3.7 min readBy Published On: May 12th, 2016Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks

Guess what?  Capo is now serving brunch!  The wildly popular Italian restaurant that just opened on West Broadway, has expanded its hours to include brunch on Saturdays and Sundays.  Feast on such deliciousness as Eggs al Forno, Spaghetti Pomodoro, Meatball Panini and oh, yeah….jugs of wine!  Check out Keriann’s review here!

Worden Hall has got a new patio and also a new late night bites menu!  We’ll raise our glass to that!  Sit al fresco and enjoy craft beer, or some house sangria – they serve it by the glass or by the pitcher!  The kitchen now opens until 12Midnight serving up bar bites like meatballs, poutine curly fries and steak quesadillas!  Sweet!

Let the Open Markets begin! The Greenway Open Market (Rose Kennedy Greenway) officially begins their third season on Saturday, May 14th.  This open market is a vibrant arts market that features talented area artists, crafters and independent designers. It is held on Saturdays from May to October along the Wharf District Parks on the Rose Kennedy Greenway in downtown Boston. Here’s what you’ll find: handmade and locally produced products including fine art, jewelry, ceramics, crafts, apparel, accessories, and fair trade/eco friendly handmade imports and some tasty mobile eats!   The South End Open Market opened last week in their new location!  Get some fresh air, mix and mingle among rows and rows of artisans and vendors, enjoy lunch at one of the food trucks and shop till you drop.  Here’s what you will find: art, vintage, furniture, indie clothing designers, ceramics, glass, photography, jewelry, handbags, food trucks, bakers, farmers market, and flowers.  South End Open Market at Ink Block  (275 Harrison Ave.) happens every Sunday through October from 10am-4pm. For more information and special events visit here! 

South Boston Arts Association is proud to welcome actor (and Southie guy) Jimmy LeBlanc to their monthly meeting.  The “Spotlight” and “Gone Baby Gone” actor will discuss his career on Saturday, May 14th at 9:30am at the Curley Community Center – M Street Side.  Enjoy conversation, refreshments and meet new people!  This event is free and open to the public

Oh, oh, oh, listen to the music!  Good weather means having some fun outdoors!  Boston Calling Block Party Series kicks off on Thursday, May 12th!  Head to the Greenway listen to live music, play some lawn games, and enjoy a Shock Top or a glass of Wicked Wines. This series takes place every Thursday from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, beginning Thursday, May 12, 2016 through September 15, 2016. All block parties are free and open to the public but you must be 21+ to join the fun. You can find the the full schedule on their  Facebook page.

Makes sure to check out GREY EAGLE – Mary Ellen Strom’s exhibition and epic video with live narration by the artist at 555 Gallery. The closing Reception and Final Performance will be held Sunday, May 15 at 4pm. Gallery opens at 3pm with a performance at 4pm. It’s a do not miss!

The Beauty Bar – 699 East Broadway – is now hosting a new Breakfast Club – Friday morning blowouts that will last all weekend! Call 617-268-2800 to book your appointment!  Appointments begin at 7:30am and you’ll be looking like a bombshell all weekend!  Also, the Beauty Bar is now offering massages on Sunday – a perfect way to wind down the weekend and recharge for the week ahead.  You can schedule an appointment between 10am-3pm and when you do, you’ll receive a $20 gift card towards any future service!  Sweet!

Hope on the saddle and get a great workout!  Turnstyle – a new indoor cycling and bootcamp studio has just opened its door at Ink Block right over the Fourth St. Bridge.  These high energy, action packed 45 minutes classes, will have you burning calories and fitting in your skinny jeans in no time!  First time to Turnstyle?  Enjoy 3 classes for just $30!

Give blood! The South Boston Firefighters & the Massachusetts General Hospital Medical Intensive Care Unit will be hosting a blood drive at the K Street Firehouse (700 East Fourth Street) on Saturday, May 14th from 11:30am-4:30pm. At participants will be entered into a raffle for prizes including Red Sox tickets! Give blood, you may save a life! To sign up please contact Molly or Emily Casper. Walk-ins also welcome. [email protected] [email protected]

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