See and Do

Things You Should This Week – March 11th

Be informed.  Get involved.  On Tuesday, March 12th at 3pm at City Hall in the Ianella Chamber – A special Traffic Enforcement Hearing will be held to discuss lowering the city’s speed limit, traffic laws enforcement and public safety when it comes to traffic.  To watch it live, visit here! 

Register to run!  It’s the 25th Anniversary – Charbo’s Run –   This 5 mile road race that starts at 11am from Florian Hall on Sunday, March 24th. Mark S. Charbonnier, Dorchester native and Massachusetts state trooper, was shot and killed in the line of duty on On September 2, 1994.  A road race was started in his memory back in 1995.  After a 15 year hiatus, the road race is back to celebrate the 25th anniversary of his death.  You can register here! 

Family skate night!  Olde Towne Real Estate is hosting a Family Skate Night at the Devine Rink on Saturday, March 16th from 6-9pm.  Enjoy free food, free skating, and an appearance by Pat Patriot and Blades the Bear.  There will also be a raffle for a wide screen TV!  All proceeds from the raffle will benefit the Leahy/Holloran Community Center!

Celebrate Pi(e) Day!  Wednesday, March 14th is Pi(e) Day! Celebrate with some pizza pie! Try Molinari’s in Adams Village! Try our favorite – the Bocca with Tomato Sauce, Mozzarella, Ricotta, Sopprasatta, Roasted Pepper, Garlic Confit, Fresh Oregano. Start with their Mussels Fra Diavalo Wild Mussels Simmered in Tomatoes with Garlic, Chili Flakes, Pinot Grigio Wine, Served with Wood Oven Ciabatta! Check out their full menu here! 

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! Dorchester Brewing Company will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day as the Irish intended -with a full day of drinking great beer on Saturday, March 16th from 11:30am-11pm! They’re expanding their capacity to fit everyone IN who wants IN, so plenty of room for all! With fresh beer, live music, traditional food and more! ALL DAY: Beer Release. TBD  2-5pm: Live Music from Blue Light Bandits, an independent groove rock band from Worcester.  2pm-8pm: Food from Brato Brewhouse + Kitchen. They’ll be serving up their version of Irish food! Menu will include: Beer Brined Corned Beef: Stout Mustard, Fingerling Potatoes, Carrots, Braised Cabbage, Irish Pork Sausage: Garlic Mustard, Crispy Leeks, Irish Cheddar Grilled Cheese: Whiskey Glazed Onions, Rosemary Sourdough.  You can learn more here! For other St. Patrick’s Day events, visit here!

Bonus:
Prepare for the parade!
 It’s our pleasure to bring you all that is hip and happening this St. Patrick’s season leading up to St. Patrick’s Day weekend.  We’ll give you suggestions on what to wear; where to watch the parade; tips on entertaining; where to eat corned beef and cabbage; where to catch some live Irish music; which bars to go to and so much more.  This guidewill be updated daily so keep checking for new scoop.The parade is Sunday, March 17th at 1pm.  Check out the guide here! 

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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.