Arts and Entertainment

Weekend Picks – February 23rd!

Eat:
Hot diggety dog! A welcomed sign of spring happens this weekend – Sullivan’s will be open for business! The legendary hot dog stand opens its doors on Saturday, February 24th. Enjoy half priced hot dogs ($95 cents plus tax) and help celebrate Sully’s 67th season!

Drink:
Nobody loves a margarita as much as us!  February 22nd is National Margarita Day and the perfect excuse to head out in the neighborhood to celebrate all weekend long!

Mingle:
Venture to JP with Craft’d  to Beers with Brewers: Turtle Swamp Brewing on Thursday, February 22nd from 7pm-9pm.  Your ticket includes a beer flight and a snack pairing. After the guided tasting you can grab a pint and mingle with the other craft beer lovers in the room.  You an purchase your tickets here! 

See:
Black Panther is playing at two new luxury theaters close by! We have a new luxury theater in the Seaport District! The ShowPlace ICON is now open at One Seaport (also home to Tuscan Kitchen and Kings). South Bay Mall also has a new luxury AMC theater!  Bonus: You can order beer and wine while you watch your movie!

Do:
Free Your Spine & The Rest Will Follow.  Besides being the best name for a class, this workshop will change your life!  Designed to help you ditch those aches and pains in your neck and shoulders, this class will help you feel loose and lighter!  It takes place on Saturday, February 24th from 2p-4pm at South Boston Yoga and taught by our friend Jenna Hill!  You can register here! 

Play:
Just when you thought Southie had it all, there’s this news! The Seaport District is getting Glowing Musical Seesaws! Yes, seesaws (or you may know them as teeter-totters)! The playground apparatus of our childhood will be souped up to glow with white lights and create musical notes. The faster you go, the faster the lights and music goes! The glowing musical seesaws traveling exhibit called Impulse. Seaport x Impulse will be opening to the public on the Seaport Common from February 16 to April 8.

Ride:
The Handle Bar is hosting a One Love Ride on Sunday, February 25th 6:30pm-8pm.  Tickets are $25.  You can purchase them here! 

Book:
Be lucky! The new AC by Marriott Hotel is offering a special St. Patrick’s Day Weekend deal! Weekend room rates starting at $189 – perfect for your out of town guests! AC is the closest hotel to the parade and as part of their St. Patrick’s Day package you’ll get 15% off dining at select InkBlock restaurants, Irish inspired breakfast options in the AC kitchen, Irish spirits and bites offerings and more! Also, for every room night booked, a portion is donated back to South Boston Allied War Veteran Council.  Seven “Lucky” guestrooms have a special gift, post and tag the @ACHOTELBOSTONDOWNTOWN to Instagram to win a complimentary Irish breakfast for two!

Reserve:
Tickets!  Get your tickets!  Another live show at Laugh Boston!  Join Maureen and Heather for a live Caught Up: A Podcast From South Boston on Wednesday, March 14th at 8pm.  It’s FREE and a perfect way to kick off the St. Patrick’s Day/Parade Day festivities! Get your tickets here! 

Register:
The Boston Athletic Club is kicking off a new ERG Performance Training 6 week Winter Sessions February 26th -April 7th.  Only $90 if you register by February 25th.  This high energy workout program includes everything from boxing to boot camp and more.  For more information visit here!

Kids Pick:
On Sunday, February 25th, families are invited to join Entertainment Cruises on the Odyssey for a kid-friendly lunch cruise with some of today’s coolest comic book characters. Kids can meet their heroes while parents take in the breathtaking views of Boston on this 2-hour cruise, all while enjoying a delicious lunch buffet, with kid-friendly options, on one of the city’s most beloved ships. Photo opportunities will be available upon boarding – children are encouraged to dress up as their favorite character.  The cruise boards at 11 am at Rowe’s Wharf in Boston.  Tickets are $54.90 for adults and $14.95 for children, and can be purchased via the Entertainment Cruises’ Odyssey website.

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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.