culturally curated, radically influenced, and locally inspired
A new bookstore, The Book Shop, is coming to the Fields Corner neighborhood! It will be located on the ground floor of a new apartment building being developed at 1463 Dorchester Ave called Dot Crossing Apartments.
According to the Boston Globe, the founders Porsha Olayiwola, poet laureate of Boston, and Bing Broderick envision a shop that is “culturally curated, radically influenced, and locally inspired.” The 1,300-square-foot space will feature a collection of adult and children’s literature with some selections from local writers plus a lineup of special programming including book clubs, teen nights, kids’ story hours, and more! There are also plans to have a bar selling coffee, beer, wine, and smoothies.
The Book Shop hopes to be open by the fall of 2023.
You can read more details about this exciting new business here!
Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Co-host of Caught Up, storyteller, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.
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