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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
Mangia! Are you entertaining this holiday season? Cafe Porto Bello wants to make it a little easier for you. Order up some of their legendary party platters and trays - like their delicious eggplant rollatini or lobster ravioli. To see a full catering menu visit: http://www.cafeportobello.net/
Get longer, leaner and stronger! Simply Barre will open its door in South Boston on Monday, December 1st on West Broadway. The Simply Barre technique is a total body workout combining ballet, yoga, Pilates, and fitness conditioning.
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.
Be informed! Mayor Walsh's Civic Academy - an outlet for residents to collaborate with local government - is having its second class - this time with a focus on the environment and energy department in particular the city's Climate Action Plan.
Happy Birthday Boston Bagel Company! Selling over 100,000 bagels this past year, Boston Bagel has proven to be a real crowd pleaser in Southie! Stop by on Monday and wish them a happy birthday. When you purchase a bagel or bagel sandwich on Monday, you'll get a free cup o' Joe on the house!
Coat Drive! Jill Magner - a local professional organizer - will be running a coat drive to benefit Family Aid Boston & Friends of Boston's Homeless, both great organizations that help homeless men, woman and children throughout the city.
Think Pink! Some South Boston businesses are joining forces in the fight against breast cancer. On Thursday, October 23rd from 6pm-8:30pm sip, shop and dine your way around South Boston for an evening pink treats, pink cocktails and special discounts at participating businesses.
Kick ass! For the month of October, Ultimate Self Defense (12 B Street) is offering free self defense classes every Tuesday in October from 6pm-7pm. Learn some self defense moves and get a great work out too.
The Urban Art Bar has gone to the dogs! Mutts in the City - one of Southie's best dog walking services - along with The Urban Art Bar will be celebrating man's best friend with a special "yappy hour" for you and your pooch.
Vote! On Tuesday, September 9th don't forget to vote in the State Primary elections for Governor, Attorney General, Suffolk County Sheriff to name a few. Polls are open from 7am-8pm. For more information where to vote visit: http://www.cityofboston.gov/ELECTIONS/
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.
This week's forecast is filled with sunshine. Get some beach time in before the season is over. After a hot day at the beach, cool off with an ice cold beer. The Seapoint Restaurant is offering an apres beach special.
Movie Night! Mayor Marty Walsh and the City of Boston is hosting a family movie night on Monday, August 18th at 8pm. The featured film of the night is one of our personal favorites - Rudy. Popcorn will be provided by AMC Lowes Movie Theatre.
Tiki Week is back at Local 149! Celebrate the end of