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Week of October 5th


Cheers to Fall!  Social Wines is celebrating the season at their Grand Fall Tasting!  On Monday,, October 5th from 5pm to 7pm on the patio of 50 West Broadway taste some seasonal wines, beer, cocktails, cider and mead!  Put on a sweater and get ready to taste fall! 

Southie is turning pink for the

Southie is turning pink

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For the Ellie Fund

Some South Boston businesses are joining forces for the Ellie Fund’s Do Good campaign.  Be on the lookout for “pink” specials, deals, drinks, and fitness classes throughout our neighborhood for the month of October.

Parking and Traffic Advisory

East Boston Savings Bank 5K

Brace yourself, Southie.  Parking restrictions and road closures for the East Boston Savings Bank Road Race.

Saturday, October 3rd
Starting at 10:00 pm there will be no parking from I street to the Farragut Statue at East Broadway on Day Boulevard  through Sunday,

Movin’ On Up: Join the October Climbing League

Health & Wellness

Written by Mairead McGonagle

Looking for something new to do this fall? Join in on Rock Spot Climbing’s October league!

Teams of 3-4 climbers will compete each week, scoring points for completed climbs, and vying for the coveted top spot at the end of 6 weeks. Winner gets bragging rights, a $100

Southie Shows up for Julie's Family Learning Program

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Written by Christine Fennelly

Lincoln Tavern and Restaurant's back bar was jam packed with people who showed up last week to support Julie's Family Learning Program.  The annual "Friendraiser" aims to attract more people to get to know the great work and services offered for female heads of

Weekend Picks - October 2nd

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It’s National Taco Day on Sunday, October 4th!  Celebrate in Southie at  Loco Taqueria and Oyster Bar.  Feast on amazingly delicious Traditional Mexican Tacos! (2/order) $11 Carnitas, refried beans, lime crema, poblano jalepeno relish, orange supremes and goat cheese.

Papagayo Piñata Party!


Written by Emily Waterfield

Celebramos! We don’t know about you, but our week is not complete without a night of Mexican food—tacos, burritos, margaritas, you name it! Luckily,  Papagayo is stepping in to take our Mexican nosh session to the next level. Beginning October 5th, the local Southie

Barry’s Bootcamp at the Lawn on D

Health & Wellness

Written by Emily Waterfield

Drop and give me 20! Looking to get your butt kicked into shape this weekend? Well, we have the perfect solution. Cult fitness attraction, Barry’s Bootcamp, will be holding its biggest ever pop-up class at The Lawn on D this Sunday, October 4th, from 10:30-11:30am.

MBTA Bus Stop/Service Meeting Recap

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in a nutshell

On Wednesday night, more than 100 people filled the cafeteria of the Tynan School do discuss one of Southie’s hot button topics - the MBTA buses.  CIS was there too live tweeting all the action. You find our tweets at @maureencaught - if you’re not on twitter - come on!

Neighborhood Food Fight - Loco vs. Committee


Written by Mairead McGonagle

Did somebody say, “Foood fight!”?  For a good cause, of course! Stop by Lincoln Tavern & Restaurant (425 West Broadway) on October 20th to experience a delicious (and non-messy) battle to end childhood hunger.

Loco Executive Chef Nick Dixon is going head-to-head with

Halloween & Fall Decor Sale

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At the Laboure Center

Things are getting a little spookier in Southie….The Laboure Center (275 West Broadway) is having a Halloween, Thanksgiving and Fall Decor Sale.  With hundreds of new samples of fall and halloween decorations, you can get your house ready with pumpkins, witches, and

Batten down the hatches

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Important safety tips from the mayor.

Looks like Boston is getting a Tropical Storm and its gonna pour buckets!  Mayor Marty Walsh and his crew are offering up some helpful tips! 

  • Residents can sign up for Alert Boston, the city's emergency notification system, to receive emergency alerts by