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Santa kicks off Holiday Spree

Santa Claus hit Broadway in an antique fire truck tonight to help kick off the South Boston Chamber of Commerce's Holiday Spree! Santa and amazing singer Anna Daley Young made stops at Medal of Honor Park, the South Boston Library, the West Broadway Municipal Parking lot, and the corner of C Street and West Broadway. Santa and Anna handed out [...]

By |December 3rd, 2020|Categories: Featured, Happenings|0 Comments

Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town!

Whether you have been naughty or nice, enjoy a neighborhood visit from Santa as he rides an antique fire truck and waves to his favorite children and distributes candy canes from his Santa Chute. Santa’s elf will be driving him along East and West Broadway on Thursday, December 3rd, between 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, stopping in front of the [...]

By |December 1st, 2020|Categories: Featured, Happenings|0 Comments

From the heart: Stephie Chic creates handmade gifts

By Ginger DeShaney Gemstones and bracelets. That’s how it started. Stephanie Greenstein was looking to buy a bunch of bracelets from a shop. But they were $45 each, which got her to thinking, “I could do that.” So she did. She made herself bracelets, and her friends noticed them. They wanted her to make them bracelets, too, so Stephanie made [...]

By |November 29th, 2020|Categories: Business, Featured|0 Comments

Black Friday popups

Several women-owned small businesses popped up on East Broadway in front of Roza Lyons for Black Friday shopping. Colleen Howard of Camden Hydes recruited the businesses for the popups and Rob Fitzharris of Roza Lyons generously donated the space in front of his restaurant. There was a steady stream of shoppers throughout the afternoon. Another popup will be held behind [...]

By |November 27th, 2020|Categories: Business, Featured, Happenings|0 Comments

Giving thanks … during a pandemic

By Ginger DeShaney The year 2020 has been brutal, from the global COVID-19 pandemic, high unemployment, and business closures to remote learning, holiday restrictions, and political turmoil. But despite all this, people in South Boston are thankful for what they do have as we enter the holiday season. From healthy families to beloved dogs, people are cherishing what means the [...]

By |November 27th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Catch the Waves:  New hair boutique focuses on customized service 

By Ginger DeShaney For Erin Ghella and Marty Horn, one blessing came out of the COVID-19 pandemic: their new hair boutique, Feather & Waves.  During the state shutdown, Marty was laid off from her job and Erin’s hours were drastically cut. Marty called Erin and asked: “Do you want to open a salon with me? I’m serious. It needs to [...]

By |November 21st, 2020|Categories: Business, Featured|0 Comments
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