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Seasonal Stupidity Surrounding the Southie St. Patrick’s Day Parade Continues

We are now into spring, and yet the seasonal stupidity surrounding the South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade has not ended. Rather, over the weekend […]

City Life

Southie Parade Organizer Tries Very Hard to Undermine All That LGBT Progress

In a bizarre postscript to this year’s St. Patrick’s Day parade, which included for the first time two groups that identified as LGBT-affiliated, Allied War Veterans […]

City Life

20 Jokes to Expect at the St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast in South Boston

So much snow! The MBTA doesn’t work (includes “Charlie on the MTA” jokes). Marty wants to take away Southie’s space savers. The Olympics in Boston […]

Arts & Entertainment

ICA Launches Book Club Linking Art and Literature

Art and books have long since been partners in the storytelling business. Now the ICA in Boston is making the connections a central focus with their […]


A Chef’s Guide to Eating Well in Southie

One of the oldest, most historic, and arguably most misunderstood neighborhoods in the entire country lies just south of the Fort Point Channel. South Boston, or “Southie” to […]


A New Juice Bar Opens in South Boston

Many Southie residents who have been walking along the main drag over the past six months have stopped to take the above image—myself included. A juicery! […]

Arts & Entertainment

Slope Fest Will Be Lawn on D’s Last Winter on D Event

Update, February 10: Due to weather, this event has been postponed to February 20-22. Some specific activities and hours have changed. While this snowfall feels […]

Arts & Entertainment

ICA Opens ‘When the Stars Begin to Fall,’ ‘Sonic Arboretum’

In the summer of 2010, Andrew Bird, the singing, whistling, violin-wielding “one-man orchestra of imagination,” debuted “Sonic Arboretum” in a sold out, one-night only performance at […]

Arts & Entertainment

‘SnowMANia’ Is Coming to Lawn on D

Shoveling out your car after the blizzard might be bumming you out right now, but the Lawn on D has an activity that’s more fun […]


Loco Taqueria & Oyster Bar Opens in Southie

Starting on the evening of January 20, you can get a first glimpse at Lincoln Tavern owners Michael Conlon and Eric Aulenback’s newest concept, an […]

Arts & Entertainment

Matthew Ritchie Concludes ICA Residency with ‘The Long Count’

For the last year and a half, artist Matthew Ritchie has presented a number of exciting projects in Boston. From a multi-sensory mural in the lobby […]


Eulogy for Louis Boston

On Friday, Debi Greenberg announced that this July, she will shutter her independent retail outfit, Louis. For many of us, this doesn’t come as a […]


Louis Boston to Close After 85 Years in Business

After serving as the city’s go-to location for luxury clothing for nearly 90 years, Louis Boston will close its doors in South Boston this July. […]

Arts & Entertainment

ICA Receives Largest Gift in Museum History from Barbara Lee

The Institute of Contemporary Art just received its largest gift ever, the museum announced Friday. Philanthropist and political activist Barbara Lee is gifting 43 artworks […]

Arts & Entertainment

Lawn on D Announces ‘Winter on D’ Events

Update, Monday, 12/22, 1 p.m.: Due to “unseasonably warm weather,” the Winter on D “Fire and Ice Festival” has been postponed to January 2, 3, […]