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A Sweet New Business in Dorchester's Fields CornerYvonne Abraham The Boston Globe November 22, 2012There is blind optimism, and then there is insanity.Beverly Hilaire cops to the latter, but with a qualification. “I call it calculated insanity,” she says. “I do know I’m going against the odds...

Among the 10 recipients of the 2012 Henry L. Shattuck Public Service Awards was Ellen Lipsey, director of the City of Boston’s Landmarks Commission.  Lipsey, who has been the BLC’s director since 1993, is the first member of the City’s preservation staff to receive the...

Last Saturday, November 10th brought crowds to the Eustis Street Fire House, for the first annual Eustis Street Harvest Fest, an event presented by the Common Thread Coalition, and hosted by Historic Boston Inc. Common Thread is a coalition made up of Dudley Square based...

Screen shot of laser scans of 72 Dale Street (courtesy of Harry R. Feldman Inc.)This week we are happy to have a talented group of guest bloggers tell us about the archaeological work being done at the Malcolm X House. U Mass Archaeological Services has...

Every year, students from the Roxbury Latin School visit the Eliot Burying Ground, and pay tribute to their school’s founder, John Eliot. Eliot arrived in Roxbury in 1631 after having crossed the Atlantic aboard The Lyon, the same boat that carried the wife and children...