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7 Great After-School Programs & Activities in DOT

As summer is coming to a close and school is starting up soon, it’s time to start thinking about after-school programs and activities for your children. Whether it’s homework help, arts, sports, or socializing with friends, there are plenty of great options right here in Dorchester. We compiled a list of our top picks in…

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8 Free Things to do with Your Kids this Summer in Boston

Need something to do with the kiddos? On a budget? Need to cool down in the summer heat? Here’s a few things we’ve come up with for you. 1. Ryan Playground/Spray Park More like a full-fledged water park than a spray park, with lifeguards on duty. Includes a large wading pool that even big kids…

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Chill on Park Store Front

Keeping it Cool – PR for People Magazine

Read the full article by Matt Robinson here! “While it may be known as “home of the bean and the cod,” MA is also one of the largest consumers of ice cream per capita in the United States. In the summer, that is all fine and good. But how can the Bay State maintain maintain…

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Dorchester Reporter Covered Chill on Park's Holiday Event

An Evening of Holiday Fun – Dorchester Reporter

Did you catch us in the Dorchester Reporter in their December 22, 2016 issue? Read the full issue here, and scroll down to page 9 (People section) to read our story. “Chill on Park, The Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester,and the Boston City Singers hosted an Evening of Holiday Fun on Friday, December 16.…

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Children's Author Michael Lewis at Chill on Park's Evening of Holiday Fun Event

Children’s book author Mike Lewis (at Chill on Park) – The Patriot Ledger

Chill on Park was thrilled to have Children’s Book Author Mike Lewis read at our Evening of Holiday Fun event a few weeks ago. Check out this great article about his children’s books with photos from our in-store reading here! A big thank you to everyone who attended! Article by By Jody Feinberg / The Patriot Ledger; Photos by…

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Sweets Week at Chill on park

Eat These Special Dishes for Sweets Week 2016 – Eater Boston

Local restaurants are serving up twists on classic New England treats October 24-28 by Rachel Leah Blumenthal @blumie Oct 24, 2016, 12:00p Read the full article here to see other treats during Sweets Week 2016! “Dorchester ice cream shop Chill on Park is offering a trio of specials inspired by Boston fall favorites for Sweets Week.…

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Chill on Park – Boston Foodies Blog

Photos and blog post by Tiffany Lopinsky (Click this link to read the full blog post!)

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The Coolest New Boston Ice Cream Shops: September Edition – Eater Boston

By Rachel Leah Blumenthal @blumie September 29, 2016 Read the full article here!

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Chill on Park Cookie Sandwich

The Coolest New Boston Ice Cream Shops – Eater Boston

By Rachel Leah Blumenthal @blumie Aug 12, 2016, 12:00p Read the full article here!   Eating ice cream is a year-round sport in New England, but we’re right in the thick of its prime season now. While the Boston area boasts a large number of essential ice cream destinations that have been around for years,…

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Interview with Wendy Issokson of Chill on Park — Jewish Boston

By Matt Robinson View the full article via JewishBoston.com here. It is getting to be ice cream season in Greater Boston (as if it ever is not!) and there is a welcome new player in the field. Well, actually, Chill on Park is not so new, having just celebrated its first year at 142 Park…

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Chill on Park: Neighborhood Destination and Tik-cool o-YUM! — Jewish Journal

By Matt Robinson Read the full article at Boston.Forward.com   What do we all scream for when it’s hot outside? Ice cream! And now, thanks to the community-minded husband and wife team of Wendy and Alan Issokson, there is a fun new place to get it. Located on the corner of Dorchester Avenue and Park…

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What’s New: Pixar and Chill on Park — WCVB’s Chronicle

View our segment on WCVB’s Chronicle! You may want to skip t0 2:56 for our part of the segment!    

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Chill on Park: New Ice Cream in Dorchester — TravelEatLove.com

By Mehgan Malloy Read the full article at TravelEatLove.com! We skipped right through spring, and lately it has felt like summer is in full effect. I will take it! I  wouldn’t mind summer three seasons of the year, to be honest. Just in time for summer, Dorchester has a new ice cream spot, and we…

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Chill on Park in Dorchester offers ice cream and more — Boston Globe

By Andrea Pyenson Read the full article at BostonGlobe.com   Sitting at a table in Chill on Park, her gleaming new ice cream and coffee shop in Fields Corner, Wendy Issokson asks, “Who’s not happy when they’re eating ice cream?” Issokson and her husband, Alan, who live in Needham, have close ties to the Dorchester…

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