2.7 min readBy Published On: January 30th, 2014Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks

January 31st

Celebrate Chinese New Year in Southie!Chinese New Year is the Chinese festival marking the start of the new year on January 31st, 2014.  In the Chinese culture, the new year begins on the second new moon after the winter solstice and ends on the full moon fifteen days later. 2014 is the Year of the Horse – a high energy year filled with victories, unexpected adventure and surprising romance – all right!
Empire on the waterfront is celebrating with specials like Stir Fried Arrowheads and Bin’s Family Clay Pot WholeChicken from January 31st through February 7th. For more information visit: http://www.empireboston.com/
Stop by Pan Asia/Rainbow Dragon (414 West Broadway)  and share a scorpion bowl and Pu Pu Platter with friends and discuss how this year is going to be the luckiest one yet!  To find out if it will be http://www.chinesefortunecalendar.com/2014/2014Zodiac.htm

Raise your glass! Nourish Your Soul – Grand Opening Let’s celebrate with some juice!  Nourish Your Soul is a fresh-pressed juice and smoothie bar that just opened in Southie at 15 Channel Center Street in the the Fort Point Neighborhood.  Come help them celebrate on Saturday, February 1st from 10am-2pm.  Enjoy free samples of juices, coffee, smoothies and more.  Enter for a chance to win free passes to the Club by George Foreman III, a one day cleanse and other prizes!

Super-duper!  Even though the Pats are not in it, the Super Bowl is still an excuse to get out there and mingle.  The Broncos face the Seahawks at 6:30 on Sunday. Lucky’s Lounge  will have the game on the big screen with the sound cranked up. On the menu: Buckets of Miller Lt Old School Cans 6 for $20, 25c. wings, $3 sausage, paper and onion mini-subs, $3 classic mini burgers and pulled pork sliders, the Pigskin Platter – Mozzarella Sticks, Jalepeno Poppers, Pork Wings, Chicken Wings, Spring Rolls and Chicken Tenders (small $15/Large $30).  Don’t want to leave the house? You can bring Lucky’s home – full regular menu available to go! 

On Thursday, January 30th, Pretty Reckless (485 East Broadway) combines two of our favorite things – drinking and shopping.  This special shopping event will include special guests, the Closet Connection and Three Olives Vodka. Beat the winter blues with signature cocktails, style tips, and 10% off your total purchase. This shopping event takes place from 6pm-8pm. 

Welcome to the neighborhood Economy Hardware.  After much anticipation, Economy Hardware has opened it’s doors at 111 Dorchester Street.  Stop by, check it out and welcome them to the neighborhood.

Gen Y – a new spiritual community in Southie – is having a meeting and reflection about new year’s resolutions and life decisions like career, relationships and more.  Gen Y is also collecting men’s and women’s clothing (size 10 and up) for St. Francis House.  Looking for winter wear and backpacks.  This event begins Friday, January 31st at 7pm.

South Boston Youth Lacrosse registration will take place on Saturday from 10am-12pm and on Sunday from 1pm-3pm at the PAL Gym (behind the courthouse on East Broadway near the Java House).  Stop by and sign up!