3.7 min readBy Published On: January 22nd, 2015Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks – January 23rd

The much anticipated Loco Taqueria and Oyster Bar (412 WEst Broadway) is now opened!  This new joint boasts over 25 types of tequila  and has a menu bursting with deliciousness featuring items like fried rock shrimp, tenderloin steak skewers, tuna crude and tacos galore!  Know what else will knock your socks off – Loco’s impressive new decor with its large wooden bar and lighting that creates a little ambiance.  Check out Loco this weekend!  http://locosouthboston.com/

Chase away the winter blues with a little retail therapy.  Southie is the new Charles Street – well, maybe Charles Street with an edge – so why not hit all the boutiques this weekend.  For a list of where to shop visit: https://caughtinsouthie.com/shop/shopping-expedition

Jab, jab, hook.  Looking to show off your mad skills in the boxing ring?  Well, now’s your chance.  Beginning this weekend – January 24th and 25th from 1:30pm-3:30pm, at Peter Welch’s Gym (371 Dorchester Ave.) you can tryout and begin training to participate in the South Boston Citizens’ Association Boxing Show Friday, March 6th at 7pm.   Boys and girls of all ages are welcome to participate.  For more information and additional tryout times call Peter Welch’s at 617-269-4641.

We all know how important the South Boston Boys and Girls Club is to our community!  The Club provides amazing sports, music and arts programs that help the youth of South Boston learn and grow.  With that in mind, the Third Annual South Boston Boys and Girls Club Winter Benefit happens Saturday, January 24th at 8pm at VFW Post at Andrew Square (7 Ellery Street)  Featuring DJ, Dancing, Cash Bar, Silent Auction and a 50/50 Raffle, this night promises to be a fun community event.  Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.  For more information,to purchase tickets or to make a donation to the silent auction table, call the South Boston Boys and Girls Club at 617-268-4301 or visit Alumni Council member Timmy Roger’s Facebook Page.

Let go of the week and wind down on Sunday evenings at Radiant Yoga (516 East Second Street).  Kaileen Sanner-Bonina set the tone with lit candles and vinyasa flow that allows you to unwind and reset your battery for the week ahead.  To register visit: http://radiantyogaboston.com/schedule/

Bar(re) Hop:
How are those new year’s resolutions going for you?  Put those “get in shape” resolutions into full gear with a special Bar-re Hop! The Handle Bar (141 Dot. Ave), South Boston’s indoor cycling studio and Simply Barre (118 West Broadway), the latest fitness addition to West Broadway, are joining forces to bring exercise enthusiasts a one-of-a-kind workout experience. On Sunday, January 25, The Handle Bar and Simply Barre are hosting a workout double header where you can get your cardio fix in a 60-minute cycling class and then work to lengthen and tone your body in a 60-minute barre class. Class participants who sign up for the Bar-re Hop will choose which workout they do first and after the class, they will walk the .02 miles to the next studio for their second workout of the day. Cost is $35 and includes a 60-minute indoor cycling class at The Handle Bar, South Boston, 60-minute barre class at Simply Barre and complimentary tote bag.  All class participants will score 20% off retail at both studios. We say keep the fun going and hit Stephi’s in Southie (151 Dorchester Ave.) after for a much deserved cocktail and app!  UPDATE:  Due to popular demand – more classes have been added for 4pm and 5pm. To register visit: https://handlebarcycling.liveeditaurora.com/apps/mindbody/classes/120

Sink your teeth into this delicious deal!  Browma Brownie Co. is offering a specialty gift box of brownies featuring six rich and decadently fudgey brownies  – Original (2) , Peanut Butter (2) and Chocolate Chunk (2).  Broma Brownie Co. is made up of craft bakers of gourmet brownies made from locally sourced organic ingredients of New England.  Broma Brownie Co. brownies have been described as “scrumptious”, “indulgent”, “decadent”, “rich”, “dense”, “moist” and “full of complex cacao flavors.” Complimentary Delivery to Boston residents only. Shipping outside of Boston is available for an extra charge. Contact [email protected] to make arraignments or for inquires.  http://deals.cis-staging.q9hwj0b7-liquidwebsites.com/Broma-Brownie-Co/Boston/02127/deals/Brownie-Lovers-Gift-Box/85310/6667