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Top 5 Things You Should Know This Week!

Buck a Shuck

The warm weather has finally rolled into our neighborhood which means it’s outdoor oyster season!  And everyone knows oysters taste that much better when they’re only a dollar!  Here are top picks for $1 oysters this summer! 

Calling all Artists

The City of Boston is looking for artists to paint utility boxes with original designs through the Mayor’s Office of Arts + Culture.  Artist will receive a $500 stipend for your project.  Deadline to submit a design is May 31st. You can learn more here! 

Seafood + Wine Pairing at Boston Winery

Warmer weather, outside dining, and the first bite of fresh locally sourced seafood that is paired to perfection with Boston Winery wines! Courses include: Fresh Shucked Oyster on the half shelf, Scallop Ceviche, Shrimp wrapped in prosciutto, Crab cake with Preserved Lemon followed by Lobster Ravioli. Cost is $55 per person! You can reserve your spot here! 

Save the Date

Join Dorchester Running Club on Thursday at 6pm for a run/walk around Adams and Neponset followed by cookies! Meet at Top Shelf Cookies.  All are welcome!

Dorchester is not for Sale

On Tuesday from 6pm-8pm Dorchester is Not For Sale will host a community meeting. Register for the zoom meeting here. Be informed. Get. involved.

Bonus:Hunt + Gather

After a year hiatus thanks to the pandemic, the 41st Annual Ashmont Hill Yard Sale will happen this year!  On Saturday, May 22nd from 9am-2pm plan on shopping dozens of households wares! Shoppers are likely to find everything from potted plants to toys, furniture to books, computers to collectables, and more, all at clean-out-the-attic/basement/carriage house prices. Walk through the neighborhood to enjoy the Victorian architecture and lush gardens that distinguish this charming pocket of Dorchester; every participating house will have maps showing all the selling locations.

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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.