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Boston nightlife

It's a familiar sight in Boston: Some hapless college student is fumbling to find her driver's license for the doorman, only to be asked for a second form of ID. And if she can't find it and looks particularly young? Buh-bye. Boston's bouncers are a fearless lot, and out-of-towners should be ready to prove they're 21-plus. Plan to be in good company by 11 pm, but the party's over at closing time: That's 1 am in many neighborhood watering holes, and 2 am sharp in nightclubs and hotel bars. Also keep in mind that the T conveniently stops running at 12:40 am.
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Red Lantern, Boston

For Boston, Red Lantern, an Asian-themed restaurant and nightspot that churns out tasty small plates until late, is definitely something different. The product...more

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Scullers, Boston

We can't say much for the setting—a room that looks like a banquet hall in a chain hotel beside a train yard—but Scullers has the best jazz in...more

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Storyville, Boston

In the well-situated Back Bay basement space that was once Saint, Storyville is an homage to an even earlier jazz club (named after the red-light district of...more

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