See and Do

Weekend Picks – January 4th

Eat:
If you love nachos, you’ll love the nachos from Backyard Betty’s! This giant skillet of nachos is chock-full of nacho deliciousness and perfect for sharing! If you’re there for brunch, enjoy $5 mimosas. If you go at night, stick around after dinner and check out the Lawn on Broadway for backyard games like corn hole, giant Jenga, Connect Four and more!

Drink:
Do you need to hit the reset button after a month long celebration of the holidays?  The Juice Box is here to help.  Get your healthy fix with fresh juices, smoothies, fruit bowls, coffee & tea, juice shots and cleanses,and healthy snacks. Offering a vegetarian and gluten free menu, The Juice Box is zero waste and composts all organic waste through Bootstrap Compost in Jamaica Plain. The staff is friendly, knowledgable and ready to answer any questions you may have!  Your body will thank us! Here are 5 healthy reason to add more juice to your diet!

Try:
Did you know baking can relieve stress?  It can relieve many symptoms of stress and anxiety not to mention you end up with something delicious to eat.  Flour Bakery offers baking classes teaching you everything from brioche and sticky buns to Valentine’s Oreo cookies! Classes take place on Sundays from 10am-1pm and are held at the TriMark Innovation Center at the Boston Innovation and Design Building. Tickets are $150 each including all materials. Here’s the full schedule!  

Visit here for some other new things to try in 2019!

Celebrate:
It’s been a decade since Regan’s Motivated Fitness (RMF), founded by Southie resident Tom Regan, opened on West Broadway. Now, they’re celebrating ten years of fitness in the community, and 20 years working with high school athletes through “Ripped by Regan.” On January 5, 2019, RMF is having a party at Capo’s Supper Club—and it’s open to the public, with tickets available for pre-order here or at the door.

Flow:
Kick off Radiant Yoga’s Epic FIVE Year Anniversary with the first of FIVE special events! On Friday night it’s the Radiant Rock N Glow Special Edition: Black Light Flow with Chanel from 7:00pm-8pm. Enjoy post class Bubbly & Chocolate! Cost is just $5! Wear your favorite neon, bright white, black light effect attire!  You can sign up here! 

Dance:
Dust off those dance shoes and come out to support candidate Bobby “Shoes” Diggins for Mayor of Southie – a fundraising effort to support the South Boston St. Patricks’ Day Parade!  This event takes place on Sunday, January 6th from 1pm-5pm at the Seapoint (upstairs) with DJ Dru Errico!

Workout:
It’s 2019.  What’s your New Year’s Resolution?  If you’re like most people in this world, it’s probably to get fit, get healthy and knock off a few pounds.  There are an abundance of  fitness studios in Southie, it’s hard to choose which one to join. Have no fear, Caught in Southie gives you our picks for the places that will help get those abs ripped and those thighs tightened. Check them out here! 

Organize:
It’s a new year – let’s get organized! A new Southie business called Order – owned and operated by master organizer Laura Watkin – can help you declutter and get your home organized in 2019! You can contact Laura at lwatkin1@gmail.com or call at 617-470-6204.

Purge:
It’s that time of year.  Time for the purge of the closet.  Does this sound overwhelming to you?  Here is a quick guide to get your closet organized and places in Southie where you can consign your stuff!

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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.