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Weekend Picks

October 4th

Eat:
It’s National Taco Day on Friday.  Celebramos!  Rosa Mexicano on the waterfront is getting in the spirit with a selection of authentic, hand-size tacos including Baja Fish, Pork Belly and Scallop, Duck Tina and Vegetable tacos.  Wash it down with a Frozen Pomegranate Margarita.  While you there, you might as well try their signature guacamole en molcajete.

 

Drink:
Raise your glass- Happy Birthday Lincoln (425 West Broadway)!  It’s been one year since this Southie hot spot opened it’s accordion windows to West Broadway.  To celebrate, all week there will be speciality cocktails, special additions to the menu and lots of surprises.  It’s just Lincoln’s way of thanking the good people of South Boston!

Shop:
Ku De Ta’s (663 East Broadway) denim shop is fully stocked for fall.  Featuring a selection of the best fitting denim including brands like Joe’s Jeans, True Religion, Miss Me, Red Engine, Dittos, Etienne Marcel, Buffalo and Free People. Prices start at $88 for some styles up to $220. Moderate prices $150-$165.  The denim experts will help you select that perfect pair (or two)!

Laugh:
Laugh! Boston just opened it’s doors at the Westin Waterfront (425 Summer Street).  Featuring a 300 seat, state of the art, comedy club, Laugh will serve up upscale pub food and and a full  bar.  Thursday through Saturday will feature local and national headliner like Gary Valentine, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Greg Proops, Michael Che, Ari Shaffir, Godfrey, and Greg Fitzsimmons.  In October, be on the look out for Boston Accent Wednesdays featuring some of our local favorite comedians like Steve Sweeney and Don Gavin.  For more information on Laugh visit: www.laughboston.com

Watch:
It’s a sport’s fan dream this weekend featuring a trifecta of teams – Sox, B’s and Pat’s.  The Red Sox begin the playoffs vs. Tampa Bay at 3pm on Friday and then again at 5:30 on Saturday.   The Bruins take on the Red Wings on Saturday night at 7pm and the Pats face the Bengals Sunday at 1pm.  Wondering where to watch?  We’ve got some suggestions: https://caughtinsouthie.com/restaurants-bar/7-places-watch-game

Remember:
A Night to Remember Melissa Hardy.  After her tragic murder in June, special night to remember, honor and celebrate Melissa’s life has been planned for Saturday, October 5th.  You are invited to join your friends and neighbors in an evening of celebration and to support the Melissa Hardy Memorial Fund at Florian Hall.  Tickets – $25

Help:
Elderly siblings, Mary and Joe Kane of South Boston need your help!  After a fire on Monday night, the Kane’s lost everything in their home.  Unfortunately, they did not have insurance.  They are on fixed incomes through pensions from Gillette and were staying at the Westin Hotel thanks to the kindness of Father Joe White from St. Vincent’s Parish – but as of last night need somewhere to stay.
The Kane’s will need help moving forward.  Mary is 74 and Joe is 67 and a disabled Vietnam veteran. Let’s rally together Southie and help them through this tough time.
If you would like to make a donation to the Kane’s, you can kindly contact:?St. Vincent De Paul Parish?Fr Joseph White?360 E Street?(617) 268-8100??

 

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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.