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Weekend Picks – January 16th

Eat:
Indulge in a little comfort food!  Row 34 (383 Congress Street) now offers Fried Chicken Sundays.  For $23 you can enjoy fried chicken, pommel puree, gravy and cole slaw.  It’s a nice way to end a weekend!

Drink:
Friday Night Flights! Each Friday evening, GrandTen Distilling (383 Dorchester Ave.) will open the distillery doors to those interested in a more in-depth understanding of handcrafted spirits. Offering a detailed tour, followed by a relaxed tasting of our full line of products (along with special, limited-run spirits not available anywhere else), you’ll keep a tasting glass as a souvenir. These tastings will include discussions on mixology, the history of Boston spirits, and the spirit world more generally. To keep these tastings intimate and conversation lively, seating will be initially limited to 20 reservations.  You can purchase tickets by visiting their website at www.grandten.com

Watch:
Who’s fired up for the Pats game!  Tom Brady and the Patriots take on Andrew Luck and the Colts at Gillette Stadium on Sunday at 6:40pm.  Wondering where to watch?  We’ve got some suggestions of of places to watch the game! https://caughtinsouthie.com/restaurants-bar/7-places-watch-game
Bonus: Laugh Boston is hosting a Patriots viewing party on the big screen with surround sound.  This event is free and if you mention Caught in Southie – you’ll get a free app!  Go Pats!

See:
Take in the beauty and magic of the night sky at 555 Gallery(555 East Second St.) at a gorgeous new exhibit called Under Astral Skies from now through February 14th.  Presenting five bodies of photography work, the artists explore our fascination with the night sky.  Fireworks and moon light from Jim Nickleson, the vast, soaring Milky Way from Christopher Wright, stratospheres of dust and detritus from Corinne Schulze and “re-used” light from Amy Friend all get us thinking about and experiencing the stars and the moon, real or imagined in a sparkling symphony of light to guide us through dark winter nights ahead.   For days, times and more information visit: http://www.555gallery.com/exhibitions/

Laugh:
Need a good laugh? Laugh Boston -Southie’s premier comedy club –  is offering a special Caught in Southie deal for you this weekend!  Enjoy the Very Best of Boston comedy show on Thursday, January 15th and Friday, January 16th featuring local comedians.  Use the code CAUGHT2FOR1 to enjoy a 50% discount.  Laugh – 425 Summer Street at the Westin Waterfront.  For tickets visit: www.laughboston.com

Workout:
It’s 2015.  What’s your New Year’s Resolution?  If you’re like most people in this world, it’s probably to get fit, get healthy and knock off a few pounds.  There are an abundance of gym facilities in Boston it’s hard to choose which one to join. Have no fear, Caught in Southie gives you our picks for the places that will help get those abs ripped and those thighs tightened.https://caughtinsouthie.com/health-wellness/places-workout-southie-get-your-ass-shape  Simply Barre is offering a special 3-day only sale this weekend.  Visit www.simply-barre.com
for details.

Run:
If running the marathon has been something on your bucket list, then make this year the year you run the Boston Marathon.  Training for the marathon can be a daunting task, but joining a running club might just be the motivation you need.  The L Street Running Club has kicked off their marathon training on Sundays and runs for 4 months. The expert and inspirational runners  have developed a 14-week training schedule including fully-manned and supplied water stops, course monitors, and even gummy bears and jelly beans.  Running routes will cover the streets of South Boston, Boston, Milton, Quincy, Charlestown and twice along the actual marathon route.  To check out this week’s route visit:http://www.lstreet.org/

Brunch:
Lincoln (425 West Broadway) is open for Brunch on Monday, January 20th beginning at 11am in celebration of MLK Day.  Enjoy breakfast pizza, steak&eggs benedict, burgers and more.  Wash it down with a Bloody Mary or a Bucket of Bubbles.

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.  Dew Luxe (36 A Street) has some amazing hand knit scarves and gloves to help you  brave the winter weather.   We also spied in the racks a gorgeous cashmere coats and sweaters.  Ku De Ta is also having a sale on Saturday – offering 25% off!

 

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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.