3.7 min readBy Published On: February 11th, 2013Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks

Week of February 22nd

Local 149 (149 P St.)  is shaking things up in the menu department. With new additions such as Wild Mushroom Liguini, and Chicken Rancho Pizza, Local’s new menu is a real crowd pleaser.  Also on deck daily specials like Fish Tacos, a Fisherman’s Platter and a hearty Bolgnese.  Yum!  Stop by this weekend and try it! 

Keep the weekend going on Sunday nights at Lucky’s Lounge at the corner of A and Congress (355 Congress Street).  Featuring live music with Lucky’s weekly tribute to ol’ blue eyes,  vocalist Adam Herbert and saxaphone player Mike Mossall will play all your Sinatra favorites while you sip on a martini or two.  Show starts at 8pm and a full menu is served until 11pm. 

Raise the roof!  Give a cheer!  Foodie’s Market is open for business in Southie!  The grand opening celebration will take place on Saturday, February 23rd all day long!  Enjoy free hot dogs, food samples, enter to win an iPad Mini and lots of surprises.  Also, the first 100 customers will get a free Foodie’s reusable bag! As part of the celebration, Foodie’s will be having super sales on selected products beginning February 21st-February 24th in every department in all store locations.  Doors open at 8am.

Do you trudge home every Friday night, too tired to really enjoy the start of the weekend? Do you wish you could leave the anxiety of the work week behind and enter the weekend with energy and clarity? Then join B Yoga for the new Happy Hour yoga class 6pm-7pm. They mix up different flavors and styles of yoga, starting out with some gentle restorative yoga to leave the stress of the week behind, but moving on to an energy-and strength-building practice to launch your weekend the right way.  Recharge and energize!  B Yoga (516 East Second Street)

Get fired up for St. Patrick’s Day! On Saturday, February 23rd from 10am-12pm The South Boston Citizen’s Association – the nations oldest neighborhood organization by the way – is having its yearly Jimmy Flaherty Kickoff Breakfast for the Evacuation Day Events. South Boston Citizen’s Association President Tom McGrath will be running the festivities with City Councilor Bill Linehan as the Honorary Chairman from The Cornerstone Restaurant (West Broadway).   The Henry Knox Award will also be presented to an outstanding volunteer from our community.  Suggested donation is $10. A breakfast buffet will be served and entertainment provided by Currah’s Fancy!

With St. Patrick’s Day less than a month away, this Sunday, February 24th is the perfect time to get fired up!  Show your Irish pride at the Seapoint  (367 East Eighth) on Sunday at 6pm, 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!

What do Irish step-dancing, Treacle Farls bread-making, cow milking, and chicken egg collecting have in common?  They are a few of the events that will be taking place at the EHF Goes Irish Weekend, March 8-10, 2013.
The Inn at East Hill Farm is located in Troy, New Hampshire, about two hours from Boston.  Generations of vacationers from around the country enjoy the Inn’s 150 acre working farm, with 65 tastefully decorated guest rooms, a barnyard filled with animals, and a kitchen where homemade breads arouse the senses and bountiful meals emerge.
The Irish-inspired weekend includes two nights lodging, 6 delicious homemade meals, the use of all our facilities, and a packed schedule of activities including a step dancing performance and instruction by The Flying Irish Dance Troupe, Celtic inspired crafts, traditional Irish music, a children’s recreation program, swimming in the indoor pool, the use of our wooded trails for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.  Rates for the two nights start at $238 per adult, $174 for kids age 5-17, and $87 per child age 2-4, plus tax and gratuity.
The Inn is a family farm vacation resort built on traditions and family values since 1945.  Whether you are Irish or simply Irish at heart, call the Inn at East Hill Farm today at 1-800-242-6495 to reserve your space for this fun-filled weekend!
For more information visit: www.east-hill-farm.com