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Breakfast anyone?

My Diner patio is open for breakfast!  Also available for takeout and delivery.  Lunch too!

Sweat Fixx Southie Turns 2!

Happy 2nd Birthday Sweat Fixx Southie! Help them celebrate on Sunday at 11am for an OUTDOOR GRIT with 5 of your favorite instructors! Followed by mimosas, samples from On the Edge Nutrition and fun raffles! You can register here! 

Eat Some Pasta

It’s National Pasta Day on Saturday so celebrate at Fox & The Knife with some award winning pasta!  Enjoy their tagliatelle bolognese or pepe e cacio.  You can check out the full menu here! 

Virtual Fort Point Open Studios

Support our neighborhood artist by participating in this virtual event!  Fort Point Open Studios is going virtual with three days of events, studio tours, workshops, artist talks, and more, all online! You can learn more here! 

Meatloaf is Back at 224 Boston Street

Big news!  224 Boston’s legendary meatloaf is back on the new fall menu! Enjoy a generous slice of meatloaf served with potato puree, mushrooms black garlic gravy. Sunday is National Meatloaf Day, so why not?  You can check out the full menu here! 

Shop Local Shop Small

Now more than ever, our small businesses need your help! Forget Amazon Prime Days and shop local! Get a jump on your holiday shopping or treat yourself to something nice! You’ll be supporting local business. So really, it’s a win/win!  Check out our roundup! 

Patriots vs. Broncos Sunday at 1pm (Fingers crossed)

These local businesses will help you get ready for Football Sundays! From tailgate snacks, game day specials like $5 pizzas and $12 domestic pitchers and $14 imported pitchers at Seapoint, plus VIP game watching, it’s all right here! 

Pumpkin Scavenger Hunt

Probably no surprise to anyone, but Trick or Treating on Broadway has been canceled due to COVID-19. But don’t worry, the South Boston Chamber of Commerce announces the first ever Jack O’Lantern’s Halloween Scavenger Hunt!  Learn how to play and win prizes here! 

Early Voting

In Massachusetts there’s an early voting period before the general election early voting to run from Oct. 17 to Oct. 30. This is for in-person voting. You can find a list of early voting locations in the City of Boston here! If you’d like to send in your vote by mail ballot, you can do that at anytime before Tuesday, November 3rd for the general election. You can learn more about this here. Not registered? You have until October 24th. Here’s some more helpful information about voting and the election! 

Calling All Teen Writers

Join GrubStreet’s Young Adult Writers Program (YAWP), a FREE creative writing workshop for Boston-area high schoolers. Geek out on writing/reading will fellow teen writers virtually. There’s an open mic at the end when reading is optional, and snaps and claps are always welcome. This month’s session meets Saturday, October 17th from 12pm-3pm. You can check out the schedule here! 

Read Chapter 7 of Next

Back in April, we thought it would be fun to try our own serial novella for Caught in Southie – you know, while quarantining.  Next tells the story of Olivia – a 33 year-old, navigating life and love in South Boston.  We will be post weekly chapters. Every second chapter, we need your help to decide where to take the story – via answering a question/voting on Instagram. However the majority of readers answer the question, that’s where we will take the story!  You can read Chapter 7 – Life Ring here! 

Open Houses

89 Train Street, #3 Dorchester – Saturday 10/17 at 12-1:30 and Sunday 10/18 at 11-12:30

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