2.7 min readBy Published On: February 5th, 2021Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – February 5th

Brownie Pop Up at Ashmont Grill

Got a sweet tooth? Ashmont Grill is hosting a brownie pop up on Sunday, February 7th from 11am-1pm.  Brownie box available – 6 brownies: 2 Cookies + Cream, 2 Triple Chocolate and 2 S’Mores. $20 Or how about the Hot Cocoa Bomb Pack with 2 white and 2 milk shell filled with milk chocolate cocoa and marshmellows. $18.  Place your order here! You can place your order her via The Brownie Lady! 

Boston Black Restaurant Challenge is Back

The Boston Black Restaurant Challenge is back for a fourth year – this year with a takeout twist due to COVID-19. The goal is to encourage diners to try something new or visit one of your old favorites. The challenge is to try four Black-owned restaurants in February with the hopes you’ll continue the trend throughout the year. Get more details and participating restaurants here! 

Are you ready for some football? 

Tom Brady and the Buccaneers face Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs on Sunday, February 7th at 6:30pm. Whether you’re watching on your couch or heading out, here are some local businesses that can help make your Super Bowl super terrific! 

Sober Curious

Maybe you’re participating in Dry January, cleaning up your act or you’re just sober curious. Whatever the case, here are some mocktails and non-alcoholic beverages to try! Just because your eliminating alcohol from your life doesn’t mean it can’t be fun! Check out our roundup here! 

Welcome Back Gyms + Fitness Studios

On Monday, February 1, Boston will move forward into Phase 3, Step 1 which includes indoor fitness centers and health clubs, including gyms. Here’s a roundup of gyms and fitness studios to check out this week!

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

Have brunch every day this weekend! Lucy’s now offers Friday’s brunch at 10am so you can bring your laptop to Lucy’s  and enjoy brunch while you “work.”  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!

Love is in the air

dbar is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a special 4-course dinner for $89 per person including bubbles to start!  You can check out the menu here!  Make sure to make a reservation! 


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