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.

Had a stressful day? Us too. Head to Jamaica Plain to unwind at the Lantern Festival. The event is inspired by a Buddhist ceremony in which people write messages on floating lanterns to their loved ones who have died. It’s a little morbid, but look how pretty!

If you want to be able to intelligently discuss the beauty of marine wildlife with Nigel Barker this weekend, check out a screening of Island of the Great White Shark, followed by a discussion with shark biologist, Dr. John Mandelman.

The Internet is now influencing band names. !!! performs at the Middle East tonight. (And for those not in the know, you pronounce the dance-rock band’s name “Chk Chk Chk.”)

When it’s warm outside, we really only want to nosh on small quantities of food. Ristorante Villa Francesca comes to the rescue with its Antipasti and Wine Tasting Thursdays.