The Dorchester Reporter reports on a proposal to designate a formal Little Saigon district in Fields Corner to celebrate the area's large Vietnamese population. Not everybody is thrilled:
"How does the Blarney Stone fit into Little Saigon, or Antonio’s Pizza?" he asked. "It's an exclusive name, and you can be certain there’s gonna be signs going up that are going to drop the Fields Corner identity."
The Dorchester Reporter updates us on the proposal.
The Board of Appeals ruled yesterday a Fields Corner resident has to get a school bus he's turning into a camper out of his driveway. Read more.
After finding a bit of cable on the sidewalk on the way home last night, a Fields Corner resident took a look at the day's video from her surveillance system - and watched this slob getting the bike ready for the taking, only he couldn't cut through the second chain securing it and gave up.
She adds she knows the bike's owner, who told her he had not asked for help from this Lance Armstrong doppleganger to free it.
Bobert Fallon reports the station lobby is filled with water, but that you can still catch the train there, as long as you don't mind wading through a few inches of water to get to the track level.
Fields Corner Main Street shows us the sunset over Dorchester Avenue tonight.
In the back, around 3 p.m. at Draper and Westville streets. There's a related crime scene on Adams Street, just north of Dorchester Avenue.
The Dorchester Reporter reports a man was shot around 11:35 a.m. at Adams Street and Neponset Avenue.
Tim Smith joined the annual Mother's Day Walk for Peace from Fields Corner to City Hall this morning.
The Boston Licensing Board today reinstated the food-serving license for Pho So 1, 223 Adams St. - and even let it stay open longer than before it was shut for letting patrons drink after its official closing time. Read more.
Fields Corner Main Street reports several hundred people showed up for the One Boston Day cleanup along Dorchester Avenue today, including this happy crew in Fields Corner.
Current reports WGBH will open an office in the Fields Corner headquarters of the Association of Independents in Radio. Initially, the station will rotate one reporter there every three weeks, but plans to hire a fulltime Dorchester correspondent. It will also be working with the Dorchester Reporter.
WCVB reports the shops on Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan Square, Dorchester Avenue in Fields Corner, Liberty Plaza in East Boston and Beacon Street in Coolidge Corner are among two dozen the perpetually teetering chain is closing in Massachusetts (in other news, there were still two dozen Radio Shacks in Massachusetts).
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