Tom English’s bar and the adjacent Dorchester Market— two longtime businesses on a prominent Dot Ave corner in Columbia-Savin Hill— are under agreement to be sold this summer with the next owner eyeing a mixed-use project for the site. The buyer is... Read more
A dense new development comprising housing, a 25-room hotel, retail, parking, a swath of green space, and a refurbished marina could be coming to the MarineMax/Russo Marine site in Port Norfolk, local residents were told at a workshop last Saturday.... Read more
Officials ceremonially broke ground on the Blue Hill Avenue commuter rail station on Monday, kicking off construction for the new Fairmount Line connection point that is expected to open in 2019.
Gathered on a drizzly morning, city and state... Read more
A new, eight-unit condominium building with ground-level retail space is rising from what was formerly an unsightly, abandoned gas station lot near Codman Square. New property owners and Kristine and Tom Piatt of Piatt Associates say their vision for... 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... Read more
Bright yellow-green flowers cut through a muted gray background on the wall of Lopez the Florist in Adams Village. The almost-fluorescent daffodils, reminiscent of the bouquets sold inside the building, crawl up the facade and brighten the otherwise... Read more
Shuttle buses to replace trains during off-peak times starting June 3
The Blue Hill Avenue station, now under construction, has been a long time coming. Mattapan residents held out for years waiting on the stop, the last of four... Read more
Developers are soliciting community feedback on a large project porposed for the MarineMax/Russo Marine site in Port Norfolk. Neighbors have been invited to a “workshop” on Saturday from 10-11 a.m. at the Boston Winery, 26 Ericsson St.
The... Read more
Hong Kong billionaire Gerald Chan has purchased another sizeable chunk of property in Dorchester, acquiring the Spire Printing Company site last Friday, according to city records.
Gadoni LLC, an arm of Chan’s Morningside Group,... Read more