Registration opens February 1 for Summer Sports Centers

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce registration will open on February 1 for the 2024 Summer Sports Centers at White Stadium in Franklin Park, Almont Park in Mattapan, East Boston Memorial Stadium in East Boston, Garvey Playground in Dorchester, and Ronan Park in Dorchester. For more information or to register online please visit Each location offers instruction in several popular sports from July 8 through August 16. All Summer Sports Centers are offered free of charge to Boston residents and open to children ages 7 to 14. Parents may register their children for just one week or the entire summer. Get all the details here. 

Raise Your Glass

The Broadway is redefining the cocktail experience by collaborating with Native Sun x Nimbus Cannabis Co. to bring you Southie’s first-ever terpene-infused cocktail. Native Sun is the first dispensary to open in Southie, only a third of a mile away from Broadway. Nimbus Cannabis Co. is a product sold at their store that is the number one vape brand in the state and one of this year’s harvest cups for the best live resin.

Starting January 31st, The Broadway and Native Sun will throw a cocktail party to try the drink and learn about terpenes. The cocktail “Word on the Street” will be Broadway’s specialty cocktail for February. The cocktail party takes place on Wednesday, January 31st, at 7pm at The Broadway, complete with tastings, giveaways, and a live DJ! Get the details here! 

Be informed. Get involved.

Councilor Flynn is urging South Boston neighbors to attend future community meetings to support the South Boston Community Health Center (SBCHC). This is in response to a recent business proposal by a private company to establish a for-profit Urgent Care Clinic at 457-469A West Broadway. A community meeting scheduled by the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services for January 29th was postponed recently. The proponent had also been provided a Zoning Board of Appeal date for February 6th prior to receiving any feedback from the community or South Boston Elected Officials.  You can get get the details here. 

Celebrate the Lunar New Year!

Here are some ways to celebrate the Lunar New Year in and around the neighborhood! It’s the year of the dragon! Check out our roundup! 

Galentine’s + Valentine’s Day Celebrations in the Neighborhood!

Love is in the air in South Boston!  Whether you’re looking to make a reservation for a romantic dinner or date idea, or have some fun with friends, check out our Valentine’s Day Guide! 


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