3.6 min readBy Published On: August 20th, 2020Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – August 20th

Peachy Keen

It’s that time of year again! It’s peach brandy season at Grand Ten Distilling! The limited 3838 peach brandy is now available.  Aged for four years in a used wine barrel, this batch is light on the pallet with notes of pit fruit and a subtle tannin finish! Great sipped neat while watching a summer sunset or in a brandy Old Fashioned or mixed in batch of white peach sangria! Sounds delightful!

Let’s Go to the Movie

The luxury theater in the Seaport District – Showplace Icon is back open! The Lobby restaurant and bar is also open. Face masks are required and proper safety guidelines are in effect. Enjoy beer and wine while you watch your movie!  Here’s what’s playing! 

Eat up

Dine out Boston is back August 16th-21st and August 23rd-28th. Make a plan to enjoy lunch for $15, $20, and $25 and dinners for $28, $33 and $38. Perfect excuse to get out of the house and support local restaurants! To view restaurants that are participating by neighborhood, visit here!  Oak + Rowan and Publico are participating and many restaurants in the Seaport including Gather and Davio’s! 

Shore Leave Pops Up with The Life Raft

Ryan Lotz and the team behind Shore Leave is thrilled to launch their seasonal outdoor tiki pop-up, The Life Raft. Located at the entrance to 345 Harrison Avenue, The Life Raft offers cocktail favorites from the Shore Leave menu, canned beverages and a selection of snacks from Chef Colin Lynch. The Life Raft is open Thursday’s from 5pm – 10pm, Friday’s from 5pm – 11pm, Saturday’s from 1pm – 11pm and Sunday’s from 1pm – 10pm. Cocktail highlights include: Life Raft Shooters: a rotating selection of 4 shots for you and your crew, Dressed Up Claw: Mango White Claw with a tajin rim and blanco tequila and A Drink in Every Port: tropical sipper for troubled times. guyanese rum, italian amaro, lime, passionfruit, demerara! Let’s go! 

Variety is the spice of life

The Broadway is mixing things up when it comes to their cocktails to go! Now you can get a variety pack including La Pina, Losing my Rind, Espresso Martini and Summer Sangria!  You can see a full list of cocktails to-go in the neighborhood here!

Boston Lights: A lantern experience at Franklin Park Zoo

The Franklin Park Zoo is about to get lit! Advance online tickets are required for this journey through over 50 displays featuring hundreds of beautifully crafted lanterns at Franklin Park Zoo, opening August 21st!  You can get your tickets here! 

New Food Truck in Town

Longtime South End chef Evan Deluty from Stella is venturing into the food truck biz! Stella Express will be parked at 150 West Broadway (at B Street) beginning on Tuesday, August 18th.  It will feature a menu of breakfast sandwiches, salads, Italian dishes, chocolate mousse and more! Yum!

Under the Stars

Moonrise Cinema is officially open on Dry Dock Ave. and this weekend will feature the classic comedy Dodgeball:The Movie. Tickets are $30 for an 8ft by 8ft area (fits 4 sitting closely or 2 very comfortably). You can order snacks that will be delivered to your seats! BYOB – bring your own blanket or beach chair. You can reserve your tickets here.

Workouts to try!

Trying to stay fit and healthy during a pandemic can be a challenge. But studies have proven aerobic exercise can lower levels of depression and anxiety – think running, riding a stationary bike, dancing, even old school aerobics! Not only will it keep you in shape, it will raise your spirts and change your mood too!  So lace up those sneakers and get moving – especially during this coronavirus time! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite workouts for you to try. Check out our video from NECN here! 

Open House

7 Gates Street, #1 Saturday and Sunday 12pm-2pm. Stop by and check out this beautiful sunlit 2 bed 1 bath is located in desirable Thomas Park. Parlor level with an open floor plan. Updated kitchen with marble backsplash and granite counter tops.

99 Baxter Street, Unit 3 Saturday and Sunday 12pm-1pm. DISTINCTIVE WESTSIDE PENTHOUSE. Built in 2006, this very well kept 930 SQ FT, 2BR/2BA, brick front condominium includes 1 deeded parking space and boasts spectacular natural lighting and sea-breeze throughout the open floor-plan that is perfect for entertaining

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