2.1 min readBy Published On: June 30th, 2019Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Things You Should Know This Week – July 1st

Ch Ch Ch Changes: Trash, the T, and parking meters

Beginning July 1st, the City of Boston is issuing some changes when it comes to trash, the MBTA and parking meters. Get the details here!

Baby Your a Firework

See some fireworks along the waterfront on Tuesday, July 2nd! Enjoy the Parade of Lights, an elegant promenade of festively-lit boats of all shapes and sizes on Boston Harbor at 8:45 p.m. followed by Harborfest fireworks launching at approximately 9:30 p.m. Spots to watch – the Barking CrabEnvoy’s Outlook rooftop or Cisco Brewers Pop Up. For a romantic pick – head to Mastro’s Ocean Club. With 180 degree views of the Boston Harbor and 60 seats on the water-front patio, Mastro’s has a front seat to the festivities as they enjoy the famous steaks, two-foot-tall seafood tower, popular lobster mashed potatoes, and the rich melt-in-your-mouth Signature Warm Butter Cake. Reservations can be made online here or by calling 617.530.1925.  For more Fourth of July Celebrations, visit here! 

See Some Art

Take in all the colorful art at Underground at Ink Block.  The 2019 Mural Project features the work of some of the world’s best street artists in the form of 9 bold and beautiful murals!  Back in 2017, 9 inaugural murals were created and now combine into the  largest public art installations in New England located right under I93. Get the details here!

Register for Free Youth Fitness Program

The South Boston Leadership Initiative will be hosting a Youth Fitness Program this summer to be held at Farragut Park (and surrounding areas), and will meet every morning, Monday thru Thursday, outside of the Murphy Rink. The program is FREE and open to anyone between the ages of 12-18, and it’s in partnership with the DCR’s Save the Harbor/Save the Bay organization. Highlights include:

• 7 weeks (July 8th-August 22nd)
• Monday through Thursday
• Group 1: Ages 15-18 (7:30am-8:30am)
• Group 2: Ages 12-14 (8:30am-10:00am)

You can sign up for the program here! 

Milk & Cookies – Support a Small Business

Everyone loves and cookies so order some this week from Top Shelf Cookies and help support a local small business!   Top Shelf Cookies creates some of the best cookies in Boston from classics like chocolate chip to beer-infused cookies, to their legendary Black & Golds!  Did you know that Top Shelf is operated right out of Commonwealth Kitchen in Dorchester?  Let’s show them some love this week!  You can order them online or purchase at American Provisions! It’s important to support our small businesses!  It’s good for everyone! 

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