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Weekend Picks – June 16th

Eat:
West Broadway’s own Capo is one of Sail Boston’s host restaurants! After you watch the Parade of Sail head to Capo and enjoy their pre-fixe menu for $35 per person featuring items like Capo’s meatballs, Monkfish Piccata, and Mini Ricotta Cannoli!   For more host restaurants visit here! 

Drink:
Coppersmith is celebrating the return of the Tall Ships with some delicious new cocktails!  Toast to the return of the Tall Ships with a Call Me Captain featuring Captain Morgan’s Spiced Rum, house-made lemonade, raspberry puree garnished with a lime wedge and raspberries ($12), Perfect Storm with Kraken Spiced Rum, Goslings Ginger Beer topped with Allagash White Ale garnished with candied ginger ($13) or a Traditional Dark + Stormy made with Goslings Dark Rum, Goslings Ginger Beer and garnished with a lime wedge ($12).  Coppersmith will also feature nautical-themed specials available during lunch, dinner and brunch service from Friday, June 15th, 2017 through Wednesday, June 21st, 2017.

Watch:
How lucky are we to live so close to the water! Boston’s rich history in both land and sea makes it the perfect backdrop for Bostonians to welcome crews and cadets from all over the world for the return of the Tall Ship fleet for Sail Boston 2017! From events, to eat/drink specials to best spots to watch the Parade of Sail, we’ve got the inside scoop just for you Southie!  Check out our Guide of Sail Boston here! 

See:
Word on the street is there will be some fireworks off of Spectacle Island tonight at 9pm.  They’re for a private function but they’ll still be up in the sky for you to watch, right?

Shop:
Dear old dad! The countdown to Father’s Day is on!  Dad’s can be tough to shop for (why do they always say they don’t want anything for Father’s Day?) but lucky for us there are tons of Father’s Day gifts you can pick up right here in Southie!  We have some great local businesses in the hood, and no matter what kind of dad you have, you can find the perfect gift.  We pulled together a few ideas so you don’t even have to think, just go forth and shop!

Sweat:
Speaking of dad,  right over the bridge, Core Power Yoga is offering free classes for dad on June 17th and June 18th plus 20% off retail!  Visit Core Power’s website for more details!

Workout:
Take it outside!  The weather is finally cooperation so we say take your workout outdoors!  From yoga to bootcamp, to beaches and parks, we’ve got the scoop on who’s teaching outside and which local spots!  Visit here!  It’s part of our Guide to Summer in Southie!

Vino & Vinyasa
East Side Yoga and Fitness is hosting a special hour-long vinyasa followed by complimentary vino on Friday, June 16th.  The fun begins at 6:15pm.  See you there!

Listen:
Enjoy live music every Friday evening from 6pm-8pm at Seaport Common located at 85 Seaport Blvd.  We say pack a picnic or hit one of the many restaurant and bars in the area post concert!

Dance:
Tour De Fat is coming to the Lawn on D on Saturday!  A mix of musicians, performers, vaudeville acts, magicians, and comedians will also perform. Doors open at 4 p.m., costumes are encouraged and everyone 21+ can enjoy year-round beers from New Belgium including Fat Tire Belgian Style Ale, Voodoo Ranger IPA and Citradelic Tangerine IPA. Attendees will also get to try Fat Tire Belgian White Ale before it launches this August. Tour de Fat’s Boston stop benefits Boston Cyclists Union.  Tickets are $25 and can be purchased here!

Reserve:
Having friends and family visit you for Sai Boston Weekend or want a satiation right right in town? Aloft is and Element have a special resident rate!  It’s nice to have friends visit but have their own place to hang their hat!  Stop by WXYZ Lounge and order up a Sail Away made with Plymouth Gin, Amber Ginger Liqueur, Basil & Raspberry Grenadine!

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!

191 K Street – Saturday and Sunday 1:30pm-3pm

479 East Fourth Street – Saturday and Sunday 11:30am-1pm

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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.