See and Do

Weekend Picks – November 6th

Shopping for a cause!

It’s the 6th Annual 2020 Make It Matter Outdoor Marketplace! Celebrate and support these local small  businesses on Saturday, November 7th from 10-4pm (Rain date Nov 8th). The Marketplace will be a small, outdoor expo-style event meshed with a fancy gift fair, focused on making your November and December Holiday planning easier – a local one -stop-shop & holiday time-saver that brings you the absolute best local creatives, makers and services!  You can feel good knowing that every dollar you spend at our outdoor marketplace goes to women, LGBTQ+, BIPOC -owned enterprises, innovators who are attentive to sustainability, and organizations that strengthen our community. You can learn more here! 

Stalk Kitchen is Open

Stalk Kitchen is now open in historic Lower Mills! Executive Chef of Lower Mills Tavern, Chef Cara Nance has opened Stalk Kitchen a vegan, whole foods establishment that will serve everything in compostable, biodegradable containers. Stalk is open for delivery and take out – offering a seasonal, rotating menu. You can learn more here! 

Small Business Pop Up

Who misses being able to easily find unique, locally made stuff and supporting local, small businesses? Grab your mask and join your favorite local women-owned brands on Saturday, November 7th from 12-2pm in front of the Bowery Bar in Lower Mills.  Camden Hydes, Deirfiur Homes, Habit, Christina Caren, Sky Candles, 4103 Designs, and Wolfie Dog Treats will be popping up!

Register to Run

The Martin Richard Foundation, in partnership with the Boston Bruins Foundation, is proud to announce the 3rd annual MR8K Virtual! The third annual MR8K will provide runners with a live, virtual race experience in support of the Martin Richard Foundation. On NOVEMBER 14th at 9am, runners from around Massachusetts, the country, and the world will come together – apart – to complete an 8K on the course of their choice. All funds benefit the Martin Richard Foundation’s work to support community organization that advance its values of inclusion, kindness, justice, and peace. You can register for MR8K here! Use code: SAVE10 code for $10 off registration!

Warmer Temps means Outdoor Dining Weather

Support our local restaurants by eating and drinking outdoors in the neighborhood including!  Here’s a roundup of outdoor patios, roof decks and more including Lower Mills Tavern for $5 Mimosas + Bloody Marys and dbar for martinis and dinner!

Apple Cider SZN

Ripple Cafe has hot or iced apple cider!  Treat yourself this week!

Take A Hike

While crossing state lines may not be in everyone’s best interest, there are still plenty of ways to enjoy the foliage right here in our backyard! Head to Blue Hills Reservation to enjoy all the fall colors and views of the city all while keeping a safe distance from your fellow leaf peepers. COVID practices for the park are outlined here.

Bloodys + Burgers at 224

Brunch is back at 224 Boston Street. Sundays 10am-3pm.  You can sneak a peek at the menu here!

Work From Home at Lucy’s

Bring your laptop to Lucy’s on Friday and enjoy brunch while you “work.” Let’s get this weekend going! Brunch starts at 10am.

Take the Testing Pledge

Mayor Marty Walsh is asking everyone to commit to getting tested for #COVID19. Getting tested is how you keep yourself and your family safe. It’s also how we track the presence of the virus in our community. We need the most accurate picture we can get, so we can focus our response in the most effective way. The Boston Testing Pledge was launched last week. It’s a commitment that employers and individuals can make, to get tested and support testing access. Here’s a map of testing sites in the city. 

Just a reminder that the new state Covid-19 safety guidelines will kick in on Friday including bars/restaurants and liquor stores closing at 9:30. Get the details here. 

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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.