4.8 min readBy Published On: May 18th, 2023Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – May 19th

The Return of Black Owned Bos. Market

Seaport x Black Owned Bos. Market returns to the Seaport neighborhood for its fourth year with a record of over 60 vendors for the market’s 2023 season. Seaport x Black Owned Bos. Market was named the Best Retail Pop Up of 2021 by Boston Magazine for its eclectic collection and innovative ways to support local businesses owned by traditionally underrepresented groups. This season’s market debuts on May 21 and represents the ongoing successful collaboration between WS Development, Boston Seaport and Black Owned Bos. Get the full schedule, including weekly themes, here! 

Petula’s is now open!

The much-anticipated restaurant located at L and Fourth has officially opened its doors!  Petula’s will be serving dinner this weekend with service starting at 5pm.  Get the details here! 

Dust off your dancing shoes

On Saturday, Disco legend Dennis Taylor will be performing at the Seapoint on at 8pm!

Relive your childhood with a Slush Puppy

You remember Slush Puppies right? Well, you can relive your childhood at Publico with their adult version.  It’s made with a traditional slush base, fruit syrup, and your choice of booze! Pairs well with their truffle fries!

Country Night at PKL

Enjoy live country music with Lexi James and Wildheart on Friday from 8pm-11pm at PKL plus line dancing instructions from 603 Line Dancing!

Celebrate National Pizza Party Day on Friday!

Southie’s got some of the best pizza around! In honor of National Pizza Party Day, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite spots! Round up some friends and celebrate! Check out our roundup here! 

Southie Saturday Run Club with MySTRYDE

Join MyStryde every Saturday at 8:30am from the South Boston studio for a 6-mile loop. Think you won’t have runners in your pace group? Think again! To make sure they support all levels and paces, they’re providing FIVE different pace groups (7/8 min per mile, 8/9 min per mile, 9/10 min per mile, 10/11 min per mile, and 11/12 min per mile) lead by our new run club pacers. Join the group this Saturday and enjoy a post run smoothie from @bamboobeachjuicebar on MySTRYDE!

Cisco Flight School

On Friday, join Cisco Brewing for beer + cocktail flights, specials, games + prizes, plus food.  The first 50 guests will receive a Free pair of aviators or tasting glasses! Free Event – must be 21+.

Sun Salutations Workshop at Evolve Yoga

On Saturday at 1pm, enjoy a 90 minute workout on Sun Salutations at Evolve Power Yoga taught by Brittani Smith.  You can register here.

Lifted Pool Bar is Toasting Taylor

Shake it off with Lifted Pool Bar on Friday and Saturday with “Taylored” Cocktails and Swift on the speakers from 11am-9pm.

Lawn on D PGA Watch Party – CANCELED DUE TO RAIN

Calling all golf enthusiasts.  The Lawn on D + Michelob Ultra will host a PGA Championship Watch Party from 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm on Saturday! Catch the third round of the PGA Championship on the big screen while lounging on The Lawn plus photo ops, Michelob Ultra bar, golfing lawn games, Giveaways + more!

Scottie C. Foundation Fundraiser

Come celebrate the legacy of Scott “Scottie” Collins and help raise money for the foundation in his name!

For those who love to Hunt + Gather – Caught in Somerville

It’s the 6th Curated Vintage Market on Sunday from 12pm-8pm at Bow Market in Somerville.  Shop over 70 vintage vendors from across New England and the Union Square market. You can learn more here! 

Last Call for Shenannigans

Back in March, we reported that Southie hot spot Shenannigans was transferring its liquor license to a new restaurant tentatively called The Quays. The manager listed on the application is Seth Delury, who is part of the Magnificent Seven Inc. family. Julian Bolger – The Playwright, The Bowery Bar, and Lucy’s – is also part of this group! Well, on Monday, the beloved bar posted on Instagram that Shenannigans last day will be May 21st. They are selling commemorative t-shirts too!

Register for the Boston Waterfront 5K

The Boston Waterfront 5K is Boston’s most unique 5K course with over a mile of running along the water, a fantastic post-race celebration with music, a beer garden, pizza, and more. This fun event takes place on Saturday, June 4th at 10am!  You can register here. 

Go on a Picnic!

The warmer temps and blue skies make it perfect picnic weather!  From the food to the gear, we’re doling out a few helpful tips to make sure your open-air feast is, well, a picnic! Check out our guide! 

Live Music Roundup

Hunter’s will be host to Jimmy Westfall on Friday at 5pm. On Saturday at 12pm it’s John Dillon.  On Sunday enjoy Its Ya Boy KR at 2pm followed by Matty Sheehan at 9pm.

Capo is featuring The One Night Stands on Friday at 7pm followed by DJ Silent Partner at 10pm.  On Saturday enjoy day drinking with Chris Ruediger at 1pm-4pm. The Beat Drops perform at 8pm followed by DJ Silent Partner at 11pm. On Sunday, it’s the legendary Sinatra Sunday with Rich DiMare and The Ron Poster Trio.

Lincoln has Legends of Summer on Sunday at 6pm.

Lawn on D is featuring DJ iET on Friday from 5pm-9pm.  On Sunday enjoy DJ Xplicit from 1pm-4pm followed by DJ Kyd from 5pm-9pm.


The Celtics will face the heat in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Friday at 8:30pm. Game 3 will take place on Sunday at 8:30pm.  The Red Sox are playing the Padres this weekend with games on Friday at 9:30pm, Saturday at 10:10pm and Sunday at 4:10pm.  Here are 10 Places to Watch in the Neighborhood! 

Check back as this list may be updated! 


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