4.3 min readBy Published On: February 5th, 2015Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks – February 6th

Ring a ding ding!  Kick it old school at Sinatra Brunch! It’s all about Frank on Sunday at Lucky’s Lounge – 355Congress Street.  Voted best bar and lounge in Boston by Boston Magazine in 2011, Lucky’s serves up some tasty dishes in honor of the main man himself, Frank Sinatra.  Try the Blue Eyes Beni with packed eggs on a english muffin with canadian bacon, lemon her hollandaise sauce.  If you’re more in the lunch mood the Lucky Burger is the way to go: diner style with fried onions or fried jalapeños, lettuce, tomatoes and pickles on a sesame bun.  If you’re torn between lunch and breakfast, add an egg over easy to your Lucky Burger.  Sunday brunch is served 10am until 3pm, with live music from 11am until 2pm covering everything from Come Fly With Me to New York, New York and everything in between.

Need a little nutrition boost?  Have some juice! The Daily Squeeze is a juice and smoothie bar that just opened in Southie at 359 West Broadway. The Daily Squeeze serves up 16oz juices like the The Green Monster will kale, green apple, spinach, cucumber, celery and parsley for $8 for 16 oz smoothie like Bananarama with banana, spinach, mint leaves, almond milk and peppermint extract for $7  They also have cleanses to help rejuvenate you body!  The Daily Squeeze is open Monday – Friday 6:30am – 7:30pm and Saturday and Sunday 8am-6pm.  Take a sip!

Give that old dresser a little love!  Neatly Nested (373 West Broadway)is offering 10% off custom furniture painting.  Enjoy this discount through February 28th.  Contact [email protected] 617-752-4957.  We promise you won’t be disappointed!

Things are looking brighter with the addition of  Wink Eyecare on East Broadway.  This chic new eyewear boutique offers stylish frames from cat’s eye to traditional and everything thing in between.  With an optometrist and an optician on staff, Wink is the perfect spot to get your eyes checked and some cool new frames to see with.  Using the most advanced, state-of-the-art diagnostic technology, your eyes are in good hands – well, not literally – you know what we mean.    Take in the beauty and magic of the night sky at 555 Gallery(555 East Second St.) at a

Southie’s own Danny Picard has just launched a new website www.dannypicard.com and you can listen to his new daily sports podcast called appropriately enough – The Danny Picard.  Dan is also the weekend host of WEEI – 93.7 and is a former character of the month – https://caughtinsouthie.com/people/characterofmonth/hey-southie-sports-fans  You can tune in daily or find The Danny Picard Show on iTunes.  

Take the kids or revisit your childhood with a trip to the Pit  on Farragut Road near the Murphy Rink.  Grab a sled and hit the hill at this old school favorite sledding spot of South Boston.  Warm up with some delicious hot chocolate at the Java House at 541 East Broadway.

Hunt and gather at the SoWLocated in the SoWa arts + media district in the South End.SoWa Vintage Market offers 3 rooms FULL of Vintage: Fashion + Jewelry + Art + Furnishings + Objects.  Fresh finds every week so you never know what little gems you might find.  It’s a great way to spend your Sunday.  Stop by from 10am-4pm.  

Take in the beauty and magic of the night sky at 555 Gallery(555 East Second St.) at a gorgeous new exhibit called Under Astral Skies from now through February 25th.  Presenting five bodies of photography work, the artists explore our fascination with the night sky.  Fireworks and moon light from Jim Nickleson, the vast, soaring Milky Way from Christopher Wright, stratospheres of dust and detritus from Corinne Schulze and “re-used” light from Amy Friend all get us thinking about and experiencing the stars and the moon, real or imagined in a sparkling symphony of light to guide us through dark winter nights ahead.   For days, times and more information visit: http://www.555gallery.com/exhibitions/

Eat this! Prepare for a taste of the Florida Keys! The world’s largest Key Lime Pie is set to come to Boston’s South Station on Thursday, February 5th. The gigantic Key Lime Pie will measure 9 feet in diameter, and will be created by three Key West chefs, including Chef David Sloan, author of “The Ultimate Key Lime Pie Cookbook”. The dessert will be prepared in the main concourse of South Station and is expected to yield almost 2,000 servings. Inside the 9 foot Key Lime Pie, you can expect to see (and taste) the juice of 5,760 tiny yellow Key limes, 200 pounds of graham crackers and 55 gallons of sweetened condensed milk. The entire pie is expected to weigh around 1,000 pounds. If you want to partake in this giant dessert, stop by South Station around 3 p.m. to see the chefs creating the Key Lime Pie. The pie will be served around 4 p.m.