See and Do

Weekend Picks – March 26th

Welcome back, outdoor dining

Slowly, outdoor patios in the neighborhood are popping up. Yellow Door, Ashmont Grill and the Banshee have reopened their outdoor dining!

Get Your Easter Baskets Ready

Easter is just a few weeks away! Head to Phillips Chocolates to stock up on all of your Easter favorites! They’ve got everything from foil wrapped milk chocolate, chocolate eggs with yolk colored vanilla cream centers, turtle eggs, royal hash eggs and more!

Explore the Yurts

The Bowery Bar had some local designers and artists add their touches to three of the yurts! Stop by and check them out this weekend and be inspired.

Get Outside

Dorchester is Boston’s largest neighborhood so there are plenty of ways to get outside in the beautiful weather!  We’ve rounded up our favorite places and activities to get you outside after this long, long winter!

Visit the Polish Club

Stop by a hidden gem in the neighborhood! The Polish American Club in Andrew Square.  Stop by for a drink and some food – they have a limited menu featuring nachos, hot dogs, chili, Polish Pizza (Thursday + Friday only) and Radek’s famous windmill sandwich (Thursday + Friday only)! #savethepolishclub

Cocktails for a Cause

Boston Harbor Distillery + Muertos Coffee Co have partnered up to help Boston Fire Department Relief Fund! Just order the Triple Decker or Vanilla Ice cocktails made with Muertos Coffee and $5 will go to the BFD Relief Fund!

Brunch O’Clock

Have brunch every day this weekend! Lucy’s now offers Friday’s brunch at 10am so you can bring your laptop to Lucy’s  and enjoy brunch while you “work.”  Lower Mills Tavern features $5 mimosas and Bloody Marys at brunch on Saturdays and Sundays.  Yellow Door has a new brunch menu for you to try on Saturday and Sunday! On Sunday, head to dbar and enjoy huevos rancheros and the monster sticky bun on their heated/covered outdoor patio!  How about burgers and Bloodys at 224’s on Saturday or Disco Brunch Sundays at Blend?

Get Some Coffee

Always a good reminder to skip the chains and support our locally owned coffee shops! Here’s a roundup of our favorite spots to get some 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.