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Weekend Picks – March 5th

New Beginnings

The Handle Bar will be offering classes in studio with 12 bikes six-feet apart this week. The Ice Creamsmith in Lower Mills has reopened for its 45th season on Monday and Dorchester Brewing Co. reopened their taproom (both indoor seating and outdoor seating)! Book a ride, get an ice cream, and enjoy some beer! 

Sign up and run the South Boston Boys and Girls Club St. Patrick’s Day Race

The annual St. Patrick’s Day Road Race is going virtual in 2021. This race is a fun, healthy and a meaningful community event, full of spirit and good cheer and positive energy. It is also a crucial fundraiser for Edgerley Family South Boston Boys & Girls Club’s youth development and teen programs. Run, Walk, Bike, Peloton, Treadmill 3.1 miles on a course and location of your choosing. You can even row if you want! Participate anytime between March 13 and March 21, 2021. Be sure to share your course and training and related photos in our online community! Running on March 17 (St. Patrick’s Day) is encouraged! You can learn more here! 

Drink for a Cause

Enjoy Loco’s Charity Margarita for the Month of March! The Season Six is made with @tequila_arette blanco, triple, lime juice, banana liqueur, orange + papaya purée. $1 from every drink sold is going to the South Boston Boys & Girls Club.

Order your Harpoon St. Pat’s Fest Kit

Normally this time of year, Harpoon is gearing up to welcome thousands of beer lovers to their annual St. Pat’s Fest in Boston. This year is anything but normal, but the spirit of St. Pat’s Fest lives on! Harpoon is offering home deliveries of their St. Pat’s Fest Kits on what would’ve been Southie Parade Day and even more ways to celebrate. You can learn how to pre-order your kit, which can be delivered, shipped, or picked up curbside by visiting here! 

Sunday Suppers

Sundays are a great day to celebrate the end of  the weekend and the beginning of a new week with a special homestyle meal!  Lincoln offers a Prime Rib Dinner every Sunday for dine in and takeout. For $55 you get prime rib, pear & pecan salad with Katz honey Viognier vinaigrette, duck fat potatoes, and key lime pie triffle. Capo features a Sunday Supper! Enjoy an Italian feast featuring pasta, eggplant or chicken parm, garlic bread, meatballs and caesar salad. Comes in half trays (4 people) or full trays (8 people).  Order online here! 

Happy Birthday Publico

For four years, Publico has been serving up delicious globally inspired food and crafted cocktails at 11 Dorchester Street.  The indoor atrium with retractable roof transforms into Publico Beach Club in the summer – complete with frozen drinks, cabana-style seating, nautical decor and maritime kitsch – and in the winter enjoy the Publico Lodge with plenty of flannel blankets, fake snow, faux moose heads and shot-skis! This past year, Publico has added a new $38 3-course meal on Tuesdays and Wednesday and the Publico Cafe every Friday from 11am-3pm featuring some of your soon-to-be lunch favorites like their new Gyro or Smash Burger, as well as their brunch classics! Stop by this weekend and wish them a happy birthday!

Broke Girls Virtual Yoga Retreat – Register

Consider this retreat your opportunity to slow down and reconnect with yourself and your yoga practice. Or use it as a starting point on your yoga journey!  You can join the classes and sessions live, or watch the recordings on your own through 3/21. The weekend will be packed with opportunities to move, reflect, grow, and meet new people and will all be lead by an incredibly talented group of women. The cost is just $20! You can learn more here! 

Love Child is hosting some Pop Ups

Stop by Love Child for their all women small business pop ups this weekend! On Friday 12-5 it’s C.S.V. Accessories, on Saturday 12-5 it’s Ashley Provencher Art and Sunday 12-5 it’s Company Linens.

Pot o’ shamrocks

Get in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit with a little pot o’ lucky shamrocks via Micro Plant Studio! Treat yourself or someone special to one this weekend!

Fresh Fish at Seapoint

Whether you are a practicing Catholic or just love fish – Seapoint’s famous fish is back for Lent.  Fresh haddock and scallops will be on the menu on Fridays.  Enjoy your seafood fried, baked  or parmesan style over pasta.  Each meal is served with salad, bread, and your choice of potato.  See you there. 

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!  Great news, outdoor dining will return by April 1st at the latest! 

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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.