How did we make it through yet another Boston winter?
We're not quite sure, but dreaming about toasting drinks at these new outdoor patios sure helped.
Harvard Square's newest venue looks great on the inside, but their sparkling new patio — tucked in just behind Church St. and now open for drinks, lunch, dinner, and brunch — might keep you lingering outside for hours after the show.
The Sinclair, 52 Church St., Harvard Square (617-547-5200)
Revere Hotel (pictured)
We're all a little Vitamin D deficient right now. Doctor's orders: go ahead and catch a tan (and a buzz) poolside at the Revere Hotel's brand-new 16,000-square foot rooftop lounge, set to be unveiled this month.
Rooftop at Revere, 200 Stuart St., Theatre District (617-482-1800)
75 on Liberty Wharf
Our remedy for your Sunday morning hangover? A stiff, spicy Bloody Mary, a plate of steak & eggs, and a refreshing bay breeze, all perched on the edge of the pier at this new addition Seaport's booming restaurant scene.
75 on Liberty Wharf, 220 Northern Ave., Seaport (617-227-0754)
This charming South End trattoria caught our eye when it opened in November, but now the Roman holiday truly begins with the addition of a cozy 60-seat outdoor patio in the rear. Togas optional.
Cinquecento, 500 Harrison Ave., South End (617-338-9500)