3 min readBy Published On: December 14th, 2014Categories: Tips2 Comments on Week of December 15th

Who’s hungry?  Sidewalk Cafe has a new chef and some new additions to their menu including comfort favorites like meatloaf  and New York style corned beef or pastrami sandwiches – just like mom used to make!  Give ’em a try this week!  Visit http://www.sidewalksouthboston.com/ for more information!

Shake it up!  Shake up your work week with the First Annual Christmas Cocktail competition at Local 149 (149 P Street).  On Wednesday, December 17th at 8pm, belly up the bar and see what Local’s mixologists will whip up for the competition!  We know it’s a Wednesday, but ’tis the season!

Throw it over! It’s the 240th Anniversary of the Boston Tea Party!  On December 16, 1773, a bunch of colonists who had it up to here with England, dumped some tea into Boston Harbor and started a revolution.  Help celebrate our freedom by watching re-enactors make history come to life. The fun begins at 6:30pm. For more details visit: https://caughtinsouthie.com/last-minute-pick-funGet crafty!  Do you want to build a snowman?  

DIY! If you know any 5 year old girls then you’re aware of the movie Frozen, right?  Well, Bringing Up Baby is offering a free wintertime craft this Wednesday, December 17th from 11am-6:45pm.  Build your own Olaf ornament to hang on your tree or give as a gift!  Stop by and check it out!

Be informed.  Get involved. A neighborhood meeting in regards to developing a sustainable transportation plan for the South Boston Waterfront will take place on Thursday, December 18th at 6pm at Boston Convention Center  (415 Summer Street) Room 153.  The South Boston Waterfront Sustainable Transportation Plan is responsible with developing a plan for the future with the following goals: improve access and mobility for all, support economic growth and vitality, reinforce sustainable policies and programs. and contribute environmental and health benefits.  The project is being managed by A Better City on behalf of the sponsoring agencies and is scheduled to be complete with plan recommendations by December 2014.  Project details are available here: http://www.sbwaterfrontmobility.org/


Give, shop, and mingle!  A special shopping event will take place Wednesday, December 17th from 6pm-9pm at the Playwright featuring some local Southie shops like Habit, Ku De Ta, Dew Luxe, Closet Connection and Covet!  

When you donate an unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots, you will be receive two raffle tickets for prizes like gift certificates to local shops and restaurants.  

See you there!

Get into the spirit!  Social Wines (52 West Broadway) is getting into the holiday spirit – with two fun events this week!  On Friday, December 19th where your ugliest sweater to Social’s Ugly Sweater Wine tasting from 5:30-8pm.  On Saturday, December 20th, South Boston’s own Grand Ten Distilling will be partnering up with Gelology to create some pretty amazing gelatin creations for you to try!  Stop by from 4pm-6pm

Tone and define! Have you tried Southie’s newest workout hot spot yet – Simply Barre?  The Simply Barre technique is a total body workout combining ballet, yoga, Pilates, and fitness conditioning.  The one hour class will create chiseled abs, toned legs, defined arms and a better butt – it will have you lean and mean in no time.  To celebrate its grand opening, Simply Barre is offering your first class for $10. $10 bucks – you can’t get a cup of coffee for $10!  To register visit their site at www.simply-barre.com



  1. Anonymous December 15, 2014 at 4:54 pm

    Is this a typo? Where on earth is a cup of coffee more than $10? Is the first barre class actually $1?

  2. Maureen Dahill December 17, 2014 at 1:46 pm

    we were joking about a $10 cup of coffee – sometimes it feels like things are crazy expensive.  The first class is $10 – normally $22 for a class.  Thanks!  Sorry for the confusion!

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