Spend the night in Kenmore/Fenway
Name the shady characters in the Lower Depths mural
Or try to, at least. Here's a hint: Patti Smith and Sid Vicious both have spots in the quirky painting. This basement beer bar — in the former Deli Haus space — is named after Maxim Gorky's play by the same name. However, you can't be moribund even while surrounded by the lowlifes on the walls; there are hundreds of beers from around the world and $1 franks to keep you smiling.
476 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, 617-266-6662.