3.8 min readBy Published On: May 22nd, 2016Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Week of May 23

Having a backyard cookout for Memorial Day weekend?  Foodie’s can help you with when it comes to the meat you’re grilling – they are the local experts.  From hot dogs to hamburgers, to their delicious sides,  Foodie’s has everything from fresh produce to desserts on hand to make your get together perfect!

Say hello to summer at Pretty Reckless On Wednesday, May 25th from 6pm-8pm stop by and enjoy beachy cocktails, 10% off your purchase and give your summer wardrobe some hot new looks!

Get in shape! Let Regan’s Motivated Fitness get your body ready for the beach! The neighborhood gym offers classes, including Spin, Yoga, Sculpting and their legendary Boot Camp. Motivated also offers equipment and free weights.  For a basic membership it’s just $40 a month.  Regan’s Motivated Gym is located on 315 West Broadway.  For more information visit www.regansmotivatedfitness.com or call 617-269-5555.

Put your shades on! Just in time for summer, Wink Eyewear has a new selection of designer brands including Prada, Gucci, Jimmy Choo, Ted Baker, Kate spade, Ray Ban and Maui Jim!  Stop by and pick up a pair or two!  Wink Eyewear is also offering a new promotion: buy a pair of complete prescription glasses and get your second pair for half off!

Get ready to BrunchFit! Brunches of Boston and Everybody Fights present a special Memorial Day Brunch Fit in collaboration with Stats Bar + Grille.  Brunch Fit is part of Brunches of Boston signature events series providing both a fitness experience and brunch to attendees. This event starts at Everbody Fights where you’ll put all the pieces of your FIGHT CAMP together and test your ability to work your strength, endurance and core all at once in a CIRCUITWORK environment. Sounds intense? After class, the party continues at Stats Bar + Grille where a special area will be set aside just for Brunches of Boston Brunch Fitters. Choose from a special brunch menu and enjoy brunch with a group of fun, fit locals  just like you!  Tickets to this event include:

  • An hour long TRAIN360 class at Everybody Fights
  • Full brunch at  Stats Bar and Grill
  • A Brunches of Boston swag bag filled with gifts from local businesses
  • Transportation from Everybody Fights to Stats Bar and Grille courtesy of Fasten

This fun fitness event takes place Sunday, May 29, 2016 from 11am  to 2pm.

Calling all history buffs!  The CIA wants you! The Castle Island Association is looking for some new recruits!  Any type of volunteer help is needed and greatly appreciated! Come learn what it is all about and how to keep history alive in your own backyard!  The Fort is open for free tours on the weekends and Thursday evenings starting Memorial Day weekend through Columbus Day weekend.  You can also join and become a CIA member for $10. Contact Bill Spain for details at 617.268.8870

Southie Traffic Alert: Be advised that commencement for UMass Boston’s Graduate Candidates will take place on campus in the Clark Athletic Center on Thursday, May 26 at 1:00pm – graduate arrival  with a 3:00pm: ceremony start and will end anytime between 5:30pm – 6pm.  UMass anticipates heavy traffic on Morrissey Boulevard and Mt. Vernon Street during this time.  “Please note that we are sorry for any inconvenience that this increase in traffic may cause. As always we appreciate your patience and continued support.”

Fashion for a cause!  South Boston handbag designer Lindsay Tia has joined forces with Mass Fallen Heroes to support veterans and their families with her new Bravery Brand.  The Beauty Bar will be creating hair masterpieces on the models! Enjoy cocktails, food, fashion show, festivities & fun!  This event takes place at Coppersmith on Tuesday, May 24th at 7pm.  To purchase tickets visit here! 

Celebrate your Irish heritage!  Get your Irish up at this fun-filled weekend of Irish arts and culture!  Enjoy live Irish music featuring the legendary Irish band The Wolfe Tones, World Renowned Irish Tenor John McDermott, plus Andy Cooney, The Cunningham Family, Bartley O’Donnell and Matthew O’Donnell and the Whistlin’ Donkeys! There will also be plenty of Irish Dance, Guinness, and Irish Wolfhounds! The Irish Cultural Centre of New England is sponsoring the festivities, which run from June 4 and 5, 2016. The annual Irish Festival, which was first held at Stonehill College, 25 years ago will be held the weekend of June 4 and 5 at the Centre’s 46 acre headquarters in Canton.  Check out our 5 Reasons To Get Excited about the ICC Irish Festival!

Order your tickets here! 


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