1.3 min readBy Published On: November 18th, 2014Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle9 Comments on Take your Southie Pride

and hang it on a wall

As we here at Caught in Southie are well aware of, when one moves away from South Boston, it has a way of staying with you.  One former Southie girl, Malena Luongo from East Third Street, moved to the greener pastures of the L.A., but Southie was always in her heart.  Her love of her hometown inspired her to create an original print to represent her favorite childhood places. 

 “I wanted to stay connected to my roots in Southie so I created a poster to hang in my apartment. When I posted the picture on Facebook, everyone loved it, so I opened and Etsy shop and put them up for sale.” And we’re glad she did! 

This poster would make the perfect gift for Southie residents past and present.  We love it! 

To purchase your Southie poster at a special discounted price vist: http://deals.cis-staging.q9hwj0b7-liquidwebsites.com/We-Are-Born-and-Raised/Boston/02124/deals/Southie-Landmarks-Green/82366/6667

Special thanks to Lisa McGrath for sharing this etsy shop with us!

About Malena:
Malena graphic designer who found her aesthetic voice at the New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University and early on, developed her skills at South Boston-based Blackcoffee Design. In September she plans to resign from her position as Art Director at the Milken Family Foundation to explore new opportunities as the owner of Malena Marie Design.   We wish her the best of luck! 



  1. Susan Gailunas August 23, 2012 at 2:18 am

    Love the graphic.  It’s very attractive.  Unfortunately, there is a very common mistake in it.   The former name of Moakley Park is Columbus Park, not Columbia Park.

  2. Bob August 23, 2012 at 8:13 pm

    I just wish there wasn’t a “Southie High” on it…for I didn’t go there. But other than that, it is very cool.

  3. Southie Native August 27, 2012 at 1:21 am
    This is a 1.65 mi Run in South Boston, MA. The Run has a total ascent of 55.77 ft and has a maximum elevation of 65.62 ft. This map was created by jdewit on 03/25/2010. View other Runs that jdewit has done or find similar maps in South Boston

    for more information log onto http://www.mapmyrun.com

  4. Stephanie August 27, 2012 at 7:38 pm

    I love it… I am going to order one this evening!

    Best of luck with sales!



  5. Anonymous August 28, 2012 at 12:40 am

    She can customize each print to your liking. You don’t have to get the exact one in the picture.

  6. Anonymous August 28, 2012 at 5:02 pm
    Born and raised Southie residents call it Columbia Park not Columbus Park.
  7. lida August 28, 2012 at 10:00 pm

    We aways called it Columbia Park. 

  8. lbod August 28, 2012 at 10:26 pm

    I’ve lived here for over 50 years and have always called it Columbia Park.

  9. Sharon August 30, 2012 at 6:21 pm
    So happy for you Malena! You are following you dream and showing your Southie Pride. Good luck in your new business!

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