Tag: Ashmont

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…

The Dot Day Triple Double…

The Dot Day Triple Double…

The cars were lining my street, the yards were freshly groomed, and on this Dot Day the neighborhood was eerily quiet. It was the 1986 finals and the Boston Celtics held a 3-2 lead going into game six. Nobody was moving until this game was decided and Larry…

In 8 years…

In 8 years…

There is something special about my section of the neighborhood. Just like Martin, the Ashmont/Adams area is the place I grew up in…just two blocks from where Martin played with his friends just a couple of days ago. I’m not going to go at length…

30 Minutes in Dorchester

30 Minutes in Dorchester

Check out this video project by a Harvard student….have you ever given a stroll down Dot Ave this much thought? Usually if I’m walking down the Ave…I’m only thinking of making last call…. People need to RELAX!!!  ; )  (looks like the video went private…why?)…

Next stop…Ashmont…

Next stop…Ashmont…

So the good folks over at UniversalHub posted this Dot Rat’s tattoo yesterday. That’s some serious ink my friends….what a way to say happy birthday to the Red Line.  

Ever been down Carruth street?

Ever been down Carruth street?

I know…some of the most beautiful houses in Dorchester. This is what it looked like in 1889….when the Carruth family owned pretty much the entire patch of land from Carruth street down to Adams street. When you’re the director of the Old Colony Railroad, Dorchester Gaslight…

The Wahlburgers review…

The Wahlburgers review…

Let me start by saying I am truly a burger aficionado. As a kid my buddies referred to me as Wimpy because I ate burgers constantly. Now that I’m older, I’m lucky if I have 2 a month because I keep an eye on what…

Hey….Ashmont’s Favorite Dance Crew…

Hey….Ashmont’s Favorite Dance Crew…

Seriously….. get on the F%^&* sidewalk…… [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H82_cAPpI0E] You know Lamar smashed his package during that split too….

Ashmont Market being sold?

Ashmont Market being sold?

After close to 30 years Harry, John, and Peter Georgoulopoulos are rumored to be selling Ashmont Market. I just hope this place ends up in good hands….these brothers have been great to Dorchester over the years.