from Boys & Girls Club

    By Ginger DeShaney “If you like your job, it’s not really work,” said Anne Gordon. “That’s been the way it’s been for me all along.”  So after reaching her goal of “working” for 50 years [...]

  • These Club Members Express Themselves Through Their Art 

    By Ginger DeShaney “Art is amazing,” said Erica Bayliss, age 10. “Art lets you express your feelings,” said Sean O’Keefe, 11.  “It’s kind of a fun way to relax,” said Nolan Brennan, 14. “I love [...]

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Manufacturing a Good Time: Castle Island Brewing Co. Set to Open Southie Location

By Ginger DeShaney With his Castle Island Brewing Co. set to open a new location this summer in South Boston’s Cole-Hersee building, Adam Romanow has come full circle.  “I’ve always wanted to be in Southie,” said Romanow, founder and president of the brewing company. “I’ve been living in Southie for 13 years now. I’ve got some history with the neighborhood.” [...]

May 14th, 2021|

National Medal of Honor Day Recognized at Medal of Honor Park, Today at 11:30 a.m.

Boston to Recognize National Medal of Honor Day in Advance of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society’s Unprecedented Fourth Convention in Boston in September 2021 Governor Charlie Baker, Mayor Kim Janey, U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch and MOH Recipient and Massachusetts resident Capt. Thomas G. Kelley, USN Ret., will gather for a short speaking program and flag-raising and wreath-laying ceremony to [...]

March 25th, 2021|

Sports

Community Leader: Allison Baker Wears Many Hats to Help Southie Kids

July 23rd, 2021|

By Ginger DeShaney “Be the person you needed when you were younger.”  That’s Allison Baker’s favorite saying. “I try to live that quote,” she said. And she is succeeding … big time. Allison is a lifelong Southie fixture who works tirelessly for the neighborhood’s children through the Edgerley Family South Boston Boys & Girls Club, [...]

Alpha Atleta Brings Field Hockey to South Boston

June 3rd, 2021|

By Ginger DeShaney Armed with sticks, boundless energy, and positive attitudes, the girls at Alpha Atleta’s South Boston field hockey clinic are eager to learn. “There’s zero field hockey in South Boston,” said Megan Shea. “Let’s bring it to Southie.”  Megan and her wife, Nicole Poli, started Alpha Atleta “for camps, clinics, and to grow [...]

Charity Hockey Game to Support Veterans and their Families

May 8th, 2019|

Recently, Representative David Biele skated in the 4th Annual Heroes vs. Legislators charity hockey game to benefit the Skate for the 22 Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides support services to over 375 veterans and their families across Massachusetts. Founded in 2015 by a group of veterans, the Foundation gets its name from a staggering [...]

Lifestyle

Dluxe Nail Bar West Opens 

July 24th, 2021|

By Ginger DeShaney Dluxe Nail Bar West, located at 377 W. Broadway, is now open.  The sister shop to D Luxe Nail Bar at 659 E. Broadway boasts 16 chairs, 8 bar stools, 4 tables, 4 drying stations, and a private waxing room.  With chandeliers lining the ceiling, the nail salon is inviting, modern, spacious, [...]

Community Leader: Allison Baker Wears Many Hats to Help Southie Kids

July 23rd, 2021|

By Ginger DeShaney “Be the person you needed when you were younger.”  That’s Allison Baker’s favorite saying. “I try to live that quote,” she said. And she is succeeding … big time. Allison is a lifelong Southie fixture who works tirelessly for the neighborhood’s children through the Edgerley Family South Boston Boys & Girls Club, [...]

Business

Dluxe Nail Bar West Opens 

July 24th, 2021|

By Ginger DeShaney Dluxe Nail Bar West, located at 377 W. Broadway, is now open.  The sister shop to D Luxe Nail Bar at 659 E. Broadway boasts 16 chairs, 8 bar stools, 4 tables, 4 drying stations, and a private waxing room.  With chandeliers lining the ceiling, the nail salon is inviting, modern, spacious, [...]

WAREHOUSE Experience: B/SPOKE’s South Boston Popup Inspires, Energizes

May 15th, 2021|

 By Ginger DeShaney Emily Katz Eclectic artwork and funky lighting provide the perfect high-energy backdrop for working out at WAREHOUSE at 64 C Street in South Boston. A talented, diverse, and passionate group of artists was given free rein on the walls of B/SPOKE Studio’s 22,000-square-foot WAREHOUSE, which offers spin classes, weight training, [...]

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Editorial

South Boston Elected Officials Hold Fireworks Meeting

July 1st, 2020|

On Monday evening, Councilor Ed Flynn, Councilor At-Large Michael Flaherty and State Rep. David Biele, along with the offices of Congressman Lynch and Senator Collins, hosted a meeting with concerned neighbors and representatives from both the Boston Fire Department and the Boston Police Department to discuss the impact of illegal fireworks on our neighborhoods. The [...]

Bill Frew Remembers

May 25th, 2020|

Editor’s NOTE:  William J. “Bill” Frew is a local writer.  His major work is “A Pilot’s Life”, memoirs of flying for the Air Force and TransWorld Airlines.  With his permission, we have excerpted a vivid memory Bill wrote about in Book 2, concerning Charles Bazzinotti – now memorialized on South Boston’s Vietnam Memorial, the first [...]

Happenings

Dluxe Nail Bar West Opens 

July 24th, 2021|

By Ginger DeShaney Dluxe Nail Bar West, located at 377 W. Broadway, is now open.  The sister shop to D Luxe Nail Bar at 659 E. Broadway boasts 16 chairs, 8 bar stools, 4 tables, 4 drying stations, and a private waxing room.  With chandeliers lining the ceiling, the nail salon is inviting, modern, spacious, [...]

Community Leader: Allison Baker Wears Many Hats to Help Southie Kids

July 23rd, 2021|

By Ginger DeShaney “Be the person you needed when you were younger.”  That’s Allison Baker’s favorite saying. “I try to live that quote,” she said. And she is succeeding … big time. Allison is a lifelong Southie fixture who works tirelessly for the neighborhood’s children through the Edgerley Family South Boston Boys & Girls Club, [...]

Real Estate

The South Boston Zoning Initiative (cont.)

September 11th, 2019|

by Rick Winterson     No one has to be told that South Boston is an unusual place.  It was annexed to the City of Boston 215 years ago in 1804, and certain areas in Southie still retains their original names, evoking a “once-upon-a-time” connection with Dorchester.  These names include Washington Village, whose brother neighborhood [...]

Amazon Project Breaks Ground

May 31st, 2019|

Another keystone, landmark event occurred in South Boston.  Call this event what you will, the Amazon Corporation and WS Development broke ground that day, for a new office complex in the center of South Boston’s booming Seaport District.  The nameplate address of the new complex is 111 Harbor Way, and it is located near the [...]

Residential Project in South Boston will Move Forward

January 18th, 2019|

The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) Board of Directors approved a residential development project in South Boston near Broadway Station.   The 21-35 West Second Street will construct a new six-story building with 55 residential rental units, approximately 2,600 square feet of ground-floor retail space, and two on-site parking spaces for car share services. Seven [...]

47 Marine Road Asking Price: $1,779,000

August 2nd, 2018|

K & Marine Rd Two-Family with 4 off-street parking spaces? Need I say more?...Here's the deal: The current owners are approved (Permit in hand) to renovate and expand their two-family to include two bi-level units that are approximately 2,000 Square feet each. Yes, that's 4,000 SF total. The upper unit will have great water views. [...]

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