4.6 min readBy Published On: May 10th, 2015Categories: Tips1 Comment on Week of May 11th

Stretch and breathe! Yoga instructors Jenna Hill and Kristin Khederian are hosting a yoga pop-up on Monday, May 11th at 6:15pm at M Street Park.   This hour long Vinyasa class promises to offer a dynamic, fun flow, that will energize! Expect to meet some new people and have a lot of fun!  Class is $5. Please bring cash payment (small bills preferred) with you to class as well as a yoga mat.

Get schooled on home buying! Buying your first home can be scary! The good people of Mass Bay Credit Union wants to help ease your fears with a night filled with helpful information, tools, and guidance.  The First-Time Homebuyers Seminar takes place on Tuesday, May 12th from 5:30pm-7:00pm. 
You’ll learn everything from how to qualify for a mortgage to purchase and sale and the closing process.  You’ll hear from people from Mass Housing, local realtors, and lenders.  If you attend, you’ll get $500 off closing costs on a Mass Bay mortgage and a chance to win a $300 gift card!   Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!  Kindly RSVP to Tony at [email protected] or 617-269-2700 ext 3308.

Sip and paint!  The Urban Art Bar is hosting a special fundraiser for Cystic Fibrosis on Sunday, May 17th from 11am-2pm.  Come paint the Cape Lighthouse, sip on a Bloody Mary from the Bloody Mary bar, enjoy bagels donated by Boston Bagel Company and support a great cause – Team Cookie running the Falmouth Road Race to raise money for Cystic Fibrosis. Tickets are $40.  To purchase tickets visit: http://bit.ly/UrbanArtBarRegistration to learn more about Team Cookie visit: http://bit.ly/TeamCookieFalmouth2015 

Raise your glass to summer! Harpoon will be celebrating the soon to be arriving summer with a fun-filled festival featuring music, beer and food.  During the festival, take a brewery tour, keg bowl for charity, and enjoy a wide variety of Harpoon’s delicious brews! This year, the festival will feature 3 food trucks, The Bacon Truck, The Dining Car ,and Captain Marden’s Cod Squad Food Truck, PLUS food from Lucky’s Lounge, the Sausage guy, and Harpoon Brewery pretzels, and more!   The event takes place on Friday, May 15th 5:30pm-11pm and Saturday, May 16th  from 1pm-7pm.  Tickets are $20 and you must be 21 plus. You can purchase tickets at the door and it’s cash only.  We’ll be giving away tickets to the Friday night festival – so be watching on social media!  

It’s back!  After a crazy successful summer/winter 2014/2015, The Lawn on D will open for a new season and promises to be better than ever!  The opening weekend will begin on Friday, May 15th at 5pm with a warm welcome from Jim Rooney and kick off a night of dancing featuring the classic D Street Jukebox.  Guests will also enjoy a dance party celebrating the return of Swing Time with dancing lessons from MetaMovements and Hop to the Beat.
The tent, fully equipped with picnic tables and a beer and wine bar will be open all weekend featuring local food trucks and refreshments from the team at Lincoln Tavern. For a full schedule and for more information visit: http://www.lawnond.com

Peace will be restored in Southie.  Come May 13th, the temporary one-ways will go back to normal!  Mayor Marty Walsh announced today the South Boston Emergency Transportation Reconfiguration (ETR), which took effect February 14 and extended into mid-spring, will end on May 13. The Boston Transportation Department will begin removing one-way directional signage on Monday, May 11th, and the two-way traffic operation will take full-effect on Wednesday, May 13th.  So there you have it! 

Make sure your pet is legit. Massachusetts law requires that owners of cats and dogs vaccinate their pets for rabies. A special clinic will be held on Saturday, May 16th at the Condon School  – 200 D Street from 10am to 2pm for cats and dogs.  $5 for residents.  $10 for non-residents. If you need more information about obtaining a vaccination, please contact Elsie Colon, Rabies Coordinator at 617-626-1810 or email [email protected]


Take an adventure in art!  Pick up a map and explore the studios and warehouses that are home to painters, sculptors, ceramicists, jewelers, performance artists, printmakers, book artists, photographers, and more.. Meet and chat with artists in their studios and discover new works and treasured favorites.  See Fort Point’s art galleries and find public art installations throughout the neighborhood.  In addition to the more than 150 artists studios and galleries which will be open, Fort Point Open Studios features a series of special events, including:
    ?    artists’s demos
    ?    performance
    ?    public art
    ?    hands-on activities for all ages
    ?    Member’s Group Show at the FPAC Gallery
The fun happens:
May 15th: Friday Preview select studios open 4-7pm

May 16-17 Saturday and Sunday studios open 12-5pm

This event is free to the public + free parking
Free parking thanks to Gillette/P&G:  in the parking lot at A Street and Binford Streets-please note this is a new parking location, across the street from the lot you may be used to using. Turn onto Binford Street from A Street towards the Channel, then turn left into the parking (look for signs)



One Comment

  1. ac May 11, 2015 at 7:16 pm

    So Happy the One way streets will be back to normal!.

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