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.

If all history was presented with a cocktail, we bet the MCAS scores would improve greatly. Eastern Standard bar manager Jackson Cannon teaches us the History of the Cocktail tonight, complete with samples and bar snacks.


Experience has taught us telling a boyfriend, or girlfriend, that he, or she, should hit the gym around Valentine’s Day isn’t smart. But Equinox Fitness’s Love Potion # 9 will put you both in the mood. The luxury gym’s spa offers a variety of services that couples can enjoy together this week.

Perhaps nothing puts you in the mood like a good murder. The Coolidge Corner Theater screens the sexy 1981 film Body Heat. If you’re not sure why the movie got you all hot and bothered, Boston University biology professor Michael Baum will explain the science behind that tingly feeling.

If you didn’t have any luck finding a great deal at Alpha Omega’s liquidation sale, head to Downtown Crossing. The Jewelry District hosts an Open House tonight, giving shoppers tips on how to spot a real diamond and updating them on the latest trends in engagement rings.