2. BOKX 109
Problem: your drinking buddy is itching to meet up, but he's out in the burbs. Solution: slide through to the upscale comforts of BOKX 109 in Newton, where you can remind him of how sweet city life is over Guinnesses. Just please, don't let him dare you to jump in the pool.
11a-3p. 399 Grove St., Newton (617-454-3399).