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Weekend Picks – January 7th

Yellow Door is Now Offering Empanadas

Make a plan to stop by Yellow Door and try their chorizo empanadas made with roasted potatoes, cheddar cheese, peppers and jalepeno crema! Pairs perfectly with margaritas!

Snow Day in Boston

Looking for an Adult Snow Day Destination in Dot? Dorset Hall will be open for lunch at 11:30am! Eire Pub, Lucy’s and Lower Mills Tavern also open for lunch!

Let’s go skating

Looking for a fun way to keep the kids entertained? Lace up the skates and hit the ice.  The Devine Rink is now offering public skating.  If you don’ t have skates, don’t worry, you can rent them! If your blades are dull, you can get them sharpened there too! Weekend Hours: Saturday:  7pm – 8:50pm and Sunday:  4pm – 5:50pm.

Play Roc-K-eno at The Industry

On Saturday nights from 8pm-12am take part in Roc-K-eno at The Industry with DJ Jim – numbers on the Keno card are replaced with your favorite songs! Enjoy some cocktails and snacks while you play along! You can get the details here! 

Burgers & Bloodys at 224 Boston

Burgers and Bloodys this weekend at 224 Boston! One of the best burgers around, order one up at brunch on Saturdays and Sundays 10-3! Here are some other spots around the neighborhood for brunch!

Go for a Run

Meet Dorchester Running Club on 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!

Local Coffee Shops to try this Weekend

Here’s a roundup of local coffee shops in Dot! Now more than ever it’s important to show them some love and support.

Iced T at dbar

On Sundays from 4pm-8pm Tea just got iced at dbar! Hosted by Pristine Christine.

$5 Mimosas and Bloody Marys 

Lower Mills Tavern offers $5 mimosas and Bloody Marys during brunch on Saturday and Sundays 10am – 3pm.  Comes in flavors like orange, pineapple, blood orange, violet, peach, fig and apple cider!  Perfect for sipping near LMT’s holiday decorations!

Cozy + Delicious

Put on your sweats, get cozy on the couch, and order up some takeout/delivery from our local restaurant scene! From pizza and dumplings, to tacos and steak dinners, Dorchester has some of the best restaurants around – plus it’s a great way to show your support!  Some restaurants offer cocktails, wine + beer to go too!  Here’s our roundup of takeout/delivery options in the neighborhood! 

The Boston Parks Winter Fitness Series

From yoga to line dancing, enjoy free virtual fitness classes from January through May!  Get the schedule and class descriptions here! 

Grove Hall Free Food Saturdays

All Are Welcome! No ID required! Free Fresh Grocery Items from the Red Cross Food Pantry! Saturday, 10am-11am at Frederick Pilot Middle School – 270 Columbia Road.

Sports!

The Bruins face off against the Lightning on Saturday at 8pm. The Celtics play the Knicks on Saturday at 7:30pm. The Patriots face the Dolphins Sunday at 4:25pm (Squish the Fish!).  Here are 9 Places to Watch the Game in Dorchester!

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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.