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5 Things You Should Know This Week – December 14th

Welcome to the neighborhood, Babe Mannion’s Irish Shoppe

A new Irish Imports and hometown pride shop has opened its doors on Saturday at 10am in Adams Village. Babe Mannion’s Irish Shoppe is located at 786 Adams Street (near corner of Gallivan Blvd.) and sells everything from traditional scally caps to specialty gift items. You can learn more here! 

Deck the Halls

The holidays are here, it’s time to deck the halls!  Here are some places to pick up a tree, wreath and more! 

Support our Small Businesses

Shop our Small Business Holiday Gift Guide! The neighborhood is full of of amazing small businesses, makers and entrepreneurs offering unique goods and services. Caught in Southie + Caught in Dot wants to make it simple to shop local this holiday season. Our guide is filled with gift ideas including everything from home goods and jewelry to beauty products and gift cards! Speaking of supporting small businesses, the City of Boston is offering free meter parking on Saturdays for you to shop locally! 

The Yurts are back! 

The Bowery Bar has announced the adorable outdoor winter village on their patio is back for another season.  Get cozy inside one of their three yurts – complete with outdoor heaters, blankets and furry seats on both low top and high top seating! Bookings will be live through their website on Monday afternoon.  Each yurt holds about 10 people and are available for 2-hour increments!  Winter attire is encouraged.

Homemade for the Holidays with Caffe Zia Gianna

This holiday season bring enjoy some authentic homemade Italian dishes from Caffe Zia Gianna!  They are accepting orders for meatball + ricotta lasagna ($50) and ricotta pies (plain $18 and with raspberry jam $22) through December 20th!  ☎️ 617-436-2368 or 📧 with your info to pre-order.

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About the Author

Maureen Dahill

Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and Caught in Dot and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Hockey mom, yoga enthusiast, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.