If you're in need of a night or two of luxury, the Colonnade has a solution—but you'll have to hurry. From now until 5pm tomorrow, you can reserve a room for August 14-20 and get 25 percent off. As it's the only Boston hotel with a rooftop pool, feel free to use the money you save on poolside drinks.
Things to do for August 13, 2009
Sidewalk BBQ, Non-Expensive Jeans and the World’s Largest Whiskey Smash
The weekend is now or never.
With the 99th Fisherman's Feast in full swing, venturing into the North End this weekend means crowds and chaos. So Prezza's putting together a streetside BBQ for you, and even throwing in a couple Peronis to get you in the spirit. You'll be able to hear all the madness of the festival, just from behind a heaping pile of sizzling meat.
Even if it's only 10 minutes outside Boston proper, heading to the 'burbs usually requires a monumental event involving booze or deals. Consider this both. Saturday is your last chance to grab 50 to 70 percent off Agave jeans, Zegna shirts and Canali ties—and while you're there, feel free to toast your stylish good looks with a stiff drink at the in-store bar.
You've had since February to mosey your way down to the ICA and check out what all the hubbub is about. But if you're like us, you never got around to seeing Shepard Fairey's first-ever exhibit. Sunday is your last shot before you have to go back to finding his stuff scattered across bus stops and presidential campaigns.
Eastern Standard is throwing a party on Sunday involving whiskey. Tons of it. They'll be constructing a giant, world-record-setting "whiskey smash" in an oak whiskey barrel, and they'll be bringing out the commemorative 40-ounce Champions Cups for one night only. You might want to think about how you're going to call in sick on Monday. Again.