3.1 min readBy Published On: February 4th, 2021Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – February 5th

XO TO GO at The Current in Seaport

Stop by the newly opened XO TO GO at The Current to celebrate Valentine’s Day all month long with complimentary gift personalization. Bring in an item from your favorite Seaport store that just needs that special touch, or personalize some Seaport swag. Pick from an assortment of colorful iron on patches, or create a custom design with XO TO GO’s visiting artists. XO TO GO is open Thursday through Sunday until February 28th. Capacity is limited, so RSVP here today!

Fitness Deals in the Neighborhood

Welcome back, gyms + fitness studios! To celebrate the reopening, these local workout spots are offering some deals and specials! Check out our roundup here!  

Brunch O’Clock

Daily brunch is a new big thing in the neighborhood.  It kicked off with the OG Lincoln with 7 days of brunch. Capo is also offering Brunch on Fridays – hello Lemon Ricotta Pancakes and Espresso Martinis! Don’t forget the Espresso Martini! Now Roza Lyons announced they’ll be serving brunch on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday!  Enjoy the Breakfast Burrito, Eggs Benedict, or the Lyons Omelet and wash it down with a Manmosa!  Brunch is served from 10am-3pm.  

Publico Cafe

Introducing Publico Café – every Friday from 11am-3pm! The café will feature some of your soon-to-be lunch favorites like our new Gyro or Smash Burger, as well as their brunch classics! Reservations suggested.  You can check out the menu here! 

The Boston Black Restaurant Challenge is Back

The Boston Black Restaurant Challenge is back for a fourth year – this year with a takeout twist due to COVID-19. The goal is to encourage diners to try something new or visit one of your old favorites. The challenge is to try four Black-owned restaurants in February with the hopes you’ll continue the trend throughout the year. You can learn more here! 

RISE & GLOW is now open

Boston’s newest premier destination for all things beauty, RISE & GLOW opens in South Boston on Monday, February 1st. RISE & GLOW will feature eyelash extensions, eyelash lifting and tinting, brow shaping, and facial waxing, in addition to GLOW’s UV tanning, spray tanning and airbrush tanning services. Open six days a week, Monday through Saturday, appointments can be made by calling or texting 617-203-0276 or booking online at riseandglow.co.

Bowling is Back

Southie Bowl is back, baby! 
 Hours of operation for the weekend are: Fri, Sat: 12 pm – 9:30 pm + Sun: 12 pm – 8 pm. You can learn more by visiting the Southie Bowl website here!

Are you ready for some football? 

Tom Brady and the Buccaneers face Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs on Sunday, February 7th at 6:30pm. Whether you’re watching on your couch or heading out, here are some local businesses that can help make your Super Bowl super terrific! 

Heated Outdoor Dining Spots

We realize that many of our outdoor patios have disappeared for the winter but there’s still some “hot spots” nestled in the neighborhood! We’ve teamed up with the dynamic sister duo of @heat_ya_seat– to find the best heated outdoor dining options! Now more than ever, our local restaurants need our support! This roundup will help to make sure #nocoldbutts will be dining at any of these places!

Love is in the air

From gift ideas to dinner inspiration, it’s all right here in our Valentine’s Day Guide! Check it out here! 

Sober Curious

Maybe you’re participating in Dry January, cleaning up your act or you’re just sober curious. Whatever the case, here are some mocktails and non-alcoholic beverages to try! Just because your eliminating alcohol from your life doesn’t mean it can’t be fun! Check out our roundup here! 


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