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Best Dressed’s Flagship Store Opens in South Boston

Boston dress rental company Best Dressed opens its second location in South Boston Wednesday, ensuring that women all over the city have their couture needs met at […]

City Life

South Boston Seafood Company Fined $173,168 after Deadly Ammonia Leak

Six months after an ammonia leak proved fatal and spurred a large-scale hazmat response in the Seaport, Boston’s Stavis Seafoods has been cited and fined […]

Home & Property

488 Dot Ushers in a New Era in South Boston Luxury

488 Dot points the way toward a new era in South Boston luxury.

City Life

Lawsuit: Marty Walsh Told Southie Parade Organizers ‘Don’t F— Me Over’

A new lawsuit filed against Marty Walsh in Massachusetts District Court alleges the mayor coerced organizers of South Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day parade into allowing LGBT veterans to […]

City Life

Curley Center Director on Leave After Boy Is Found Dead

The director of a city drop-in center has been placed on paid leave after the death of a child in its care. The boy, 7-year-old […]

City Life

Boy Missing from City-Run Summer Camp Found Dead on Carson Beach

The search for a seven-year-old boy who wandered off from a city-run summer ended when police found him dead on Carson Beach Tuesday evening. The […]

City Life

GentriWatch: Will a Statewide Zoning Overhaul Help Boston’s Housing Crisis?

Welcome to GentriWatch, where we look for signs of gentrification happening around the city. All eyes are on Beacon Hill, as lawmakers weigh the first […]

City Life

GentriWatch: Is Mayor Walsh’s $7.5 Million Bet Against Displacement Too Late?

Welcome to GentriWatch, where we look for signs of gentrification happening around the city. Boston in on the verge of a historic housing crisis. Rents […]

City Life

Southie Brothers Jailed for Trump-Inspired Hate Crime in Dorchester

Scott and Steve Leader—the South Boston brothers accused of bludgeoning a homeless Mexican man with a metal pole, urinating on him, and telling police, “Donald […]

Home & Property

South Boston’s ‘SoBo’ Nickname Resurfaces, and People Still Hate It

No matter how you capitalize SoBo (see Sobo, SOBO, etc.), its proper format should really include a giant red exclamation point. Bostonians were outraged when the […]

Arts & Entertainment

Lawn on D Will Reopen May 21 with More Bocce and $3 Waters

Lawn on D was a cute experiment. It really was. Let’s get a patch of grass, someone said, and make it “hip” with glow-in-the-dark swings, and […]

City Life

GentriWatch: Southie Says ‘No’ to Another Starbucks

Welcome to GentriWatch, where we look for signs of gentrification happening around the city. South Boston small business owners scored a venti-sized victory over Starbucks […]

City Life

GentriWatch: Scenes from a Gentrifying Dorchester

Welcome to GentriWatch, where we look for signs of gentrification happening around the city. Too often, the debate over Boston’s housing crisis has a dehumanizing […]

City Life

GentriWatch: Developer Buys Former James’s Gate Site in Jamaica Plain

Welcome to GentriWatch, where we look for signs of gentrification happening around the city. James’s Gate, an authentic Irish pub in Jamaica Plain, served its last pint […]

Arts & Entertainment

St. Patrick’s Day in Boston, By the Numbers

278 = citations at last year’s parade.