5.1 min readBy Published On: April 20th, 2023Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – April 21st

Wine with a View

Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) right here in the neighborhood.  In addition to providing outstanding contemporary art, a gorgeous building where cliff divers leap from, and free admission on Thursday, the ICA now has a new wine + coffee bar for us to enjoy! The new waterfront ICA Wine + Coffee Bar offers light bites by The Catered Affair and a list of natural wines selected by nationally recognized sommelier Lauren Friel of Rebel Rebel and Dear Annie. You can check out the menu here! 

ICA Wine + Coffee Bar officially opens Friday, April 21st!

Urban Hike with LL Bean

Boston Seaport will once again be partnering with local non-profit Speak for the Trees and hosting various events during Arbor Week – April 21-26 including an Urban Hike on Saturday from 1PM-2:30PM. Enjoy a walk through the Seaport neighborhood led by an LL Bean Customer Experience Staffer. Walk your way through the history of the Seaport landscape, including the Boston Harborwalk, Seaport Common, and the Massachusetts Fallen Heroes Memorial, a stroll through The Rocks at Harbor Way, and a stop at Martin’s Park. End the tour at LL Bean for some in-store Earth Day activities! All participants will receive free boot laces courtesy of LL Bean and a limited-edition Project Paulie Arbor Week bandana, proceeds from which support Speak For The Trees’ mission.  Learn more here. 

Celebrate Earth Day

April 22nd is Earth Day and there are plenty of simple ways that you can celebrate right here in the neighborhood! Check out our roundup! 

Happy 11th Birthday Mei Mei Dumplings

Southie’s newly opened Dumpling Factory, Mei Mei, is celebrating a birthday!  11 years ago, the Mei Mei Food Truck hit the road and has been supplying the Boston area and beyond with delicious dumplings!  Help them celebrate this special milestone this weekend by stopping by and eating some dumplings and special menu additions! Learn more here! 

Truly Pregame on Friday at Shamrock

Pregame at Shamrock Pub starting at 4pm! Tastings + merch giveaways!

April Vacation Ideas in the Neighborhood

Keep those kids entertained this week! Here are some local neighborhood suggestions for school vacation week! 

Rosé all Day

Social Wines is fully stocked with the wine of the season, rosé!  All price points are available! Stop by! 

Now Open – Borrachito

Borrachito – a new taqueria and speakeasy – is open at the Superette in the Seaport District! Stop by and check it out this weekend!  You can learn more here! 

Booty 101 at Injeanius

Be a part of this fun event at Injeanius on Saturday at 11:30am

Lunch by the Pool

Lifted Pool Bar at the Omni Hotel + Resort at the Seaport has announced they are open daily for the season 11am-9pm.  Follow them on Instagram for the latest.

Now Open – Reel House Oyster Bar

Picture yourself with a glass of rose in hand, enjoying freshly shucked oysters by the ocean. Reelhouse Oyster Bar announced on social media Friday that they are officially open at 10 Waterside Ave. in the Seaport District! In addition to oysters, Reelhouse Oyster Bar will also feature Neapolitan pizza and bar snacks, plus beer, wine, and cocktails.  This is the third location for Reelhouse.  Other locations include East Boston and Marina Bay.

Spring Cocktails to Try

The days are longer. The temps are getting warmer, trees are starting to bloom and there are plenty of new spring cocktails for you to try in the neighborhood. Check out our roundup here!

Story Time with Kari Percival at The Paseo 

On Sunday, April 23, at 1PM, local author and illustrator Kari Percival will be reading her book How to Say Hello to a Worm at The Paseo! Enjoy a story hour with Kari followed by a hands-on activity for kids and adults, as well as a complimentary signed copy of Kari’s book. Also, be sure to check out the Little Free Library, where there will be other signed copies for those who get there first! Thanks to our partners, Friends of Martin’s Park and Lusterity Events.  For more details, visit here. 

Location: The Paseo| 110 Harbor Way, Boston, MA 02210 

Lithuanian Kitchen will be open on Sunday, April 23rd

Enjoy food and drink on Sunday at the Lithuanian Kitchen located in the basement of the Lithuanian Club on West Broadway from 12pm-7pm. Limited menu plus full bar including all your favorite Lithuanian Beers!

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!

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!

Karaoke Sundays at Telegraph Hill

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

Live Music

DJ Kait will be playing at Shenannigans on Saturday at 10pm.

Hunter’s will feature Jimmy Westfall on Friday at 5pm.  On Saturday, John Dillon at 3pm, on Sunday, Matty Sheehan will take the stage at 2pm and It’s Ya Boy KR at 9pm.

Capo has Different Strokez on Friday Night, On Sunday, it’s Sintra Sunday with Rich DiMare and the Ron Poster Trio.

Lincoln has the Legends of Summer Band on Sunday at 6pm.

Loco has DJ Colin Tonge in the lounge at 9pm.  On Saturday, it’s Kim Cherry Sings in the main space from 1pm-4pm then DJ Alex Walker in the lounge at 9pm. On Sunday, sane Christopher will be in the main space from 1pm-4pm and DJ Tommy D. in the lounge 3-8.


The Bruins continue the fight against the Florida Panthers on Friday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 3:30pm. The Celtics play the Hawks on Friday at 7pm and Sunday at 7pm. The Red Sox take on the Brewers this weekend with a game on Friday at 8:10pm, Saturday at 7:10pm, and Sunday at 2:10pm. Here are 10 Places to Watch in the Neighborhood! 

Open House

847 East 5th Street – Saturday, 11:30am-1pm


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