Last Call for Write on the Dot
Submissions are now open for the 6th book of local writing from Dorchester and UMass Boston MFA affiliated writers. Writers of any experience level are encouraged to get published! Deadline is Monday, May 3rd. Check out the submission guidelines here!
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. Here are some local neighborhood businesses who are celebrating!
Mother’s Day is May 9th
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 roundup!
The Return of the Swan Boats
The Swan Boats will open for the 2021 season at the Boston Public Garden lagoon on Saturday, May 8, at 10 a.m. It’s another sign that we’re slowly getting back to normal, and yet another reason to visit the Public Garden this spring! Learn more: ow.ly/GDiG50ECsdO
Cedar Grove Gardens Design Workshops
Cedar Grove Gardens has launched a new series of Wednesday evening design workshops beginning May 19th. Featuring floral design, succulents and herb gardens workshops, each ticket includes supplies, appetizers, wine, and 30 minute post event of private shopping with 10% off all in-store purchases. You can learn more here!