See and Do

Weekend Picks – February 7th

Waffle Saturdays

It’s all about waffles on Saturdays at Ripple Cafe!  Order up a waffle with all your favorite toppings!  Ripple Cafe even features vegan waffles!

We’ll Drink to That!

For the month of February, Lucy’s American Tavern and The Bowery Bar are mixing up a cocktail to do good in the neighborhood! Enjoy a Up to Snow Good made with Real McCoy silver rum, blue curaçao, coconut, lime, and pineapple  and help support Horizons for Homeless Children$2 from each cocktail sold will be to donated to the cause.

Go out to eat!

The Boston Black Restaurant Challenge is back for a third year! 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. There are nearly 70 restaurants all over Boston opening their doors and participating.  It’s a great way to shake up your dining out routine and help support local businesses! Check out the roundup here! 

Baby Love Event

Pregnant and looking for a fun afternoon? You’re invited to the Erica Newell Photography Studio on Dot Ave. on Sunday, February 9th from 1pm-3pm for some relaxation, mocktails and of course a photograph of your beautiful bump! This special day of indulgence is complimentary!  Event vendors include 4103 Designs, MamaBeasts, Pure Haven, A Sip of Boston, Boston Naps, Aesthella Lash Lounge.  You can reserve your spot here.

Check out some boats! 

Got #BoatingVibes? Visit the Progressive Insurance New England Boat Show at the Boston Convention Center! Explore more than 700 boats, yachts, pontoon and fishing boats, schooners, and nautical displays for all budgets and lifestyles. This nine-day interactive, educational, immersive and entertaining experience attracts more than 50,000 marine enthusiasts of all ages and lifestyles. The show runs from February 8th through February 16th at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, 415 Summer Street. Get your tickets HERE and also use the promo code “BOATGO2” for a special $5 off discount just for you (two tickets max).

A little comfort food at 224 Boston

224 Boston’s legendary meatloaf is the perfect comfort food! Enjoy a generous slice of meatloaf served with potato puree, mushrooms black garlic gravy.  You can check out the full menu here! 

Go for a Run

Meet Dorchester Running Club fon Saturday at 7am at Garvey Park!  Walkers, runners and everyone in between are always encouraged to join!  Weather is looking perfect for some outdoor activities!

Tacos & Tequila

Spice up your weekend with a trip to Yellow Door Taqueria for some tacos and margaritas!  You can check out their menu here! 

Brunch O’Clock

Love brioche French toast? How about huevos rancheros caliente? Then the creative Sunday brunch menu at dbar is calling your name. The fun starts at 11 on Sunday and the bar is open all day.  Here are some other spots for brunch in the neighborhood.  

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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.