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Outdoor Art Series Returns to Rec Station

By Ginger DeShaney The outdoor Recreation Station Art Series is back for its second season at the Pappas Way greenspace and it is drawing repeat customers.  Felicity and Sarah Cooper participated in art events last year and are excited for this year’s offerings. They participated in the fabric painting class with artist Susana McDonnell on a recent Saturday afternoon.  “It’s [...]

By |September 19th, 2022|Categories: Featured, Happenings, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Look Who’s Cooking! Gabe Branch

By Carol Masshardt  An artist from Sioux City, Iowa, Gabriel (Gabe) Branch, is also a serious and experienced cook and the new Chef at Gray’s Hall on East Broadway. His creativity and thoughtfulness seem a particularly good match for this popular and mature small plate and wine bar, and it all started when he was eleven years old. “My friend’s [...]

By |September 18th, 2022|Categories: Business, Featured, Happenings, Lifestyle|0 Comments

South Boston Street Fest Provides Full Day of Fun

By Rick Winterson The 22nd South Boston Street Fest provided five full hours of non-stop festivities. Between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday, more than 80 local artists, merchants, and South Boston organizations of all kinds attracted thousands of visitors from all over South Boston and the surrounding communities. Dozens of booths lined East Broadway between the blocks of I [...]

By |September 18th, 2022|Categories: Featured, Happenings, Lifestyle|0 Comments

GOAL! South Boston Soccer League Kicks Off Season

By Ginger DeShaney It was a full-circle moment for some parents last week as the upstart South Boston Soccer League kicked off its first season with a meet-and-greet and parade at Moakley Park. When Jean Matthews was a kid, she played for South Boston Youth Soccer, which has been revitalized as the South Boston Soccer League. Now she’s getting her [...]

By |September 16th, 2022|Categories: Featured, Happenings, Lifestyle, Sports|0 Comments

Friday Night Lights: Youth Flag Football League Brings Community Together

By Ginger DeShaney The football action was fast and fierce. The cheering was thunderous. The girls and boys were having a blast on the field and parents couldn’t contain their enthusiasm on the sidelines. The electric atmosphere of Friday Night Lights has come to South Boston, thanks to Allison Baker and her hard-working team. Friday Night Lights, the brand-new Kickoff [...]

By |September 15th, 2022|Categories: Featured, Happenings, Lifestyle, Sports|0 Comments

Elite Athlete Serves as BPS Teacher

South Boston is home to some outstanding professionals, and thirty-six-year-old Brittany Bushman is a prime example. She is the recent MVP and elite quarterback in the International Women’s Football Championship Games, having also been unanimously voted as the MVP for Team USA. Impressive awards aside, she is unfailingly polite, articulate and fiercely motivated to inspire others, including in her role [...]

By |September 14th, 2022|Categories: Education, Featured|Comments Off on Elite Athlete Serves as BPS Teacher
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