Adams Corner

Four years ago, young Dan McDonald decided he wanted to start a new business in his old hometown of Dorchester. Born on Pierce Avenue and baptized at St. Brendan church, the business school graduate of Boston College had spent four years after graduation... Read more
Polls open across the city at 7 a.m. on Tuesday and close at 8 p.m., at which point results for Boston will start to trickle in on City Hall’s website ( So here’s a few numbers, provided by Mayor Thomas Menino’s press office and the... Read more
(4:14 p.m.) - UPDATE: The Granite Avenue drawbridge is back down, according to a Massachusetts Department of Transportation spokesman. The bridge spent an hour in the upright position due to one of its "locking pins" sliding out of place. The bridge's... Read more
U.S. Sen. Scott Brown will swing by the Eire Pub on Saturday afternoon after lunch at Sullivan's in South Boston. Former Mayor Ray Flynn will join Brown on Castle Island. Brown is scheduled to appear at the bellwether bar shortly after 1:30 p.m. The bar... Read more
The Irish Heritage Festival, which for the past three Columbus Day weekends has transformed Dorchester's Adams Corner into a block party celebrating the richness of Irish arts, culture and music in Boston, will not take place this year. But organizers are... 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
U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren will be making her first appearance in the annual Dorchester Day Parade on Sunday, where she'll be joined by her chief rival Scott Brown. Warren will be marching in the third division, while Brown will be in the... Read more
Soda Hut: Gallivan Blvd. gas station is one of two in Adams Village. Neither have gas for sale this week. Photo by Bill ForryIt may be the busiest weekend at the pumps everywhere else, but all’s quiet at the two service stations in Adams Corner... Read more
The Lopez family: Don Lopez, center, flanked by his two sons Mike, left, and Donnie. The fourth-generation florist business celebrated its grand opening on Adams Street on March 15, 1962. Photo by Bill ForryThe framed photo on the wall of Don Lopez’s... Read more


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