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Weekend Picks – June 19th

Great outdoors

Phase 2 is upon us and here’s a running list of outdoor dining spots in South Boston and Dorchester!  Some new additions too! Here are some helpful hints to consider before you head out!

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is Sunday!  (Seriously, it is…)  Here’s a roundup of gift ideas for dear old dad – and you won’t even have to leave the neighborhood to get them.  #shoplocal

BBQ Sunday

Lincoln is cooking up some BBQ for you this weekend!  Enjoy a platter of beef ribs and smoked wings for $50! Also includes sides couscous salad, fingerling potatoes, jalapeño cornbread, and cinnamon rolls! For another $15 you can add a four pack of Lord Hobo Boom Sauce. Place your order before Saturday at 7pm. Call (617) 765-8636.

Poetry as Protest

Boston Parks and Recreation are hosting a Juneteenth “Poetry as Protest” event on Friday, June 19th at 7pm. You’re invited for a night of poetry and conversation on Juneteenth with Dr. Malcolm Tariq. Malcolm will read from his stunning debut Heed the Hollow. This event will serve as the inaugural poetry reading in a new series “Poetry As Protest” from the Royall House and Slave Quarters. This event is held in collaboration with the Shaw 54th Memorial Restoration committee that includes partners; Museum of African American History, National Parks Service, Friends of the Public Garden, and the City of Boston.  This event is virtual and you can register here. 

Bushel and a peck

Bringing an abundance of local, fresh food to the neighborhood, Seaport welcomes back Boston Public Market’s seasonal open-air farmers market for its third year. Located on Seaport Common, the weekly market will be open on Saturdays, 12pm-6pm through September 26, 2020. 

The Other Boston

Our friends at The Other Boston has some sweet new merchandise including the Boston Proper Tee to purchase for $25!  You can place your order here! 

Martin’s Playground has re-opened

Martin’s Playground in Fort Point is back open!  Get those kids some fresh air and let them explore! Located next to the Children’s Museum, it’s named for Martin Richard – the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombings.  The park features swings, slides, a ship, mini amphitheater and more!

Black on Black Bartending 

Boston Black Bartending is celebrating Juneteenth with some signature cocktails.  From Joe’s Classic Rum Punch to Nipsey Blue Long Island Iced Tea. DM on Instagram order and to arrange for delivery/pick up.

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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.