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Weekend Picks – January 8th

Eat:
Judging by the lines every weekend, apparently Southie loves bagels. Serving up delicious bagels you can buy by the dozen or individually, Boston Bagel Co. (753 East Broadway) offers up breakfast sandwiches like the Southie Scramble, eggs, bacon, sausage, onions, peppers, and cheese for $4.50 and lunchtime specialty sandwiches like Turkey Avocado Club and the Tuna Melt.  Don’t feel like carbo-loading, Boston Bagel Co. offers wraps as well. 

Drink:
Get cozy by the fire at Chalet (downstairs from Bastille Kitchen – 49 Melcher Street) and enjoy one of their creative cocktails.  This lounge is perfect for date night with it’s tartan plaid sofas, dark wood, and the warm glow of the fire.  http://bastillekitchen.net

Shop:
Chase away the winter blues with a little retail therapy.  Southie is the new Charles Street – well, maybe Charles Street with an edge – so why not hit all the boutiques this weekend.  For a list of where to shop visit: https://caughtinsouthie.com/shop/shopping-expedition

Primp:
Get gorgeous at the Beauty Bar – 699 East Broadway.  Their January special include half-off a haircut with partial foil or single process color.  Free brow sculpting tight any facial and Keratin Treatment for $199 and a free haircut with full foil for new clients only!  You’re worth it, right?  For more information visit: http://www.thebeautybarsb.com

Play:
Play Powerball! Why not right?  Someone has got to win, so why not us?  Powerball is expected to reach over $675 million in winnings this Saturday night – largest jackpot in history! We say buy a quick pick for a buck and fill your head with all the crazy rich money fantasies it can hold.  Maybe it’s fast cars, loose women, parking spots, Southie real estate or lavish trips to exotic places like Hingham or Marblehead.   Whatever your fantasy, it’s fun to dream.  It would be a fantastic way to start 2016! 
What would you do with $675 million? 

See:
Fourth Presbyterian Church (340 Dorchester Street) goes “Broadway” this weekend with their interpretation of Urinetown.  This outstanding show will happen this weekend on Saturday, January 7th at 7pm and Sunday, January 8th at 4pm.  

Workout:
It’s 2016.  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.  East Side Yoga and Fitness is offering a special on personal training. Buy ten pack of one hour sessions ($650.00), receive one hour assessment for free! Buy ten pack of 1/2 hour sessions ($350.00) receive 1/2 hour assessment for free!  First-time clients only, purchase by January 25th. For more information visit: http://www.east-sideyogaandfitness.com

Knit:
Learn to knit!  This weather is perfect for learning and The Stitch House(846 Dorchester Ave) is offering Knitting 101 classes this month.  The Stitch House is not only a fully stocked yarn shop, but it also offers classes for all the fiber arts including knitting, crochet, sewing, and quilting.  Anissa George and staff of expert instructors, are not only talented but they are patient and hands on.   For a full list of classes visit http://www.stitchhousedorchester.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.