To extinguish the fires from the blazing red-curry dishes and other house specialties, order a Singha beer. 14A Westland Ave., Boston, MA .
Coffee fiends savor expertly pulled espressos and pour-over brews, while those on the hunt for a snack enjoy baked goods and peel-and-eat hardboiled eggs. 1642 Beacon St., Washington Square, MA 2445, cafefixe.com.
Cleary made hockey's Final Four, proving it is possible to build athletic powers in the Ivy League. And Bicknell simply proved that there was BC football after Doug Flutie.
The bulletin board out front has listings for everything from housing to theater to marches. The shop also has a great selection of cartoon books. 673 Boylston Street, Boston, MA .
Are your family heirlooms falling apart? Take Grandma's gold jewelry to this tiny workroom, where Michael V. Micaelian will repair it meticulously for a modest fee. 333 Washington Street, Room 615A, Boston, MA .
There's a long wait for service, but these people really care about your machine—enough to give one-year warranties on repair work. Waltham, Framingham, Woburn, MA
Thursday through Sunday the 1,200-1,300 capacity club flashes, glitters, pulsates, and gyrates to house, techno, and the occasional plain old pop. 15 Landsdowne St., Boston, MA .
At this old-school pizza joint, the cornmeal-crusted pies provide a crispy base for swirls of cheese, sauce, and classic toppings such as peppers, onions, and house-made sausage. 111 Chelsea St., East Boston, MA santarpiospizza.com.
Great sandwich bread (their own), great sandwich fixings—what more could you want? How about one in your neighborhood? 47 Langley Road, Newton Centre, MA .
Brick-walled, low-lit, and small (seats only 25 inside, another dozen on the patio). So small that there's almost no chance of running into your neighbor. 71 1/2 Charles St., Boston, MA .
They've been pouring Moët here, and on occasion Dom Perignon, and charging as little as $4 a glass. And they don't seem to have any competition. 651 Boylston St., Boston, MA .
She knows television the way a good broker knows the stock market. She can tell you how to invest your TV time and get a return.
Crusty French bread is soaked in dry white wine, covered with slabs of Swiss and Gruyere, and baked; it sizzles to your table with a fried egg aboard. 56 Boylston St., Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA .
A beautiful, stylish place, featuring cutting-edge hip-hop and house music, and a sophisticated, multicultural crowd. A slice of the Apple in the home of the bean and the cod. 9 Landsdowne St., Boston, MA .
One hundred, and count 'em, fourteen sailboats; fifteen to twenty-four footers. Anyone between sixteen and seventy-five can join. 21 Embankment Rd., Boston, MA .