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City Life

South Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Route Shortened for 2016

One year after two LGBT groups were finally invited to march and just a few months removed from the death of longtime organizer John “Wacko” Hurley, South […]

City Life

23 Southie Tips for Handling Your Liquor

No. 4: Don’t drink martinis.

City Life

The 100 Funniest, Weirdest, Most Curious Boston Street Names

At our request, Mayor Marty Walsh’s office provided us with a copy of Boston’s Streets, a 202-page list of every street, road, avenue, boulevard and footpath […]

City Life

GentriWatch: ‘Boston’s Worst Landlord’ Buys 100 Units in Somerville

Welcome to GentriWatch, where we look for signs of gentrification happening around the city. Anwar Faisal, considered by some to be the worst landlord in […]

City Life

GentriWatch: ‘Cutting-Edge Luxury’ in the Heart of Downtown Quincy

Welcome to GentriWatch, where we look for signs of gentrification happening around the city. Pre-leasing has begun for the 164 units that comprise Quincy Center‘s West […]


Coppersmith Café Is Now Open in Southie

Commuters heading through South Boston in the morning have a new option for coffee, breakfast, and community. Coppersmith Café opened this morning at 7 a.m. […]

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Home & Property

On the Market: A Cozy South Boston Residence

368 E 8th Street, South Boston Price: $485,000 Size: 1,206 square feet Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2 Making a grand entrance won’t be too difficult in this South […]

Home & Property

Photos: A History of the Northern Ave. Bridge

The rusty, sad structure that links downtown to the Seaport is set to be removed in March. But the Northern Ave Bridge wasn’t always such […]

City Life

Historic Northern Avenue Bridge Coming Down

The decrepit but historic Northern Avenue Bridge that crosses the Fort Point Channel is coming down. The Boston Globe reported on Friday that demolition of […]

City Life

GentriWatch: Two Southie Favorites in Luxury Condos’ Crosshairs

Welcome to GentriWatch, where we look for signs of gentrification happening around the city. SOUTH BOSTON COULD SOON LOSE two neighborhood favorites due to the creep […]

Home & Property

On the Market: A Penthouse in Charlestown’s Flagship Wharf Building

A tricked-out penthouse in Charlestown.

Arts & Entertainment

Boston Children’s Museum Announces Artist-in-Residence Program

In an effort to create a direct relationship between local contemporary artists and its young visitors and families, the Boston Children’s Museum has announced the […]

Arts & Entertainment

ICA Receives Another Gift of Works by Women from Barbara Lee

Around this time last year, Barbara Lee gave the Institute of Contemporary Art its largest gift ever—43 artworks created by 25 female artists. This morning, the […]

Arts & Entertainment

New Park on Children’s Wharf Will Honor Martin Richard

A patch of land on the waterfront, next to the Boston Children’s Museum, will soon transform into a park that will honor Martin Richard, the […]

City Life

Police Detonate Suspicious Suitcase Near Coast Guard Office in Seaport

Update: Friday, 2:10 p.m.   Boston police are asking for the public’s help identifying and locating the man in this photo in relation to the incident. Anyone […]