South Boston is a densely populated neighborhood located south and east of the Fort Point Channel and abutting Dorchester Bay. South Boston, most popularly known as Southie, was once a predominantly working class Irish Catholic community, but has become increasingly desirable among young professionals and families.South Boston contains Dorchester Heights, where George Washington forced British troops to evacuate during the American Revolutionary War. South Boston has undergone gentrification, and consequently, its real estate market has seen property values join the highest in the city. South Boston has also left its mark on history with Boston busing desegregation. South Boston is also home to the St. Patricks Day Parade, a celebration of the Irish-American culture and the Evacuation Day observance.
Our Favorite Spots and Things To Do:
- Catch a football game at STATS Bar and Grille on Dorchester Street.
- Capo is great for dinner and a night out with friends
- Visit Loco on West Broadway for a margherita and some fajitas.