2.5 min readBy Published On: August 24th, 2014Categories: Tips0 Comments on Week of August 25th

This week’s forecast is filled with sunshine.  Get some beach time in before the season is over. After a hot day at the beach,  cool off with an ice cold beer.  The Seapoint Restaurant is offering an apres beach special.  Enjoy $5 pizzas along with $12 imported pitchers/ $10 domestic pitchers 4 to 7 pm every day throughout the summer. As always, The Seapoint has the friendliest staff, ample parking and it’s very family friendly – so bring the kids!

Get moving!   It’s Southie’s biggest moving weekend this coming weekend.  If you are on the move and have too much stuff – your bike, your skis, Nana’s old hope chest, and the box filled VHS tapes – rent some storage space!  Boston Seaport Self Storage can help you out when it comes to storing your stuff!  Conveniently located at 380 E Street – Boston Seaport Self Storage offers unlimited access 6am to 10pm 365 days a year, complimentary carts & dollies and UHaul rentals.  Check ’em out at www.bostonseaportselfstorage.com

Dance, dance, dance! Uniting neighborhoods through art! Be it tap, interpretive, or irish step, be ready to dance on Thursday, August 28th at 6pm. Gather at No Man’s Land at Thomas Park behind Southie High and join a dance processional to the Strand Theater in Dorchester (345 Columbia Road). Along the way enjoy live dancing and entertainment.  At the Strand, watch a community dance off featuring some amazingly talented dancers from both Southie in Dorchester.  Think of it as a modern day West Side Story. This event takes place on the 51st anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s I Have a Dream speech.   For more information visit mwponline.org 

Save n’ spin at the Handle Bar (141 Dorchester Street)!  Get ready to pedal your way to lean and mean – think 600 calories in 45 minutes.   This high energy, fat-burning workout is a great addition to your fitness routine and is the perfect cure for workout boredom – it’s a party on a bike with a top of the line sound system, mood lighting and motivating instructors.  This weekend the Handle Bar is slashing prices and you can purchase classes for $15 (normally $20 a class).  5 classes/$71.25 and 10 classes/$135.  Sweet!  Just enter the code: Laborday25 at checkout!  Visit: http://handlebarcycling.com/ 

Old Ironsides and Macbeth.  Castle Island is a bevy of activity the week of August 25th.  On Thursday, August 28th at Fort Independence enjoy a free live performance of Macbeth by the Brown Box Theatre Project from 7:30-9:30pm.  On Friday, August 29th at approximately at 11am, the USS Constitution will perform a training demonstration including a 21 Gun Salute, and a strike and set three top sails while in the harbor.  This will be one your last chances to see Old Ironsides in all her glory before she heads into dry dock for 3 years.