3.1 min readBy Published On: May 14th, 2021Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – May 14th

Saturday is National Chocolate Chip Day

Chocolate Chips make everything better! Whether in a cookie or a pancake, here are our picks to celebrate National Chocolate Chip Day in the neighborhood!

Brunch is Back at 224

After a winter hiatus, brunch has returned on Saturdays and Sundays at 224 Boston Street from 10-3. The patio is open too! Check out their brunch menu here!


Yellow Door announced their new spring cocktails available by for dine-in service, call-ahead takeout + online at both Dorchester and South End locations! $11 each or fill your cooler with $40 mix-or-max four packs!!! ?? STRAWBERRY & KIWI SELTZER: tequila blanco, strawberry, kiwi, lime, seltzer water. ?? @brekone’s SPICY MANGO DRANK: @dobeltequila, mango, habanero, lime, agave. ? ✨ SPICY YELLOW DOOR PALOMA: tequila blanco, rosemary-infused mezcal, jalapeños, lime juice, @fevertree_usa sparkling pink grapefruit. ✨ YELLOW DOOR PALOMA: tequila blanco, rosemary-infused mezcal, lime juice, @fevertree_usa sparkling pink grapefruit

Dot Jazz Series Returns

After a very long hibernation, the Dot Jazz series will return with a virtual debut of a very exciting new trio of top players from the NYC and Boston jazz scenes. CAT Trio features Carmen Staaf on piano, Austin McMahon on drums, and Tony Scherr on bass. They’ll be playing original compositions by all three, drawing on a wide range of influences: classical piano repertoire, Monk, Afro-Cuban sounds, singer-songwriter and rock music lineages, and beyond The trio’s set will be prerecorded at Q Division Studios and Concert will premiere online on Saturday, May 15 at 7:30 pm on YouTube. You can also follow the  Facebook Events page for the most up to date personnel and other performance details. This performance is free, however donations strongly encouraged – you can make a donation here! 

$5 Mimosas and Bloody Marys 

Celebrate National Mimosa Day! 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? 

The Pearl is now open!

The Pearl is officially open at South Bay. The menu features lobster rolls, tuna tacos, a seafood platter, oysters, shrimp and more!  You can see the full menu here.The Pearl also has a creative cocktail list inspired by birthstones! 

Lionheart Confections at Reign Drink Lab

On Sunday, starting at 10am, Lionheart Confections will be selling their delicious doughnuts until they sell out at Reign Drink Lab! Get ’em before they’re gone!

Get Outside with Connected Through Strength

Outdoor classes are now available with Connected Through Strength! These classes will be held on Top of Savin Hill Park and open to all levels! This weekend schedule includes Friday at 5:30pm Vinyasa Yoga with Susie, Saturday – 9am Vinyasa Yoga with Erin and Sunday – 10:30am Bootcamp with Darcel!  You can register for class here! 

Drink wine for a cause

When you purchase a bottle of Josh Reserve Lodi Cabernet Sauvignon, $1 from each bottle sold in MA will go to the BFD Relief Fund! We’ll drink to that!

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 hot dogs, meatball sub, sausage peppers + onions and Polish Pizza!  #savethepolishclub

Lilac Sundays at the Arboretum

Take in the beauty! Enjoy the lilacs over four weeks of bloom (typically late April through mid-to-late May). The Arnold Arboretum invites you to visit during these weeks of peak lilac bloom, but request that you practice social distancing from one another and respect our plants. You can also attend a virtual tour on Tuesday, May 11 at 1pm with longtime Arboretum docent and lilac expert Chris McArdle! Learn more here.

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