Elliott Physical Therapy: Helping People Be Themselves Again

Pain. No matter what your age or level of physical fitness, everyone experiences it and some more than others. And when it sets in, whether caused by work, sports activity or in some instances for no known reason, people want relief. South Boston Today recently stopped in to meet the folks at Elliott Physical Therapy, […]

The Artists’ Studio

Fort Point Arts Community Spring Open Studios The Fort Point Arts Community’s 15th annual Fort Point Spring Open Studios  will be held on Friday May 15th from 4-7pm and Saturday and Sunday May 16th and 17th from noon-5pm. Seventy-five local artists open their studios in Boston’s Fort Point, along with galleries, performances, and a series of outdoor public art installations. Visitors can […]

What Does South Boston Have That Everyone Wants? – Friendship – Love – Loyalty

The Irish Claddagh Ring has a clear and inviting meaning evident in its design. The Hands symbolize Friendship; the Heart, Love; the Crown, Loyalty. Openly displaying the symbol is a way to express one’s connection to their Irish heritage. For some, it’s a subtle expression of pride in having been raised in South Boston. Over […]

Legend of the Celtic Cross

Standing stones have long been the main points of solar cults throughout Europe before the advent of Celtic Christianity. Their shape meant to suggest that they were meant to represent trees which were held in great esteem by the early Celts. The Christianization of the stones by carving crosses on them, a custom said to […]

Who Was John Thomas?

In the middle of our neighborhood sits Thomas Park, surmounted by the elegant Dorchester Heights Monument. We know, if we read the signs, that this oval is named for General John Thomas, who oversaw the fortification of the Heights in March 1776. But who was John Thomas? Why was he overseeing the operation? And what […]

First St. Patrick’s Day Parade Held In 1737

The first meeting of Irishmen on American soil to honor St. Patrick took place in Boston on March 17th, 1737. The first St. Patrick’s Day parade was held in New York in 1762. Curiously enough, before marching caught on, St. Patrick’s Day was celebrated with huge breakfasts, held around 2pm held in local taverns. Some […]

‘Tis the Season Photographs By South Boston Resident Eileen Murphy

Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Celebrating 25 Years Of Success

Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams is celebrating 25 years of setting the standard in the furniture industry memorialized in a new book. MG+BW is a renowned lifestyle furniture brand best known for comfortable, stylish and value-conscious slip covered and upholstered furniture, casegoods, lighting, accessories, and a wide array of carefully-edited wall art. From the beginning, […]

‘The Paramount’ Restaurant: A Unique Dining Experience

The first things you notice when you walk into the Paramount Restaurant located at 667 East Broadway here in South Boston is the tasteful décor, its bright and welcoming atmosphere and of course the incredible aroma of fine food being prepared fresh. It’s a blend of so many tantalizing smells it’s hard to explain with […]

Pope John Paul ll and Pope John XXlll To Be Canonized

Former Ambassador Ray Flynn to Attend Though Easter Week is now behind us, there is huge news in regard to the Christian Faith and in particular the Catholic Church. This coming Sunday, two beloved former Popes, Pope John Paul ll and Pope John XXlll will be ‘Canonized’ in Rome at the Vatican by current Pope […]