Guide to dating the celtics
Hop aboard Kate and Leo–style and head to the Hingham Shipyard for drinks at Alma Nove while staring lustily over the water.
Every Wednesday night, winter or summer, the BU Coit Observatory opens up its facilities to the common folk so they can get a far more magnified glimpse of the sky.
On Friday nights at pm, Coolidge Corner Theatre shows B horror movies and other underground showpieces that, if nothing else, will spark spirited convos afterwards.
It’s arguably the city’s greatest simple pleasure: the outdoor harbor seal exhibit outside the New England Aquarium.
And Yume Wo Katare is practically dining theater: the staff shouts “we have a perfect!
” if you successfully finish your entire (enormous) bowl of pork ramen (although maybe save that achievement for a later date).
Name your sun, then return at some later date to see if you can identify it again.
Admission is free, but it's a good idea to reserve your spots ahead of time. Behind a red velvet curtain inside cocktail bar JM Curley is the most clandestine of chophouses: Bogie’s Place, where dinner begins with caviar tray service and moves on to your choice of steak cuts burnished with bone marrow and foie gras butter. Boston’s sports scene is in full swing now, and with the weather looking up, it’s the perfect time to take your date out -- to the ballgame.
The Museum of Bad Art is exactly what you’d guess it is: askew portraits, misaligned landscapes, and nudes that might drive you to never nude-dom.(The Brookline location also offers a few foodstuffs like hot dogs and cheese plates.) BYO for a nominal corkage fee if you want to move into PG territory.These days, everyone’s more impressed by a hole-in-the-wall revelation than the next big opening.Bond over those less capable than you, then head upstairs to catch a concert at Somerville Theatre (yes, the museum is in the theater’s basement, and admission to it is free with the price of a movie or show ticket).Somehow our city never quite caught ping-pong fever the way others did (we’ll blame Susan Sarandon).
Coming up with an original date idea can be more painful than nailing down the date itself.