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Weekend Picks – March 24th

Eat:
March Madness is in full swing!  Gather up the group, head to Coppersmith to catch a game this weekend, grab a seat at the bar and order off their $8 menu!  Featuring nachos, wings, spinach + artichoke dip, pretzel sticks,cheeseburger sliders, tater tot nachos, jalapeño poppers,  chips + salsa, and buffalo ribs – for $8 we say get them all!

Drink:
Raise your glass to the Boston Marathon!  Back for its sixth year, Samuel Adams Boston 26.2 Brew is a beer brewed in partnership with the Boston Athletic Association to celebrate the Boston Marathon. This goes style ale contains light cereal notes from malted and unmalted wheat with a touch of peppery spice. Soft wheat and citrus character are contrasted with hints of salt and coriander and it finishes clean with soft fruit and crisp citrus notes. It’s available at bars and restaurants along the Marathon route and All profits generated from the sales of Boston 26.2 Brew along the Boston Marathon route are being donated to the Greg Hill Foundation, which supports survivors and their families who were impacted by the 2013 Boston Marathon.  We’ll drink to that!

Shop:
It’s officially spring so we say do some spring shopping!  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! 

See:
Come on out to see this kids production of the Disney classic The Lion King! Enjoy songs like Circle of Life and Hakuna Matata!  This musical event takes place on Thursday, March 23rd at 6:30pm at the Condon School – 200 D Street! Tickets are $5 or $20 per family.  Box office opens at 5:30pm – cash only!

Order it:
Did you know that Amazon now has two hour delivery in Boston? Well, you do now! Order up everything from gummy bears to shampoo to paper clips and laundry detergent!  Check it out here! 

Book it:
Plan a weekend away with Southie’s favorite band – Thomas Park at the Cape Cod Irish Village!  March 31st – April 2nd.  It’s a weekend packed with music, dancing and lots of fun! Thomas park weekend march 31st!!! Cape Cod Irish Village Friday night – DJ Nick Morrell, Saturday afternoon  – Tommy Baker and The Troublemakers and Saturday Night – Thomas Park!  Need to bring the kids? Kids can enjoy a Friday night dance party and Saturday movie night! $159 per adult for both nights with 2 free breakfasts and a dinner each! Can’t beat the deal!  It’s like Eastover but down the cape! This event will sell out so call to book your rooms!  Call 508-394-9300

Kick it:
Shake up your workout routine on Saturday at 9:30am at C2!  Kick It with Lily Timlin is a high energy, action packed, and super fun workout!  To sign up for class visit C2’s website! 

Play:
It’s that time of year again! The snow has melted and street cleaning is a few weeks away. What’s left is dirty, filthy streets in Southie. So we thought – let’s make a game of it! Let’s play Southie Gutter Bingo! If you see any of these items, make sure to send us a picture and tag us in it! #SouthieGutterBingo

Listen:
Have you downloaded Caught Up: A Podcast from South Boston yet?  Well, what are you waiting for?  On the latest episode, Heather and Maureen discuss old school Southie stores like Pober’s and Slocum’s, California Raisin sweatshirts, Miss Flemming from the library and more.  Download now and give it a listen!  

Open Houses:
80 Pierce Ave in Dorchester – Saturday and Sunday 12-1:30 – Galvin Group

192A Sidney Street in Dorchester – Saturday and Sunday 12-1:30 – Galvin Group

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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.