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For the fitness minded…

For the fitness minded…

Sure, I do food reviews but the majority of my time isn’t spent eating like an aristocrat. Actually, I have been trying my best to hit the gym and eat healthy over the past 6 months. The gym routine has been awesome, I feel a million…

Food and Booze Reviews…

Food and Booze Reviews…

So today I’m like “Holy shit, I haven’t written a damn thing in a while son!”. It’s not like I don’t have some great stories to share, I’m just a busy cat….don’t worry…I still love you bitches! This time around I’m going write about two things I…

St. Brendan’s night out…

St. Brendan’s night out…

Saint Brendan School survives only by the good graces of neighbors. Over the years, the faculty and parents have come up with a number of creative fundraising efforts to keep the school alive and well. The next event is no exception and will be hosted by Boston…

Good Friday at Florian…

Good Friday at Florian…

Boston is a land of many traditions, every neighborhood in every corner of the the city has them and some date back ages. In Dorchester, one of those traditions goes back 54 years and is THE right of passage for those kids participating in the…

All Star Shout Outs…

All Star Shout Outs…

Just want to send a late shout out to two of my of Dot Rat All Stars. First up is US Army Calvary Scout Colin McCarthy. I haven’t seen this savage since my July 4th party a few years back but, as you can see, he’s…

Save the Mattapan Line…

Save the Mattapan Line…

So a few weeks back our friend Bill Forry over at the Dorchester Reporter put out this great piece about the folks who maintain the Ashmont/Mattapan trolley line. With all the anti MBTA sentiment that’s being tossed about it was a welcomed perspective. Of course I, like a lot of…

In nine minutes…

In nine minutes…

On most days I get pissed off if my phone rings while I’m trying to tie my shoes. Your old pal has never been a multitasking type of guy. It’s always been my way to zero in on a problem and work on it till it’s…

For Mark…

For Mark…

Simply put, Mark DeLuca is one of us, he’s a Dot Rat, and my buddy Sean Gaudet couldn’t have said it much better. If you under 40 and grew up in Dorchester chances are Mark De Luca Sr. or one of his Brothers taught you…

Help a Ginger out!

Help a Ginger out!

All of us have friends right? Of those friends you may have a small percentage of Ginger friends. You know – those fair skin folks with the fiery red hair and the freckles that resemble the stars that lead you back to Ireland. Well I just…