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The Weekend Guide

happy valentine's day!

Love to love you, weekend.

GUSSY
Valentine’s Day Special at
Viselli Santoro Salon
What:
Drag your disheveled BFF or significant other to a hair revival and you’ll both get 25 percent off services.
Why: DailyCandy readers save 15 percent on all products.
When: Thru Sun. Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 297 Newbury St., Back Bay (857-350-4856).

EAT
Tico Opens
What:
The tin-ceilinged, art-festooned cantina from Michael Schlow (Radius, Via Matta) serves Latin-inspired tapas (tuna tartare tostadas, chorizo risotto) and more than 100 pure agave tequilas.
Why: Sit at the kitchen bar for up-close dining.
When: Daily, 5 p.m.-1 a.m.
Where: 222 Berkeley St., Back Bay (617-351-0400).

OBEY
Ask the Dog Lady
What:
Pet advice columnist Monica Collins gives insight into your doggie’s desires during free one-on-one Q&A sessions. (Pee Diddy will also enjoy complimentary holistic snacks.)
Why: Happiness is a well-understood puppy.
When: Sat., noon-2 p.m.
Where: Bark Place, 1721 Washington St., South End (857-362-7494). R.S.V.P. to bark@barkplacesouthend.com.

SLURP
Wine and Oyster Tasting
What:
Preface the evening’s prix fixe with a stack of nature’s aphrodisiacs carefully matched with vintages by the glass.
Why: One buck shucks.
When: Mon., 5-8 p.m.
Where: Central Bottle Wine + Provisions, 196 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square (617-225-0040).

COMMISERATE
Mortified’s Doomed Valentines Show
What:
Locals share the agony of adolescent rejection via diary entries, art, poems, and (gah) original song lyrics.
Why: Your pleasure is their pain.
When: Mon., 7:30 p.m.
Where: Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard St., Brookline (617-734-2500). Tickets ($15) online at coolidge.org.

Photo: Getty Images

LOCATIONS
Viselli Santoro Salon
297 Newbury St
Boston, MA 02115
222 Berkeley St
bt Boylston St & St James Ave
Boston, MA 02116
617-351-0400
196 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139
617-225-0040
1721 Washington St
Boston, MA 02118
857-362-7494
290 Harvard St
Brookline, MA 02446
617-734-2501
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