St. Mark's Area Main Street

Coattails & Cocktails 2016 | April 3

Coattails & Cocktails 2016 is St. Mark’s Area Main Street’s biggest fundraiser of the year, a fabulous evening of delicious food, great friends and colleagues, and much fun as we celebrate sixteen years of Main Street organizing and support along the 1.1 mile stretch of Dorchester Ave.  The evening’s events will include: >> Read More

SMAMS Community Visioning Meeting | November 16

Join SMAMS executive director, Meaghan Overton, local business owners and your neighbors, on Saturday November 16 at 9am-12pm, to help develop the vision for what's next in the SMAMS district. Be part of this inclusive brainstorming session to build on recent successes and help strengthen our community!
The location of this meeting will be in the lower hall of St Mark's Church on 1725 Dorchester Avenue
For moreinformation please call 6178253846 or email
We hope to see a great turnout for this meeting. Check out the Facebook event for more information. 

Oscars on the Avenue | Feb. 24


St. Mark's Area Main Street presents Oscars on the Avenue. This celebration will take place on February 24 from 8pm to 12am at Tavolo (1918 Dorchester Ave). The evening will feature Tavolo’s renowned hors d’oeuvres, the Academy Awards on the TV screens, an auction, a local awards ceremony, and more! Tickets are $75 in advance (until 5pm Feb 22) and $90 at the door. Advance tickets can be purchased via PayPal at For more info, call 617-825-3846 or email

Main Street Open Golf Tournament | June 18

Swing into Summer at the Main Street Open June 18!
Start your summer right with a great day of golf at the St. Mark's Area Main Street (SMAMS) fourth annual Main Street Open golf tournament! Presented this year in partnership with Mass Affordable Housing Alliance and Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester.

Monday,  June 18, at the beautiful Franklin Park Golf Course, Dorchester. 

Registration and breakfast by Au Bon Pain 7:00 AM, shotgun start at 8:00.

Best Ball scoring - as long as one of your group can hit the ball straight, >> Read More

SMAMS Annual Meeting Honors Maureen Feeney, May 24

SMAMS will hold its Annual Meeting Tuesday, May 24, 6:30 p.m. at All Saints Church Hall, 209 Ashmont Street. Members will vote on the work plan and budget for the coming year and elect a board of directors. All are welcome to attend.

Featured speaker will be District 3 City Councillor Maureen Feeney, who will receive a lifetime service award for many years of amazingly dedicated and effective service to our neighborhood. Please join all of Dorchester in congratulating Maureen and wishing her the best! Refreshments provided by Ashmont Grill!

Winning the Future - Roundtable with American Business, May 20

The White House Business Council, the City of Boston, St. Mark’s Area Main Street and Mass. Affordable Housing Alliance invite you to participate in a Winning the Future Roundtable with American Business, featuring Deputy Secretary of Transportation John Porcari, on Friday, May 20, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. 

All business owners are welcometo this FREE event and pre-registration is required. Attendance is limited to the first 30 individuals that register. >> Read More

3rd Annual Main Street Open, Jun. 20

Start your summer right with a great day of golf at the third annual Main Street Open golf tournament! See if your swing is up to par on Monday, June 20, at the beautiful Franklin Park Golf Course, Dorchester. Breakfast and registration will take place at 7:00 a.m., with a shotgun start at 8:00.

Best Ball scoring: as long as one of your group can hit the ball straight, you're in the hunt for the championship! After the round, enjoy the awards lunch with great prizes. Registration is $500 for a foursome (or $125 each for singles). You can register online via PayPal by clicking here, or call the SMAMS office at 617-825-3846. 

Sea Breeze Mexican Grill Opens!

Please join SMAMS in wishing Bienvenido (Welcome) to Sea Breeze Mexican Grill, opening on Wednesday, March 23, at 1782 Dorchester Ave (corner of Shepton Street). They will open for dinner at 4:30 p.m. Starting March 24, Sea Breeze will open for breakfast, lunch and dinner - 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. - with a wide and affordable menu. In addition to beef, chicken, pork and veggie items, Sea Breeze carries a great selection of seafood choices. They also a offer a kids' menu for children under 10.

Owners Yomiris Rodriguez and Luis Perez have done an outstanding job of renovating the interior, and the storefront will soon be graced by custom-designed signage. Please stop in this week and say Hola/Hello!

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