4.1 min readBy Published On: July 30th, 2015Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks – July 31st

Lobster, shrimp and oysters, oh my!  Celebrate the 4th Annual Boston Seafood Festival at Boston Fish Pier at the on Sunday, August 2nd from 11am-6pm.  
This family friendly event begins at 11am and goes for 7 delicious hours until 6pm.  There will be food vendors, kids activities including the New England Aquarium Tide Pool Tank, chef demonstrations, an the legendary Battle of the Shuckers and more! For more information you can follow them on twitter @bostonseafest and on Facebook at /bostonseafoodfestival.  Check out their website at www.bostoseafoodfestival.org

Better by the box.  We know wine in the box has got a bad rap – but the good people of Richer Pour – their headquarters happens to be right here in Southie, USA – is doing a great job of changing that conversation.  Richer Pour works with celebrated winemakers and eliminates unnecessary packaging – who wants bottles clicking around in your recycling.  Hide the evidence with a box!  They offer a variety of wines from prosecco to cab and everything in between.  You can pick up a box at Al’s Liquors on West Broadway.  One box = 4 bottles so its perfect to take to a cookout, party or leave on your countertop at home.  For more information visit: www.richerpour.com

Hello Summer Sale! It’s sale time at Ku De Ta (663 East Broadway)!  Enjoy 20% off store-wide, 30% off denim and 50-70% off sale merchandise!  It’s the perfect time to give your closet a little refresh!  

Come experience the Southie art community at three Free events on August 1st, at Medicine Wheel Productions 110 K Street 2nd floor! The first event of the day is at 10am – Boston Creates Community Meeting at Medicine Wheel. At 3pm enjoy a Free Guided King Terminal Artist Studio Tour by curator Kathleen Bitetti! Come and meet some of the many artists who make South Boston a creative place to live and work! Meet at Medicine Wheel. Then from 5 to 7pm enjoy a Free Reception and Celebration for the Studio Tour and for Spoke Gallery/Medicine Wheel’s 02127/02210 Summer Annual Exhibition celebrating the artists of the two zip codes of South Boston!  For more information visit: http://mwponline.org

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.


Bring out your inner super hero!  Bust out your masks and capes and head to the Seaport World Trade Center this week.  Boston Comic Con is in town from July 31st through August 2nd.  Tickets start at $30 and you can meet the likes of comic book legend Stan Lee,  Billie Piper aka Brona Croft from Penny Dreadful, and Robin Lord Taylor – “Oswald Cobblepot” from Fox’s Gotham and many more.  There will be also be an art auction, a costume parade, a special comedy night at Laugh Boston featuring Judah Friedlander from 30 Rock and lots of surprises.  For more information visit www.bostoncomiccon.com

Fight Night:
Head out on Saturday, August 1st and enjoy a night of live professional and amateur bouts at Peter Welch’s G (371 Dorchester Ave.) Gym and help support a great cause – Fight Night For Carl!  Doors open at 5:30pm  with the first bout beginning at 6:30pm sharp.  Come meet fighting champions like Former World Welterweight Champ Tony DeMarco and current Super Featherweight WBA World Champion Javier “El Abejon” Fortuna.   There will also be raffles, refreshments and and an exciting night of fights.  
So come on out and help support Carl and his fight against lung caner. Donations will be accepted at the door. 

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 26th through August 28th. For a full schedule or for more information visit: http://www.highlandstreet.org