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From New Ways to Picnic to Private Spa Treatments, September Delivers a Bounty of Options

By the Editors | August 25, 2020 | Food & Drink Style & Beauty


STAY September ushers in the opening of 907 Main in the heart of Central Square. The 67-room boutique property from local star-makers Hay Creek Hotels also features a two-bedroom penthouse and a new restaurant, The Dial. And we can’t wait to see the city from the perch of Blue Owl, a rooftop bar that opens later this year. From $219, 907 Main St., Cambridge, EAT While many restaurants shuttered during the pandemic, The Bittersweet Shoppe—a gourmet coffee cafe and vintage soda fountain—opened. Owner Tracy Casavant launched Boston’s first luxury picnic experience. Guests at the Newbury Street shop can buy a blanket and choose between one or more of the seven picnic boxes packed with treats like Belgian waffles and charcuterie. @thebittersweetshoppeonnewbury INDULGE Hair and nails need a little love? The Four Seasons Hotel One Dalton Street recently unveiled its private salon suite—luxurious and safe—for private, one-on-one treatments. Look for hair products from Gloss Moderne; hand and foot massages also complement nail treatments. 1 Dalton St., SHOP Back Bay’s Copley Place, home of upscale brands like Christian Louboutin, Saint Laurent, Salvatore Ferragamo and Versace, recently introduced the Let’s Get #BackTogether campaign as it helps shoppers prep for fall. One of the many promotions we love: Gucci’s pre-autumn peek at the legendary brand’s handbags. 100 Huntington Ave.,

Photography by: Courtesy of Copley Place