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Southie Real Estate Scoop: 135 Athens Street

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Writtten by Betsy Walsh Frissora

On September 2nd, at 6:30 pm, the BRA will hold a meeting that is open to the public to inform southie residents about the 135 Athens Street project that is in the initial review process.  The meeting will be held at the South Boston Lithuanian Club.

CIS night at Williams Tavern on Saturday, September 6th


Let's celebrate the change of seasons, back to school and new neighbors!  Come to Williams Tavern (92 A Street) for a special Caught in Southie night on Saturday, September 6th beginning at 7pm. 

Enjoy $3 Yuengling (16 oz) and $3 Bud Light (16 oz).  Also, a pitcher of PBR and a flatbread pizza for

South Boston Street Festival - Saturday, September 13th

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Get ready to browse and shop amidst 100 local merchants, artists, and organizations along East Broadway from L to I streets featuring the Best of South Boston.  Take advantage of special discounts from local boutiques like Bringing Up Baby, Covet Habit, Ku De Ta, Pretty Reckless, The Spot, and The

The Urban Art Bar welcomes you to the neighborhood.

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Sip, socialize and paint!  For this week only, The Urban Art Bar (709 East Broadway) is offering free classes on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday!  Just bring in a copy of your September lease and you get a free spot!  What a great way to get to know your new neighbors!

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Week of September 1st


Think you know Good Will Hunting?  Well, put your knowledge to the test on Saturday, October 11th.  Teams will be scouring the streets of South Boston for clues, answers, and mystery items.  The hunt will take you through bars, restaurants, landmarks and film locations.

Southie - start your engines. Grand Prix Boston

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Southie is the Monaco.  Imagine Grand Prix race cards ripping down Seaport Blvd.  If Mayor Marty Walsh gets his wish, the Southie Waterfront will be become a speedway. 

According to the Boston Herald, a new Boston Grand Prix committee has been formed and have been in contact with the CEO of Verizon

Just so you know the #7 Bus Route is changing….

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We've seen the bus stops - packed with people - some patiently waiting - others not so patiently waiting for the bus to come pick them up and take them to work.  The #7 is notoriously jammed with commuters sometimes full to capacity by the M Street stop. 

The MBTA has altered the #7 Route slightly

"Don't hassle me I'm local" - a blog by Jeff Sullivan

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I was recently hanging out at the Playwright when when a group in their 30's asked my opinion on when one officially becomes  "Southie." I knew what they meant, but I wanted to dig a little deeper into their question.

"What exactly do you mean, 'when do you officially become 'Southie?'"

They went on

Calling all first-time homebuyers!

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Mass Bay Credit Union to host a special seminar!

Weekend Picks - Labor Day Weekend

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Since it's the last official weekend of summer spend it on the water!  The South Boston Waterfront is packed with hot spots from young and trendy to refined and elegant.  Sit seaside, enjoy the view and share a meal with someone special. 

Book it! South Boston Public Library Book Sale

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The Southie Library will be hosting a book sale on Saturday, August 30th from 10am-3pm. 

Stop by and pick up a few titles for your personal library.  Prices are super low - $2 hardcovers and $1 for softcovers - and you'll be helping an amazing local institution.