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Weekend Picks – July 14th 

Eat:
Lobsterpalooza!  If you love lobster then head to Amrheins this week!  Featuring lobster ravioli, lobster pie, lobster roll, and lobster mac and cheese, you’ll get your lobster fix in many shapes and forms.  Amrhein’s outdoor patio is now open so you can enjoy our lobster al fresco!

Drink:
Wet your whistle! Whether you hit M Street Beach or Carson Beach, an iced cold beer or a frozen drink and some snacks will do the trick! Here are some of our picks for Southie hot spots for apres beach!

Shop:
Hot savings!  Bringing Up Baby is celebrating summer with a sale! Take 30% off all summer fashion and summer layette! Stop by this weekend!  Wears + Wares is having a storewide sale beginning Friday – excludes new items marked in pink!  Ku De Ta has plenty of fresh items on their sale rack – enjoy 40-50% off!

See:
Family fun!  Hub Church is hosting a free movie night at M Street Family Beach at sunset featuring the movie Sing!  Bring a towel or a chair to sit on and Hub Church is providing complimentary popcorn and drinks!

Do:
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is opening their doors for FREE on Thursday, July 13, July 27, and August 10, 2017 from 5-9PM for Neighborhood Nights this summer in Boston! Enjoy live music, performances, art-making, and horticulture projects while also exploring the galleries.

Listen:
Enjoy an free outdoor concert on Saturday from 3-5pm at Dorchester Heights! Fort Point Ramblers will be playing some blue grass for your listening pleasure!  Don’t forget a chair or blanket!

Save:
Buy one! Get one! Need a new pair of prescription glasses or prescription sunglasses? Well, Wink Eyecare has got a deal for you! When you buy a one pair of prescription glasses you get the second one at 50% off! Offer goes through July 15th. * Some restrictions apply* Offer cannot be combined with other discounts or insurance plans.  Saturday is the last day to take advantage of this great sale!

Workout:
Hit the Barre with Equinox and Seaport Sweat! On Saturday, July 15th Equinox, continues its Seaport Sweat fitness series with a Barre and Pilates masterclass mashup, sure to tone and tighten. From 10:00AM to 11:00AM combine the principles of ballet-derived exercises and classic mat Pilates taught by Equinox expert instructors Jenn Phelan and Meagan Fitzgerald.  Open to both members and non-members, this is the perfect non-impact workout designed to build and challenge core strength while simultaneously enhancing flexibility. Low weight, repetitive standing work will be followed by core mat mark and stretching. Class is held at 85 Pier 4 Blvd.  To reserve a space, please visit here! 

Dance:
Dance the weekend away! The Supper Club at Capo has a weekend of live music kicking off with Conscious Reggae on Thursday, Alex MacDougall is playing Friday and Vincent King is playing Saturday night! Grab some dinner and drinks before and work it off dancing!

Date Night:
Drop off the kids Friday for pizza a movie at the Boston Athletic Club and head out for dinner sans children on Friday from 5pm-8pm.  Cost is $20 per child and includes pizza, popcorn and the movie – Ratatouille!  Register you kids with Jaime – here! kids@bostonathleticclub.com Just another perk of being a member of the BAC!

Explore:
Take a trip to the Boston Harbor Islands. From yoga, to clambakes, to good old fashioned history, it’s only just a ferry trip away!  Get the scoop!

Register:
On your mark, get set, go!  Compete in a triathlon right in your own back yard, Southie!On Sunday, July 30th at 8:15 a.m. hundreds of triathletes will take to Boston Harbor and William Day Boulevard to compete in The Boston Triathlon. The swim takes place at Carson Beach and the bike and run are up and down William Day Boulevard and the Sugar Bowl path and ends back at Mother’s Rest at Carson Beach.   It’s a 1/2 mile swim, 9 mile bike and a four mile run!  Piece of cake!  There’s also a post party that includes food, beer garden, games, vendors, music and more all on Carson Beach.  There is an Olympic Race course too for you beasts!  For those course details you can visit their website! 

Open Houses:

84 O Street – Sunday 11:30am-1pm

Check out 14 WEST on Sunday!  Get a peak at the property on Sunday, July 16th. Enjoy a unique experience going up to all levels of the property to see the footprints and the views of the units!  Interested parties should meet at the trailer at 14 WEST Broadway!  Check out our 5 Reason Why You Should Move to 14 WEST! 

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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.