Mother’s Day Neighborhood Gift Guide

Whether you’re buying for your mom, a mom to be, your sister or a friend, here are some gift ideas from local small businesses! Not only will you be picking up something special for your mom, you’ll be supporting our small businesses in the neighborhood. Or maybe treat mom to a meal at a local restaurant for her special day! Check out our guide here. 

Go Rollerskating!

After a 2-year hiatus, Chez-Vous, the legendary roller rink – has reopened!  You can purchase your tickets for admission here! Cash will not be accepted at the door – no exceptions. You must have a pre-purchased ticket to enter.

Try Doobie!

Doobie cannabis delivery is here! Get a free gift with every purchase at Make sure to follow them on Instagram @trydoobie

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo by drinking margaritas and chowing down on chips and guacamole. Cinco de Mayo (for those of you who flunked high school Spanish) is on May 5th. For those who are looking to get their Cinco celebration on as early as possible can raise a glass starting at 11:30am at Yellow Door Taqueria’s Lower Mills location. The restaurant is now open for lunch service on Thursdays and Fridays from 11:30am – 4pm. Patio seating is now available at both the South End and Lower Mills locations and can be reserved in advance via the app.

Be informed. Get involved.

The BPDA is hosting a Public Meeting for the 554-562 Columbia Road project located in Dorchester on May 5th from 6pm-7pm. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the updated project with the public. The meeting will include a presentation followed by Q&A and comments from the general public. Proposal for a mixed-use residential/commercial development with 72 new residential units including the four-story Fox Hall Building to be renovated along with 5,524 sf of commercial space in combination with construction of a six-story addition at the rear along with a 24 space parking garage and associated open space and amenities. Please register for the meeting using the following Zoom link: Webinar ID: 161 576 8187 Toll-Free Call-in Number: 833.568.8864


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