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5 Things You Should Know This Week – March 22nd

Bring on Phase 4, Part 1

Boston will move into a modified Phase 4, Step 1 of the state’s Reopening Massachusetts plan, effective Monday, March 22, 2021. In Boston, all private gatherings and events will remain subject to current capacity limits of 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors. Public gatherings in Boston may increase to 60 people indoors and 100 people outdoors, lower than the Commonwealth’s limits of 100 and 150 people, respectively.  You can learn more specifics about certain businesses and activities here. 

Prepare for Easter

Easter is just a few weeks away! Head to Phillips Chocolates to stock up on all of your Easter favorites! They’ve got everything from foil wrapped milk chocolate, chocolate eggs with yolk colored vanilla cream centers, turtle eggs, royal hash eggs and more!

Welcome back, outdoor dining

Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced recently that in collaboration with the Boston Licensing Board and City departments, outdoor dining for approved restaurants in Boston will now begin on March 22 due to the weather forecast. This is an earlier start than the previously-announced date of April 1. You can learn more here! 

Explore the Yurts

The Bowery Bar had some local designers and artists add their touches to three of the yurts! Stop by and check them out this weekend and be inspired.

Get Outside

Dorchester is Boston’s largest neighborhood so there are plenty of ways to get outside in the beautiful weather!  We’ve rounded up our favorite places and activities to get you outside after this long, long winter!

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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.