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Week of February 8th

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Be informed.  Get involved.  There will be two important neighborhood meetings this week: On Tuesday, February 9th from 6pm-8pm, please join representatives from the Grand Prix of Boston Powered by LogMeIn for a community meeting to discuss plans to bring a Verizon IndyCar Series race to the South

Week of February 1st

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Get schooled. South Boston Catholic Academy (866 East Broadway) will be hosting an open house on Wednesday, February 3rd from 9:30am-11:00am and 4:00pm-6:00pm for Preschool to Grade 6.  Serving over 300 students from South Boston and beyond, SBCA is an accredited Catholic school offering small

Week of January 25th

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Be healthy! Our friends at Nutritious Navigation are teaming up with us for a little twitter chat on Monday, January 25th from 7pm-8pm.  Give them a follow at @NutritiousNavigation and tag any questions you have with #healthyinsouthie.

Week of January 18th

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Happy Birthday Loco!  Loco Taqueria & Oyster Bar (412 West Broadway) is turing 1 this week!  Proving to be on of Southie’s hot spots, Loco offers up some of the best margaritas and tacos around!  Stop by and wish them a happy birthday and thank them for being so delicious! 

Get it

Week of January 11th

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Be Informed.  Get involved. While driving along Day Boulevard, have you noticed the tides and thought, “Gheesh, that seems really high?”  Well, FEMA and DCR will be hosting an open house on Tuesday, January 12th from 4pm-7pm at the Teacher's Union Hall to discuss the updated flood hazards time.

Week of January 4th

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Drag it out!  Recycle those dried out Christmas trees this week!  The city will be collecting them January 4th-15th, place trees at curb by 7 AM on trash day. No decorations, bags, stands. Then get ready to sweep up those pine needles that you’ll no doubt be finding in August. 

Be happy and

Week of December 29th

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See clearly!  Wink Eyecare - 647 East Broadway-  wants to remind you to use your flex spending before the end of the 2015 and your benefits expire!  Make an appointment this week to get your eyes examined.

Week of December 21st

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Week of December 21st

Tick tock!  Times a ticking! Still have shopping to do?  Here is our list of suggestions for some serious stocking stuffing and last minute gift ideas: http://www.caughtinsouthie.com/shop/last-minute-southie-gift-guide

Volunteer! Since Christmas is the season for giving, why

Week of December 14th

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Be informed.  Get involved.  The BRA (Boston Redevelopment Authority) is hosting a recap session & dialogue about The Dorchester Avenue corridor from Andrew Square to Broadway Station on Monday, December 14th at 5:30pm at 195 Old Colony Ave - Local 7 Ironworkers Hall.

Week of December 7th

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Shop local!  Celebrate the holidays with a special shopping event at Lincoln - 425 West Broadway.  Two of our favorite things - booze and shopping - merge into one amazing event on Monday, December 7th from 6:30pm-9:00pm - Lady Lincoln's Holiday Boutique.

Week of November 30th

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O Christmas Tree! Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, it's time to deck the halls! Stop by and pick out a beauty at Brooksie’s Christmas tree pop up shop at 680 Dorchester Ave. near Andrew Square.  Whether you need an 8ft or a 4ft, they've got a wide variety.

Week of November 23rd

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Still need a turkey?  Foodie's (230 West Broadway) got plenty of fresh and dozen turkeys on hand as well as fresh produce for your sides.  Don't have time to make sides - Foodie's also has delicious side dishes at the ready in their prepared foods case.

Week of November 16th

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Sip, Shop & Support!  Wear + Wares - 634 East Broadway is hosting Cocktails and Conversations - a special shopping event on Thursday, November 18th from 6pm-8pm.   Come learn about all the amazing things that South Boston Catholic Academy is doing and how you can be a part of it all!

5 Ways to Beat the Monday Blues

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By Mairead McGonagle

Good Wine Cheap: It’s Monday, wine a little! Stop by Lincoln Tavern for a glass (who are we kidding…bottle) for cheap. Every week, the knowledgeable staff handpicks and offers expensive bottles of wine at discounted rates. 

Date Night at Myers + Chang: Every Monday (and

Week of November 9th

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Go Green. Show your support for veterans by lighting up a green light bulb in your home in a visible spot from the street by Veterans Day.

Week of November 2nd

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Create art with Dan McCole.  Young at Arts painting classes begin on Monday, November 2nd for kids ages 7 to 12.  Led by renowned watercolorist Dan McCole, kids will be painting in acrylics every Monday from 4:30pm-5:30pm at St. Vincent’s Church Parish Meeting house on E Street.

Week of October 26th

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Here’s to healthy food! Celebrate National Food Day and the end of an amazing season at the South Boston Farmers Market!  The South Boston Neighborhood Development Corporation (SBNDC), sponsor of the South Boston Farmers Market, are holding a special celebration on Monday, October 26th.

Week of October 19th

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Soups on!  With colder temperatures, it’s perfect soup weather and Molly Moo’s (687 East Second Street) has got Soupah Soups!  This new menu features everything from Broccoli Cheddar, to Chicken Noodle, to Italian Wedding.

Week of October 12th

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Sip and shop! Southie turns pink for the Ellie Fund!  Make a plan to sip and shop your way around Southie on Thursday, October 15th from 6pm to 8pm.  Some local South Boston businesses will be participating in the Southie Turns Pink Shopping Night Out!

Week of October 5th

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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

Week of September 28th

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Full bloom! Pastoral, one of Fort Point’s hottest spots, is teaming up with Alice’s Table, a new flower subscription business, for an evening of flowers & flour! Get ready to experience a flower arranging class and a flower-inspired vodka cocktail sampling thanks to master mixologist Tim Kotkowski.

Week of September 21st

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Moonshine + Social Wines= A perfect pairing.  The team at Social Wines & our friends at Moonshine 152 make quite the dynamic (and delish) duo. This Tuesday, September 22nd, they’re hosting a 5-course meal paired with special selections from the Oregon-based Brooks wineries.

Week of September 14th

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Just add art!  Fourth Presbyterian Church (340 Dorchester Street) is taking registrations for its fall session classes for the art and music program Soul Possibilities.

Week of September 7th

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Week of September 7th

Sneak peek.  Southie and Dorchester neighbors are invited to a special “early bird” open house of Coppersmith - 40 West Third Street.

Week of August 31st

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Show us some love! Be on the lookout furniture company Lovesac on Tuesday, September 1st!  Lovesac will be traveling around the city in branded trucks surprising & delighting people with couch upgrades, moving help and other goodies. Just can use #MovingDayLove between now and Sept.

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