A vacant eyesore at the prominent intersection of Savin Hill Avenue and Sydney Street may finally get a new lease on life in the coming months. A convenience store magnate has entered into a long-term lease agreement with the building’s owner, Anthony... Read more
Favorite Restaurant Survey 2012We want to hear from our readers about their current Dot Favs when it comes to eating out in the neighborhood. The Reporter is preparing its first-ever Dorchester's Favorite Restaurant survey. And we want your nominations... Read more
The Patriot Ledger reported this week that Wahlburgers, the popular eatery in the Hingham Shipyard, is looking to expand to a second location somewhere in the Greater Boston area. The restaurant is an aptly named venture of the Dorchester neighborhood’s... Read more
After spending 11 years as a chef at Legal Seafoods, Tim Williams is starting anew at Community Servings, a non-profit food service based in Jamaica Plain. Williams, who was the regional executive chef for six Legal Seafood restaurants between... Read more
PS Gourmet Coffee: Owner Jim Fallon, second from left, is shown with employees Katelyn Keeley, left, Lauren Karski and Adams Corner store manager Debbie Shaughnessy, far right. Photo by Bill Forry It took just over a year for the owner of P.S. Gourmet,... Read more
Former House Speaker Thomas Finneran, who recently left his radio job at WRKO, appeared this week on WBZ-TV’s “Keller At-Large” show to chat about Wisconsin politics and the local US Senate race. Finneran, a Mattapan Democrat, said the Wisconsin election... Read more
Andy DavisThe new president of Carney Hospital is a 41 year-old native Floridian who grew up in a two traffic light town and was the point guard for his high school and college basketball teams. Andrew Davis has long since traded in his high top sneakers... Read more
The head of the city’s legal department this week sent a letter to the operators of a proposed sober housing business in Lower Mills, warning them that documents they provided to city officials cites one law that does not exist and another that does not... Read more
Stephen Crosby, chair of the state Gaming Commission, is the guest speaker at Mt. Washington Bank's annual business breakfast on June 7. The breakfast is set for 7:30 a.m. at Venezia Waterfront Restaurant on Ericcson St. in Dorchester. Crosby was the... Read more
A Dot Ave. stapleThrow a stone from the Field’s Corner MBTA station, and you’re most likely to hit a Vietnamese restaurant serving some of the best Pho the city has to offer. Pho (pronounced fuh), a fragrant and flavorful noodle soup, is the Southeast... Read more


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