It’s so important to support our local small business community! Forget Amazon Prime Days and shop local! Pick up a gift or treat yourself to something nice! You’ll be supporting local business. So really, it’s a win/win!

Stoop Love

Market Floral Studio will spruce up your stoop! Market Floral Studio can create pretty containers of fall flowers plus gourds a plenty to line your front stoop or windows customized for the space and sunlight!

Outdoor Dining

Support our local restaurant scene by having a meal on the patio or picking up a gift card!

Cup of Coffee

Just a simple cup of coffee helps our small local coffee shops! Here’s a roundup of our favorite spots to get some in Dot!

Ice Cream

It’s National Ice Cream Month! Warmer temps and longer days, call for a trip to your local neighborhood ice cream shop!

It’s Called Fashion

Madrag carries on-trend women’s fashions and accessories.

Shop online or in-store at The Cue – women’s fashion and accessories boutique located in Milton.

Streamline offers vintage clothing, accessories and home goods in Lower Mills!

Philip’s Chocolates

Philip’s Chocolates have been around since 1952. They have a wide variety of chocolates that are perfect for mom! Some of our favorites include their “Build Your Own” 15 Piece Turtle Box or their Dark Chocolate Covered Cherries. 

Dorchester Pride

Babe Mannion’s Irish Shoppe is family-owned small business and specializes in unique items including personalized wooden products, Irish emblems, Scally caps, Dorchester Sweatshirts and T-shirts and more. College Hype has everything from wine glasses to hats and hoodies with Dorchester across the front!

Top Shelf Cookies

Top Shelf Cookies features a cookie of the month club!


Pure Oasis is Boston’s first recreational dispensary and the first minority owned company on the entire East Coast! Locally owned and operated, it’s been voted Best Cannabis Shop of 2020 and 2021.

Wine and Cheese

American Provisions has locally sourced goods and natural wine and plenty of meat and cheese! Social Wines is full stocked and the wine experts can help you select your new favorite bottle!  They have delivery and curbside pick up too!

Boston Winery book a tour or pick up a bottle or two. They also offer gift cards!

Man’s Best Friend

The Pooped Pooch located in Lower Mills has many brands of high-quality food and treats, including hard-to-find raw diet products in addition to toys, leashes and collars and more!

Poured with love

Triple Decker Candle Co. was founded by Johanna Keough in June of 2020. What started as a hobby during the pandemic – where Johanna left the candles on friends’ door steps during quarantine – quickly became something more! Each candle is hand poured from a small batch and created from both beeswax and soy wax to ensure that they are natural and eco-friendly.

Bloom and Grow

From plants to fresh cut flowers, Cedar Grove Garden has it all to add a little life to your home! They also carry gifts too!

Book a Workout

Give the gift of health and fitness!  Here’s a roundup of neighborhood gyms and fitness studios!

Get in the Spirit

Boston Harbor Distilling has gift cards and bottles of booze perfect for gift giving!

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