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Social Distancing Weekend Picks – June 5th

Support Boston’s Black Owned Restaurants

Order some takeout this week and show some support and love! Check out our roundup here! 

Racial Justice Vigils, Protests and Rallies

Here’s a roundup of of racial justice events happening in and around Boston.

Register to Vote

It’s an election year and now more than ever, it’s important to vote!  Make sure you are registered! You can learn more here! 

Virtual Workouts

Boston Parks Department is offering FREE virtual workouts! From yoga to bootcamp, each class is taught by a certified instructors and sponsored by Boston Parks and Recreation, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and the Boston Public Health Commission. You can learn more here.

Support Local Business

There are still so many businesses that are open, providing take-out or merchandise that directly supports them and their staff. Make a point of ordering take-out or shop local this Saturday! Check out our list of restaurants open for takeout if you need any ideas!  Some restaurants are featuring Dot Day specials! 

Dorchester Pride

Invest in some local merchandise and represent your neighborhood! Many local restaurants have merchandise for sale on their websites, check out Custom HypeThe Bowery Bar, Lucy’s American Tavern and Dorchester Brewing for some ideas!

Eat some breakfast

Ripple Cafe is open (and practicing safety guidelines) so stop by this weekend and pick up one of their delicious egg sandwiches and a coffee!  Mon-Fri 7am-3pm // Sat 8am-3pm. They also offer takeout via grub hub too.  You can see their menu here! 

Get Outside

Pick up some take-out from your favorite local spot and head to your favorite spot for a picnic (staying 6 feet away from others of course!) Take a walk along the Neponset River Trail or spend some time at Malibu or Tenean Beach for some fresh air.  Don’t forget your mask!

Fish Cakes

The Eire Pub will be open 11:30 to 6 for takeout, curbside pickup & delivery. On Friday, they are featuring delicious homemade fish cakes! The sandwich is $7, and the Double Fish Cake entree with $11. You can see the full menu at http://eirepub.com and call in your order 617-436-0088.

Please remember to stay at home.  If you have to go out, practice social distancing and remember to wear a mask! 

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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.