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Did you know May is National Burger Month? To celebrate, The Place is offering their signature Angus Burger for a buck on Thursdays. The quarter-pounder, which comes with lettuce, tomato, onion, and pickles, is part of a new culinary program focusing on fresh ingredients. A visit also allows you to check out the skull-laced wallpaper, black jewel-toned chandeliers, and other highlights of the locale's recent renovations. Thursdays in May, 4-8 p.m. The Place, 2 Broad St., Boston. 617-523-2081, www.theplaceboston.com
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