What is Chill On Park? It’s “a neighborhood place serving locally-made ice cream, coffee, tea and pastries where the community can come together in the heart of Fields Corner, Dorchester.” Owners Alan and Wendy Issokson joined me in studio and brought ice cream for breakfast! More
What has Dorchester given us? Well, Whitey Bulger, the Wahlbergs, Herb Chambers, and Mayor Marty Walsh for starters. Take the good with the bad there, but essentially all of Boston’s royalty hails from Dot.
One thing we can all agree on is that Dorchester’s food is very, very good. The city’s largest neighborhood is diverse, which offers the opportunity to grab some great options that you can’t seem to find within such close proximity anywhere else.
Dropkick Murphys frontman Ken Casey’s restaurant collection continues to grow.
South Shore natives are likely familiar with the over-the-top light display that lights up the home of Hoa Nguyen and his father, Trong Nguyen, on Adams Street in Dorchester. Safe to say that at least their neighbors are. More
In the ongoing Mark Wahlberg pardon saga, much of the focus has been on Wahlberg’s brutal, racially charged attacks on Thanh Lam and Johnny Trinh, two Vietnamese men, and Trinh’s recent statement that he believes Wahlberg deserves a pardon. But one Dorchester teacher believes Wahlberg should publicly acknowledge and apologize for his equally cruel and racist attacks on black schoolchildren in 1986 before receiving a pardon. More
Looks like Sunday will be a good day to do some good and see some good local music. Sound good? Good. More
Today is the glorious day when we all resolve to make better of ourselves in the new year and inevitably end up joining a gym — for about a week. Instead, let’s make some resolutions for our neighborhoods and residents. In the spirit of painting with the broadest of brushes, here’s our list for the people of Greater Boston, lovingly suggested by several BDCwire writers who call these neighborhoods home. Tell us your neighborhood resolution by tweeting @BDCwire with the hashtag #BDCHoodResolution. More