Memorial Day 2018

Although there is no large Memorial Day parade in Boston proper, the planting of the Garden of Flags around the Soldiers and Sailors Monument on the Common is as moving and as proper a ceremony as any to be found. Volunteers begin planting more than 37,000 flags honoring the fallen at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23. The reading…

DESTINATIONS

Neponset River Greenway by NELL PORTER BROWN Neponset River Greenwayhttp://www.masspaths.net/neponset/nepmap.pdf AT BOSTON’S Pope John Paul II Park, in Dorchester, cyclists can hop on the Neponset River Greenway to enjoy scenery—from beaches and marshlands to parks and old industrial sites—and to explore neighborhoods that are rich with historic legacies and cultural diversity. “The goal was to build the greenway as…

Shopping for a home?

Shopping for a home? It will take a lot longer than you think because home prices are overheating Diana Olick | @DianaOlick Two-thirds of buyers are shopping for more than three months before signing a deal, according to a new survey from the National Association of Home Builders. Home prices have been rising at a fast…

The “My Dorchester House Will Sell Itself”

You might think that when your house is in terrific shape, that’s all you need to guarantee a quick, successful sale. For Sale By Owner Source: The “My Dorchester House Will Sell Itself” You might think that when your house is in terrific shape, that’s all you need to guarantee a quick, successful sale. Just…

Neighborhood Restaurant sold.

Ester restaurant sold via Ester restaurant sold to new owners; will close Feb. 11 for renovations | Dorchester Reporter “A popular Lower Mills restaurant has been sold and will close later in February for what will likely be at least two months of renovations.” Read the full story Dorchester Report

TV Brings “Bomb Cyclone” into Dorchester Living Rooms

They called it a “bomb cyclone”—a name hardly intended to bring peace of mind to those experiencing the worst of it. In essence, it was a remarkable surge of bitter arctic air that tore through much of the Great Lakes and East Coast. Improbable images from the South proved to the rest of the country…

Holiday Greetings from Zoo New England

Looking for a great way to end the year? During your winter school vacation week, connect with incredible wildlife and spend a memorable day with family and friends exploring Franklin Park Zoo. Be sure to visit the education station inside the Tropical Forest, where you’ll learn about the amazing adaptations of animals during the cold…

It Happens Here: Dorchester Grapples With Rapid Change

A look at how Dot residents are fighting to preserve the neighborhood’s diversity and quality of life as it faces a huge wave of change and development. Source: It Happens Here: Dorchester Grapples With Rapid Change

South Bay Town Center

“Made in Dorchester” catches the eye first, as the words, set against a black background, sweep up and across stripes of violet, teal, pale greens, burnt orange, and goldenrod geometric shapes on a brightly colored wall mural. Then modern signage pulls the eye’s focus to the mural’s right, welcoming shoppers and residents alike into South…

Meatless Eats – NBC Boston

//www.nbcboston.com/video/#!/multimedia/Meatless-Eats-/451890223?t=165 The Hub Today’s Anna Rossi takes us around the city to find the best veggie burgers around. For more information visit: BRED Gourmet: http://www.bredgourmet.com/ 2255 Dorchester Ave, Boston MA 02124