Tag: Dorchester

Boston’s Donnie Wahlberg- Standing the Test of Time

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Business, Featured by on March 1, 2012 0 Comments
Boston’s Donnie Wahlberg- Standing the Test of Time

If you were asked 20 years ago whether New Kids on the Block would still be performing or better yet whether Donnie Wahlberg was a solid working actor odds are you would have laughed.  Last night I was able to attend a function at Bentley University in Waltham where Donnie Wahlberg was asked to discuss […]

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South Boston’s Castle Island – More Than a Fort

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South Boston’s Castle Island – More Than a Fort

South Boston’s Fort Independence is a great attraction for those visiting Boston but Castle Island is much more than the fort.  Since I was a child Castle Island has been a great place to go and reflect on life looking out onto the ocean. It is also great for catching a glimpse of airplanes as […]

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Rebuilding Together Boston Works to Transform Neighborhoods

Filed in Local News by on April 27, 2010 0 Comments
Rebuilding Together Boston Works to Transform Neighborhoods

This past Saturday April 24, 2010 was National Rebuilding Day for Rebuilding Together.  Though a national organization it is made up of local affiliates that bring their services to towns and cities all across America.  We are lucky to have our own “branch” Rebuilding Together Boston (RTB). RTB provides renovation services for those that can […]

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Bring Google To Boston – Too Little Too Late?

Filed in Featured, Lifestyle by on March 29, 2010 0 Comments
Bring Google To Boston – Too Little Too Late?

The City of Boston announced it has submitted a plan to bring Google High Speed Fiber Initiative to Boston.  The application was submitted on Friday the 26th which was the official deadline for receipt by Google.  Boston’s application has many merits but was it too little, too late?  Communities like Worcester and Shrewsbury have been […]

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Boston Branch Libraries Worth Saving

Filed in Featured, Local News by on March 26, 2010 0 Comments
Boston Branch Libraries Worth Saving

Today the Globe did a write up on Boston’s Local Branch libraries and how some of them could be closed due to budget issues.  I had already been planning to do a post on this because as someone who grew up in the South End of Boston I can attest to the difference a local […]

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Tom Hanks Visits Boston’s JFK Library

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Featured by on March 5, 2010 0 Comments
Tom Hanks Visits Boston’s JFK Library

Tom Hanks premiered his latest documentary type film on World War II at the JFK Library in Dorchester.  Tom Hanks mentioned in one of the interviews that I saw that one of the reasons they chose the premiere of his latest HBO miniseries “The Pacific” was John F. Kennedy’s war experience.  The premiere brought out […]

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Boston’s Restaurant Week, The Cure to the Winter Blues?

Filed in Featured, Food & Dining by on March 1, 2010 2 Comments
Boston’s Restaurant Week, The Cure to the Winter Blues?

Or is it the Cure for the Summer Blues?  Please read the update for August 2010 Restaurant Week Options at the bottom of this year’s original Boston Restaurant Week post. March is here and spring is finally in sight.  Boston’s Restaurant Week takes place this month and has been billed by some as the cure […]

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ADORE-Chester: A Digital Celebration of Dorchester

Filed in Featured, Headline, Local Events by on September 28, 2009 1 Comment
ADORE-Chester: A Digital Celebration of Dorchester

On October 4th, 2009, ten Boston bloggers will unite to celebrate the biggest (and in my opinion best) neighborhood in Boston, Dorchester. The event has been dubbed ADORE-chester! by its chief organizer and relative newbie to Dot, Whalehead King. Though he’s new to the area, WH has quickly picked up on the vibe of Dorchester […]

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Chefs in Schools Initiative Helps Boston Children Eat Healthy Meals

Filed in Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, Local News by on September 3, 2009 1 Comment
Chefs in Schools Initiative Helps Boston Children Eat Healthy Meals

Today kicks off the Boston Public Schools fall semester, and a growing initiative to improve school meals is underway. 8 Boston schools have implemented the Chefs in Schools program, which helps Boston children find healthy meals in their school cafeteria that limit processed foods and emphasize the important of nutritious fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. […]

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Five Food Spots in the Polish Triangle

Filed in Featured, Food & Dining, Reviews by on September 3, 2009 3 Comments
Five Food Spots in the Polish Triangle

The Polish Triangle is an area of Boston that starts on the border of South Boston and Dorchester and extends into the Edward Everett Square portion of Dorchester. Bordered by Columbia Road, Boston Street and Dorchester Avenue, the Polish Triangle became an officially recognized part of the city on October 18, 2008. Traditionally it was […]

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