It’s National Ice Cream Month!
Ice cream is one of life’s few pure joys. What’s not to love about ice cream? It’s nostalgic, delicious, full of calcium to make our bones strong! Check out our roundup of where to enjoy ice cream in the neighborhood this weekend!
Slow Flow on Saturday
Be Healthy Summer Fun Day
On Saturday, July 9th from 11am-3pm at Harambee Park enjoy live music, games, a magician, free food, giveaways and more! Plus a free vaccine station. Brought to you by the City of Boston and the Boston Public Health Commission. Visit here for more information!
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!
Try a Best of Boston Winner This Weekend
Let’s hear it for Pho Hoa! Boston Magazine just named this wildly popular Vietnamese spot the Best of Boston for Best Neighborhood Restaurant in Dorchester! Get some food this weekend!
Take it to go!
Yellow Door has Margaritas and Palomas to go! Perfect for sitting on the beach, hanging on your roof deck or just sitting on your couch in the AC. Available at both Dorchester and the South End. Pairs well with salsa, guacamole and chips!
New and Improved Park Alert
The comprehensive McConnell Park renovation includes the play lot, fields, passive spaces, parking, utility improvements, and improved access! Stop by and check it out this weekend! McConnell Park, 30 Denny St, Dorchester
$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 pineapple, pink guava, honey rose, blueberry, cherry, raspberry and cranberry! How awesome is that? Also enjoy live music on Saturday nights!
Pop Start Brunch at Blend
Harlow Havoc will be hosting this special brunch on Sunday from 11am-3pm at Blend with music by Twisted Gleam plus special guests. Reservations strongly recommended.
Free Workouts on Sunday
Backyahd in South Bay offers a free outdoor HIIT class on Sundays at 10:30am on the turf in front of Nike. TrillFIT and Boston Harbor Now offers a free dance class on Sunday’s from 10am-11am. TRILLFIT’s signature dance class blends Beyonce-worthy choreography with multiple rounds of HIIT to sweat your way to a tighter, more toned body. Classes are free, but require advanced registration. Sneakers Required. All levels welcome. Meet near Carson Beach at the McCormack Bathhouse. Get the details here!
Patio SZN in the Neighborhood
With these warmer temps this weekend, it’s a perfect excuse to enjoy some cocktails and food al fresco! Check out our roundup of outdoor patios that are open in the neighborhood.
Take the Lady in Black Tour on George’s Island
You can take a ferry to Georges Island and explore Fort Warren with a special self-guided “Lady in Black” tour. If you’re brave enough, you’re challenged to explore the Dark Arch or walk through the Dark Tunnel in search of her ghost. You can learn more here. You can learn more about visiting the island here.
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Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Co-host of Caught Up, storyteller, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.
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