A wide array of lifestyles collides in Dorchester, an outer Boston neighborhood where parking is possible. Creative types, young professionals, and ferociously proud locals intermix in this neighborhood’s parks, eateries, and casual bars. Dorchester’s seedy reputation often causes outsiders to question the area’s merits, but the community’s loyalty to improving their neighborhood is paying off—its Victorian homes are renovating and new galleries and boutiques increasingly declare a Dorchester address.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
Rising In Popularity on the Outskirts of Boston
Dorchester is a historic neighborhood of over 6 square miles in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The town was founded by Puritans who emigrated from Dorchester, England in 1630."
Dorchester's Local Conveniences
The neighborhood has deep roots - people who come here, stay here. Lots of large Victorian houses, two city parks and a path along the harbor. It is unexpectedly safe, actually."
Looking for the ocean? South Boston's Pleasure Bay is a 5 min drive from here. You can end your day on the beach swimming, or walking along the ocean on historical site Castel Island."
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Kenn Tam is a Canadian photographer living and working in New York City's Manhattan, that specializes in portraits and street photography. And yes, he was that high school year book guy with a 50mm lens for a face.