Polish Triangle

Baker testifies at hearing
The Boston Licensing Department last week gave its OK to Sugar Bowl Cafe, 857 Dorchester Ave., to begin offering adult beverages - if the city can find a spare license. At a hearing last week, owner Kathleen Baker said that if one does turn up, she will... Read more
A mixed-use development plan filed last week with the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) would, if approved, bring an additional 239 housing units and retail space to a corner of Dorchester near the South Bay mall. The letter of intent noted... Read more
The McCormack Civic Association is inviting people who live in the Polish Triangle to participate in its holiday home decorating contest this weekend. Judges from the association will evaluate homes starting at 5:00 p.m. on Monday evening (Dec. 16)... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man was trying to jump from Boston Street where it crosses I-93 Wednesday night, only to be stopped by a bystander who managed to grab him by the sweatshirt through a chain-link fence and keep him there until... Read more
224 Boston Street, a Dorchester restaurant that has been a popular destination for three decades, has been sold to a new owner, who, his real estate broker said, expects to keep the eatery open under the same name. Eric Aulenback, co-owner of three West... Read more
A proposal for a medical marijuana dispensary on Clapp Street was met with some trepidation by community members at a recent meeting hosted by the John W. McCormack Civic Association and the group’s regular civic meeting. Aidan O’Donovan and his company,... Read more
A Boston Street building that includes a longtime Dorchester restaurant is up for sale—and so is the popular eatery comes with it. 224 Boston Street, a restaurant Yelp reviewers have called a “hidden gem” with an “intimate nature,” was put on the market... Read more
Members of the McCormack Civic Association threw their support behind an updated pitch for a mixed-use project proposed by Polish Triangle developer Doug George at their monthly meeting on Tuesday evening at St.Teresa of Calcutta. The membership voted in... Read more
Developers officially broke ground on the South Bay Town Center project Wednesday morning, kicking off construction for the sprawling mixed-use complex adjacent to the existing South Bay Mall. Mayor Martin J. Walsh joined the development group EDENS at... Read more
The Polish American Citizens Club is gaining new members and energy in recent months as a new generation of members undertake an overhaul of the club’s facilities and image. The club played a key role in Sunday’s big Polish Fest— which included a parade... Read more


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