Karen Henry-Garrett’s soulful Dot2Dot Cafe has been running for nine years as a bright spot at 1739 Dorchester Ave. It not only serves excellent homemade food, but is a hub of community initiatives that include art, music, and books.

With the... Read more

The Dot Block development in Glover’s Corner is aiming for an early summer construction start date after a new investor bought into the mixed-used project, providing the financial infusion needed to break ground.

Though developer... Read more

The Fields Corner Civic Association on Tuesday voted unanimously to support three businesses that plan to open in the coming weeks, including a new Cape Verdean-Portuguese fusion restaurant on Adams Street that hopes to earn a beer and wine license... Read more

Owners seek to re-develop prime property; other businesses thrive

A landmark Morrissey Boulevard dining and function facility will shut its doors permanently this month. The Phillips Old Colony House and Freeport Tavern will... Read more

Boston officials will have a bigger hammer as they seek to ensure sidewalks are shoveled and snow isn't pushed onto city streets. Gov. Charlie Baker on Friday morning signed a bill that increases the maximum penalty for snow-removal violations in... Read more

Here’s a summary of the headlines and story lines you can expect to see in our pages in the coming months:

All Eyes on Columbia Point
Two of the biggest headlines in 2017 could be generated by the machinations of the... Read more

Reign Drink Lab, a cozy café specializing in nitro-fueled, cold-brewed coffees and teas with a southeast Asian twist, opened its doors in October and is quickly building a loyal and diverse following on Dorchester Avenue.

The shop is tucked into... Read more

The reinvention of City Hall Plaza into Boston Winter—complete with ice skating, beer hall and shopping chalets — may be a downtown destination, but this innovation has Dorchester’s fingerprints all over it... Read more

Equity, both racial and transit, was the focus of a community meeting last Saturday at the Perkins Community Center where residents voiced their dissatisfaction with the Fairmount Line commuter rail corridor that runs through neighborhoods with some of... Read more


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