Food Fight! Southie vs. the South End! The fifth round of Taste of the Nation’s Neighborhood Food Fights pits South End hot spot Boston Chops against Fort Point’s Pastoral on Tuesday, March 10th at Lincoln Tavern in South Boston. Tickets are priced at $30 per person and include the food created by both talented restaurants along with two complimentary drinks. Tickets can be purchased at by logging onto the Share Our Strength website: www.nokidhungry.org/boston. The event will take place from 7p until 9p. Here we go, Southie! Here we go!
Get “fired up” for St. Patrick’s Day! Engine 2/Ladder 19 at K Street in Southie is selling an exclusive and limited edition St. Patrick’s Day t-shirts from March 11th – March 15th. Hoodies also available too. Drop by, pick one up and show your support!
Reward a humanitarian! Boston Rotary #7 is looking to reward a local humanitarian who work tirelessly to help the community! To qualify, the person must work with a non-profit organization with a focus on helping in the greater Boston area. If chosen, the winner will be awarded at the annual gala on May 9th at the EpiCenter Artist for Humanity in South Boston. Their charity will also receive $5000. Nominations are due by March 15th. To nominate someone visit: http://www.bostonrotary.org/
Get in shape! Shake up your normal workout routine with these exciting additions to the Southie gym scene! C2 Pilates (840 Summer Street) has added a pole dancing working to their schedule. It’s a fun and super sexy way to stay in shape. They are offering free intro classes this week. Visit www.c2pilates.com for more information. East Side Yoga and Fitness (584 East Broadway) started a new running club Thursdays at 5:30am for 3 -5 mile run beginning at the studio. This free class is a great way for people wanting to get back into running or trying it for the first time! Yoga for athletes will follow at 6:30 am -7:30 am and is $15. To register visit: http://www.east-sideyogaandfitness.com/ Ultimate Self Defense is offering a special family pack of 10 classes for $99. Take advantage of the many youth/adult karate, judo, cardio MMA classes and even their wildly popular movie night! This deal is for new students who want to try something different this spring! For more information visit: http://www.ultimateselfdefense.com
Win big! The Playwright is teaming up to help support the South Boston Boys and Girls Club Marathon Charity! Stop in this coming weekend (March 13-15th) and purchase tickets ($5 dollars each) for a 50/50 raffle. Support a great neighborhood cause and try to win some cash while your at it!
Want $20 bucks? We’ve got you covered! CIS and Plenty of Twenties are teaming up this week and will be hiding double sawbucks all over Southie this week! If you find the $20, it’s yours! Sounds crazy but it’s true! Stay tuned for more details!
Raise your glass! It’s almost St. Patrick’s Day and City Council President and Southie native Bill Linehan is throwing his annual party and 2015 campaign kickoff at JJ Foley’s (117 East Berkeley Street) on Wednesday, March 11th from 6pm-9pm. There will be live Irish music, great pub food and good company! Tickets are $50
The CIS Guide to St. Patrick’s Day is live! It’s our pleasure to bring you all that is hip and happening this St. Patrick’s season leading up to St. Patrick’s Day weekend. We’ll give you suggestions on what to wear; where to watch the parade; tips on entertaining; where to eat corned beef and cabbage; where to catch some live Irish music; which bars to go to and so much more. This guide will be updated weekly so keep checking for new scoop.