2 min readBy Published On: May 17th, 2015Categories: Tips0 Comments on Week of May 18th

Be informed.  Get involved.  The first of a series of four hearing about Boston 2024 will take place at City Hall on Monday, May 18th 9:30 a.m. in the Iannella Chamber.  The focus of this meeting will be the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) 2020 Agenda regarding Boston’s 2024 bid, and how it correlates to what a Boston 2024 Olympics must accomplish. Invited participants include IOC member Angela Ruggerio; Boston 2024 Chief Operating Officer Erin Murphy; Christa Carone, Co-Chair, Marketing Advisory Committee and Acting Chief Marketing Officer; and a representative from the Mayor’s office.  The last Boston 2024 meeting was a long one so pack some snacks.  

Are you ready for some football?  Southie Pop Warner registration is happening this week on Tuesday May 19th and Thursday, May 21st (also Tuesday, May 24th and Thursday May 28th) from 6pm to 7:30pm at McCarthy/Roser Field (next to skating rink).  Kids 5-15 are welcome to join!  For more information visit:  www.sbpw.com for more information.  

Where’s the beef? It’s National Burger month!  We want to know who you think has the best burger in Southie!  From Sullivan’s to Tasty Burger to Local 149 to Lincoln.  Email your nominations to [email protected]  

Meet and greet!  Author Dolley Carlson – a third generation Irish-American with Southie roots – has written her first novel, The Red Coat, about the contrasting lives of working-class Irish from South Boston and upper-class Brahmins from Beacon Hill set in the 1940’s and 1950’s.  Think Downton Abbey set in the heart of Boston.  Dolley will be in town for a book signing on Wednesday, May 20th from 5pm-7pm at Fresh as a Daisy Boutique – 29 Farragut Road.  Copies of the Red Coat will be available for purchase.  Wine and cheese will be served.  

Get in shape!  The Club by George Foreman III is offering a free 3-day trial membership for Caught in Southie readers! It’s a perfect excuse to try the ultimate workout experience with boxing, weights, mind and body classes plus luxury amenities like an organic juice bar, towel service, ringside pro shop and luxurious locker rooms. One class and you’ll be hooked. Get the code here: http://deals.cis-staging.q9hwj0b7-liquidwebsites.com/South-Boston/Health-and-Beauty/Gyms/coupon/Everybody-FightsThe-Club-by-George-Foreman-I/Free-3-class-trial-membership-with-code–FREETRIAL/18063