See and Do

Weekend Picks – July 17th

Outdoor Beer Garden

Lower Mills Tavern now has an outdoor beer garden on the weekends!  You can enjoy their new summer menu outdoors! You can learn more here!  Here’s also a running list of other outdoor dining options in the neighborhood too!

National Ice Cream Day

National Ice Cream Day is Sunday!  Dorchester has some great spots to get some ice cream!  The Ice Creamsmith in Lower Mills has homemade ice cream with candy mix-ins! Chill on Park has a variety of flavors, frappes, sundaes and you can even organize an ice cream social and have the ice cream with all the fixings delivered!  Landmark Public House also announced earlier this week they now have an an ice-cream bar! Get the scoop (pun intended) here!

A bushel and a peck

The Ashmont Farmers Market has begun its 13th season! Get fresh and nutritious food and support our local farmers and vendors! Stop by on Fridays 3-7pm through October 30th.  You can learn more here! 

Free Admission at the ICA

As part of Phase 3, the Institute of Contemporary Art is back open!  To celebrate, they are offering free admission on July 16th-19th.  Advance tickets are required. Safety guidelines and important visiting information can be found here.

Take it to go

Yellow Door Taqueria has margarita mix to go!  Just add the booze and ice!  Perfect for a hot and steamy weekend ahead!

Brunch O’Clock

Lucy’s American Tavern offers brunch!  You can eat outdoors or indoors!  Enjoy French Toast Sticks, a Hangover Skillet, and Chicken and Waffles.  Wash it down with an Executive Mimosa!  Here are more spots in Dot to enjoy brunch! 

Get a Workout In

As part of Phase 3, fitness studios and gyms can reopen with safety guidelines in place.  Here’s a running list of gyms in the neighborhood that are open for business!

Bike Riding Adventure

Blue Bikes is now offering free rides on Saturdays in July! On Summer Saturdays plan to take in new sights, get from fresh air and exercise and explore new places. Just download the app and select Adventure Pass.

Frozen Drink Season

Summer is here and it’s officially frozen drink season! Dorset Hall and Yellow Door Taqueria has frozen drinks! 

Refresh

Celebrate the weekend with some Strawberry-Pineapple Fresca!  This healthy refreshing drink is available at Ripple Cafe and it’s full of summer vibes! You can learn more here! 

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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.