Skip directly to content

Southie Tips

Week of May 25th

TOP 5

Be informed.  Get involved.  City Council President Bill Linehan will hold a hearing on the alcohol tax proposal on Wednesday, May 27th at 11am at City Hall.

Week of May 18th

TOP 5

Be informed.  Get involved.  The first of a series of four hearing about Boston 2024 will take place at City Hall on Monday, May 18th 9:30 a.m. in the Iannella Chamber.

Week of May 11th

TOP 5

Stretch and breathe! Yoga instructors Jenna Hill and Kristin Khederian are hosting a yoga pop-up on Monday, May 11th at 6:15pm at M Street Park.   This hour long Vinyasa class promises to offer a dynamic, fun flow, that will energize! Expect to meet some new people and have a lot of fun!

Week of May 4th

TOP 5

Revenge of the Zombie!  Take a class with one of the most influential cocktail personalities of the past century - Jeff “Beachbum” Berry at Red Lantern (One Marina Park Drive) on Monday, May 4th at 6:30pm and 8pm and learn about the legendary tiki drink the Zombie!

Week of April 27th

TOP 5

Art ahoy! Cruiseport Boston is celebrating the start of the 2015 cruise season with a fun a creative event for kids!  On Saturday, May 2nd from 10am-1pm, budding Picassos can create their original artwork to be displayed and seen by more than 300,000 cruise passengers at the terminal.

Week of April 20th

TOP 5

Show support - win dinner!  Inspired by his wife’s challenge to run the Boston Marathon for their three year-old son who has leukemia - Chef Damien Zedower has organized a special contest!  He will prepare a full gourmet four course meal for you and three guests at your home!

Week of April 13th

TOP 5

Hot dogs! Get your hot dogs here!  It's opening day at Fenway so let's root, root, root for the home team.  The Seapoint Restaurant (367 East Eighth Street) is giving away free hot dogs today during the game!

Week of April 6th

TOP 5

Book-it!  In celebration of Children's Book Month, Mass Bay Credit Union  (147 West Fourth Street) is hosting a Children's Book Drive through the month of April.

Week of March 30th

TOP 5

Single in Southie.  Laugh Boston is hosting a fun out for singles on Tuesday, March 31st .  The Jess, Meet Ken Show at Laugh is hoping to help singles find their special someone in a very fun and unique way.

Week of March 23rd

TOP 5

Eat some sushi!  Unlimited Sushi is back at Empire - One Marina Park Drive.  For $25 you can enjoy all the sushi you can eat including signature favorites Red Dragon Roll, House Maki and more!  Order up a Classic Mai Tai or a Scorpion Bowl too!  It's Monday, right?

See your name in lights!  Enter

Week of March 16th

TOP 5

Face facts! Most likely you'll be hungover on Monday!  Tweet at @FirstAidShotBoston during  the parade, and they'll deliver some hangover help right to your door!

Week of March 9th

TOP 5

Food Fight!  Southie vs. the South End! The fifth round of Taste of the Nation’s Neighborhood Food Fights pits South End hot spot Boston Chops against Fort Point’s Pastoral on Tuesday, March 10th at Lincoln Tavern in South Boston.

Week of March 2nd

TOP 5

Week of March 2nd

Challenge yourself!  Radiant Yoga is featuring their 21 in 31Yoga Challenge where you'll complete 21 classes during the month of March.

Week of February 23rd

TOP 5

Be informed.  Get involved.  Learn more about Boston 2024 and what it means for our neighborhood. There will be a South Boston community meeting on February 24th at 6:30pm at the Condon School - 200 D Street.  We have a feeling it's gonna be a doozy.

Single in Southie.  Laugh Boston is hosting a

Week of February 16th

TOP 5

Work it out!  Cure your cabin fever with a trip to the gym! Lifted Fitness (803 Summer Street) is now open for business and offering classes this week - Monday at 5:30 pm and Tuesday through Friday with classes at 6 am, 12pm and 5:30pm and Saturday at 9:30 am.

Week of February 9th

TOP 5

Another snowstorm is upon us dropping another 24 inches upon the 50-plus inches we already have.  Just a reminder to be a good neighbor.  Take the pledge - http://www.caughtinsouthie.com/feature/good-neighbor-pledge

Sweets for your sweetie!  Valentine's Day is this weekend and Phillips Candy House

Week of February 2nd

TOP 5

Be nice! Looks like another foot of snow will be getting dumped on Boston on Monday.  This is a perfect opportunity to be a good neighbor.  From joining your civic association to checking in on your elderly neighbors, take our good neighbor pledge today! 

Week of January 26th - Blizzard 2015

TOP 5

First things first - a blizzard of epic proportions is coming our way!  Let's take a moment to take the pledge to be a better neighbor! From shoveling a neighbors stoop, to picking up groceries for your elderly neighbor to not abusing space savers, it's nice to be nice.

Week of January 19th - Happy MLK Day

TOP 5

Eat brunch!  Lincoln (425 West Broadway) is open for Brunch on Monday, January 19th beginning at 11am in celebration of MLK Day.  Enjoy breakfast pizza, steak&eggs benedict, burgers and more.  Wash it down with a Bloody Mary or a Bucket of Bubbles.

Support! We all know how important the South

Week of January 12th

TOP 5

Be informed.  NSTAR  is hosting a community meeting about area upgrades on Monday, January 12th at 7pm at the Tynan School - 650 East Fourth Street.  There is also a meeting on Monday at 6pm for the project at 728 East Broadway which includes the possible expansion of the Boston Beer Garden.

Week of January 5th

TOP 5

Give blood! The Curley Recreation Center (aka the L) is hosting a blood drive for the American Red Cross on Monday, January 5th from 2pm-7pm.  To make an appointment, please call 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org.  Walk-ins are welcome too!

Week of December 22nd

TOP 5

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 not give the gift of

The Unofficial Rules for

things you should know

saving a spot during a snow storm

Week of December 15th

TOP 5

Who's hungry?  Sidewalk Cafe has a new chef and some new additions to their menu including comfort favorites like meatloaf  and New York style corned beef or pastrami sandwiches - just like mom used to make!  Give 'em a try this week!  Visit http://www.sidewalksouthboston.com/ for more information!

Read this