It’s not a sprint, it’s a … well, you know.
Marathon Monday at Haru
What: Protein-load during an all-day happy hour ($5 spicy tuna rolls, $6 spicy chicken teriyaki) as a projector plays both the race and the Sox game.
Why: Special cocktails like the Kajida Bloody Marathon (a Bloody Mary made with wasabi and jalapenos) for $5.
When: Mon., 9 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: 55 Huntington Ave., Back Bay (617-536-0770). Access Huntington via Exeter St., which is open on race day.
INOA Treatment at SalonCapri
What: Spruce up for Earth Day with ammonia-free, permanent hair color at one of the few spots offering the new service.
Why: Mention DailyCandy for 15 percent off (reg. $75-$80) if you book by Thurs.
When: Mon.-Wed., 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs., 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 31 Lincoln St., Newton Highlands (617-969-1970).
South African Wine Dinner
What: The Rainbow Nation’s diverse varietals (chenin blanc, cabernet, Bordeaux blend) are front and center during a four-course, $49 repast.
Why: The menu includes crispy oysters with avocado radish salad, potato lentil samosa with cucumber dill dressing, and grilled ostrich filet with curried lentils.
When: Wed., 7 p.m.
Where: Masona Grill, 4 Corey St., West Roxbury (617-323-3331). Call for reservations.
$2 Taco Tuesday
What: Stuff your empanada hole for the price of a medium regulah — $35 margarita pitchers seal the deal.
Why: This week’s fillings include spicy beef brisket, cornmeal batter-fried cod, and pork chicharrones; go super loco with the half-pound, grass-fed burger ($13).
When: Every Tues., 5:30-10 p.m.
Where: Tremont 647, 647 Tremont St., South End (617-266-4600).