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On the Market: A Covetable Top-Floor Coop in Dorchester 

113 Lonsdale St.#3, Boston Price: $459,900 Size: 1,024 square feet Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 1 If you want to fall in love at first sight, visit […]

Home & Property

On the Market: A Sunny and Eclectic Abode in Dorchester

11 Pleasant St. #2, Boston Price: $524,900 Size: 1,306 square feet Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 1 What’s better than a window-filled home on a corner lot […]

Home & Property

On the Market: A Delectable Victorian Condo in Dorchester

26 Moultrie St. #26, Dorchester Price: $679,000 Size: 2,073 square feet Bedrooms: 5 Baths: 1.5 Mouth-watering might not be the adjective you’d think to use […]

City Life

Buying Weed at Boston’s First Pot Shop with Shaleen Title

Shaleen Title has waited a long time for this moment. Before she was appointed to Massachusetts’ Cannabis Control Commission, the 34-year-old lawyer and activist spent […]

City Life

Our Guide to Boston Neighborhood Status Symbols

From where to vacation to driving the right car, here’s how to make your neighbors green with envy.

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City Life

Firefighters Battled Frigid Temps During Dorchester Fire Saturday Night

A colony of icicles has replaced the flames that engulfed a multi-family home in Dorchester on Saturday night, making the structure look like it would […]

City Life

The “Bomb Cyclone” Brought Flooding, Rivers of Ice and Slush to Boston

As the powerful “bomb cyclone” battered the region with powerful winds, thundersnow boomed, and high tide rolled in, Boston and other coastal areas saw roads […]

Home & Property

These Are the Most Expensive Single-Family Homes in Dorchester

There’s no question Dorchester is quite a different place than it was just 15 years ago. Sparkling new condos and townhouses fetch upwards of $1 million, […]

Arts & Entertainment

Community Activists Are Bringing a Huge Mural to Fields Corner in Dorchester

Leaving your mark on the world is one of those ineffable goals that most of us have in life. Will people remember us when we’re […]

Arts & Entertainment

Dorchester: Intimate Date Night Ideas in Boston’s Biggest Neighborhood

Welcome to our Date Night series! Each week, we’ll share a new set of recommendations for you and your sweetheart. It’s Boston’s most populous neighborhood, home […]

Home & Property

These Are the Most Expensive Homes for Sale in Dorchester

Dorchester consistently ranks as one of Boston’s most affordable neighborhoods, though for how long that continues remains to be seen. Beyond its moderately priced three-decker units, […]

City Life

Ellen Surprised a Dorchester DJ and Youth Volunteer with a New Car

Dorchester’s own Mike Boston got the surprise of his life this week when TV’s Ellen Degeneres showed up at his South Boston office and gave him […]

City Life

A Massachusetts Educator Won the 2017 National Teacher of the Year Award

According to the Council of Chief State School Officers, no one teaches ninth grade humanities—or anything, basically—as well as Dorchester high school teacher Sydney Chaffee, their […]

City Life

Walsh Officials Secretly Negotiated with Bob Kraft on Soccer Stadium, Critics Say

Local electeds have blasted the Walsh administration’s “behind-closed-door discussion” with UMass officials and New England Revolution owner Robert Kraft, over plans to build a soccer stadium […]

City Life

Charlie Baker Says Bob Kraft’s Dorchester Revs Stadium Could Be ‘Terrific’

You don’t often see Gov. Charlie Baker lend his stamp of approval without months of careful consideration, calculation, or your garden variety waiting-for-someone-else-to-step-in-it. (Remember, Baker […]