14. Good Will Hunting accurately depicts guys from Southie
Cute, scrappy, and devilishly charming, Will Huntings and Chuckie Sullivans abound in Southie. L Street Tavern was Will and Chuckie’s hangout in the film, but locals know it as Striggie's because of its original name: Strigunas' L Street Tavern.
15. We were pretty sure the Feds wouldn't catch Whitey Bulger
We thought the notorious Southie mobster and former FBI fugitive was long gone up until he got arrested on June 22, 2011, in Santa Monica after being on the lam since 1995. The West Coast must've softened him up.
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Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. She is never leaving Southie, unless the "authorities" ask her to. Follow her @MaureenCaught.