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Weekend Picks

January 10th

Eat:
Enjoy all the delicious food of the Paramount Southie delivered right to your door!  The Paramount (667 East Broadway) is now using Dash delivery so now you can enjoy Shrimp Fra Diavolo or BBQ Steak Tips with creamy mashed potatoes without heading out into the cold winter air.  Sweet!   For more information visit: http://www.paramountboston.com/southboston

Drink:
Need a little nutrition boost?  Have some juice! Nourish Your Soul is a fresh-pressed juice and smoothie bar that just opened in Southie at 15 Channel Center Street in the the Fort Point Neighborhood. Nourish Your Soul is all about 100% pure, no additives, just fresh raw juice.  Completely dairy-free, the smoothies are made with the highest quality ingredients and can include a healthy boost of maca, cacao, chia, flax, lucuma, bee pollen or hemp. In addition to fresh raw juices, smoothies and cleanses made of organic (and local whenever possible) fruits and veggies with no additives or sugar – just healthy, good for you stuff!  Take a sip!

Shop:
Bundle up!  It’s cold out there!  Ku de Ta (663 East Broadway) has some amazingly adorable sweaters in stock to keep you warm including chunky knit, slouchy boyfriend, and chic knit jackets.  Closet Connection (553 East Broadway) has some amazing coats to help you brave the winter weather.   We spied in the racks a gorgeous cashmere and wool blend black classic 3/4 length coat.  

See:
Fourth Presbyterian Church (340 Dorchester Street) goes “Broadway” this weekend with their interpretation of Wicked.  This outstanding show will happen this weekend Friday, January 10th and Saturday, January 11th at 7pm and feature 15 local teens and tweens.  Come enjoy songs like Popular and Defying Gravity! This event is free and open to the public.

Watch:
The Patriots face the Colts in the NFL Second Round Playoffs on Saturday, January 11th at 8:15pm.  For suggestions on where to watch visit: https://caughtinsouthie.com/restaurants-bar/7-places-watch-game  The Celtics and Bruins are both playing on the the West Coast with 10:30pm games.  We have a feeling Southie’s gonna be hopping Saturday night!

Ride:
Take off your pants and ride the T.  It might be chilly but it might be really fun too!  Boston is hosting the 7th Annual “No Pants Subway Ride” on Sunday, January 12th at 1pm.  Organized by the group Boston SOS (Society of Shenanigans), hundreds of train passengers will board the MBTA, and then take their pants off mid ride  in front of unsuspecting strangers. If this sounds like your cup of tea, you can find out more information on their Facebook Event Page at https://www.facebook.com/events/675720485801385/675720489134718/

Mentor:
January is National Mentoring Month! South Boston T.E.A.M. (Together Engaging Adolescents Through Mentoring) wants you to help make our community a little bit stronger! South Boston T.E.A.M. is a mentoring program that matches caring adults with teens from South Boston. Matches will meet once a week for at least one year. As part of the program, you will participate in such events like trips to Red Sox games, Six Flags, and Castle Island.

Family Pick:
Hit the mats and help raise money for new ones.  Ultimate Self Defense & Performance Center (12 B Street) is hosting a special movie night fundraiser to raise some funds for some much needed Dojo mats.  This special event will take place Saturday, January 11th at 5pm.  It’s a drop off event so take advantage and plan yourself a little date night! Admission is $10 per child or $20 per family.  For more information visit: https://caughtinsouthie.com/arts-entertainment/family-fun-pick?The event is sponsored by Gene Frechette (We love Gene!) and his company Smart Home Audio & Video. www.smarthomeaudiovideo.com

 

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Maureen Dahill

Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Hockey mom, yoga enthusiast, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.