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Weekend Picks – Christmas Edition

Eat:
Voted Chef of the Year by Eater Boston, Chef John daSilva leads the helm of Chickadee – one of Southie’s most acclaimed new restaurants!  This weekend, check out the restaurant named for our state bird for lunch and dinner with seasonal New England ingredients with a dash of Mediterranean. You can check out their menus here! 

Drink:
Give the gift of wine!  Nestled in the heart of Fort Point, Mayhew Wine Shop is like a candy shop for adults featuring an eclectic selection of wines, craft beers and cheese! Mayhew has gathered up a curated collection of wines in all price points perfect for gift giving! While you’re there, reward yourself with a bottle! You deserve it!   Check it out here!

Shop:
Time’s a ticking! Still have Christmas shopping to do? Here is our list of suggestions for some serious stocking stuffing and last minute gift ideas!

Dunk:
Lincoln Tavern has a sweet special all weekend!  Milk and cookies!  White hot chocolate, peppermint whipped cream,  and freshly baked chocolate chip cookie, ginger molasses cookie and chocolate crackle cookie!  Perfect pairing for dunking!

Wear:
Need another excuse to wear that ugly sweater? The Playwright is hosting an Ugly Sweater Contest on Friday, December 21st. 1st and 2nd prizes will be given out. Winner announced at 10pm. Specialty cocktails too!

Sale:
East Side Yoga is offering 10 classes for just $145 through 12/23! This would be a great gift for your fitness lover on your list! In studio purchase, cash only.

Listen:
The Saint Paul’s Boys Choir will be putting a a special Christmas Concert at Gate of Heaven Church on Sunday, December 23rd at 2pm. Tickets available at the Parish Office at 841 East Broadway.

Watch:
Tom Brady and the Patriots face the Bills on Sunday at 1pm.  Cheer them on at one of our picks of places to watch the game in Southie.  Let’s turn this around!

Celebrate:
Cheers to the holiday season!  Sticking around the neighborhood for Christmas? Roza Lyons will be open on Christmas Eve and Christmas night!  Stop by and have a drink or two!

Entertain:
Sticking around this weekend?  Throw a little Christmas movie mixer at your place!  Heather offers her tips on how to throw a fun Home Alone party!

Workout:
Get rid of the holiday stress and work off all those egg nog calories with a little Fighter’s Conditioning at Peter Welch’s Gym!  over the weekend. Also, head to C2 on Christmas Eve morning for a Strong/Barre Fusion with Barbara! This class combines cardio moves choreographed to music. Think squats, high knees, lunges and boxing fused with high energy barre moves with dumbbells.  Have fun toning arms, legs, abs and glutes! You can register here! 

Prepare:
And just like that, 2018 is almost over. New Year’s Eve is the biggest party night of the year. But why not skip the frenzy downtown, the struggle for a cab and the fight for a drink and stay local? Here are some of our favorite picks for a very Southie New Year’s Eve.

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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. Hockey mom, yoga enthusiast, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.