Arts and Entertainment

Weekend Picks – July 15th

Eat:
Who the heck wants to cook in all this heat?  We say order in and it get some delicious food delivered right to your door – or how about the beach?  Grubhub has a special discount code just for you!  Enjoy $7 off orders of $15 or more!  Enter the code SouthieSGH16 at checkout!  Here are our picks for local delivery from sushi to pizza and everything in between!

Drink:
Rosé all day! Social Wines knows the way to our hearts this weekend – a special on rosé – just in time for the hazy, hot and humid weather! Buy four or more bottles of Rosé and get the 15% full-case discount! Whether you’re heading to the beach or having dinner on a rooftop, rosé wines are perfect for the summer. (Mix and match OK. Vintage, rare and sparkling wine not included.)

Celebrate:
July 14th is Le Fête Nationale aka French Independence Day!  Celebrate with Miam Miam Macaronerie by treating yourself to some macarons!  Enjoy 14% of all orders of a dozen or more!  They will also have champagne flavored macs on hand too!

Shop:
Keep your lips beautifully hydrated this weekend!  Ku De Ta is fully stocked with Lip Batters!  Lucie + Pompette – a 3-in-1 gloss, plumper, and Balm, will keep your lips moisturized and glowing all weekend long!  $16 – We are obsessed!

Workout:
Work out at the the Lawn on D!  Equinox is stepping out of the clubs and onto The Lawn on D for a new summer workout series.  One Sunday a month from June through September 2016, Equinox’s expert group fitness instructors will lead a group of members and non-members alike through an hour-long signature group fitness class on The Lawn on D.  Each workout will be held from 10:30AM-11:30AM. Following the class participants can enjoy some well-deserved down-time and Lawn on D’s amenities including concessions and complimentary games. This week’s class is “Best Abs Ever/Best Butt Ever.” This summer series is open to both Equinox members and non-members and is complimentary for members. Non-members are asked to make a $15 donation to Cycle for Survival, a nationwide movement to beat rare cancers. 100 percent of the funds donated go to research studies and clinical trials to change the way cancer is diagnosed and treated. We say stick around after the workout and a have few beers and toast to summer in Southie!  You can register for classes here!

See:
Come on out and support our local artists who live and work in the two zip codes of South Boston – 02127 and 02210 this weekend! On Saturday, July 16th at Medicine Wheel’s Spoke Gallery from 5pm-7pm, mix and mingle with your friends, neighbors and meet the artists featured in this amazing exhibition including Caught in Southie’s own photographer – Deborah McCarthy! Can’t make the opening reception?  Gallery hours are Wednesdays-Fridays 12pm-5pm and by appointment – you can email kbitetti@mwproductions.org.

Socialize:
C2 is taking a field trip – seaside!  Join instructor Carolyn Stuart for a social night at the Boston Harbor Yacht Club on Thursday, July 14th at 5:30pm. Enjoy an hour long, energizing barre class with ocean views!  Class is followed by BYOB cocktails and light appetizers. A special thank you to Jane Handrahan for hosting this fun event for C2! To register, visit here! 

Tour:
The Castle Island Association (CIA) has been giving free guided tours of Fort Independence on Castle Island for over thirty years. Enjoy a tour every Saturday, Sunday, and on national holidays through the summer from noon till 3:30pm. You can also enjoy a sunset tour on Thursday at 6pm.

Open Houses:
743 East Fourth Street – Unit 104 – Sunday 11:30am-1pm – Joyce Lebedew Real Estate

539 East Seventh Street – Thursday 6:30pm-7:30pm and Saturday 11am-2:30pm

Bonus:
Want to more things to do in Southie this summer – check out our Summer Guide!  It’s summer in Southie – the hottest place to be! Forget Newport or the Cape, we’ve got it all right here – beaches, boats, rooftop bars, dining al fresco, and some of the coolest people around!  Caught in Southie has the scoop on everything thats “Hot in Southie” this summer from places to eat and drink apres beach, to summer workouts, outdoor yoga, summer style tips, day trips, special deals, and more.  If it’s happening in Southie this summer, then it’s in our Summer Guide!

 

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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.