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Things You Should Know This Week – September 9th

South Boston Street Festival

The South Boston Chamber of Commerce in partnership with South Boston Neighborhood Development Corporation is pleased to announce that the 20th Annual South Boston Street Festival will take place on Saturday, September 14, 2019. Over the past nineteen years, the festival has grown significantly and has become South Boston’s most highly anticipated events, attracting over 8,500 residents and visitors. This year’s festival will once again feature “The Best of South Boston” including over 100 merchants, restaurants, artists and community organizations, which will fill the festival area from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. You can learn more here! 

Friendship Party for Tommy Hally

Mix and mingle with friends and neighbors to show your love and support to Tommy Hally and his family! Tommy is suffering from Stage 4 Sarcoidosis – an inflammatory disease that affects his lungs. He is unable to work and requires an oxygen tank to help his breathing. Let’s rally together and show the Hally family what Southie is all about – coming together to help out! A Friendship Party for Tommy and his family will be help on Friday, September 13th at 7pm at Florian Hall. There will be raffles, music, a cash bar and more! Tickets are $20 and are available at L Street Tavern, Java House, and Shamrock Pub in South Boston. They are also available at the Landmark Public House in Dorchester. Brick & Beam and Hancock Tavern in Quincy.

Takeout/Delivery Guide

Sometimes you just don’t feel like cooking, right? We’ve rounded up some of our favorite spots to pick up a sandwich or have dinner delivered.  You can check out our roundup here! 

Neatly Nested 6 Year Anniversary

Neatly Nested is turning 6! To celebrate they’re hosting a special sip & shop fundraiser on Thursday, September 12th from 5pm-8pm with pop ups from Stephie Chic and Booty by Brabants. Snacks and wine provided by Loco and Social Wines.

Seaport x BSO

Seaport’s annual musical celebration, Seaport x BSO will feature The Boston Pops Esplanade Brass Ensemble performing an entertaining mix of light classics, pops favorites, and contemporary hits. The event will be hosted by beloved local journalist and TV personality, Janet Wu, and will kick off with an engaging performance by The Summer Street Brass Band, a group of Boston Public School youth musicians. An evening for the entire family, Seaport x BSO will also feature an Instrument Petting Zoo at intermission; an opportunity to allow children to handle and play instruments provided by The Josiah Quincy Orchestra Program, a creative youth orchestra program in Boston’s Chinatown that uses an intensive ensemble-based music curriculum to help Boston Public School children develop music proficiency, executive functions and social-emotional skills necessary to succeed at school and in life. The fun takes place on Thursday, September 12th 6pm-8pm at Seaport Common. (Rain Date: Tuesday, September 17).

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Maureen Dahill

Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Hockey mom, yoga enthusiast, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.