Arts and Entertainment

Weekend Picks – Presidents’ Day Weekend 

Eat:
Welcome back!  It’s been a long time coming but My Diner is back in Southie and officially open for business!  Our neighborhood felt the void after the closing of the poplar breakfast and lunch spot on A Street back in June! My Diner is now open at the new development at the Distillery at 455 East First Street and will be serving breakfast and lunch from 6am-2:30pm.  Deliveries are available from 7am-2pm.  We’ve missed their breakfast sandwiches!

Drink:
How does a tropic tiki drink sound?  Fat Baby has a whole cocktail menu full of them from the classic mai tai to sake sangria!  Fat Baby also has a late night menu featuring food and drinks until 12:30am 7 nights a week!  Yes!

Play:
Just when you thought Southie had it all, there’s this news! The Seaport District is getting Glowing Musical Seesaws! Yes, seesaws (or you may know them as teeter-totters)! The playground apparatus of our childhood will be souped up to glow with white lights and create musical notes. The faster you go, the faster the lights and music goes! The glowing musical seesaws traveling exhibit called Impulse. Seaport x Impulse will be opening to the public on the Seaport Common from February 16 to April 8.

Dance:
Get ready to dance! It’s a long weekend and The Supper Club at Capo has the Legends of Summer Band playing on Sunday night at 7pm.  doors open at 4pm.  Get there early to get your spot!  Order up some food and wait for the dancing…cause there will be dancing!

See:
Let’s go to the movies!  We have a new luxury theater in the Seaport District!  The ShowPlace ICON is now open at One Seaport (also home to Tuscan Kitchen and Kings). The new luxury theater spans 44,000 square feet, boasts 10 auditoriums and seats 855 guests in total.  Auditoriums range from the 131-seat ICON-X premium large format room to a 63-seat auditorium, which gives moviegoers the feeling of being in their own private screening room. You can also order beer and wine while you watch your movie!

Do:
I’m on a boat! Dreaming of warmer weather? Go see The New England Boat show at the Boston Convention Center. Spend the day looking at boats, yachts, schooners, and nautical displays galore. If your wealthy enough to purchase one, good for you! If your like the rest of us, you can spend the day dreaming of the one you’ll buy when you hit the Power Ball. The show runs through February 18th. Get your tickets HERE!

Clean Up:
Have you noticed how dirty our neighborhood streets are?  Well, some local businesses, organizations and neighbors want you to join them in cleaning up Southie!  Whether you join a group clean up or simply sweep in front of your home or business, it’s going to make a huge difference!  Operation Clean Sweep South Boston will take place over School Vacation Week – February 17th-25th.  For more information visit here!   Make sure you use the #SouthieCleanSweep and tag us in your pic!  You just might win a $100 gift card to Sully’s!

FREE:
The ICA is offering free admission all day on Presidents’ Day!  A perfect chance to check out their much anticipated landmark exhibition, Art in the Age of the Internet, 1989 to Today!

Register:
Start of parade day with a 5K.  The St. Patrick’s Day Rad Road Race is a festive and healthy 5K Road Race starts and ends at Edgerley Family South Boston Boys & Girls Club, corner of F and West Sixth Street on Sunday, March 18th at 11am.  All proceeds benefit South Boston Boys & Girls Club.  First 650 to register receive Official Race Shirt, designed by Dropkick Murphys!  Limited number of limited editions shirts on sale race weekend wicked cheap ($10!)  You can register here! 

 

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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.

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