Best Arts & Entertainment in Boston 1981

Bars

1981 Best Martini

This is a perennial, and while you might be able to get more booze for your money elsewhere, you’ll not get the ambience, service, and joie de vivre that accompany...

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Bars

1981 Best Cocktail, Alternative

When the berries are in season, this is the finest drink Boston has to offer the sweet tooth. When they’re not, the cognac library here isn’t a bad alternative to...

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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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