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Weekend Picks – June 9th

Eat:
Publico is now open for brunch!  Executive Chef Keenan Langlois’ brunch fare will be served up every Sunday from 11am – 2pm in the restaurant’s rustic, mid-century dining room as well as outside in the 2,000 sq ft open-air atrium, garden space. The menu features Bag of Beignets (cinnamon sugar, mescal sabayon, $7,) Mahi Tacos (fried mahi, avocado, picco de gallo, cilantro, $15,) and Chilaquiles (tortillas, grilled salsa, fried eggs, crème fraiche, cilantro, avocado, $13,) among other breakfast-centric selections.  The cocktail menu has been shaken up courtesy of co-owner and Beverage Director, Teodora Bakardzhieva, whose latest libations include; Bloody Russian Spy (vodka, house-made habanera bloody mix, $11,) Tiki Tiki Ta (Bumbu rum, coconut, crème de banana, falernum, grapefruit, $12) Girl From Ipanema (leblon cachaça, passion fruit, lime panela, $12,) and the crowd pleasing Frosé (sparking rosé, house-made strawberry syrup, lemon juice, splash of grenadine, $12) among other creative concoctions.  Reservations are highly recommended!

Brunch Again:
Happy Anniversary to Lincoln’s wildly popular Test Brunch Kitchen!  Stop by Friday, June 9th for the Best Of Brunch Test Kitchen and try all of the favorites from the past year that haven’t made it onto our regular brunch menu! If you haven’t been yet, there will be no time like this Friday to take off !  See you there!  You can sneak a peek at the very extensive menu here!  https://www.facebook.com/LincolnSouthBoston/

Drink:
Raise your glass it’s Negroni Week!  Negroni is the classic mix of Campari, gin, and sweet vermouth but local bars and restaurants are creating their own twist for Negroni Week!  Back in 2013, Imbibe magazine and Campari teamed up to celebrate the cocktail and raise money to supports charities all over the world!  Boston is one of the many cities participating including many Southie hot spots including The Maiden, Stephi’s in Southie, Capo, Pastoral, Tavern Road and more!  To see of full list of local participants visit here!   You can participate through June 11th!

Drink Again:
Celebrate the return of the sun and Rose drinking season by purchasing tickets to THE wine tasting of the summer!  The Annual Grand Rose Tasting at Social Wines!  Stop, smell and taste the rose. On Monday, June 12th from 5:30pm-7:30pm and sample more than 30 wines!  Summer is the perfect season for the refreshing pink wine!  It’s the perfect wine for day-drinking too!  Mark your calendar!

Laugh:
Head out on Thursday night for Thirst Comedy Thursday at Thirst at the corner of K and 2nd.  This free comedy night will feature some of Boston’s best comedians.!  Get there early order up some pizza and a cocktail and get ready to laugh!  Comedy starts at 8pm.

Shop:
The weather is sunny, so we say do some spring/summer shopping – think cute dresses and sunglasses!  Go on a little shopping expedition in Southie!  It’s good for your closet and it helps support small local business which is good for everyone!  Here’s a quick guide! 

Shred:
Mass Bay Credit Union is holding our first ever Shred It Day on Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at our South Boston Headquarters, working with Shred-it®, a locally-operated global leader in secure document disposal.Safeguarding personal information against fraud and identity theft is more important than ever and we are prepared to help our members and community neighbors. Our Shred It Day will consist of a large Shred-it® shredding truck parked in the Mass Bay employee parking lot at our South Boston Headquarters, located at 147 West 4th Street. Members and residents who live in the community are invited to bring any documents that contain sensitive information and have them shredded safely and for free!  There is a five-box maximum.

Workout:
It’s all about balance!  Brunches of Boston and C2 are joining forces to bring you Brunch Fit on Saturday, June 10th from 12pm-3pm. Carolyn Stuart from c2 will lead a 45 minute Beatbarre class using multiple props such as balls, bands and small weights that will lift and tone your butt, define and strengthen your thighs, and tone and sculpt your arms and core. Immediately following the workout we’ll make our way down to STATS where you can choose any meal you want from a special Brunch Fit menu, sip on a complimentary mimosa! Tickets are $39 and can be purchased here! 

Pamper:
Give your skin some much needed TLC at The Beauty Bar. Book yourself a facial at The Beauty Bar! From their signature facial, to anti-aging, enjoy cleansing, exfoliation, refreshing mask and some relaxation! The end result will be healthy, glowing skin! This week The Beauty Bar is offering a complimentary upgrade to your facial – make it an ultimate hydration for free!

Celebrate:
It’s Pride Weekend in Boston!  Get out there and celebrate! From concerts to boat cruises plus the big parade on Saturday, get the scoop on all the festivities happening around town!  Check out the website here! 

Dance:
Get those dancing shoes ready!  Lots of great listening entertainment this weekend in Southie. On Saturday, legendary Southie DJ Dru Errico will be spinning all of your favorite disco classics at the Seapoint.   The Supper Club at Capo has many nights of live music including  Conscious Reggae, Alex MacDougall Band, and more!  We’re dancing already!

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 The Incredibles!  Register you kids with Jaime – here! kids@bostonathleticclub.com Just another perk of being a member of the BAC! kids@bostonathleticclub.com

Open House:
The much anticipated 14 WEST is hosting two open houses this weekend. Come see their state of the art appliances and design elements that are used in all units at 14 WEST. Units purchased before construction completion are customizable!  For more information, visit 14WESTBroadway.com
Thursday from 4pm-6pm, at the showroom located at 36 A Street and then again on Saturday 10am-12pm at the Showroom located at 36 A Street.  Modern luxury in Boston’s hottest neighborhood!

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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. Co-host of Caught Up, storyteller, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.

Comments

  1. Betsy M says

    I remember back in 1996 they blocked off M Street and we all danced the Macarena till the sun went down. Now that’s a fun filled weekend!