4.1 min readBy Published On: January 13th, 2022Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – MLK Weekend

The Return of the Shamrock Pub

The Shamrock Pub will reopen its doors on Friday, January 14th. Back in October we reported, that the 7 day Common Victualler/All Beverage License was transferred to a new owner with the City of Boston. After some much needed renovations – including a refresh to the exterior of the building, the legendary old school Southie pub located at the corner of H and 8th will be back in business! Make sure to follow them on Instagram for the latest news! 

B Together starts on Saturday

Citing the rising surge of COVID-19 cases and the urgent need to increase vaccination to safeguard the community this winter, Mayor Michelle Wu announced B Together, an initiative to require vaccination in certain indoor spaces in Boston, including indoor dining, fitness, and entertainment establishments. All people ages 12+must show proof of 1st dose of vaccination starting January 15th. You can can get more details here!

Free Admission for MLK Day

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., enjoy free admission to the following places on Monday – ICA, Gardner Museum, MFA, + Franklin Park Zoo!

Last Hurrah Brunch at Coppersmith

Sunday will be Coppersmith’s final day open in South Boston. Opening at 10am Sunday, the Southie favorite will be showing the NFL Playoffs on its projection screens and also be reviving a signature throwback brunch item for the weekend: Hangover Tots with peppercorn gravy and chorizo. The restaurant and bar first opened in late-2015 and with its building being repurposed, this is their final sendoff.

Win a $100 Uber Eats Gift Card from Pure Oasis

Did you know Pure Oasis randomly selects one subscriber from their text club per month to be the recipient of a $100 Uber Eats gift card? Just Text “pure” to 844-984-3813 to join!

Live Music at Lincoln featuring Swayze

It’s a long weekend so you might as well have a Sunday Funday! Capo is featuring A Sunday with Swayze in the Supper Club at 12noon! You can purchase your tickets here! There will be plenty of ice cold Coronas too!

Be Social at Social Wines

Join Social Wines Social Club! The ‘Social Club’ is Social Wines affectionate name for their client list. When you check out at the register (name and email) they remember all of your purchases. It’s a great way to refresh your memory on wines you’ve tried and helps them make suggestions for other wines based on them. They also require Social Club membership for deliveries and can easily take phone orders by looking up your previous purchases. It’s free and helps Social Wines dial in those recommendations!  So stop by pick up some wine and join the Social Club! 

City Tap Hosts Betty White Tribute Brunch

This Monday holiday brunch marks what would have been Betty White’s 100th birthday. The Fort Point hotspot will be serving up specials like Golden Waffles, Golden Glitter Mimosas and – as a nod to Betty’s favorite F&B combo – vodka and hotdogs where guests who purchase a vodka will be treated to a complimentary hotdog. They also will stream the broadcast tributes and have Betty swag.

Wings while you watch via Lincoln

Host a Patriots Playoffs party at your house! Lincoln is offering their famous spicy wings in bulk! 40 wings for $50 or 80 wings for $100! Check out their football catering menu here including pulled port sliders, mac & cheese and more!

Sober Curious

Maybe you’re participating in Dry January, attempting clean living or 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!

“Veganuary” offerings at Yellow Door Taqueria

Yellow Door has two new vegan options on their menu to try! Mushroom Carnitas Taco – Mexicali chile salsa, shredded mushrooms, candied anaheim peppers, roasted cipollini onions, $6 and the Charred Broccoli Taco – crispy chili-spiced chickpeas, romesco, cashew coconut crema, fresh fresno chili, $5

Karaoke at Fat Baby

Sing for your dumplings! Karaoke returns Friday night at Fat Baby! The fun starts at 9:30pm.


The Bruins face off against the Predators on Saturday at 1pm. The Celtics play the 76ers on Friday at 7:00pm and then vs. the Bulls on Saturday at 8:30pm. It’s Playoff Football! The Patriots face the Bills on Saturday at 8:15pm.  Here are 10 Places to Watch the Game in Southie!

The Big Italian via American Provisions

Speaking of sports…nothing goes better than watching sports at home while enjoying a big Italian sandwich from American Provisions! Call 617-514-4599 to place your order!

Drink a Rose Nylund

A little sweet, a little spicy – just like our favorite Golden Girl! Local has launched a new January Charity Marg: the Rose Nylund*: jalapeño infused tequila, blackberry purée, triple sec, lime, half salt rim *$1 from every drink sold will go to a cause near and dear to the Loco team, the @alzassociation. Pairs perfectly with chips and guacamole.


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