Tag: Dorchester Day

Happy Dorchester Day…

Happy Dorchester Day…

Our neighborhood has seen its fair share of changes since the Mary and John landed here in 1630.  We have been through revolution, invasion, civil war, booms, depression, great wars, redlining, blockbusting, busing and present day gentrification. Through it all, it often begs the question why…

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…

Support the Dot Day Parade and win $10,000…

Support the Dot Day Parade and win $10,000…

That’s right folks….10 grand! The Dorchester Day Parade Committee is getting ready to hold it’s 10K Cocktail$ & Ca$h Golden Gala on Friday April 19th at Florian Hall from 6:30PM till midnight. $100 will buy you a 1 in 300 chance to win $10,000 and…

How serious is Dot Day?

How serious is Dot Day?

Remember the week before Dot Day? All anyone talked about was the plans for Sunday….what park or house we were going to meet at….how much beer we going to drink….who was probably going to fight that day…..what girl or guy you were going to make…

Where’s the kites?

Where’s the kites?

One thing about Dot Rats is we know how to party. With Dot Day around the corner I keep having flashbacks of the parties I threw to celebrate the birth of Dorchester. Ohh the visions of 3 man games, the music pounding, ridiculous amounts of alcohol…