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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, 4 drying stations, and a private waxing room.  With chandeliers lining the ceiling, the nail salon is inviting, modern, spacious, and bright.  “It’s beautiful,” said [...]

By |July 24th, 2021|Categories: Business, Featured, Happenings, Lifestyle|0 Comments

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 lifelong Southie fixture who works tirelessly for the neighborhood’s children through the Edgerley Family South Boston Boys & Girls Club, local community centers, the CYO [...]

By |July 23rd, 2021|Categories: Featured, Happenings, Lifestyle, Sports|0 Comments

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 eating together and being together. Monica's Kitchen provides food support for the neighborhood year-round. In addition, every month the Kitchen holds Peace Breakfasts (winter), Peace [...]

By |July 15th, 2021|Categories: Featured, Happenings, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Breaking Bread, Building Bonds

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 at the South Boston Boys & Girls Club, Anne is retiring on June 29, 2021, the 50th anniversary of her start date. The 68-year-old Anne [...]

By |June 10th, 2021|Categories: Education, Featured, Happenings, Lifestyle|Comments Off on After 50 Years of Service, Anne Gordon Retires from Boys & Girls Club

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 it. I’ve drawn my whole life,” said Kay’ary King, 10. These were the answers to the question: What do you like about art? South Boston [...]

By |June 6th, 2021|Categories: Education, Featured, Happenings, Lifestyle|Comments Off on These Club Members Express Themselves Through Their Art 

Alpha Atleta Brings Field Hockey to South Boston

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 the game,” said Megan. “We [...]

By |June 3rd, 2021|Categories: Featured, Happenings, Lifestyle, Sports|Comments Off on Alpha Atleta Brings Field Hockey to South Boston
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