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Weekend Picks – October 3rd

Eat:
The adult version of the classic “Happy Meal” is back at Del Frisco’s for fall.  Burgers and Brews Combo ($17.50) includes the Grille’s Prime Cheeseburger, double patty burger, topped with cheese, lettuce, tomato, pickles and sloppy joe sauce on a brioche bun. The burger is accompanied by your choice of fries, Original, Sea Salt or Sweet Potato Frites. A craft beer will replace the milkshake, which includes Yuengling, Harpoon IPA, Harpoon Seasonal, and Sam Seasonal. Yum!

Drink:
One glass or bottle of ONEHOPE Wine goes a long way in the fight against breast cancer.  Stephi’s in Southie (130 Dorchester Ave.) is offering ONEHOPE Wine during the month of October.  Enjoy a chilled glass ($9) or a bottle ($36) and half of the profits will go to The Gateway for Cancer Research which provides clinical trials to treat and cure breast cancer.  We’ll drink to that!

Shop:
Be it highwaisted, skinnies, bootcut or flairs – you know you want some new jeans.  Do you need an excuse to buy yourself some new denim?  Well, Habit (703 East Broadway) is offering 15% denim for Caught in Southie readers.  Just bring in this coupon:  http://deals.cis-staging.q9hwj0b7-liquidwebsites.com/South-Boston/Retail-and-Services/Clothing/coupon/Habit/15-off-one-pair-of-denim/14201

Celebrate:
Welcome to Southie, Wink Eyecare!   Conveniently located at 647 East Broadway, Wink Eyecare offers quality vision care products and personalized optometric services including eye exams and an amazing collection of designer frames.  On Saturday, October 4th from 2pm-4pm stop by their grand opening celebration to check it out!  There will be hors d’oeuvres,wine, and raffles for designer sunglasses.  See you there!

Decorate:
Things are getting a little spookier in Southie….The Laboure Center (275 West Broadway) is having a Halloween Decor Sale.  With hundreds of new samples of fall and halloween decorations, you can get your house ready with pumpkins, witches, and skeletons, oh my!  The sale takes place on Friday, October 3rd and Saturday, October 4th from 9am to 4pm.  Stop by and help support one of South Boston beloved organizations making our community a little bit stronger. 

Watch:
Sunday Funday!  The Pats face the Bengals on Sunday, October 5th at 8:30pm.  Wondering where to watch?  We’ve got some suggestions: https://caughtinsouthie.com/restaurants-bar/7-places-watch-game  Don’t let us down, Pats!

Kids Picks:
Imagine Coachella for kids – trendy toddlers decked out in boho chic dancing around to live music while parents sip cocktails and chill in the sun.  Kids Really Rock – a free all-day music and arts festival – will take place on Sunday, October 5th from 11am-6pm at the Lawn on D and will feature some of the nation’s top kids musicians.  This event will benefit the non-profit Cradles to Crayons. Other activities include hands-on art projects, stuffed animal portraits, a musical playground, food trucks, a bar for grown-ups, and a Sock Hop dance floor!  Don’t forget to bring a pair of socks to donate to the Kids Who Rock Sock Drive.  More info and event schedule at: www.kidsreallyrock.com

Back in the swing of things:
After a two week hiatus, the Lawn on D will be back in full swing this weekend with free outdoor concerts, lawn games like bocce, ping pong, corn hole, and don’t forget the giant light-up swings.  Bar opens at 5pm and food trucks will be available.  For full schedule visit: http://www.lawnond.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. Co-host of Caught Up, storyteller, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.