5.1 min readBy Published On: October 21st, 2021Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – October 22nd

Tatte Bakery is now open!

Tatte has officially opened at Iron Works. The wildly popular and chic bakery will offer classes and workshops open to the public, and have a viewing area of the production space which will serve all Tatte’s Massachusetts locations as they undertake significant expansion.  You can learn more here! 

Flannel Friday at the Yard at the Playwright

Get that cozy flannel ready! The Playwright is celebrating flannel season in The Yard with $12 hot dog + Harpoon Flannel Friday Can special.  Best Flannel Outfit will win a $50 Playwright gift card!

Barks, Brews + Boos

Celebrate the spooky season on Sunday, October 24 from 3:00 pm- 6:00 pm at Barks, Brews & Boos. Meet your neighbors (and your neighbors’ pets!) down on Pappas Way for an afternoon of animal-friendly Halloween fun. Dress your pet in their Halloween best for a chance to win a prize. Take home an animal portrait or caricature. And enjoy complimentary snacks provided by local businesses (including special treats for furry friends) with beer and wine available for purchase. – Caricatures by Boston Caricature (all day) – Pet Portraits (all day) – Live music from Cold Chocolate – Pet Costume Contest will take place at 5:00 pm (you must be onsite at 5:00 pm to participate in the costume contest). – Beer from Dorchester Brewery & Wine available for purchase – Treats for your pets from Polkadog – …and complimentary snacks! You can RSVP here! 


The Red Sox play the Astros on Friday at 8:07pm. The Bruins face off against the Sabres on Friday night at 7pm and then Sunday against the Sharks at 1pm.  The Patriots take on the Jets on Sunday at 1pm. 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!

The Red Zone at Publico

Perfect for game watching or just hanging out with friends at Publico enjoy the Red Zone complete with 4 cheeseburger sliders, 4 hot dogs, 10 garlic wings, 1 tomato pizza, 1 pepperoni pizza, pico de gallo, guacamole, queso dip, tortilla chips, hand-cut french fries

Halloween Movies + Takeout Pairings

Our own Heather Foley shares some Halloween Movies and Takeout Pairings for you to try this weekend!

Special Additions at The Broadway

The Broadway will feature a few additions to their menu this weekend including Vegetable Rangoons, Brown Butter Wings, and Steak Bomb Pizza!

Teal Pumpkin Party

Families are invited to join the MOMS Club of South Boston for Teal Pumpkin fun including coffee, crafts, and music. Please bring a small pumpkin or gourd to paint – be ready to get messy! The fun takes place on October 23rd at 1am at M Street Playground.

See the new baby giraffe at Franklin Park

The news of the new baby girl giraffe calf born at the Franklin Park Zoo excited us all! Well, you’ll be able to see her and her mom this week at the Zoo! Exhibit hours will be 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for calf and mom, Amari.

New Fall Cocktails at Capo

Stop by Capo this weekend and enjoy their new cocktail menu bursting will all the fall flavors like Pumpkin Espresso Martini with pumpkin, cold brew and vodka, Apple-Sauced with rye, maple, cider, egg white and lemon and more!

Shred it!  Forget it!

Mass Bay Credit Union is hosting their wildly popular shredding event!  Members and residents who live in the community are invited to bring any documents that contain sensitive information and have them shredded safely and for free!  There is a five-box maximum. This event will take place on Saturday, October 23, 2021, from 9:00AM-11:30AM at Mass Bay Credit Union 147 West 4th Street.

Get your paddles ready

Maybe it’s the little paddles or the sound the ball makes when it hits the table, but we love ping pong.  So when we saw a post on social media stating that a ping pong club would be opening on Melcher Street, we were thrilled. SPIN, the beloved ping pong social club founded in New York City in 2009 has expanded with its 10th outpost in Fort Point! You can learn more here!   

Vote Early

The Municipal Election in the City of Boston takes place on Nov. 2 but you can vote early! The early voting period takes place Saturday, October 23, through Friday, October 29. During that time, voters registered in Boston will be able to cast their ballots in person before the Municipal Election on Tuesday, November 2. Here’s where you can vote early!  You’ll be voting for Mayor of Boston and City Councilor-At-Large. 

Take the American Flag Challenge

One Southie resident wants you to show your American pride and support of our veterans! Peggy Woods would like you to display an American flag on your home or business before Veterans Day – Thursday, November 11th. So let’s do it! Display your stars + stripes!

Get in the Halloween Spirit

Stop by Southie Haunts this weekend and get in the Halloween Spirit! This home on West Fourth between D + E is decorated for Spooky SZN and every night between 4pm-10pm there is a light show! Just press the button!  Tag us in your photos!


The Boston Parks Department is hosting a special Fall-O-Ween Children’s Festival on Friday, October 22nd from 5pm-8pm at 38 Beacon Street in Beacon Hill. Test your skills and courage to find your way out of the Haunted Fun House Maze, hop on the train hosted and make your way over to our glow in the dark play space for some nighttime fun featuring LED illuminated swings, seesaws, and cornhole. Learn how to build spooky creatures with Lego Master Model Builder, Sean. Enjoy exciting acts from the Boston Circus Guild with performances by an aerial artist and stilt walker between 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. This FREE, family-friendly event will also include lots of spooky activities and giveaways for all ages. Don’t forget your costume!

New Workouts to Try in the Neighborhood

From cardio dance to yoga and cycling, here are some new workouts to try in the neighborhood! 

Image via Tatte Bakery on Instagram


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