2.4 min readBy Published On: February 17th, 2014Categories: Tips0 Comments on Top 5

Week of February 17th

It’s Presidents Day – which means a holiday for most people!  Here’s what’s open and closed:

  • Retail stores: Most open.
  • Supermarkets and liquor stores: Open (Phew!)
  • Bars and restaurants: Open.
  • Stock market: Closed.
  • Municipal offices: Closed (including City Hall, public schools, libraries, and community centers).
  • Banks: Closed.
  • Libraries: Closed.
  • Schools: Closed.
  • Post office: Closed.
  • MBTA: Operating on a Saturday schedule.
  • Municipal Tow Lot:  Closed, reopens Tuesday at 7 a.m.

It’s school vacation week!  Need some suggestions to keep the kiddies entertained? Here are 20 Things To Do with Kids In Southie by guest blogger Kristin Quinn https://caughtinsouthie.com/feature/20-things-do-kids

Be informed.  Get involved.  An important community meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 19th at 7pm at the Tynan Community Center (650 East Fourth Street) to discuss a proposed residential/commerical development at 728 East Broadway (next to the Boston Beer Garden). The development being proposed includes new construction of a 5-story building with approximately 5800 square feet of commercial space on the ground floor and 25 condos with off-street parking for 46 cars.  This project is being proposed by the Empire Realty Trust.  All are encouraged to attend.

Hit the Barre Room at C2 Pilates!  Designed to lengthen your muscles, Barre is a fusion of pilates, dance, and yoga choreographed to music and done at the ballet barre.  This trendy all over work-out will lift your butt, carve your abs and tone your legs and arms.  Be prepared to use balls, bands and weights to achieve ultimate results. C2 Pilates also offers group and individual pilates classes. Owner Carolyn Stewart says the benefits of these core fusion workouts is the lengthening and strengthening.  “Alternating isolations with big movements is a fast and effective way to reshape your body.”  When asked if our butts will look better in our jeans, Carolyn said, “Absolutely.  Your butt will look better than ever.”  That’s worth it right there.   C2 is offering a special for first time members: $11 drop in class, $49 for 4 classes and $99 for unlimited classes for a month.  Can’t beat that!  For more information visit: c2pilates.com

If you know the answers to questions like, which president had the most pets in the White House or which two actors won back to back Oscars, Stump! Trivia night is for you! One our favorite old school Southie bars, Williams Tavern (92 A Street) now has trivia!  Enjoy Stump! Trivia on Tuesday evenings from 7pm-9pm with host – Southie’s own –  Lauren Cullati.  This cozy spot located at the corner of A and West Second Street now offers a select menu of comfort classics like Shepherd’s Pie, Steak Tips and burgers.  They open daily at 8am-12am.

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