3 min readBy Published On: February 16th, 2015Categories: Tips0 Comments on Week of February 16th

Work it out!  Cure your cabin fever with a trip to the gym! Lifted Fitness (803 Summer Street) is now open for business and offering classes this week – Monday at 5:30 pm and Tuesday through Friday with classes at 6 am, 12pm and 5:30pm and Saturday at 9:30 am. First class is free and first month of unlimited classes is $89  Their group fitness classes combine strength training and high intensity cardio, utilizing free weights, kettlebells, ropes, medicine balls, suspension trainers, drive sleds and more to burn fat, strengthen and tone muscle, and boost metabolism. Classes are limited to 15 people to allow for more personal attention within the motivating, team environment. All trainers hold bachelor’s degrees in exercise science.  For more information visit: http://www.liftedboston.com/  Simply Barre is now offering “Last Call at the Barre” Monday-Thursday 7:50pm class is just $10 visit http://www.simply-barre.com/

One way or another!  In case you missed it, our numbered streets have gone one way.  So before you start driving around Southie, get the scoop on the flow of traffic.  https://caughtinsouthie.com/news-politics/snow-emergency-and-transportation-configuration-southie  

Good of fashioned family fun!  It’s school vacation week and here are some suggestions on free family fun in Southie!  Take the kids or revisit your childhood with a trip to the Pit  on Farragut Road near the Murphy Rink.  Grab a sled and hit the hill at this old school favorite sledding spot of South Boston.  Lace up the skates and hit the ice.  The Murphy Rink is offering public skating through the winter.  If you don’ t have skates, don’t worry.  You can rent them from Teddy – he is the skate master (and local legend).  If your blades are dull, he’ll sharpen ’em up for you! So bundle up the family and head to the rink!  While you’re there, indulge in some rink pizza from the concession stand – many argue it’s the best in town! Hours of Public Skating:Tuesday – Thursday 12pm-2pm, Friday 12pm-2pm 7pm-9pm, Saturday 2pm-4pm and 7pm-9pm and Sunday 2pm-4pm.  Head to the Southie Library!  They have all kinds of free activities on deck this week.  You can learn more about it by visiting: http://www.bpl.org/branches/sb_calendar.htm

Snow fun! All this snow doesn’t have to be a big bummer!  Winter on D’s Slope Fest (February 20th -22nd) promises to bring you some needed F-U-N – fun!  This three-day wintertime festival features a two-story-high snow slope for tubing, downhill winter sport exhibitions on the slope, a custom-designed illuminated bar carved out of ice by Boston’s Frost Ice Bar, a ‘Ice Bubble Fest’ for families and the young at heart, a hot Latin dance party and more!  For more details visit: https://caughtinsouthie.com/arts-entertainment/winter-d%E2%80%99s-slo…

Pretty as a picture!  Neatly Nested is hosting fashion illustrator and artist Beth Briggs at a special launch party featuring live portrait sketches, refreshments, treats and 15% off all merchandise.  This fun and creative event will take place on Wednesday, February 18th from 6pm-8pm.  


Since this is turning out to be a historic nightmare of a winter, we thought we’d offer up a lesson in etiquette for some Snomageddon-type issues that we’ve observed.  You can read about it here: https://caughtinsouthie.com/feature/southie-snomageddon-etiquette

Need some comic relief from all this snow?  Get the scoop here: https://caughtinsouthie.com/arts-entertainment/comic-relief-all-snow-you-have-laugh