Tag: history

Half a Kenny……

Half a Kenny……

Here’s the Thomas J. Kenny school….with one floor….as it was being built in 1927…  

Adams Corner…

Adams Corner…

One of my all time favorite photos…..AC at the turn of the century…that is Gerard’s to the left.

This building could be something good….

This building could be something good….

13 Holbrook Ave…. or the Holbrook Tavern located behind the Neponset Health Center. People have been talking about this eyesore for years. I personally always considered it a decent piece of property. Ugly? Yes… Noisy? Yes… A perfect place to rehab and turn into a teen center…

Name a hill after me…..

Name a hill after me…..

I love tracing the streets in Dorchester back to their roots….. ever hear of Pope’s Hill? Meet Edmund….buried in the North Dorchester Burial Ground in Uphams Corner.

Recognize this place?

Recognize this place?

This was about 1899 or 1900….

Jobs in your pocket……..

Jobs in your pocket……..

A little piece of all of those who love our very convenient life died tonight. It was something techies everywhere didn’t want to talk about but knew was imminent. In the history books, children will read about Franklin, Edison, Tesla, Einstein, Ford, Wozniak and of…

This place look familar?

This place look familar?

Can anyone guess where this is?

America under your feet…

America under your feet…

One of the biggest challenges today is finding goods 100% made in the USA. People genuinely want to buy goods made here and know there’s a massive quality difference between the “Made in the USA” tag as apposed to the “Made in China” tag. For…

Dorchester…the way it was…and the way it could be.

Dorchester…the way it was…and the way it could be.

We read a lot about our neighborhood on a day-to-day basis with most of it being negative. I’m not going to blame anyone for what happens here….I’m a true believer that money (or lack there of) is the root of crime in any neighborhood. With poverty comes problems…the…