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Weekend Picks – April 30th

Kentucky Derby at Coppersmith

Opening at 10am on Saturday, Coppersmith will be doing the Derby thing all day indoors, on their expanded ground-level patio area and the famous rooftop that features a vintage Airstream trailer. Derby attire is encouraged at this socially-distant soiree; indoor reservations are available and outdoor seating is first come, first served. Coppersmith will be screening the “greatest two minutes in sports” and serving up some Derby-themed specials:

  • Kentucky Fried Chicken Bucket with corn, mashed potatoes, a biscuit and cole slaw ($21)
  • Mint Juleps ($12)

Let’s do some shopping

Heading into spring, Boston Seaport announces its latest collection of shops, all opening at The Current between May 1st and May 5th. Two new Boston companies, Myoli Bay, a sustainable swimwear line made from recycled plastic water bottles, and Love Child, which merges florals and cocktail-making-supplies, will make their debut at The Current, alongside Studs, a New York City based ear piercing and ear accessories studio who selected Seaport for its first ever pop-up. A local thread continues to run deep – Injeanius, which opened this Fall, 2020 remains part of the shopping experience, and Booty by Brabants will return for its fifth Seaport pop-up. Most shops will remain open through mid-August. Shops will be open seven days a week, Monday to Friday from 11am – 7pm, and Saturday and Sundays from 12pm – 6pm. Additional information can be found via www.atthecurrent.com and @seaportbos.

Sunday Snack Specials at Fat Baby

Fat Baby now has Sunday Snack specials. Enjoy $1 fried dumplings (pork or veg), wings for fifty cents each and pairs of hot chicken sliders for $12 (for two). Pairs well with Mai Tais in the sunshine on their beautiful patio!

Cuts for a Cause a Nurture

Nurture Salon is hosting a cuts for a cause event on Sunday, May 2nd. $40 wet cuts and alll proceeds go to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Call 617-269-0638 to book an appoint or book online here!

Shred it Event at Mass Bay Credit Union

Shred your old documents – and forget ‘em – FREE – at the Mass Bay Credit Union Shred-It Event! Saturday, May 1, 2021, from 9AM-11:30AM at Mass Bay Credit Union 147 West 4th Street in South Boston, and for the first time, a second location at Russell Park in Quincy, behind Quincy High School. You can learn more here! 

MyStryde Roof Top Classes

MyStryde’s full outdoor schedule officially starts May 1st!  Sign ups are live for Saturdays 9am and 10am for a Power X full body classes on the downtown roof deck (They provide weights at mats). You can sign up for virtual or in-person!

Gift-a-palooza

On Centre – a delightful new gift shop on East Broadway – is a welcomed addition to the ever expanding small businesses in the neighborhood. Located at 661 East Broadway, this bright and cheerful shop features jewelry, home goods, greeting cards, bath + body, games + puzzles and more. Stop by and welcome them to he neighborhood! Monday-Friday 11am-7pm, Saturday 10-6pm and Sunday12-5

City Winery Opens May 1st

City Winery on the Greenway will open on Saturday, May 1 on Dewey Square – across from South Station. Enjoy locally crafted whites, reds and rosés in this outdoor wine garden! They will also be serving craft beer and hard cider from Harpoon.

New Hours + Brunch Menu for Lulu Green

Lulu Green – Southie’s favorite plant-based fast-casual restaurant on West Broadway is now open Tuesday-Sunday 9am-8pm and has some new brunch items for you to try like The Brunch Sandwich with Chickpea Egg, Tofu Bacon, Potato Pancake, Marinated Kale and Avocado, Tahini, Hot Sauce, House-made Simit Bun! You can get more delicious details here! 

Mother’s Day is May 9th

Check out our Mother’s Day Guide! Whether you’re buying for your mom, a mom to be, your sister or a friend, here are some gift ideas from local small businesses! Not only will you be picking up something special for your mom, you’ll be supporting our small businesses in the neighborhood. Check back, as this guide will be updated!

Outdoor Dining This Weekend

One good thing to come from the pandemic is all the outdoor patios popping up in the neighborhood. The forecast looks pretty good this weekend for enjoying the great outdoors!  So here’s a running list of patios and outdoor dining in our neighborhood! Make your reservations!

 

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Maureen Dahill

Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Co-host of Caught Up, storyteller, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.