The Last Word

Your long day of corporate drudgery is over. Get out and enjoy the city! Here are a few ideas to get you started, lovingly picked by Boston Daily.

We’re pretty sure Maria Stephanos isn’t Australian. But that won’t stop us from enjoying the Annual G’Day USA Wine and Food Event she’s emceeing tonight. Guests will enjoy the next generation of Australian wines, along with a dinner and the chance to win a trip to Melbourne, Australia.

And no, Maria Stephanos probably won’t go with you.

We’ve got good news and bad news. The good news is that the winner of Bukowski’s “Pint and Pen” Contest will be revealed tonight. The bad news? If you missed last week’s entry deadline, you’ve lost your shot at literary glory. But it’s still worth heading out for a pint and a good tale.

Speaking of good stories, John Irving talks about his numerous award-winning novels tonight at Natick’s Walnut Hill School.

We love rock’n’rollers, but sometimes their combination of rage ‘n’ burliness scares us. Check out musicians that you could probably take in a fistfight at Xconomy’s Battle of the Tech Bands.