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Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014
Mike Birbiglia's funniest show ever

Laugh Track

How does comedian Mike Birbiglia know his career is in a good place? Because his audiences actually recognize him. “These days people come out to see me on purpose,” he says, laughing. “I feel like I’ve weeded out the people who aren’t into it and now it’s just people who are excited to be there. It’s a lot more like performing for your friends than it was when I started.”
Monday, Feb. 3, 2014
Date Night Redux

Forget dinner and a movie—here are five fun date nights you’ll only find in Boston

February may be synonymous with chocolate and champagne, but there’s more than one way to show someone you care. And it doesn’t even have to be Valentine’s Day.
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014
Book It: Hotel Week Boston starts February 16
Planning a trip to Boston — or just in need of a staycation? Take note: Hotel Week Boston begins February 16. The week-long event attempts to bust out of the winter blues by offering special promotions at Boston-area hotels. With packages crafted exclusively for the event, discounts start at 30 percent off and go up from there.
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014
Pool and potlikker at State Park
The team behind beloved Kendall Square restaurant Hungry Mother bring another dose of Southern-fried flavor to Cambridge with their newest venture, State Park. Called Hungry Mother’s “(obnoxious little) sister bar,” State Park feels like a dive bar on steroids.
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014
Ward 8 breaks from tradition
The North End may be synonymous with Italian food, but don’t expect to find any traditional red-sauce dishes at the neighborhood’s newest addition, Ward 8. Owner Nick Frattaroli—whose family owns North End restaurants Ducali, Lucia and Filippo—envisioned an American brasserie with a menu full of comfort food and a roomy bar serving classic cocktails.
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014
Taste of Chocolate in Harvard Square

Chocoholics Anonymous

Valentine’s Day may be a few weeks away, but it’s never too early to start indulging in chocolate. Luckily, the Taste of Chocolate Weekend, hosted by the Harvard Square Business Association, returns in all its sweet splendor January 24-26.
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014
Get Outside Guide: Winter Wonderland

Panorama's guide to getting outside

Mass. Office of Travel & TourismThe seasonal affective disorder is kicking in, and all you want to do is hibernate until the ground thaws. While staying indoors has its perks, Boston in the winter
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