3.1 min readBy Published On: May 12th, 2014Categories: Tips0 Comments on Week of May 12th

In the spirit of Storage Wars, enjoy the ultimate yard sale and recycling event at Boston Seaport Self Storage!  Featuring a tent sale loaded with good stuff ready to be bought like furniture, clothing, sporting goods and more, pop-up shops, and refreshments.  You can also drop off clothing donations for Goodwill and recyclables like mattresses, box springs, computer equipment and electronics – for a complete list of recyclable items visit: www.eomsrcycling.com  St. Peter Academy will be on hand with an old fashioned  lemonade stand, 

Miam Miam Macaronerie will set up a pop-up with their delicious macarons and Caught in Southie will be giving away some swag!   This event takes place on Saturday, May 17th from 9am-1pm (rain or shine, inside or outside)! 

Mix and mingle with friends old and new at Julie’s Family Learning Program’s Friendraiser.  This fun-filled event takes place at Lincoln (425 West Broadway) on Tuesday, May 13th from 6pm-9pm.   Featuring food, a cash bar, raffles and an opportunity to learn more about all the amazing work they are doing at Julie’s Family Learning Program.   Tickets available at www.juliesfamily.org, $25 in advance, $30 at the door.  See you there!  You can also learn more here: https://caughtinsouthie.com/people/characterofmonth/dianne-driscoll

Wake up with a smile with Poncho – the world’s best personalized weather service!  This new customizable forecast service can tell you everything from whether you need an umbrella to if you need to take that allergy medicine.  Poncho is like being friends with your weatherman – if your friend is a cat wearing a raincoat – and honestly who doesn’t want to be friends with a cat wearing a raincoat!  You can have Poncho delivered to your phone via text or in your email inbox so you can begin each day being informed and with a smile.  Poncho will brighten everyday, even rainy Mondays – we promise.   To sign up or to learn more about Poncho visit: http://poncho.is/register/southie  Make sure to follow them  on twitter!

Whether you’re a hardcore bike rider or just a casual cruiser, Southie Cycles – a new riding club –  might just be for you!   Started by Southie residents and bike enthusiasts Steve and Laura Bowen,  Southie Cycles is a free riding club for bicycle riders of all levels. The idea is to ride with the group or lead a ride yourself.  All rides originate at MyBike at 391 W. Broadway. Go to www.southiecycles.com to check out the next ride, or add a ride to the schedule yourself!  Sounds like fun and healthy way to meet your Southie neighbors!

Be informed.  The neighborhood of Fort Point is changing at a fast and furious pace.  From new restaurants to innovative start-ups, the landscape is almost non-recognizable.  On May 14th #DownloadBoston and WeWork will bring together the people, businesses and startups that help make Fort Point the unique and exciting place it is. Join Flour, EverTure, Life is Good, Fort Point Legal, Friends of Fort Point Channel, and the Fort Point Arts Council to discuss the past, present, and future of this growing neighborhood. Some of the topics discussed will include the evolution of Fort Point over the years, what started the recent restaurant boom, why did your business move to Fort Point, and what are the positives and negatives of Fort Point’s recent expansion. This event begins at 6:30pm.  To register for this free event visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/downloadboston-fort-point-edition-tickets-11528137971