Dorchester Illustration no. 2178
In 1971 artist Corita Kent was commissioned to illustrate one of the two gas tanks that then stood at the side of the Southeast Expressway. Today's photograph shows her with a model tank in front of the huge original. In 1992 the...
Dorchester Illustration no. 2177
Today's photo shows construction of the subway tunnel at Peabody Square in the 1920s.
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Dorchester Illustration no. 2176
The Almshouse or the Dorchester Poor House was at Kane Square, the junction of Bowdoin and Hancock Streets. Also published in Dorchester / Anthony Mitchell Sammarco. Dover, NH, 1995. Images of America series.
Chocolate, Culture and the Politics of Food
2 pm, Sunday, February 15, 2015 at the William Clapp House
Join Carla D. Martin, Harvard University lecturer, for a sensory exploration of the world of chocolate. Inspired by her popular undergraduate course, this event will introduce the socio-historical legacy of chocolate and the global and ethical issues connected to the production of one of America's favorite sweets, with an emphasis on the eating and appreciation of the so-called "food...
December 14, 2014 Holiday Party
DHS members and friends gather to ring in the holiday season at the annual Holiday Open House. Dorchester-based pianist Bil Mooney-McCoy will play music of the holiday season and lead the gathering in a lively carol sing. Enjoy food, good company and shopping in our specialty gift shop.