A Sweet New Business in Dorchester's Fields Corner
The Boston Globe
November 22, 2012
There is blind optimism, and then there is insanity.
Beverly Hilaire cops to the latter, but with a qualification. “I call it calculated insanity,” she says. “I do know I’m going against the odds in every direction. But it’s what I want to do.”
What she wants to do is make a good living operating an old-fashioned candy store in Dorchester. This past April, in the midst of this dismal economy, she opened A Sweet Place in Fields Corner.