Percival Beer Company, the producer of Dorchester-inspired Dot Ale 1630, is planning to open a large-scale brewery at 181 Bowdoin St. next summer. The move, which Percival owner Felipe E. Oliveira announced publicly for the first time on Wednesday, will... Read more
Gene Gorman is focusing on three letters: RSA. The new executive director of Bowdoin Geneva Main Streets operates on acronyms, something the one-time professor says used to drive his students nuts. Gorman is anything but simply a former professor and his... Read more
Activists and teens in the Bowdoin Geneva section of Dorchester are planning a Feb. 16 party to celebrate life in their neighborhood. The Sunday evening gathering at First Parish Church will run from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Bowdoin Geneva Residents... Read more
Boston's Race to City Hall 12 candidates, each determined to make it through the primary election on September 24, are what remain after 24 sought to win a nomination on the ballot to fill the seat of incumbent Mayor Thomas Menino. The diverse field of... Read more
The following remarks at the ‘Healing Our City’ interfaith service were delivered at the South End’s Cathedral of the Holy Cross. The remarks are in the order they were delivered: Mayor Thomas Menino, who rose from his wheelchair to deliver his speech,... Read more
Neighbors in and around Bowdoin-Geneva are rallying to help neighbors who were displaced by a fast-moving fire that impacted three homes on Meetinghouse Hill last week. Three homes in a densely-packed Meetinghouse Hill neighborhood were badly damaged last... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a woman coming home from a movie with her son and nephew had just gotten off the bus at Bowdoin and Norton streets around 8:30p.m., Saturday, when the area erupted in gunfire and one of the bullets grazed her head.... Read more
Everyone left dissatisfied. The scene was a meeting on Feb. 13 of Boston Globe reporters and editors with about 75 individuals, most of them residents of the Bowdoin-Geneva section of Dorchester; the purpose of the gathering at Cesaria’s Restaurant on... Read more
The Boston Globe’s recent in-depth series that focused on Dorchester’s Bowdoin-Geneva neighborhood was, in most ways, outstanding. The package of stories and multi-media presentations on the newspaper’s website— titled “68 Blocks: Life, Death, Hope” was... Read more
Residents from one of Bowdoin-Geneva’s most well-known addresses— Hendry Street— gathered last Friday evening for a holiday party that was billed as a celebration, in part, to mark what neighbors say have been marked improvements in their quality of life... Read more


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