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Weekend Picks - July 31st

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Eat:
Lobster, shrimp and oysters, oh my!  Celebrate the 4th Annual Boston Seafood Festival at Boston Fish Pier at the on Sunday, August 2nd from 11am-6pm.  
This family friendly event begins at 11am and goes for 7 delicious hours until 6pm.

Last minute pick for summer fun in Southie

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Calling all Dreams

Join in some wholesome fun at No Man’s Land at Thomas Park brought to you by Medicine Wheel on Wednesday, July 29th from 6p-9pm.  This family friendly event will feature food, music, art making, games, community building, a bouncy house, and a WATER SLIDE!   

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Calling all kids!

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Kids Day at the Southie Farmers Market

The South Boston Neighborhood Development Corporation (SBNDC), the sponsor of the South Boston Farmers Market, will hold a Kids Day celebration at the market on Monday, August 3rd. 

The market will run as usual from 12 - 6 pm, with regular vendors Freitas

Italian Pride Day in Southie!

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Oh! Eh! Whoa! 

Come celebrate Italian pride on Saturday, August 8th from 12pm-3pm with a good old-fashioned block party - well..half a block party....on East Eighth between L and Hatch Street.    Enjoy live music,a bouncy house, kids activities and more! 

Even if you're not Italian, you can still

Saturday night’s alright for a fight

Health & Wellness

Fight Night at Peter Welch’s Gym

Head out on Saturday, August 1st and enjoy a night of live professional and amateur bouts at Peter Welch’s G (371 Dorchester Ave.) Gym and help support a great cause - Fight Night For Carl!  Doors open at 5:30pm  with the first bout beginning at 6:30pm sharp.  Come

5 DIY Garden Projects

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Written by Danielle Hegedus 

I love summer gardens. There’s nothing like heading into your own backyard to gather fresh, ripe vegetables to create delicious meals.

RIP Boston 2024

News & Politics

We hardly knew ye.

As fast whole Boston 2024 hoopla blew into town, it seems the wind has been officially let out of the sails of this ship.   The USOC has decided to pull the Boston 2024 bid on Monday.  With lack of support from from Governor Charlie Baker and then suddenly, Mayor Marty Walsh,

Public Safety Alert

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In Southie

Over the weekend, an attempted robbery occurred in South Boston late Saturday night at approximately 1:00am.  Two females were approached near 645 East Sixth Street  by two black males wearing hoodies, carrying a possibly fake gun and tried to rob them.   The suspects then fled.

A fish story! Caught in Southie!

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Holy mackerel!.....well, striped bass.

A new summer youth fishing program casted off on Saturday morning  at the Curley Recreation Center  K Street beach.  One lucky fisherman - Dominic - caught a 32 inch, 20 pound striped bass!  

“When it came out to the water, it was amazing!

Week of July 27th

TOP 5

Cheers!  Cafe Porto Bello now hows homemade sangria in red and white!  Enjoy this delightful refreshing combination of delicious wine with fresh fruit with your lunch or dinner!

How To Talk About Caitlyn Jenner And Not Sound Like An A**hole

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Written by Heather Foley

Did you know you can talk about Caitlyn Jenner without sounding like a complete turd?  It’s true!  You can even talk about her critically without sounding like a raging transphobe.  I swear!

Southie Shout-out

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Macdara Casper

Congratulations to Macdara Casper for being chosen to participate in the Mass Satellite Hockey Program USA /Sweden International Friendship Series! This event will take place in Stockholm, Sweden from August 13th - August 21st.  

Macdara qualified for this team, not just for his