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need live music tonight near Omni Parker Hotel

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chuba Feb 5, 2011 03:33 PM

Came to Boston from Toronto to see the Bruins game. Had a great dinner at Fours after the matinee game, now looking for some live music nearby and a good brunch for tomorrow morning. (Went to the Paramount near Beacon Hill this morning)

Appreciate your help. You've helped me before.

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    bluesjack Feb 6, 2011 11:51 AM

    Bit of a longer cab ride or right on the red Line in Davis Square Somerville is Johhny D's for great live music

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      Blumie Feb 5, 2011 05:48 PM

      Best high end (but not unduly fancy or unduly expensive) brunch in town is at Mistral, a short cab ride from your hotel.

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        bear Feb 5, 2011 04:01 PM

        If you're up for a short cab ride, you could head to the Beehive in the South End for some live music and drinks.

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          chuba Feb 5, 2011 04:18 PM

          thank you. any thoughts on bruch tomorrow?

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            bear Feb 5, 2011 05:23 PM

            Boston's South End has lots of good choices.

            These places are all on Tremont St.:

            Masa, with a southwestern flavor
            Metropolis, a casual, comfy place for brunch
            Tremont 647, pajama-clad servers, fun food
            Acquitaine, French, bargain special
            Pops, fun and tasty

            On Washington St.
            Union Bar and Grill, reasonably-priced specials, good food

            On Shawmut Ave.:
            South End Buttery, an interesting space downstairs and good food, not super cheap

            On Columbus Ave.:
            Columbus Cafe, laid back and pleasant

            On Harrison Blvd.:
            Gaslight, a casual bistro with a decent menu

            On Berkeley St in the Back Bay.:
            Geoffrey's Cafe and Bar. I haven't been yet, but many hounds enjoy it.

            On Salem St. in the North End:
            Caffe Nuovo, with some Italian offerings like good carbonara,polenta and broccoli rabe sausage, and an excellent Prime steak and eggs

            Oh, and the Beehive also does a pretty good brunch.

            Hope you have fun wherever you end up. Enjoy Boston!

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            Masa
            439 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02116

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            bear Feb 5, 2011 05:36 PM

            Oh, and I should have mentioned Wally's Cafe on Mass. Ave. for live jazz. tonight.

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