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  • Intersection at L & East 6th – Still Dangerous

    By Tara Kerrigan Hayes The familiar sounds of screeching tires and tearing metal rang through the neighborhood yet again last week, at the corner of L and East 6th.  While no injuries were sustained in [...]

  • How We’re Investing in South Boston

    By Mayor Martin J. Walsh Every spring, we release our Capital Investment Plan which funds the critical improvements to our infrastructure and facilities in Boston over a five-year period. It is a reflection of our [...]

  • Charity Hockey Game to Support Veterans and their Families

    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 [...]

  • The Lawn on D Weekend Events

    Swing into Spring for the Lawn on D’s first family event of the season with great entertainment for all ages!  This annual favorite will feature a live animal show, author readings, a magic show, and [...]

  • Life Turns on a Dime

    By Brianne R.  Fitzgerald RN, MSN, NP, MPH Winter in Boston is long and dark.  The Redline breaks down, folks complain about the weather and we make do.  This winter I was part of the [...]

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224 Boston Street – The New Brunch Hot Spot

By: Tara Kerrigan Hayes   If you’re looking for a new favorite brunch spot, it’s time to take a fresh look at the old 224 Boston Street. While the name hasn’t changed, the proprietors have, along with the menu, look and energy. The vision for 224 by new owner, Eric Aulenback, is simple - preservation with subtle innovation. “224 had [...]

April 27th, 2019|

Mul’s Diner Has Always Served Breakfast Over Easy

Submitted by Ray Flynn Former Mayor of Boston and lifelong resident of South Boston Men and women on their way to work, union members, MBTA employees and politicians always found Mul’s a comfortable spot to meet and have breakfast or lunch. It opens at 5 a.m. and closes just after noon.  The food was great and the price was right.  [...]

April 25th, 2019|


The Celtics – A Moonstruck Dynasty?

February 21st, 2019|

by Rick Winterson      Late Sunday evening, January 20, the moon underwent a total lunar eclipse.  Because the moon was at its closest point to the Earth when the eclipse went total, because it occurred in January when wolves bay in hunger, and because the eclipsed moon became a deep orange-red, this eclipse was [...]

Maren’s Marathon, 2019

February 19th, 2019|

by Rick Winterson   Would you believe that a South Boston entry into the 2019 Marathon (Patriots Day, April 15), who is already running 12-minute miles over long distances really did not much care for running prior to last year?  Well, that’s the case with Maren Tober, a resident of the West Broadway Development.  Yes, [...]

Lally Inducted into BRL International Hall of Fame

December 6th, 2018|

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ…The Babe Ruth International Board of Directors during their recent annual meeting, unanimously elected George Lally of Norwood, Massachusetts into its Hall of Fame. Babe Ruth League, Inc. has more than just top of the line competition.  It has a legacy stacked with thousands of alumni who have given unselfishly of their time [...]


Colin’s Joy Shines Bright at Neighborhood Night

April 10th, 2019|

By: Tara Kerrigan Hayes (Photo by Julie Ryan Photography) A special fundraising event was held on Tuesday, April 2, at Capo Restaurant’s Supper Club on West Broadway. Fittingly called Neighborhood Night at Capo, neighbors and loved ones showed up by the hundreds in a remarkable turnout to support Colin’s Joy Project, and to pay tribute [...]

Youth Ambassadors “Anti-Vaping Initiative” Workshops

April 9th, 2019|

Earlier this year, the FDA launched “The Real Cost” Youth E-Cigarette Prevention Campaign in an attempt to educate kids and teens about the dangers associated with e-cigarettes and vaping. The main message: e-cigarettes like JUUL put young people at risk for addiction and other health consequences- just like traditional cigarettes.  More than two million middle [...]


Fox & The Knife, A Cut Above

March 7th, 2019|

By Tara Kerrigan Hayes   When you enter Fox & The Knife you’re immediately hit with sheer, exuberant, energy. Described as an Italian inspired Enoteca, this neighborhood joint is bursting with personality, with an Amy Winehouse meets Julia Child sort of vibe.  From the buzz of the crowd, to the intoxicating aromas, the character of [...]

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Cannabis for Chronic Pain

February 10th, 2019|

Brianne Fitzgerald, NP - At first glance it looks like a no brainer.  Recreational cannabis legalization first took place on the West Coast and the first serious wave of opioid addiction took place in Appalachia and Maine.  If all you do it eyeball the numbers and jump to the idea that pot = less [...]

The Science of Marijuana

February 10th, 2019|

Brianne Fitzgerald NP,   This is a tough one, as we have little scientific information on marijuana.  It is a schedule 1 drug and therefore limited rigorous scientific research has been conducted.  We do know from anecdotal information, social medical, personal experiences and hearsay that there are serious issues related to its use.   Marijuana [...]


A “Time” for Ava

March 1st, 2019|

Please reserve Saturday evening, March 16 – just over two weeks from now – for a celebration.  Ayla (Dugan) Considine, a lifelong South Boston resident, invites you to a gala party to celebrate the ongoing recovery from cancer of her and Dan Considine’s daughter - three-and-a-half year old Ava Considine.  The party to celebrate Ava’s [...]

Thomas Lyons to Receive SBCA John W. McCormack Public Service Award

February 28th, 2019|

South Boston Citizens’ Association President Tom McGrath is pleased to announce that Thomas “Tommy” has been chosen to receive the John W. McCormack at the South Boston Citizens’ Association’s 139th Annual Evacuation Day Banquet, March 15, 2019. “It is an honor for the Association to present this award to Tommy for his countless contributions to [...]

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Broadway – Both Old and New, Both East and West

August 17th, 2017|

   “Oh, East is East and West is West, and never the twain shall meet …” The Ballad of the East and West" Rudyard Kipling, 1889   by Rick Winterson      First, a bit of local history:  Way back, Broadway was split into West and East Broadway at Perkins Square; the two east-west segments [...]

Nurture Is 15

October 13th, 2016|

"Nurture Salon and Spa, which is located in the heart of South Boston at 127 L Street, celebrated its (very) Happy 15th Birthday last Thursday evening. Nurture’s Proprietor and Lead Stylist Susan Devlin (shown above) is not only an artiste in what she does, she’s also a successful businesswoman. The sur- roundings inside Nurture, the [...]

South Boston Development Update: PART TWO

September 15th, 2016|

In South Boston Online’s last issue, we presented PART ONE of an update on major developments in South Boston. That focused on the Waterfront, from Fort Point, where GE is locating their corporate headquarters, to the proposed power plant site development at the eastern end of Summer Street on the Reserved Channel. Now, let’s journey [...]

South Boston Development Update

September 8th, 2016|

by Rick Winterson This article will attempt to summarize the frenetic pace of development in South Boston. It keys in on seven major individual developments, including those areas of South Boston being most intensively developed. South Boston Online encourages you to keep yourself up to date about what’s going on, via the Internet, public meetings, [...]

A “Time” for Steve

September 1st, 2016|

By Rick Winterson Next Thursday, September 8, is State Primary Election Day – just one week away. As always, South Boston Online strongly encourages you to vote. It takes just a small amount of your time, and in our opinion, it’s not only your duty to vote, it’s actually your privilege. Please consider voting for [...]

South Boston Catholic Academy Summer News

August 25th, 2016|

Highlights from the Early Childhood Summer Camp Program at South Boston Catholic Academy   It has been another wonderful summer at South Boston Catholic Academy!  The children in the Early Childhood Summer Program had a lot of fun while learning and exploring new things.  The camp ran for 7 weeks changing themes biweekly. The themes [...]


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