My Dot Tour Kicks Off! Tours Aug. 6, 7, 13, 14

My Dot Tour
The Fields Corner Collaborative is pleased to kick off My Dot Tour, a multimedia, youth-led walking tour of Fields Corner in Dorchester this August! The free tours will take place Saturday August 6 and 13 at 11 a.m. and on Sunday August 7 and 14 at 4 p.m. Tours depart from Gallagher Insurance (~1471 Dorchester Ave) and Pho Hoa (1356 Dorchester Avenue) will host a reception after each tour where participants can cool off indoors and enjoy delicious Vietnamese cuisine. There is a 20 attendee-maximum at each tour – RSVP today! For media inquiries and to RSVP with your preferred tour date and time, contact You may also call (617) 855-8687. >> Read More

Intern This Summer With My Dot Tour!

My Dot TourFields Corner Collaborative is currently seeking summer interns for My Dot Tour, a multimedia walking tour through Fields Corner led by local youth. The tour will highlight the community's past, present, and future and will need the help of tour guides (ages 14-18) to develop content and choose tour stops. This is a paid internship, participants will receive a stipend and will work 10 hours per week from July 5 to August 14. Auditions are at 4 p.m. on June 20 at 1452 Dorchester Avenue 3rd Floor. Please prepare a 2-minute monologue to act or sing and be ready to read from a script. RSVP to or by calling 617-855-TOUR.

Fields Corner Kite Tales, Apr. 30

Kite TalesOn Saturday, April 30, break in the warm weather with a kite flight! The first My Dot Tour event of the summer will celebrate the newly cleaned district of Fields Corner following the Boston Shines Community Cleanup event by sending local history skyward. Celebrate your community and history by flying a kite bearing your Fields Corner story from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Town Field (corner of Dorchester Ave. and Park St.) Submit a story on, at the Fields Corner Library or at Fun Tea Cafe before April 30 and collect a kite day-of.

This event is organized in collaboration with artist Xiaowei Wang. For more information, email

Fields Corner Collaborative Launches MyDotTour 2011!

The Fields Corner Collaborative, a group of non-profit organizations concerned with the history, architecture, and socioeconomic development of Fields Corner, will launch MyDotTour: a youth-led tour of Dorchester's past, present, and future. Coordinator Kate Balug, who has worked with multi-media projects in Mexico City and in Rio de Janeiro, will host a youth charrette in order to plan this exciting project on Thursday, March 24th, from 4 to 5 p.m. at the GNA Teen Center, Dorchester House, 1353 Dorchester Ave. Contact or call 617-474-1478 for more information. RSVP encouraged. View a flyer here.

Internship information and more after the break.  >> Read More

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