2.9 min readBy Published On: July 31st, 2014Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks – August 1st

Mangia! Fort Point Fridays!  Stop in Sportello on Friday from 3pm-5pm and order a glass of wine or beer and receive a complimentary baccala with capers and pomodoro sauce. In Italy, baccala is typically served on Friday’s as a replacement for meat.

Williams Tavern (92 A Street) is pouring PBR on draft for $2 and perfectly pairing it with some sweet and spicy popcorn on Thursday, July 31st from 5pm-9pm.  Also on Saturdays stop by and listen to the the acoustic musical stylings of Julia and Erik – they’re signing all your favorites from 1960’s to current hits! 

Recently deemed the best children’s clothing shop in Boston by Boston Magazine, Bringing Up Baby (663 East Broadway) has everything to outfit your little one from head to toe.  Another reason to love Bringing Up Baby?  They’ll customized gorgeous tutus for your little ballerinas – stop by and check them out! 

Rent a mini speed boat and cruise Boston Harbor.  Boston Mini Speed Boats have daily departures
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m from India Wharf Marina.  Boats seat 2 people and they are rented for 1.5 hour time periods.  Cost is $139.95. 

Enjoy yoga with one of the best back drops in Southie – Castle Island!  Radiant Yoga Radiant Yoga Boston will host weekly Sunday morning yoga at Pleasure Bay, across from the Farragut Statue.  Register online to participate by visiting http://radiantyogaboston.com.  Bring a towel and/or a mat, sunscreen, water, and light shirt or scarf to cover your head in savasana!

Date night pick:
Think outside the box when it comes to a Friday night date.  Head to the Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf and enjoy a classic crowd-pleaser at their outdoor theater.  Each summer the harborside terrace is transformed into an outdoor cinema under the stars from June through August.  This week the featured movie is the classic Vertigo. The movie begins at sunset and is free and open to the public.  We recommend getting their a little early to find a spot. 

Meet the Commish! City Hall to Go will have a special guest this week – Department of Public Works Commissioner Michael Dennehy will be on hand to answer all your questions and concerns.  Stop by 460 West Broadway on Friday, August 1st from 12:30pm to 2:30pm to ask about pot holes, street cleaning, snow removal and more.

Foodie’s + Rosie = time saved! Remember the the robot maid from the Jetson’ – Rosie?  Well, Foodie’s is joining forces with a new app named after Rosie to help make your grocery shopping experience more delightful!  All you need to do is download the Rosie app, place your order online then then swing by for a quick pick up!  It will help you save time out of your busy schedule!  Delivery service is in the works so stay tuned!

Free Fridays:
The Highland Street Foundation would like to pick up the tab on admission to Boston area attractions.  Isn’t that nice?  Enjoy free admission to places like the Isabella Stewart Garner Museum, The Children’s Museum, ICA, the Franklin Park Zoo and many more.  This special promotion takes place each Friday from June 27th through August 29th. For a full schedule or for more information visit: http://www.highlandstreet.org