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Week of February 4th

Harpoon Brewery revealed its new visitor center complete with beer hall on Friday, February 1st.  With long tables made from Vermont butternut trees, the beer hall seats 300 and has an amazing view of Boston Harbor.  A Harpoon Beer Captain will serve you a pint of Harpoon, straight from the source, along with a freshly baked pretzel.  The perfect place to enjoy beer with friends. Hours of operation:

  • Mon – Wed: 11:00am to 9:00pm (Tasting starting promptly at 2:00pm and 4:00pm daily)
  • Thur & Fri 11:00am to 11:00pm (Tasting starting promptly at 2:00pm and 4:00pm daily)
  • Sat: 11:00am to 11:00pm; Tours 11:30 AM to 5:00 PM (starting every half hour)
  • Sun: 11:00am to 9:00pm; Tours 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM (starting every half hour)

Blue Dragon is rumored to open its doors on Friday, February 8th.  Adding a little more flavor to Southie’s Fort Point neighborhood, Blue Dragon is located at the corner of A and Melcher Street.  The Asian gastropub will have 80 seats and serve up traditional pub food like fish and chips and shepherd pie but with an asian spin.  Blue Dragon will serve beer and wine as well as the Dragon Bowl – an oversized clay pot filled with Mai Tai complete with ice volcano that is lit on fire!

What do Irish step-dancing, Treacle Farls bread-making, cow milking, and chicken egg collecting have in common?  They are a few of the events that will be taking place at the EHF Goes Irish Weekend, March 8-10, 2013.  The Inn at East Hill Farm is located in Troy, New Hampshire, about two hours from Boston.  Generations of vacationers from around the country enjoy the Inn’s 150 acre working farm, with 65 tastefully decorated guest rooms, a barnyard filled with animals, and a kitchen where homemade breads arouse the senses and bountiful meals emerge.
 
The Irish-inspired weekend includes two nights lodging, 6 delicious homemade meals, the use of all our facilities, and a packed schedule of activities including a step dancing performance and instruction by The Flying Irish Dance Troupe, Celtic inspired crafts, traditional Irish music, a children’s recreation program, swimming in the indoor pool, the use of our wooded trails for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.  Rates for the two nights start at $238 per adult, $174 for kids age 5-17, and $87 per child age 2-4, plus tax and gratuity.  The Inn is a family farm vacation resort built on traditions and family values since 1945.  Whether you are Irish or simply Irish at heart, call the Inn at East Hill Farm today at 1-800-242-6495 to reserve your space for this fun-filled weekend!

Alex & Ani has arrived at Ku de Ta.  If you don’t have one around your wrist yet, what are you waiting for?  The trendy bracelets can been seen on teens to seniors and Ku de Ta has a whole new crop of them ripe for the picking!  Prices start at $24.  Get ’em while they’re hot!  Embrace the power of positivity
Love is in the air. Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to make a connection.  In Southie, we would have to guess, there are thousands of missed opportunities to make a love connection. ?Maybe you’ve been stalking a cute bartender at Lincoln.  Or maybe it’s the hot girl on the #7.  Whoever it is, let them know! We will post your missed connection and let fate happen.  What have you got to lose? Send your missed connection to Maureen at maureendahill@gmail.com.

Love is in the air. Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to make a connection.  In Southie, we would have to guess, there are thousands of missed opportunities to make a love connection. ?Maybe you’ve been stalking a cute bartender at Lincoln.  Or maybe it’s the hot girl on the #7.  Whoever it is, let them know! We will post your missed connection and let fate happen.  What have you got to lose? Send your missed connection to Maureen at maureendahill@gmail.com.

 

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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.