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Where Boston - - FOOD -

Select from es­presso, caffè latte or latte mac­chi­ato or lunch on the in­za­ghi, zanetti or di vaio pani­nis. Im­ported grappa, Li­mon­cello, Sam­buca and other spe­cialty liqueurs. Caffé Dello Sport also screens soc­cer matches di­rect from Italy, on two large screens. B, L and D (daily). Cash only. 308 Hanover St., 617.523.5063. $

IL MOLO

Seafood Seafood fo­cused eatery with Chef Pino Maf­feo serv­ing up house­made pas­tas, fresh oys­ters and fish-fo­cused en­trees like hay-roasted salmon with sea­sonal veg­eta­bles. L (Th-Sa), D (M-Sa), brunch (Su). 326 Com­mer­cial St., 857.277.1895.

MOTHER JUICE

Veg­e­tar­ian-Ve­gan-Raw De­li­cious veg­gie, ve­gan, gluten-free and juice op­tions abound at well-si­t­u­ated brick-and-mor­tar lo­ca­tions— in­clud­ing Bos­ton Pub­lic Mar­ket—for this for­mer foodtruck startup. Mother Juice is a Bos­ton pi­o­neer in the meat­less mar­ket, un­der a “Peace, love and veg­gies” ban­ner. Hours vary by lo­ca­tion. 100 Hanover St.; 291 New­bury St. 857.263.7401; 625 West Ken­dall St., 617.945.7357.

PARLA

Ital­ian Not your typ­i­cal “Lit­tle Italy” joint. Find a mod­ern speakeasy vibe served up with con­tem­po­rary takes on Ital­ian cook­ing such as herbed-lamb pap­pardelle and pork belly chips. D (daily), brunch (Sa-Su). 230 Hanover St., 617.367.2824.

WARD 8

Amer­i­can Its lo­ca­tion in the far reaches of the North End doesn’t ham­per this place from be­ing jammed ev­ery night of the week with young pro­fes­sion­als. The bar pro­gram re­vis­its dif­fer­ent eras with its cock­tail cre­ations, some­times stay­ing true to clas­sic recipes and some­times putting on a new spin. Bris­tol Lounge vet Kenny Sch­weizer

EM­PIRE

mans the kitchen, serv­ing up a menu of sin­ful dishes the run the gamut from fresh lob­ster chow­der to the sig­na­ture Ward 8 mac and cheese. D (daily). 617.823.4478.

SEA­PORT DIS­TRICT TUS­CAN KITCHEN

Ital­ian Ital­ian re­gional cui­sine gets the full, fresh ar­ti­sanal treat­ment in the Sea­port— ev­ery­thing is pre­pared in-house from bak­ery bread to in­cred­i­ble pas­tas. L and D (daily). 64 Sea­port Blvd., 617.303.7300.

SEA­PORT DIS­TRICT/ FORT POINT CHAN­NEL COM­MIT­TEE

Mediter­ranean East­ern Mediter­ranean-style small plates that run the gamut from grape leaf dol­mades to mar­i­nated lamb with tzatziki. Don’t miss the Greek yo­gurt pan­cakes at brunch. L (M-F), D (daily), brunch (Sa-Su). 50 North­ern Ave., 617.737.5051. Pan-Asian Em­pire is one of the largest restau­rants to open in Bos­ton in re­cent years, which makes it not too hard to find a seat and or­der up pan-Asian treats, from freshly rolled sushi and del­i­cate dumplings to spicy stir-fry. The lively open kitchen con­tains a noo­dle sta­tion, eight-seat wok bar and eight-seat sushi bar. D (M-Sa). 1 Ma­rina Park Drive, 617.295.0001. $$$

HOP­STERS

Amer­i­can Ca­sual The restau­rant that’s equipped to make an in­stant craft brewer of its cus­tomers has added a gor­geously ap­pointed Sea­port branch to its orig­i­nal New­ton lo­ca­tion. Great brews, hearty pub fare. L and D (daily). 51 Sleeper St., 857.239.9042.

MAS­TRO’S OCEAN CLUB

Seafood Bos­ton’s ad­di­tion to the na­tion­wide col­lec­tion of clas­sic, el­e­gant Ocean Club and Steak­house lo­ca­tions makes a very com­fort­able home in the Sea­port Dis­trict. First-class wine list, lively at­mos­phere. D (daily), brunch (Sa-Su). 25 Fan Pier Blvd., 617.530.1925.

OAK + ROWAN

Amer­i­can Farm-to-ta­ble ethos means ar­ti­sanal dishes com­prised of lo­cally sourced in­gre­di­ents. Think lob­ster and veal sweet­breads, beef sir­loin with tal­low bread pud­ding and tar­ragon fet­tuc­cine with pis­ta­chio. L and D (daily). 321 A St., 857.284.7742.

SOMERVILLE FOUNDRY ON ELM

Gas­tropub Con­sis­tently packed with lo­cals. Great beer list—32 on tap. Vit­tles run the gamut from roasted Asian pear pizza to pan-roasted scal­lops to the gravy and ched­dar-smoth­ered pou­tine. L (M-Sa), D (daily), brunch (Su). 255 Elm St., Somerville, 617.628.9999.

SOUTH­ERN KIN COOK­HOUSE

South­ern Ex­pect south­ern hospi­tal­ity, whiskey-cen­tric drink op­tions and a full belly. Com­fort food is on the menu, and there’s six types of pie for dessert. L and D (daily). 500 Assem­bly Row, Somerville, MA, 617.764.5966.

SOUTH BOS­TON CAPO

Ital­ian House-made pas­tas and clas­sic Ital­ian dishes aren’t just for the North End. Here you’ll find au­then­tic fla­vors in a rus­tic, neigh­bor­hood set­ting, in­clud­ing wood-fired piz­zas and plenty of vino on the care­fully cu­rated menu. The speakeasy-style Sup­per Club down­stairs fea­tures Mon­day Night Com­edy. L (Sa-Su), D (daily). 443 West Broad­way, 617.993.8080.

COP­PER­SMITH

Global Stay­ing true to its past as the cop­per fab­ri­ca­tion fac-

tory Dahlquist Man­u­fac­tur­ing Co., this restau­rant and cafe of­fers din­ers a vin­tage-in­dus­trial aes­thetic. With dishes like South­ern-style grilled cheese and fish and chips, this spot is sure to please any palate. L (M-F), D (daily), brunch (Sa-Su). 40 W. 3rd St., 617.658.3452.

SOUTH END BAR MEZ­ZANA

Ital­ian So­phis­ti­cated and con­tem­po­rary coastal Ital­ian cui­sine cooked by chef Colin Lynch. Hand­made pasta, de­li­ciously fresh crudo, and tra­di­tional Ital­ian cock­tails are all part of the mix. D (daily), brunch (Su). 360 Har­ri­son Ave., 617.530.1770.

THE BEE­HIVE

Global This ca­sual ren­dezvous point aimed at a funky, mu­sic-lov­ing crowd is part café, bar, artist hang­out and mu­sic club and plays to old bo­hemia. The menu fea­tures tasty and eclec­tic, glob­ally in­spired food. Nightly live mu­sic runs the gamut from jazz to cabaret to elec­tron­ica. D (daily), live-mu­sic brunch (Sa, Su). 541 Tre­mont St., 617.423.0069.

BLACK­BIRD DOUGH­NUTS

Bak­eries From pop­u­lar South End restau­rant The Gal­lows comes this bak­ery that fo­cuses solely on the dough­nut. Fresh-made daily on­site, styles range from choco­late old-fash­ioned to wild berry Bis­mark. Open M-F 7 am-6 pm, Sa-Su 8 am-6 pm. 492 Tre­mont St., 617.482.9000; 20 Kil­marnock St.

DAR­RYL’S COR­NER BAR & KITCHEN

South­ern This club and restau­rant sends out great South­ern food and good vi­bra­tions in the South End with an up­scale, mod­ern in­te­rior and live jazz and R&B acts. Open Tu-Th 5 pm-mid­night, F-Sa 4 pm-2 am, Su 10 am-10 pm. 604 Colum­bus Ave., 617.536.1100.

FRENCHIE

French Frenchie is a visionary, mod­ern and supremely chilled spin on the Gal­lic stan­dard. Small plates—in­clud­ing sub­lime salt cod cro­quettes and es­car­got toast— can be paired with a smart se­lec­tion of great wines-bythe-glass, and the sugar for your cof­fee comes in vin­tage French tin boxes. Choose be­tween the main din­ing space or the green­house-style con­ser­va­tory out back. L and D (daily), brunch (Sa-Su). 560 Tre­mont St., 857.233.5941.

PETIT ROBERT BISTRO

French Out­stand­ing South End charmer, au­then­ti­cally French from es­car­gots and coq au vin to bouil­l­abaisse and steak frites—nice touches in­clude a ve­gan soup of the day and a reg­u­lar se­lec­tion of lo­cal oys­ters. L and D (daily), brunch (Sa-Su). 480 Colum­bus Ave., 617.867.0600.

SRV

Ital­ian Venice meets the con­tem­po­rary culi­nary tra­di­tions of Bos­ton’s South End. Chefs Michael Lom­bardi and Kevin O’Don­nell tag team the kitchen, pre­par­ing a menu of snacks, pasta and pro­tein-heavy en­trees. At­mos­phere is or­nate yet ca­sual and lively, espe­cially af­ter sam­pling a clas­sic Ital­ian cock­tail at the bar. D (daily). 569 Colum­bus Ave., 617.536.9500.

STELLA

Ital­ian Evan De­luty’s Stella is a sexy room with a sleek bar and cui­sine that is rooted in roast­ing, brais­ing and home­made pasta. Great $6 ap­pe­tizer menu M-F 4-6 pm. D (daily), brunch (Su). 1525 Wash­ing­ton St., 617.247.7747.

THEATER DIS­TRICT EX­PLO­RATEUR

Mod­ern Euro­pean Be­neath hun­dred-year-old cof­fered ceil­ings, Ex­plo­rateur her­alds French cafe cul­ture but puts a mod­ern, global spin on clas­sic items. Baris­tas work with La Colombe beans to cre­ate con­nois­seur-wor­thy cof­fee drinks that, along with such pas­tries as a maple bour­bon-glazed, baguette-y ‘dough­nut’, can be taken to go. B, L and D (daily). 186 Tre­mont St., 617.466.6600.

THEATER DIS­TRICT/ BAY VIL­LAGE THE BRIS­TOL

Amer­i­can The Four Sea­sons’ so­phis­ti­cated din­ing room, a bar that lo­cals love for its peo­ple-watch­ing power and an up­scale spin on New Eng­land com­fort food. Great view of the Pub­lic Gar­den, si­t­u­ated right across Boyl­ston Street. B, L and D (daily), brunch (Su). Four Sea­sons Ho­tel, 200 Boyl­ston St., 617.351.2037. $$$$

AC­CES­SORIES GOORIN BROS.

At this fam­ily owned hat com­pany, cus­tomers can ex­pect a per­sonal shop­ping ex­pe­ri­ence as they check out all types of hip head wear. Open M-Sa 10 am-8 pm, Su 11 am-7 pm. 130 New­bury St., 617.247.4287; 43 Brat­tle St., Cam­bridge, 617.868.4287.

SHI­NOLA

The Detroit-built com­pany keeps its prod­uct de­vel­op­ment in the U.S., and the care and crafts­man­ship of its em­ploy­ees is ev­i­dent in each swanky watch it pro­duces. Open M-Sa 10 am-9 pm, Su 11 am-7 pm. 800 Boyl­ston St., 617.262.3400.

AP­PAREL: GEN­ERAL JOHNNY CUP­CAKES

Johnny Cup­cakes is not your av­er­age bak­ery. In fact, it’s not a bak­ery at all. Bos­ton na­tive Johnny Earle cre­ated one sweet street wear brand here in the Hub, and now serves up his highly sought-af­ter, lim­ited-edi­tion cup­cake-themed graphic tees ex­clu­sively at his bou­tiques. Open M-Sa 11 am-8 pm, Su 11 am-7 pm. 279 New­bury St., 617.375.0100.

AP­PAREL: MEN AL­TON LANE

Re­tail man-cave that takes the hard work out of look­ing good. Cus­tom fit­tings at the show­room, in­cludes beer and use of tech­nol­ogy that scans your body mea­sure­ments. Open M-W 11 am-8 pm, Th 10 am-8 pm, F 9 am-7 pm, Sa 9 am-6 pm, Su 11 am-6 pm. 91 New­bury St., 888.800.8616.

BALL AND BUCK

This lo­cal re­tailer only sells Amer­i­can-made prod­ucts for style-con­scious men. In­cludes a com­plete Ball and Buck prod­uct line, and other ex­clu­sive brands. Open daily 11 am-8 pm. 144 New­bury St., 617.262.1776.

AP­PAREL: WOMEN DE­CEM­BER THIEVES

Ex­clu­sive and hand-crafted items are the name of the game at Bos­ton-based jew­elry de­signer and artist Lana Barakat’s store. Find her own Lazuli line, as well as pieces by other emerg­ing de­sign­ers. Open M-F 11 am-7 pm, Sa 10 am-6 pm, Su noon-5 pm (South End closed M-W). 88 Charles St., 617.982.6802.

JOHNNY WAS

Ef­fort­lessly chic styles of Cal­i­for­nia’s fash­ion scene. Rich tex­tures, col­ors and prints de­fine this brand’s free-spir­ited wom­enswear and ac­ces­sories. Open M-Sa 10 am-9 pm, Su 11 am-7 pm. 800 Boyl­ston St., 857.233.5989.

MAR­GARET O’LEARY

Ir­ish-born O’Leary be­gan this San Fran­cisco-based cloth­ing com­pany, which is renowned for its cut­ting-edge knitwear and Cal­i­for­nia aes­thetic. M-Sa 10 am-7 pm, Su 10 am-6 pm. 49 Charles St., 617.535.9144.

BEAUTY FOL­LAIN

Browse ar­ti­san-made, spa­grade beauty prod­ucts that are free of syn­thetic chem­i­cals, in­clud­ing lo­cal pro­duc­ers, like In­die Lee and Dr. Dan­de­lion. Open M-Sa 11 am-7 pm, Su noon-5 pm. 53 Dart­mouth St., 857.284.7078; 65 Charles St., 857.233.5211.

FRESH

Born-and-raised Bos­ton beauty com­pany Fresh of­fers top-qual­ity skin care and cos­met­ics made from nat­u­ral in­gre­di­ents like soy, sugar and black tea. Open M-Sa 10 am-7 pm, Su noon-6 pm. 121 New­bury St., 617.421.1212.

BOOKS & ME­DIA BRAT­TLE BOOK SHOP

Long­est con­tin­u­ously op­er­at­ing an­ti­quar­ian book store in Bos­ton. The Brat­tle houses used and rare book, from an­tique tomes to best­sellers, as well as maps and prints. Open M-Sa 9 am-5:30 pm. 9 West St., 617.542.0210.

NEW­BURY COMICS

Im­port and do­mes­tic, in­de­pen­dent and ma­jor la­bel CDs and vinyl at this Bos­ton-born mu­sic des­ti­na­tion. Check out the se­lec­tion of T-shirts, shoes, posters and pop cul­ture es­sen­tials. Hours vary by lo­ca­tion. 332 New­bury St., 617.236.4930; North Mar­ket, Fa­neuil Hall Mar­ket­place, 617.248.9992; 36 J.F.K. St., Cam­bridge, 617.491.0337; 100 Cam­bridgeSide Place, Cam­bridge, 617.577.1297.

TRI­DENT BOOK­SELL­ERS & CAFE

Hide away in this cozy half-book­store, half-café with an ex­ten­sive se­lec­tion of mag­a­zines, un­usual ti­tles and bar­gain books. Café serves “per­pet­ual break­fast,” lunch and din­ner. Open daily 8 am-mid­night. 338 New­bury St., 617.267.8688.

DE­PART­MENT STORES BAR­NEYS NEW YORK

The Man­hat­tan in­sti­tu­tion’s New Eng­land out­post spot­lights the best of haute cou­ture like Lan­vin, Givenchy and Diane von Fursten­berg as well as edgy looks from new de­sign­ers. Open M-Sa 10 am-8 pm, Su noon-6 pm. Co­p­ley Place, 100 Hunt­ing­ton Ave., 617.385.3300.

PRI­MARK

This Ir­ish shop fea­tures trendy looks as one of Eu­rope’s largest cloth­ing re­tail­ers—from cropped tops to men’s slipon sneak­ers to house­wares. Open M-Th 8 am-9 pm, F-Sa 8 am-9:30 pm, Su 10 am-9 pm. 10 Sum­mer St., 617.350.5232.

FARM­ERS MAR­KETS BOS­TON PUB­LIC MAR­KET

The space hosts 35 farms, fish­eries and other food pro­duc­ers from across the com­mon­wealth. Booze con­nois­seurs should make for Hop­sters Al­ley. Open M-Sa 8 am-8 pm, Su 10 am-8 pm. 100 Hanover St., 617.973.4909.

HOME CASA DE­SIGN

For those with an eye for up­scale, con­tem­po­rary de­sign, the show­room here of­fers a plethora of aes­thet­i­cally pleas­ing op­tions for both home and of­fice. Open M-F 10 am-6 pm. 460 Har­ri­son Ave., 617.654.2974.

JEW­ELRY SID­NEY THOMAS JEW­EL­ERS

Sid­ney Thomas Jew­el­ers delves fur­ther into the lux­ury mar­ket than its pre­de­ces­sor Ross-Si­mons, of­fer­ing clients a concierge-style ex­pe­ri­ence and a broader range of brands, in­clud­ing Roberto Coin and Char­riol. Open M-Sa 10 am-9 pm, Su 11 am-8 pm. The Shops at Pru­den­tial Cen­ter, 800 Boyl­ston St., 617.262.0935.

SMALL PLEA­SURES

Charm­ing shop that spe­cial­izes in an­tique, es­tate and cus­tom jew­elry, from en­gage­ment rings to cameo brooches and el­e­gant neck­laces. Watch re­pair­man on premises. Open M-F 11 am-6 pm. Sa 10:30 am-5 pm. 142 New­bury St., 617.267.7371.

LEATHER RICK WALKER’S

Rick Walker’s has ev­ery­thing from “West­ern wear to biker gear,” like cow­boy boots from Luc­ch­ese or hats and ac­ces­sories from the likes of Stet­son. Also find vin­tage de­signs. Open daily noon-7 pm. 306 New­bury St., 617.482.7426.

OUT­LETS ASSEM­BLY ROW

Somerville shop­ping des­ti­na­tion with 50 up­scale out­lets, in­clud­ing Saks Fifth Av­enue OFF 5TH and Brooks Brothers Fac­tory Store. Ex­clu­sive din­ing op­tions, a movie theater with IMAX screen and more. 340 Canal St., Somerville, 617.440.5565.

WREN­THAM VIL­LAGE PRE­MIUM OUT­LETS

Find dis­counts of 25 to 65 per­cent off at this out­door vil­lage-style out­let cen­ter 35 miles from Bos­ton, with stores like Michael Kors and Saks Fifth Av­enue Off 5th. Open M-Sa 10 am-9 pm, Su 10 am-6 pm. 1 Pre­mium Out­lets Blvd., Wren­tham (exit 15 off I-495), 508.384.0600.

SHOES BODEGA

You might walk right past this shop that caters to an ul­tra ex­clu­sive au­di­ence in­ter­ested in one-of-a-kind cloth­ing and ac­ces­sories—a con­ve­nience store and a se­cret en­trance are part of the gim­mick. Open M-Sa 11 am-6 pm, Su noon-5 pm. 6 Clear­way St.

CON­VERSE

De­sign your own pair of Chuck Tay­lor All-Stars here. Huge se­lec­tion of Con­verse gear, in­clud­ing lines like Jack Pur­cell, One Star and Star Chevron. Open daily 10 am-7 pm. 348 New­bury St., 617.424.5400.

SHOP­PING CEN­TERS CAM­BRIDGESIDE

Wa­ter­front shop­ping cen­ter boasts more than 120 brand-name stores and restau­rants. Open M-Sa 10 am-9 pm, Su noon-7 pm. 100 Cam­bridgeSide Place, Cam­bridge, 617.621.8666.

CO­P­LEY PLACE

Posh of­fer­ings at this lux­ury de­signer mall in­clude Neiman Mar­cus, Bar­neys New York, Chanel and Tom Ford. Open M-Sa 10 am-8 pm, Su noon6 pm. 100 Hunt­ing­ton Ave., 617.262.6600.

FA­NEUIL HALL MAR­KET­PLACE

This mar­ket­place has been a ven­dor mar­ket since Colo­nial days. To­day, find nu­mer­ous stores, push­cart ven­dors and his­toric and mod­ern restau­rants. Open M-Sa 10 am-9 pm, Su noon-6 pm. Fi­nan­cial Dis­trict, 617.523.1300.

PRU­DEN­TIAL CEN­TER

Up­scale shop­ping mall fea­tur­ing select brands in­clud­ing Ar­itzia, Johnny Was and Shi­nola. Hun­gry shop­pers stop by Eataly Bos­ton, Bar Boulud or oth­ers. Open M-Sa 10 am-9 pm, Su 11 am-8 pm. 800 Boyl­ston St., 617.236.3100.

SOU­VENIRS PROSHOP POW­ERED BY REE­BOK

Des­ti­na­tion for of­fi­cial NBA (Adi­das-branded) and NHL (Ree­bok-branded) team ap­parel with spe­cial fo­cus on the Celtics and Bru­ins. Open M-Sa 10 am-5 pm, Su 11 am-5 pm; also open dur­ing games. TD Gar­den, 100 Leg­ends Way, 617.624.1500.

RED SOX TEAM STORE

Lo­cal owner ‘47 Brand pur­veys li­censed pro­fes­sional and col­le­giate sport­ing ap­parel and no­table near-per­fect-fit caps. Red Sox gear and au­to­graphed Fen­way Park seats avail­able. Open daily 9 am-5 pm. 19 Yawkey Way, 617.421.8686.

SPE­CIALTY FOODS BOS­TON OLIVE OIL COM­PANY

This fam­ily owned store sea­son­ally im­ports and bot­tles on site more than 60 va­ri­eties of the high­est qual­ity, un­fil­tered, ex­tra vir­gin olive oil and finest-aged bal­samic vine­gar. Open Su-F 11 am-6 pm, Sa 11 am-7 pm. 253 New­bury St., 857.277.0007.

SPIR­ITS & WINE BAUER WINE & SPIR­ITS

Be­low street level on New­bury Street, this lit­tle liquor store has been around since 1960 and is not only well-stocked with some amaz­ing deals, but the res­i­dent wine ex­perts are usu­ally avail­able to an­swer any vex­ing ques­tions. Free de­liv­er­ies in Bos­ton with $100 or­ders. Open M-Sa 10 am-11 pm, Su noon-8 pm. 330 New­bury St., 617.262.0363.

SPORTS & YOGA AP­PAREL CANADA GOOSE

If you’re go­ing to bat­tle through a bliz­zard on the way to the city’s boun­ti­ful se­lec­tion of shows, restau­rants and bou­tiques, you may as well look fan­tas­tic do­ing it—visit the Pru­den­tial Cen­ter’s new Canada Goose flag­ship for parkas, ac­ces­sories and more. Open M-Sa 10 am-9 pm, Su 11 am-7 pm. 800 Boyl­ston St., 617.982.0320.

NIKE BOS­TON

This cor­ner­stone of the sneaker world sits on the cor­ner of New­bury and Ex­eter streets. Look your best on and off the field, court or track with the new­est in pre­mium Nike run­ning, train­ing, bas­ket­ball, foot­ball, soc­cer and sports­wear prod­uct, with footwear, ap­parel and equip­ment for men, women and chil­dren. Ser­vices in­clude run anal­y­sis, styling, bra-fit­ting and more. Open M-Sa 10 am-8 pm, Su 11 am-7 pm. 200 New­bury St., 617.267.3400.

REE­BOK STORE

Ree­bok’s global flag­ship store of­fers cus­tom-made and per­son­al­ized prod­ucts as well as yoga, boot­camp and crossfit classes. If you like to wear your city with pride, there’s no short­age of gear de­signed with Bos­ton in mind. Open M-F 9 am-7 pm, Sa 9 am-5 pm, Su 11 am-4 pm. 25 Dry­dock Ave., 617.772.0267.

BAR­BER SHOPS ROOST­ERS MEN’S GROOM­ING CEN­TER

Half a dozen bar­bers treat men to groom­ing, skin care and re­lax­ation at this new South End ren­dezvous. A dozen or so ser­vices run the gamut from pre­ci­sion cut, sham­poo, mas­sage and hot towel treat­ment to a sim­ple neck trim. Open M-W 10 am7:30 pm, Th 10 am-8:30 pm, F 10 am-6:30 pm, Sa 8 am-5 pm, Su noon-5 pm. 518 Tre­mont St., 857.305.3106.

BEAUTY & PER­SONAL CARE BOS­TON CEN­TER FOR FA­CIAL RE­JU­VE­NA­TION

Based on New­bury Street in the Back Bay—and with a sec­ond lo­ca­tion in Brook­line— this ex­cel­lent prac­tice spe­cial­izes in state-of-the-art plas­tic surgery as well as in­no­va­tive non-sur­gi­cal treat­ments. Pro­ce­dures avail­able in­clude Bo­tox, Tummy Tuck, CoolSculpt­ing and Juve­d­erm. Bos­ton of­fice hours M-Th 9 am-5 pm. 69 New­bury St., 617.450.0070; 1 Brook­line Pl., 617.735.8735.

EL­IZ­A­BETH GRADY

Give way to an in­no­va­tive ap­proach to beauty and skin care at El­iz­a­beth Grady. Ser­vices in­clude skin care, wax­ing treat­ments, makeup con­sul­ta­tions, nail treat- ments, mas­sage ther­apy and mi­cro­der­mabra­sion. Hours vary by lo­ca­tion. 69 New­bury St., 617.536.4447; 1 Winthrop Square, 617.259.1000.

LASH L’AMOUR

Show a lit­tle love for your lashes at this bou­tique beauty care hot spot. Ser­vices in­clude ev­ery­thing eye­las­hand eye­brow-re­lated, from ex­ten­sions to tint­ing, wax­ing and hy­drafa­cials. Open M-W 10 am-7 pm, Th-F 9 am-8 pm, Sa 10 am-6 pm, Su 11 am-6 pm. 129 New­bury St., 617.247.1871.

PYARA SPA AND SA­LON

Merges Ayurvedic philoso­phies with mod­ern day, plant-based Aveda prod­ucts. Treat­ments range from a botan­i­cal resur­fac­ing fa­cial to a med­i­ta­tive chakra bal­anc­ing mas­sage. Open M-F 8 am-10 pm, Sa 8 am-8 pm, Su 10 am-6 pm. 1050 Mas­sachusetts Ave., Cam­bridge, 781.270.9200.

SKIN SPA NEW YORK

One of New York’s top stops for skin care and beauty treat­ments also calls Bos­ton’s Back Bay neigh­bor­hood home. Ser­vices in­clude anti-ag­ing treat­ments, cus­tom fa­cials, mas­sage and laser hair re­moval. Lo­cals love the mem­ber­ship pro­gram, but à la carte ser­vices are the go-to for trav­el­ers. Open M-F 10 am-9 pm, Sa-Su 10 am-8 pm. 284 New­bury St., 617.236.1444.

FIT­NESS BURN FIT­NESS STU­DIOS

This bou­tique gym is shak­ing up work­out rou­tines with in­no­va­tive sweat ses­sions that keep your body guess­ing with a mul­ti­tude of phys­i­cal chal­lenges. Com­bin­ing strength train­ing, car­dio and flex­i­bil­ity, the classes here are sure to “burn” in the best way. Class sched­ule and regis­tra­tion avail­able on­line. 867 Boyl­ston St., 617.651.3625; 547 Colum­bus Ave.

CORE DE VIE

Full-ser­vice life­style cen­ter fo­cus­ing on bal­anc­ing the mind and body. Of­fers Gy­ro­tinic, Pi­lates, yoga classes, mas­sage and acupunc­ture treat­ments. The bou­tique prof­fers ath­letic wear and UMI skin care prod­ucts. 40 Charles St., 617.720.0411.

EQUINOX FIT­NESS

While the classes and train­ing of this pri­vate mind-and-body fa­cil­ity are mem­bers only, non­mem­bers can in­dulge in the Spa at Equinox, which of­fers fa­cials, mas­sages, body treat­ments and wax­ing. Call for ap­point­ment. 131 Dart­mouth St., 617.578.8918; 225 Franklin St., 617.426.2140; 4 Avery St., 617.375.8200.

ETHOS

The ethos here is sim­ple: move well, eat well, be pos­i­tive. Ket­tle­bell train­ing pro­grams are this stu­dio’s bread and but­ter, but there are group classes and per­sonal train­ing, too. Sched­ul­ing and regis­tra­tion on­line. 477 Har­ri­son Ave., 617.936.4346.

EV­ERY­BODY FIGHTS

Box­ing great Ge­orge Fore­man brought the art and in­ten­sity of box­ing to Bos­to­ni­ans in 2013. Now with two lo­ca­tions, the gym de­liv­ers a holis­tic fit­ness phi­los­o­phy with time-tested train­ing meth­ods and high-in­ten­sity work­outs. Open M-Th 5 am-9 pm, F 5 am-8 pm, Sa-Su 8 am-4 pm. 15 Chan­nel Cen­ter, 857.250.4140; 1 Fed­eral St., 857.990.3108.

FLY­WHEEL SPORTS

This in­door cy­cling stu­dio of­fers an in­tense car­dio ex­pe­ri­ence aboard a high-tech bike for 45 or 60 min­utes. Climb, race and sprint while you lis­ten to “Fly­beats” and find your rhythm. Sign up on­line. 800 Boyl­ston St., 617.300.0388.

NORTH END YOGA

Drop in and take a class for $16. Own­ers Ali­cia Orr and Alessan­dra Miele have more than 10 years of com­bined ex­pe­ri­ence as yoga stu­dents and teach­ers, and they of­fer

some 30 classes each week at their stu­dio. 256 Hanover St., 617.227.9642.

PE­TER WELCH’S GYM

This au­then­tic box­ing gym fo­cuses on fos­ter­ing the qual­i­ties of elite box­ers: strength, speed, bal­ance and stamina. But you don’t have to be a pro to work­out here, just come ready to sweat in a no-non­sense at­mos­phere. Open M-Th 5:30 am-9 pm, F 5:30 am-8 pm, Sa 8 am-4:30 pm, Su 9 am-1 pm. 371 Dorch­ester Ave., 617.936.8939.

PURE BARRE

This pop­u­lar fran­chise has been trans­form­ing bod­ies across the na­tion with ton­ing, iso­met­ric move­ment rou­tines that em­u­late the art (and in­tense work­out) of bal­let. Sched­ule and regis­tra­tion avail­able on­line. 350 New­bury St., 617.247.5360.

RE­CY­CLE STU­DIO

Cate Brinch’s cy­cle stu­dios were some of the first to open in Bos­ton, back in 2011. To­day, the bou­tiques are can­dle-lit, state-of-the-art and de­signer im­ple­mented, in or­der to put a fo­cus on re­lax­ation and well be­ing. Sched­ule on­line. 9 New­bury St., 617.366.9670; 18 Union Park St.

SWET STU­DIO

Swet Stu­dio hosts a va­ri­ety of classes in­tended to raise your fit­ness level and pro­vide re­lax­ation. Whether you choose an aerial yoga, barre or med­i­ta­tion class, you are sure to have a chal­leng­ing yet re­ju­ve­nat­ing ex­pe­ri­ence. Sched­ule and regis­tra­tion on­line. 480 Tre­mont St., 617.670.0631.

THE HAN­DLE BAR

This large in­door cy­cling stu­dio fea­tures low-lit, mu­sic-driven classes where you can clip in and spin away some calo­ries. Walk-ins wel­come. Sin­gle class: $24. 141 Dorch­ester Ave., 617.451.1270; 1336 Boyl­ston St., 857.239.9789; 1030 Mas­sachusetts Ave., Cam­bridge, 617.714.3367.

305 FIT­NESS

Part dance party, part work­out, the high-in­ten­sity, rhyth­mic car­dio classes here are 55 min­utes of en­dor­phin-in­duc­ing fun. To tone it down a bit, try the Flow class fea­tur­ing vinyasa yoga. Class sched­ule on­line. 699 Boyl­ston St., 617.603.2522; 181 Mas­sachusetts Ave.

YO­GA­WORKS

Drop in for a class for $18 and get your flow on. Yinyasa, yin, heated core and even hip hop yoga classes are avail­able, and all ex­pe­ri­ence lev­els are wel­come. Class sched­ule avail­able on­line. 364 Boyl­ston St., 617.375.9642; 1032 Com­mon­wealth Ave., 617.277.9642.

ES­CAPE SA­LON

Aveda Life­style Sa­lon of­fer­ing ser­vices in­clud­ing cuts, color, ker­atin treat­ments, botan­i­cal ther­a­pies and air­brush tan­ning. Pri­vate hair ser­vices room for those re­quir­ing pri­vacy for re­li­gious rea­sons. Open M-F 10 am-10 pm, Sa 9 am-10 pm, Su 10 am-8 pm. 800 Boyl­ston St., 617.423.1350.

GRET­TA­COLE

Opened in 1994 by Bos­to­nian Gretchen Mon­a­han. Ser­vices in­clude cus­tom­ized fa­cials, de­signer hair­cuts, nail treat­ments, mas­sage and make-up ap­pli­ca­tion us­ing only the best brands. Open M-F 9 am-8 pm, Sa 8 am-6 pm, Su 10 am-6 pm. 10 Hunt­ing­ton Ave., 617.266.6166.

SA­LON CAPRI

Nick Penna’s hair sa­lon is un­pre­ten­tious, has won a va­ri­ety of awards and is one of only 12 sa­lons in the U.S. to have the in­ter­ac­tive L’Oreal Pro­fes­sional Hair Color Cen­ter. Open Tu 9 am-6 pm, W-Th 9 am-9 pm, F 9am-8 pm, Sa 8:30 am-6 pm. 11 New­bury St., 617.236.0020.

SA­LON EU­PHO­RIA

Lo­cated in the his­tor­i­cal Jew­el­ers build­ing in Down­town, sa­lon of­fers up glamor and charm with ser­vices like cuts, blowouts, con­di­tion­ing treat­ments, color and foil. Open Tu-Th 10 am-7 pm, F 10 am-6 pm, Sa 10 am-4 pm. 333 Wash­ing­ton St., 617.742.7951.

SA­LON MARIO RUSSO

Long es­tab­lished in this city, this up­scale sa­lon of­fers hair­cuts and color­ing, scalp treat­ments, straight­en­ing and bridal ser­vices. Open Su-Tu 10 am-6 pm W-F 10 am-8 pm, Sa 9 am-6 pm. 9 New­bury St., 617.424.6676; 22 Lib­erty Drive, 857.350.3139.

SHAG

“Rock star hair war­rior” Sandy Poirier has been fea­tured on MTV’s Made and TLC’s Mi­ami Ink and reg­u­larly styles celebri­ties. His Bos­ton sa­lon, Shag, of­fers spe­cial­ized cuts, color and styles geared to­ward an edgier crowd. Open M 11 am-7 pm, Tu-W and F 11 am-8 pm, Th 11 am-9 pm, Sa 9 am-6 pm. 840 Sum­mer St., 617.268.2500.

SPAS BELLA SANTE

Can­dlelit rooms, finely made robes and im­mac­u­late sur­round­ings are all part of the ex­pe­ri­ence at this lo­cal fa­vorite. Re­lax and re­new with ser­vices like the Blue­berry Smoothie Fa­cial or the Co­conut Oil Mas­sage with Dry Brush­ing. Open M-Th 9 am-9 pm, F 8 am-9 pm, Sa 8 am-6 pm, Su 9 am-6 pm. 38 New­bury St., 617.424.9930.

BLISS SPA

At Bos­ton’s W ho­tel, lo­cals and vis­i­tors alike find New York’s fa­mous Bliss Spa and, ac­cord­ingly, flaw­less skin. Sig­na­ture treat­ments in­clude the Triple Oxy­gen Fa­cial and Blis­sage 75 mas­sage. Open daily 9 am-9 pm. 100 Stu­art St., 617.261.8747.

THE SPA AT MAN­DARIN ORI­EN­TAL

This spa lives up to its fives­tar sta­tus, boast­ing tran­quil lounges, vi­tal­ity pools and more. Em­pha­sis on Asian phi­los­o­phy and Tra­di­tional Chi­nese Medicine, in­flu­enc­ing mas­sage treat­ments and sig­na­ture spa ther­a­pies. Reser­va­tions re­quired. 776 Boyl­ston St., 617.535.8820.

WELL­NESS ALOHA MAS­SAGE

Since 1997, Bos­to­ni­ans have been re­lax­ing here with cus­tom­ized and spe­cialty mas­sages, from deep tis­sue and Swedish to tra­di­tional Hawai­ian Lomi Lomi. All treat­ments use nat­u­ral and or­ganic oils. Avail­able W-F 12:30-6:30 pm, Sa 8 am-1 pm. 45 New­bury St., Suite 333, 978.771.5590.

BAL­ANS OR­GANIC SPA

Sci­en­tist and well­ness pro­fes­sional Marie As­pling opened the city’s first 100 per­cent or­ganic spa. Treat­ments here run the gamut, from or­ganic skin care and mas­sage to nu­tri­tion coun­sel­ing and even flota­tion ther­apy, and work in tan­dem to pro­vide clients with over­all well-be­ing. Open M noon-5 pm, Tu-F 10 am-8 pm, Sa 9 am-5 pm, Su 11 am-5 pm. 216 New­bury St., 617.424.1500.

EX­HALE SPA

Ser­vices nour­ish both the mind and body and range from body treat­ments to acupunc­ture, yoga and Core Fu­sion classes. Ther­a­peu­tic mas­sage in­cludes deep flow, Thai stretch­ing and shi­atsu. Open M-F 6 am-9 pm, Sa-Su 7:30 am-8 pm. 28 Ar­ling­ton St., 617.532.7000. Map 5, F4; 2 Bat­tery Wharf, 617.603.3100.

HEAL­ING HANDS

Ev­ery­body loves a great mas­sage, and one of the best in town is avail­able right here in the Back Bay. Fea­tur­ing Swedish as well as Lomi Lomi (Hawai­ian) tech­niques. Based in Co­p­ley Square, but vis­its are avail­able. Hours by ap­point­ment. 581 Boyl­ston St., 617.207.6010.

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