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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.

Week of August 24th

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Take in some culture!  Enjoy free Shakespeare with a beautiful backdrop - Castle Island.  The Brown Box Theatre presents The Taming of the Shrew on Thursday, August 27th at 7:30pm.  This event is free and open to the public.  Don’t forget your blanket or beach chair! 

Take a picture!  Dine out

Week of August 17th

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Eat, drink and be merry!  Dine out Boston (aka Restaurant Week) is back for the summer!  Beginning Sunday, August 16th  through August 23rd you can enjoy lunch for $15, $20, and $25 and dinners for $28, $33 and $38.  Perfect excuse to get out of the house and support local restaurants!

Week of August 10th

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Eat, drink and be merry!  Boston Magazine is hosting two great events at Black Falcon Terminal in Southie!  The Cue takes place on Tuesday, August 11, and features ridiculously good BBQ from 17 Boston-area restaurants.

Week of August 3rd

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Hit the beach!  Anyone who takes any of Barbara Rose’s classes at C2 in Southie knows she’s one tough and motivating instructor.  Well, she’s bringing things outdoors to the beach in Savin Hill (just a hop, skip and a jump away.

Week of July 27th

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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!

Week of July 20th

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Eat, drink and be merry!  Local 149 (149 P Street) is hosting a Troegs Beer Dinner on Monday, July 20th.  Enjoy four courses of delicious food paired perfectly with Troegs beer.  Tickets are $55.  Call 617-269-0900 to make a reservation.  

Get rich! The Massachusetts Treasury has recently

Week of July 13th

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Be informed.  Get involved. The Fort Point Arts Community  is hosting a special meeting on Wednesday, July 15th at 5:30pm and would like to hear your ideas.

Week of July 6th

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Cops, coffee and bagels! Join your friendly neighborhood police officers at special coffee hour at Boston Bagel Company at 753 East Broadway on Wednesday, July 8th 9am-10am.  No agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns and get to know the officers in your neighborhood.

Week of June 29th

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Run, Southie, run!  A new running club has been created and it’s free and open to the public! Meet your friends and neighbors on Wednesday at 7pm at Start and finish at Stats Bar and Grille - 77 Dorchester St.  After enjoy ice cold frosty beer back at Stats.  The first one is on Run Southie!

Week of June 22nd

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Everything’s coming up rosé. Stop and smell and taste the rosé. On Monday, June 22nd from 5:30pm-7:30pm join Social Wines (52 West Broadway) for their third annual Grand Rosé Tasting with more than 30 wines to sample! Summer is the perfect season for the refreshing pink wine!

Week of June 15th

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Tune it up!  In celebration of National Bike Month, the Boston Cyclist Union will at the the South Boston Farmers Market on Monday from 3pm-6pm.  Bring your bike and they will repair and give it a tune up for free!  

Calling all vendors!  In preparation for the 16th Annual South Boston Street

Week of June 8th

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Breakfast of champions!  In addition to their homemade ice-cream, Molly Moo’s (687 East Second Street) is serving up delicious breakfast sandwiches, pastries and coffee.

Week of June 1st

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Mondays with Marty!  Join your fellow neighbors of South Boston at a community town hall meeting with Mayor Marty Walsh at Excel High School (AKA Southie High) at 95 G Street.  In addition to the mayor, Chief Daniel Koh and members of the mayor’s cabinet will be on hand to answer your questions.

Week of May 25th

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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