Best Arts & Entertainment in Boston 1981

Entertainment

1981 Best Picnic Spot

Don Balcom and his wife, Ginna, are relative newcomers to the competitive world of gourmet-picnic-making. But their picnic baskets are as good as any we’ve sampled...

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Entertainment

1981 Best Combo Hangout

A cruise, a concert. Every Wednesday evening through September 9, with two sailings a night. And if you don’t like jazz, there are reggae, dance-band, and classical cruises other nights...

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Nightlife

1981 Best Cocktail, Outdoor

Boston lacks the perfect waterfront drinking hole. Ahmed’s patio, in Cambridge, is nice enough, and its summer drink specials will have to do until we find something better...

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