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Boston's by CHLOE is giving away free scoops of ice cream

If you believe vegan fare just means greens and grains, by CHLOE will make you think again. The plant-based eatery, with its flagship in the West Village and now with two Boston locations, presents herbivores and meat-eaters alike with a myriad of healthy food options that certainly don’t...

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 9:54am

Dine Out Boston: 12 places you have to try for Boston's restaurant week

Treat yourself with two weeks of epicuriosity–and no post-dinner dishes–at Dine Out Boston Aug. 6 to 11 and 13 to 18. Twice a year, dozens of the city’s top restaurants create prix-fixe, multi-course menus highlighting the best of their respective cuisines at a promotional price...

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 2:33pm

Boston BBQ chef to compete on 'Chopped Grill Masters'

As a world champion pitmaster, Andy Husbands is pretty good with a grill. Now he's putting his skills on the chopping block. The chef and owner of Boston-area hotspots Tremont 647 and The Smoke Shop is set to compete in the five-round "Chopped Grill Masters" tournament, with the...

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 12:24pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

ART World on a String: Exploring Contemporary Interpretations of Bead Work The art of beading doesn’t often get its own gallery show, which makes this showcase of top notch bead work in jewelry, sculpture, textile and vessels a special treat. There’s an astonishing variety here, from...

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 2:08pm

5 far-out food trucks to try in Boston

If you’ve ever had lunch at the Greenway or City Hall Plaza on a weekday afternoon, you’re probably aware that Boston is crawling with food trucks. In fact, the Hub is one of the top five cities in America for highest food truck concentration per 100,000 people. From Asian-inspired...

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 1:59pm

Sammy Adams pumps us up for Briggs Fest with B.o.B., Waka Flocka Flame

Lawn on D is going to be lit on Saturday as B.o.B., Waka Flocka Flame and Boston's own Sammy Adams are taking over the popular outdoor venue for this year's Briggs Fest. Hosted by Briggs Original Boston Cranberry, this weekend's music festival will feature a lineup of nearly a...

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 12:24pm

A misfit’s complete guide to visiting Martha’s Vineyard

Time to ditch the pastels, penny loafers and the notion that Martha’s Vineyard is too haughty for the plebeians—aka most of us. While the island might’ve been second homes for the likes of John F. Kennedy and Barack Obama, it’s also a hotspot for some of the freshest...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 4:24pm

Feast on fast bites at the New England Food Truck Festival

For those of us who like food that’s high quality, in high quantity and fast (so basically everyone), July 29 and 30 at the Eastern States Fairgrounds will be a weekend to remember. That’s because it’s the site of the New England Food Truck Festival, which included more than 40...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 2:43pm

Sip on Beyonce lemonade at this barbecue hotspot in Massachusetts

While it's been over a year since the Beyhive first became obsessed with "Lemonade," fans still can't get enough of Beyonce's latest studio album. Since the music icon is back dominating headlines with the birth of her new twins—as well as her hubby Jay-Z seemingly...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 2:23pm

Kill zombies at the country's largest virtual reality arena in Massachusetts

If you're sick of smashing buttons on your controller for hours while making an indent on your couch, head to Woburn this summer for a more active video game experience. Mindtrek is set to debut a free-roaming, virtual reality arena on Aug. 1 that will fully immerse gamers into a digital...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 10:15am

Boston band releases new album on Aeronaut Brewing Company beer cans

There’s a rip in the fabric of space, time and reality in Somerville. That, and a lot of beer and LEDs. The Lights Out, a Boston indie rock band formed over a decade ago, is celebrating the release of their fourth album “T.R.I.P” at Brooklyn Boulders Somerville. The catch is that...

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 3:11pm

Sip away the summer with Boston's Sangria and Rosé Fest

For firm believers in the rosé all day lifestyle, Boston is the place to be Thursday night. Head down to the Seaport Hotel for the Boston Event Guide’s Sangria and Rosé Fest July 27 and sip the night away on these famous summer beverages. Close to a dozen sangria and rosé vendors will be on...

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 2:56pm

Mayor Walsh announces Judd Apatow Day in Boston

Boston plans to show Judd Apatow a lot of love when his stand-up tour stops by the Wilbur Theatre next week. The Boston Globe reports that Mayor Marty Walsh has declared Monday, July 24, Judd Apatow Day in honor of the comedian and filmmaker. Apatow is the latest star to get a dedicated day in...

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 12:57pm

Where to celebrate National Tequila Day around Boston

While you might not be able to go on that Cabo beach vacation this summer, everyone can still have a little taste of Mexico with National Tequila Day on July 24. Several local restaurants, from Back Bay all the way to Burlington, are also joining in on the festivities with their own agave plant...

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 10:26am

'Game of Thrones' installation brings Iron Throne to Boston

"Game of Thrones" fans in Boston can finally live out their dreams of being a ruler of the Seven Kingdoms. Just in time for the new season of HBO's hit fantasy drama, a life-sized replica of the famed Iron Throne has been set up at the AT&T store on Boylston Street. The shop...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 4:35pm

Aly Raisman talks Tokyo 2020, giving back to Boston and feeling fierce

Aly Raisman is busy, awash with opportunities to attend award shows, lend her resources and star-power to worthwhile causes and share her story with her global fan base. But don’t think this gold-medalist has forgotten her Olympic roots; Raisman says she’s still eyeing a third Olympic...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 3:15pm

Kendrick Lamar pop-up shop stops in Boston this weekend

If you're hoping to pick up some sweet swag to remember Kendrick Lamar's performance in Boston this weekend, you're in luck. The Grammy Award-winning rapper is now jumping into the world of fashion with The Damn Pop-Up shop, which stops at Concepts in Cambridge on Saturday. The...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 12:31pm

Beach Pizza rankings: Best square, sweet sauce slice

“Beach pizza” is very much a Boston – Massachusetts – New Hampshire phenomenon. Yeah, places like the Jersey Shore have pizza shops within walking distance of their own dumpy beach – but Massachusetts invented this here game. “Beach pizza” is known for its...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 6:59pm

5 things to know about Boston’s World Naked Bike Ride

Every year, cyclists around the world ride together in the buff during the World Naked Bike Ride (WNBR) in hopes of creating positive societal change. The Boston chapter, which began eight years ago, will kick off this year’s festivities in Jamaica Plain with bikers making their way to...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 5:08pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

THEATER Fish Food Avenue Stage premieres this comedy by Michael O’Halloran, set in Boston in 1990. Our hero, Joe Bacon, just buried his father, but he’s also found a new job answering phones at the run-down Plaza Court Hotel. His boss, an infamous business mogul trying to revamp the...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 3:45pm