4.6 min readBy Published On: July 27th, 2017Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks – July 28th

Have you tried Publico for brunch yet?  Executive Chef Keenan Langlois’ brunch fare will be served up every Sunday from 11am – 2pm in the restaurant’s rustic, mid-century dining room as well as outside in the 2,000 sq ft open-air atrium, garden space. The menu features Bag of Beignets (cinnamon sugar, mescal sabayon, $7,) Mahi Tacos (fried mahi, avocado, picco de gallo, cilantro, $15,) and Chilaquiles (tortillas, grilled salsa, fried eggs, crème fraiche, cilantro, avocado, $13,) among other breakfast-centric selections.  The cocktail menu has been shaken up courtesy of co-owner and Beverage Director, Teodora Bakardzhieva, whose latest libations include; Bloody Russian Spy (vodka, house-made habanera bloody mix, $11,) Tiki Tiki Ta (Bumbu rum, coconut, crème de banana, falernum, grapefruit, $12) Girl From Ipanema (leblon cachaça, passion fruit, lime panela, $12,) and the crowd pleasing Frosé (sparking rosé, house-made strawberry syrup, lemon juice, splash of grenadine, $12) among other creative concoctions.  Reservations are highly recommended!  Check out our review here!

Speaking of frose!  Back by popular demand Coppersmith is serving up the frosty concoction of rose wine mixed with fresh berries and blended to perfection!  Make a plan to drink some on their roof deck!  It’s on our summer bucket list!

Lots of summer sales happening in Southie this weekend!  Habit is offering 20% off.  Ku De Ta’s sale rack is filled with all kinds of gems! It’s Christmas in July at The Beauty Bar ! Take advantage of their sale! All jewelry is 20% off and if you purchase a $100 gift card, you’ll receive a $20 complimentary! Best Dressed is offering a special “Dressed Obsessed” package perfect for those of you who have lots of social engagements this year!  For $29.95 for the year, enjoy 15% off dress rentals and jewelry, free rental insurance, an additional 5% on top of all promotions and early access to sales!  To sign up visit here!

Look for Artists for Humanity at Faneuil Hall Marketplace!  Learn to take your Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook photography to the next level with a three lunchtime workshops (1pm-2pm) taught by staff from Artists for Humanity. Each workshop will combine fun and informal “class” time with guided photo walks. Sessions may focus on people, architecture, food, or other topics, depending on the interests of the group. By the time the workshop is over, you’ll be more than ready to impress your followers with newly acquired composition and editing techniques. Sounds good to us!  For more information visit here! 

Grand Ten Distilling is hosting Buenas Meat n Greet on Sunday, July 30th from 2pm-7pm. Enjoy South America BBQ and craft cocktails!  Stop by!

It’s the Guilty Pleasure ride at The Handle Bar!  The fun takes place on Friday at 5:45pm with Natasha!  Secret’s out: Natasha loves a good teeny-bop jam. For one night only, she’ll be blasting all her favorite guilty pleasure hits including Hailee Steinfeld or Harry Styles!  Sign up here!

East Side Yoga is having a summer sale!  Enjoy 10 classes for $135!  Sale ends Sunday! Cash only at the studio, expires 6 months from date of purchase.

Treat yo’self!  Have you tried Miam Miam Macaronerie’s Gelato Macs yet?  Well, you can this weekend!  They are open until 9pm on Fridays and Saturdays!  Enjoy sweet and creamy gelato between two macarons!

Head to Briggs Fest this weekend!  Enjoy on all day music festival on Saturday, July 29th at the Lawn on D featuring performances from “Boston’s boy” Sammy Adams, Waka Flocka Flame, B.o.B, Hotel Garuda, Pham, Khary, Caye, Aziz the Shake & Carter Reeves (formerly of Aer). Hosted and curated by Boston based spiked sparkling water company, Briggs Original, Briggs Fest will kick off at 3:00pm and will end at 11:00pm.  The event is 18+  You can purchase tickets here!

Enjoy the live music of The Trongone Band at Aloft Hotel’s W XYZ lounge!  Relax and enjoy a craft cocktail and listen to the music on Thursday night beginning at 8pm.

On your mark, get set, go!  Compete in a triathlon right in your own back yard, Southie!On Sunday, July 31st at 8:15 a.m. hundreds of triathletes will take to Boston Harbor and William Day Boulevard to compete in The Boston Triathlon. The swim takes place at Carson Beach and the bike and run are up and down William Day Boulevard and the Sugar Bowl path and ends back at Mother’s Rest at Carson Beach.   It’s a 1/2 mile swim, 9 mile bike and a four mile run!  Piece of cake!  There’s also a post party that includes food, beer garden, games, vendors, music and more all on Carson Beach.  There is an Olympic Race course this year too!  For those course details you can visit their website!   Not competing?  Head out and cheer on the participants!  It helps!

Family Fun:
It’s Olliepalooza! This fun-filled community event is perfect for all ages and takes place on Thursday, July 27th from 3pm-7pm at Moakely Park! Featuring family/team games, story circles, face painting & crafts, food & refreshments, music dancing and more! We can’t wait!

Check it out:
Calling all real estate brokers!  Joyce Lebedew Real Estate is hosting a charity broker open house on Saturday, July 29th from 11am-1pm at 621 East First Street.  Mix and mingle with fellow brokers, enjoy some delicious food from Flour Bakery and check out the luxury units at the property! Most importantly, for each broker that attends, JLRE will donate $100 to South Boston Affordable Animal Clinic!

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