3.2 min readBy Published On: January 18th, 2015Categories: Tips0 Comments on Week of January 19th – Happy MLK Day

Eat brunch!  Lincoln (425 West Broadway) is open for Brunch on Monday, January 19th beginning at 11am in celebration of MLK Day.  Enjoy breakfast pizza, steak&eggs benedict, burgers and more.  Wash it down with a Bloody Mary or a Bucket of Bubbles.

Support! We all know how important the South Boston Boys and Girls Club is to our community!  The Club provides amazing sports, music and arts programs that help the youth of South Boston learn and grow.  With that in mind, the Third Annual South Boston Boys and Girls Club Winter Benefit happens Saturday, January 24th at 8pm at VFW Post at Andrew Square (7 Ellery Street)  Featuring DJ, Dancing, Cash Bar, Silent Auction and a 50/50 Raffle, this night promises to be a fun community event.  Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.  For more information,to purchase tickets or to make a donation to the silent auction table, call the South Boston Boys and Girls Club at 617-268-4301 or visit Alumni Council member Timmy Roger’s Facebook Page.

See Southieland! Join Improv Asylum at Urban Art Bar for for a hilarious night of improv comedy featuring Southieland on Saturday, January 31st at 8pm. Come see some of the fastest comedians in Boston make the funny happen right on the spot. Seating is limited so be sure to purchase your tickets on line at http://theurbanartbar.com/southieland. General admission $15.  Seating is limited so purchase today!

Bar(re) Hop!  How are those new year’s resolutions going for you?  Put those “get in shape” resolutions into full gear with a special Bar-re Hop! The Handle Bar (141 Dot. Ave), South Boston’s indoor cycling studio and Simply Barre (118 West Broadway), the latest fitness addition to West Broadway, are joining forces to bring exercise enthusiasts a one-of-a-kind workout experience. On Sunday, January 25, The Handle Bar and Simply Barre are hosting a workout double header where you can get your cardio fix in a 60-minute cycling class and then work to lengthen and tone your body in a 60-minute barre class. Class participants who sign up for the Bar-re Hop will choose which workout they do first and after the class, they will walk the .02 miles to the next studio for their second workout of the day. Cost is $35 and includes a 60-minute indoor cycling class at The Handle Bar, South Boston, 60-minute barre class at Simply Barre and complimentary tote bag.  All class participants will score 20% off retail at both studios. We say keep the fun going and hit Stephi’s in Southie (151 Dorchester Ave.) after for a much deserved cocktail and app!  UPDATE:  Due to popular demand – more classes have been added for 4pm and 5pm. To register visit: https://handlebarcycling.liveeditaurora.com/apps/mindbody/classes/120

Shop n’ save! The Closet Connection (553 East Broadway) is having an amazing sale!  Buy one item, get 10% off, Buy 2 items, get 20% off, Buy 3 Items, get 30% off, buy 4 items, get 40% off, buy 5 plus items, get 50% off.  Holy Moly! Stop by and stock up!  The more you buy, the more you save!  

What’s open and closed on Monday:

  • Municipal Offices: CLOSED (including City Hall, public schools, libraries, and community centers).  Banks will be closed.  And liquor stores will be open.  
  • Trash & Recycling: ONE DAY LATE for remainder of week EXCEPT Boston Proper, Roxbury, South Boston, Charlestown; see schedule for full details.
  • Street Cleaning: NO Monday daytime street cleaning (except overnight cleaning between 12:01 AM and 7:00 AM on posted arterials).
  • MBTA: Operating on a Saturday Schedule, with no late night service. See www.mbta.com/events for more information.
  • Parking Meters: FREE, time limit NOT in effect. All other parking rules remain in effect.
  • Tow Lot: Reopens 7:00 AM Tuesday (kiosks open 24 hours for cash, Visa, or MasterCard payments).