How Some of Boston’s Most Iconic Neighborhoods Got Their Names
Photo: Mass Office of Travel & Tourism
There are several great neighborhoods to explore in Boston, and some of them gained their unique names in ...
Posted by Mark Washburn on June 17, 2022
Neponset Wharf Approved For Port Norfolk
After nearly five years, a proposed residential, retail, office and open space project is pushing ahead at Port Norfolk. The Boston Planning & ...
Posted by Mark Washburn on March 12, 2022
Dorchester Mansion is Former New Kids on the Block Home
In recent years it’s been best known as the Salvation Army “Jubilee House”, but one particular Dorchester mansion also has ties to ...
Posted by Mark Washburn on October 23, 2021
Dorchester Bay City - A National Model
Efforts to transform nearly 34-acres on Columbia Point into a mix of retail, residential and public space could eventually transform the area into a ...
Posted by Mark Washburn on October 28, 2020
Dorchester Was Once the Epicenter of Chocolate
You’ll find plenty of history in the Boston area, but perhaps no other location’s history is quite as sweet as Dorchester. That’s ...
Posted by Mark Washburn on May 18, 2020
Savin Hill: Historic Boston Neighborhood
Photo: Bill llottWhile mostly known for its beaches, historic Savin Hill has plenty to offer locals and visitors, alike. As a sub-neighborhood of ...
Posted by Mark Washburn on March 4, 2020