South Boston


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South Boston

An area of Boston, Massachusetts, bordering on Boston Harbor south of the main channel. Nicknamed Southie, it is home to a large Irish-American community.
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At SOUTH BOSTON, as it is called, in a situation excellently adapted for the purpose, several charitable institutions are clustered together.
Something of the same spirit pervades all the Institutions at South Boston.
He's a Galway man inhabitin' South Boston, where they all live mostly, an' mostly them Galway men are good in a boat.
Bulger and his Winter Hill gang had operated for more than two decades in the insular Irish-dominated South Boston neighborhood, engaging in loan sharking, gambling, extortion, drug dealing and murder.
The movie follows the titular Will Hunting (Damon), who at first glance isn't a very remarkable man, since he's a janitor in South Boston working at MIT, all alone in a tiny apartment.
It already owns 920 units in the Boston market, including properties in South Boston, Cambridge, South End, Back Bay, Brighton and Somerville.
The Columbia Threadneedle Investments Boston Triathlon combines a swim at Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation's (DCR) Carson Beach, a bike ride on DCR William Day Boulevard, and a run along the South Boston waterfront.
Two people were found dead at an apartment complex at 141 Dorchester Avenue in South Boston on Friday night, police said.
He overcame desperate poverty and family tragedy in the Irish ghetto of South Boston, but entirely reinvented his family history to elude Irish Boston's powerful gatekeepers.
Season 3 of Showtime's Ray Donovan, starring Liev Schreiber as Ray and Jon Voight as his ex-con father Mickey (released on DVD in December), follows Ray, a "fixer" from South Boston based in Los Angeles and employed by Hollywood's elites.
It recounts the story of the unsavoury alliance between this South Boston Irish mobster and the FBI.
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