Let’s go camping
State campgrounds are officially open! You can make reservations and lean more here!
Fall Flavors at The Ice Creamsmith
The Ice Creamsmith is now featuring fall flavors like Apple N’ Spice, Caramel Swirl and Butter Almond. Stop by and try them this weekend!
$1 Oysters at 224 Boston at Brunch
Enjoy $1 oysters at 224 Boston during brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 10am–3pm
Local Farmers Markets
The Ashmont Farmers Market is open from 3pm to 7pm. On Saturday from 11am-2pm stop by Codman Square Park for the Codman Square Farmers Market. Shop fresh produce, local vendors, activities and more!
Take it to Go via Yellow Door
Gearing up for Memorial Day Weekend festivities?? Starting Friday until Sunday, take advantage of the limited time only YDT MARG MIX SALE 🍹🍹🍹 GET 3 MIXES FOR $30!! You’ll receive a Coconut, House + Jalapeño mix — each bottle makes up to 8 margs 🙌 Feel free to throw in some guac, chips and queso too 😉 Sale is valid at both locations all weekend! Place your orders online via Toast Tab!
Beer + wine + snacks for your LDW celebrations
American Provisions will make sure your July Fourth celebration has the perfect selection of wine and beer! AP Dorchester also offers meat + cheese boards and desserts
Waterfront Scavenger Hunt
Boston Harbor Now has organized a special scavenger hunt for you in the neighborhood! Each hunt has been carefully crafted to reflect the unique history and culture of the area and includes multiple choice, short-answer, and open-ended questions, as well as photo submissions. You can play by yourself or as a team and experience the harbor in a completely new way. You can learn more here!
3 Days of Brunch
The Bowery Bar and Lucy’s are offering three days of brunch this long weekend! Saturday, Sunday and Monday 10-3pm. Reservations recommended!
Back 2 School Community Day at Chez Vous
Enjoy free roller skating, free hair cuts and book bag giveaways on Sunday, September 4th from noon to 3pm at Chez Vous!
Take a Tour
Check out Fort Independence at Castle Island! The Castle Island Association (CIA) has been giving free guided tours of Fort Independence on Castle Island for over thirty years. Enjoy a tour every Saturday, Sunday, and on national holidays through the summer from noon till 3:30pm. You can also enjoy a sunset tour on Thursday at 6pm. Check the CIA’s Facebook for updates/changes to schedule!
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!
Frozen Drink Szn
This summer has been a scorcher and this week has been no different! Cool off with these fun frozen drinks found around the neighborhood to help you stay cool all summer long! They’re fruity, funky, and frozen! Check out our roundup here!
Dock + Dine
If you’re lucky enough to have a boat – or a friend with a boat – head to Venezia for some delicious Italian food to go via their dock. Order via their website and pick up via their dock! Pasta always tastes better on a boat!
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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