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.

Some people may view banjo players as scary hicks or country bumpkins, but bluegrass music experienced a resurgence after the success of O Brother, Where Art Thou? Give George Clooney a run for his money after you take the Intro to Bluegrass Jamming at the New School of Music.

If you simply can’t get into plucking a banjo, you have a more cerebral option. Former poet laureate Robert Pinsky and current poet laureate Charles Simic read and discuss their favorite poems.

We tend to go to the East Coast Grill’s Hell Nights only when we’ve lost a bet, but there’s nothing better for fans of insanely spicy food.

Stores are beginning to prepare for warmer weather, but we’ve still got a couple of months left to wear our winter wardrobes. Take advantage of Serenella’s markdowns on Roberto Cavalli and Brinoi winter merchandise and look fabulous for the rest of the season.