5.1 min readBy Published On: April 13th, 2023Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – April 14th

Now Open – Chilacates Mexican Street Food

69 L Street is now home to the wildly popular Chilacates!  This Mexican street food restaurant has many other locations in the Boston area, including Brighton, Brookline, Roslindale, and Mission Hill, with South Boston becoming the newest neighborhood spot! Chilacates, named for a Mexican pepper, will feature tacos, burritos, enchiladas, quesdillas, tortas and more!

Donate a Children’s Book to CBCU Book Drive

The City of Boston Credit Union (CBCU) is hosting a children’s book drive throughout April in honor of the 10th anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings and in the spirit of One Boston Day, which will be held on Saturday, April 15.  You can get all the details here! 

Cisco Brewers Seaport Beer Garden Yacht Rock Party

Welcome back, Cisco Brewers! To celebrate, enjoy live yacht rock music, rum drink specials, Flamingo Flip Cup, Four Weather Gear challenge plus plenty of prizes to win! First 150 guest receive a custom flamingo drink float! The fun takes place on Saturday!  Cisco Brewers Seaport is located at 85 Northern Ave.

The Point Clothing Lounge Pop-Up at Loco

Sip + Shop Men’s Spring Styles via The Point Clothing Lounge at Loco on Saturday at 12pm.

Workouts to try this weekend

Shake up your workout routine by trying a class at one of these neighborhood fitness studios! Check out our roundup!

Marathon Bouquets via Love Child

Love Child’s Marathon bouquet features a vibrant mix of yellow and blue blooms and is hand wrapped with love! Treat your loved one to something special after months of training! Each bouquet also includes a custom-made Boston Marathon “Congratulations” card! There is an option to keep the stems hydrated by wrapping them with special floral paper drenched in water, so you can easily bring with you to the finish line! These limited-quantity bouquets are available for pick up as soon as April 15th, and we are OPEN on Marathon Monday for pick up too. You can place your order here! 

Karaoke at Fat Baby

On Friday, we sing! Fat Baby will be hosting karaoke on Friday starting at 9:30pm. Plan on having some pre-performance dumplings + mai tais!

Boston Marathon Guide

Boston Marathon weekend in the city is filled with energy and pride! There’s a lot happening all around town, and this guide is filled with suggestions on where to eat and drink, street closings and acts of kindness opportunities in the neighborhood! Check out our guide! 

Tiki Fridays at Fresh

On Fridays from 4pm-11pm, participate in Tiki Fridays at Fresh with Kira and Sam! Enjoy Mai Tais, Painkillers and a specialty dinner menu!

Make a plan to Volunteer during Arbor Week in Seaport

A week from Friday, on Friday, April 21st from 10am-2pm, plan on volunteering at the Seedling Bagging Volunteer Event! Join Speak For The Trees and prepare over 1,000 seedlings for distribution for Arbor Week. Come enjoy snacks, coffee, and company as you help build a greener Boston for all. Please plan to stay for an hour or longer anytime between 10am and 2pm. You can learn more here! 

LocationThe Rocks at Harbor Way, 111 Harbor Way Boston, MA 02210

Southie Saturday Run Club with MySTRYDE

Join MyStryde every Saturday at 8:30am from the South Boston studio for a 6-mile loop. Think you won’t have runners in your pace group? Think again! To make sure they support all levels and paces, they’re providing FIVE different pace groups (7/8 min per mile, 8/9 min per mile, 9/10 min per mile, 10/11 min per mile, and 11/12 min per mile) lead by our new run club pacers. Join the group this Saturday and enjoy a post run smoothie from @bamboobeachjuicebar on MySTRYDE!

Karoake Sundays at Telegraph Hill

Sing again on Sunday from 6-10 p.m. at Karoake Sundays at Telegraph Hill Kitchen & Bar

Free Meal with Marathon Bib or Medal at PKL

PKL is open on Marathon Monday and offering the following Friday – Monday:

Yoga for a Cause – Gather for Good

On Sunday, April 16th enjoy a special yoga class to benefit The Katy and Ellie Collaborative with special guest yoga instructor David Vendetti! This event takes place from 9:30am-11:30am at Artist for Humanity located at 100 West First Street.

One Boston Day  – April 15th

Let’s honor and reflect on all that is strong and resilient about the City of Boston!  You’re also encouraged to perform an act of kindness! Why not do a good deed by performing a simple act of kindness in the neighborhood? Here are some suggestions! 

Puppy Love

Over 100 Golden Retrievers will gather to honor Spencer and Penny. A golden retriever meetup group is organizing a gathering of over 100 Goldens at the Boston Marathon finish line to honor Spencer, the pup known for holding flags on the marathon route, and his sister Penny. Sadly, both dogs passed away in February.  The goldens will wear yellow bandanas and walk down Boylston Street on Sunday, April 16th.  They will meet at Boston Commons at 11am. 

Live Music

Hunter’s is featuring Stu Sinclair at 5pm on Friday.  On Saturday, it’s Rob Joyce at 3pm, and on Sunday Matty Sheehan will play at 2pm followed by It’s Ya Boy KR at 9pm.

Capo has DJ Silent Partner at 8pm on Friday; on Saturday, it’s the Beat Drops at 8pm on Sunday; it’s Sinatra Sunday with Rich DiMare and the Ron Poster Trio.

DJ Kait will be playing Friday night at Shenannigans! 

Legends of Summer will be playing at Lincoln on Sunday at 6pm.


The Red Sox play the Angels on Friday at 7:10pm, Saturday at 4:10pm, Sunday at 1:35pm and Marathon Monday at 11:10am. The Celtics play the Hawks on Saturday at 3:30pm. Here are 10 Places to Watch in the Neighborhood! 

Open House

847 East 5th Street – Broker’s Open House Thursday 5pm-8pm + Open House Saturday and Sunday 11am-12pm

Check back as this list may be updated.  For more happenings around the neighborhood, check out our events page! 



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