Breather 715 Boylston St., breather.com
The Montreal-based app arrived locally last month, offering on-demand workspaces for $40 an hour. This 650- square-foot spot holds 17 people; two smaller outposts on Gloucester Street come with yoga mats and free candy.
Stephanie’s on Newbury 190 Newbury St., stephaniesonnewbury.com
For its 20th anniversary, Stephanie’s flagship added Saturday brunch service—weekday breakfast is also in the works—and debuted a new look with sunny windows. Request booth No. 307 for prime people watching or fit a group of 16 at the new banquettes.
BFX Studio 699 Boylston St., bfxstudio.com
This New York fitness company is set to open its first (and probably not last) Boston location in June. For $25-$30 per class, try spin and barre workouts, HIIT sessions, Pilates and personal training or opt for a monthly option.
Boston Public Library 700 Boylston St., bpl.org
With the children’s area upgrade complete, the central branch has started a facade facelift, slated to
finish in November. Also keep an eye out for a 4,500-square-foot retail space expected to open next summer.
Copley Square Farmers Market 139 St. James Ave., massfarmersmarkets.org
Newcomers to the Tuesday and Friday markets include Lightning Willow Farm’s skin care products, like lemon poppy seed exfoliating bars, and Contoocook Creamery’s dairy goodies, like garlic and jalapeno cheddar.