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A New Point of View: Men’s Clothing Store Brings a Different Vibe to the Neighborhood

By Ginger DeShaney The Point Clothing Lounge is a slam dunk for Brendan Carter, a son of South Boston and a former college basketball player and coach. The recently opened shop at 135 Emerson St. carries high-quality men’s clothing and accessories, but it’s so much more [...]

By |February 2nd, 2023|Categories: Business, Featured, Happenings, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Have a Juicy Day: Bamboo Beach Brings Tropical Vibe to the Neighborhood

By Ginger DeShaney A visit to Tenerife in 2019 sparked a dream that Nicole Jankowski and Anxhelo Taho have now brought to life in South Boston.  “We had the best time and we were only there for three days, but it was so much fun,” Nicole [...]

By |January 26th, 2023|Categories: Business, Featured, Happenings, Lifestyle|0 Comments

South Boston Real Estate Recap: Interest Rates Cause Transaction Numbers to Plummet

 By Ginger DeShaney  Interest rates are wreaking havoc on the real estate market. In South Boston, real estate transactions in 2022 were down 34 percent from 2021, but at the same time, median prices have increased, said a longtime South Boston realtor. In 2021, there were [...]

By |January 23rd, 2023|Categories: Business, Featured, Happenings, Lifestyle, News, Real Estate|Comments Off on South Boston Real Estate Recap: Interest Rates Cause Transaction Numbers to Plummet

Local Artist’s Cards, Custom Pieces Inspire Big Feelings

By Ginger DeShaney Becca McGovern makes little things that inspire big feelings. Maker / Scholar, her South Boston small business, is guided by this mission. And so is Becca. “My family has a special tradition of making even the everyday ordinary things a holiday, and I've [...]

By |January 19th, 2023|Categories: Business, Featured, Happenings, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Local Artist’s Cards, Custom Pieces Inspire Big Feelings

Teaching Beyond the Classroom: A Profile

By Carol Masshardt Teaching, leading, learning, language, culture and community are interwoven and inseparable concepts in the life and work of Veronica Robson, Program Director of Adult Education at the Laboure Center. Originally from Mexico, and then educated in Boston, and back to Mexico to start [...]

By |January 15th, 2023|Categories: Education, Featured|Comments Off on Teaching Beyond the Classroom: A Profile
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