See and Do

Weekend Picks – July 30th

Take it to go

Outdoor patios, takeout specials and now cocktails to go are some of the exciting incentives for the local restaurant scene!  Here’s a roundup of cocktails to-go to try in the neighborhood!

Donuts + Wine

Boston Winery and Union Square Donuts are partnering up for a special pairing and tasting!  Indoor and Outdoor seating available Thursday – Saturday! Ticket pricing starts at $15.  You must be 21+.  Reserve your spot here. 

Beach Snacks

If you’re gonna be spending the day at the beach, might as well has some snacks right? American Provisions has delicious sandwiches, hummus & crackers, salsa & chips, and more!  You can check out their menu here! 

Get a Workout In

Indoor or outdoor. From yoga to bootcamp, get a workout out in this weekend!  Here’s a running list of gyms in the neighborhood that are open for business!

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!

Take a Ferry to Spectacle

It was announced this week that ferry service to Spectacle Island is back in business for the season. Spectacle Island boasts some of the most magnificent vistas of the Boston skyline and is only a 20-minute ferry ride away from downtown Boston. With ferry services beginning for the summer season from Long Wharf, the island will be open and accessible to visitors.  You can learn more here! 

Chicken + Waffles

Enjoy this special pop up menu at Family Affair Restaurant through Saturday August 1st.  This delicious menu features chicken + waffles in four flavors plus Jerk Chicken Caesar salad, Southern Fried Wings, BBQ Ribs and more!  You can see the full menu 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.