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Weekend Picks – February 12th

Love is in the Air

From gift ideas to dinner inspiration, it’s all right here in our Valentine’s Day Guide! Make sure to check back as we will be updating this guide daily! Check out our roundup here!

Valentine’s Pop Up

Two local women owned businesses have teamed up to make your Valentine’s Day a little easier! Market Floral Studio and Stephie Chic will be hosting a Valentine’s Pop Up on Saturday from 12-2 at 12 Ericcson Street (second floor) Dorchester.  Shop for beautiful fresh flowers and fun and fashionable accessories. Perfect for giving to someone you love – including yourself!

Check out Dorchester’s newest park

The new and improved Garvey Park is officially open! Get the details $5,790,000 project here! 

Spread the Love Pop Up Collective

On the heels of a successful series of pop up markets in and around Boston in 2020, Black Owned Bos. is excited to announce the first retail pop up of their 2021 season. This “Spread Love” themed retail market will kick off the day before Valentine’s Day and will run for four (4) sequential Saturdays through March 6, 2021 from 12pm to 6pm in South Bay. This indoor rotating collective of local Black owned businesses from throughout the Greater Boston Area, will feature gifts and goods that offer something for everyone while promoting the collective empowerment of Black entrepreneurs. From sweet treats and cards to clothes and accessories, the collective will offer a diverse selection of business categories. You can learn more details here! 

Galentine’s Brunch

Enjoy brunch with the gals (or guys) on Saturday, February 13th at Lucy’s American Tavern and The Bowery Bar from 10am-3pm with a Pop Diva theme – think Britney, Madonna, Mariah, Whitney and more!  Reservations are recommended!

Heart-Tarts from LMT

Lower Mills Tavern is offering Raspberry Heart-Tarts this weekend! A perfect Valentine’s treat!  LMT will also feature some delicious dinner specials we know you’ll love! Available from 4pm-10pm all weekend long! You can see the menu via their instagram here! 

Virtual Dueling Pianos Show at D’s Keys

D’s Keys is hosting a virtual Valentine’s show on Saturday, February 13th from 8-11.  You can join in via Facebook live!

Bowling is Back

Boston Bowl is back open including the bowling center, arcade, and billiards. 
 Hours of operation are Sunday – Thursday, 9am – midnight, and Friday & Saturday, 9am – 1am. You can learn more by visiting the Boston Bowl website here!

Brunch O’Clock

Lower Mills Tavern features $5 mimosas and Bloody Marys at brunch on Saturdays and Sundays.  Yellow Door has a new brunch menu for you to try on Saturday and Sunday! On Sunday, head to dbar and enjoy huevos rancheros and the monster sticky bun on their heated/covered outdoor patio!  How about burgers and Bloodys at 224’s on Saturday or Disco Brunch Sundays at Blend?

Heated Outdoor Dining Spots

We realize that many of our outdoor patios have disappeared for the winter but there’s still some “hot spots” nestled in the neighborhood! We’ve teamed up with the dynamic sister duo of @heat_ya_seat– to find the best heated outdoor dining options! Now more than ever, our local restaurants need our support! This roundup will help to make sure #nocoldbutts will be dining at any of these places!

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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.