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Weekend Picks – MLK Weekend

Remembering MLK

For more than 30 years, the third Monday of January has been set aside for commemorative events and community service activities nationwide to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  This year, Citizens Bank will once again be partnering with museums and non-profits throughout the communities it serves to deliver enriching activities to celebrate Dr. King’s dedication to service and his passion for strengthening our communities. Obviously this year events and activities are virtual, you can see a full schedule here!

New Winter Menu at Lower Mills Tavern

Created with fresh, seasonal + local ingredients — every menu by Chef Cara is a true labor of love! Give it a try this weekend!  You see the details here! 

Virtual Workouts to Try!

Get that body moving! Take an virtual workout this week! Working out + moving that body can help reduce stress andNow more than ever our local gyms and fitness studios need our help! Sign up for a virtual class! Here’s a round up of local spots to try!  

Cantastic!

Yellow Door announced that they now have their legendary cocktails available by the can! YELLOW DOOR PALOMA — tequila chinaco blanco, rosemary-infused mezcal, lime juice, grapefruit soda; $11 CITRUS & CILANTRO SELTZER — tequila chinaco blanco, citrus and cilantro, seltzer; $10 MIXED BERRY SELTZER — tequila chinaco blanco infused with fresh mixed berries, club soda; $10 – Try them this week!

Heated Outdoor Dining Spots

We realize that many of our outdoor patios have disappeared for the winter but there’s still some “hot spots” nestled in the neighborhood! We’ve teamed up with the dynamic sister duo of @heat_ya_seat– to find the best heated outdoor dining options! Now more than ever, our local restaurants need our support! This roundup will help to make sure #nocoldbutts will be dining at any of these places!

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 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?

Pizza, pizza!

Dorchester’s got some of the best pizza around! In honor of National Pizza week, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite spots for pizza!  

Support + Love for Dorchester Community Fridge

The motto of the Community Fridge is, “Take what you need, leave what you can;” and residents are welcome to grab whatever food they need or donate the food they have, without judgement. Well, the fridge could use a little love via donations.  The Fridge is hosting a food drive on Saturday, January 16th at from 8:30am-11am. You can see a list of suggested donations here via Instagram. 

NFL Playoff Football and Welcome Back NHL

From sporty snacks, game day specials, Dorchester loves sports!  Eire Pub is showcasing an all-star lineup of appetizers on Sundays. Enjoy classic apps like chicken tenders, potato skins, wings, a crock of Mac + Cheese and the Pub’s famous chili. Watch the game at Lucy’s with brunch first and then stick around for the game!  Want to watch the game at home? Put on your jersey and order take-out from your favorite local restaurant! Check out delivery options here. Some of our favorites include G Winz from Wingz and Tingz and the Bred Impossible Burger from Bred Gourmet. Don’t forget to stock up on game day snacks at American Provisions!  here!  Here’s a schedule of football this weekend! The Bruins are playing Sunday at 1pm and Monday at 1pm.

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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.