The sum of earthly bliss.
What: The NYC relax-titution comes to Beantown in the form of a 5,000-square-foot, fun-vibe facility offering the same tip-top face and body treatments and amenities like “movie while you mani” nail stations (plus, the famed brownie buffet).
Why: Book a triple oxygen facial or Blissage75 rubdown and enjoy a complimentary hot cream manicure (reg. $25).
When: Daily, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: W Boston, 100 Stuart St., Theater District (877-862-5477).
Inside the Fridge of a DailyCandy Editor
What: Inspired by a San Fran exhibit, we decided to reveal the contents of our refrigerators. It’s like looking into our souls, er, stomachs.
Why: After mocking ours, please post a picture of yours.
Where: Online at facebook.com.
Ice Cream Showdown
What: Cross-check scoops of cool-off bites from local creameries like Toscanini’s, Batch, and Chilly Cow during a two-day tasting jubilee.
Why: One hundred percent of proceeds gets divvied between five nonprofits, including food orgs Share Our Strength and Lovin’ Spoonfuls.
When: Sat. & Sun., 2-4 p.m.
Where: Sat., Grand, 374 Somerville Ave., in the parking lot, Union Square; Sun., SoWa Food & Produce Market, 500 Harrison Ave., in the parking lot, South End. Tickets ($8) at the door or online.
Bazaar Bizarre Summer Fair
What: Forty local artisans, including stalwarts Pansy Maiden, Nervous System, and Twigs and Heather, vend their DIY wares during the first-ever warm-weather installment of the city’s beloved holiday market.
Why: Gift unto yourself as you’ve gifted unto others.
When: Sat., 4-8 p.m.
Where: Union Square, Somerville. Info online at bazaarbizarre.org.
Jaws 35th Anniversary
What: While visions of Chatham great whites still dance in your head, catch a big-screen showing of the best summer horror flick of all time (with which we personally terrorized legions of slumber party guests).
Why: Make like Quint and slug a canned ’Gansett from the theater’s bar.
When: Thru Fri., 3, 5:30, 8 & 10:30 p.m.
Where: Somerville Theatre, 55 Davis Sq., Davis Square (617-625-5700).
Piers Park Sailing Summer Dock Party
What: Boogie on the boardwalk in between Heinies and gourmet BBQ bites from the ambrosial Scup’s in the Harbour during a (near) full-moon fundraiser.
Why: Proceeds go to the at-risk youth sailing center and Paralympic Sports Club Boston.
When: Sat., 6 p.m.
Where: Boston Harbor Shipyard & Marina, 256 Marginal St., East Boston (617-567-0237). Tickets ($45) online at piersparksailing.org. Water taxis are available; check schedule and stops here.
Photo: Dan Watkins / Courtesy of Bliss
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