2.8 min readBy Published On: October 7th, 2012Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks

October 19th

Finally, Moko (674 East Broadway) is serving beer and wine.  After much anticipation, Southie’s newest sushi spot now has beer and wine on their menu.  Sushi+wine/beer=bliss.  ?

With the chill of fall upon us, by instinct we crave comfort food.  Head to Amrhein’s (80 West Broadway) for their famous Pumpkin Risotto.  It’s back in all its rich and deliciousness and we guaranteed you’ll feel instantly comforted with the first bite.  (Bonus: it’s served in a real hollowed out pumpkin!)

You’ve seen the flyers around town (and the handsome fellas handing them out).  On Thursday, October 18th a community meeting will be held to discuss the ongoing Boston Public School Quality Choice Plan.  Almost 40 years later after forced busing, steps are being made to improve the current policy and standards of the Boston Public School system. This is an opportunity to learn the facts and voice your opinion.  This meeting takes place at 6pm at the Condon School (200 D Street).

Participate in the Mt. Washington Bank Annual 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, October 21st at 10am.  Overlooking Dorchester Bay and Carson Beach, this very scenic, flat, 5K begins at the DCR’s Day Blvd. and heads out toward Castle Island, before looping back to start/finish.  $20 registration fee.  For more information and to register online visit: http://www.mtwashingtonbank.com/

Boston Deals has a great deal for those of you who love Mexican food and Halloween combined. 
Get in on some frightening fun with this Halloween deal from Papagãyo Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar: $39 for one ticket to the annual Papagãyo Halloween costume party on Wednesday, 10/31/12, from 7pm to 9pm, available exclusively through Boston Deals. Drinks and food are included! To purchase visit: http://deals.boston.com/deal/19336/papagayo-halloween-costume-party-boston?gc_affiliateid=2

Indulge in some pampering this week.  Spa Week is back at Nurture Salon and Spa for the week of October 15 – 21 and features three specials:?  

  • $50 One Hour Facial
  • $50 One Hour Massage?
  • $50 Wash and Blowdry with Curls??

Call today to make an appointment – 617- 269-0638 You deserve it, right???

Show your Irish pride at the Seapoint  (367 East Eighth) on Friday, October 19th.  At 9pm, the Irish band Inchicore takes the stage and will have you clapping your hands, tapping your feet and up and dancing for sure. There is no cover charge so gather up a group, order up a round of Guinness and Jameson and raise your glass to Ireland!  Up Inchicore!  ?

The Fort Point Open Studios will take place from Friday, October 19th – Sunday, October 21st.  Visitors can explore more than 10 buildings and the studios of 150 artists featuring painters, sculptors, ceramicists, book artists, photographers, jewelers, fashion designers and more.  For more information go to:www.fortpointarts.org 
Bob’s Your Uncle Gallery (25 Channel Center Street) be hosting a show of paintings by Susy Pilgrim Waters.

Who says halloween is just for humans?  Dress up your four-legged friend in a costume and head down to Boston Pet Resort and Spa (274 Southampton Street) on Saturday, October 20th from 12pm-3pm.  Featuring tricks and treats, pet portraits, games, costume contest and more!  For more information visit, http://www.bostonreddog.com/?