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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, 2:33 PM

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...

Thursday, July 27, 2017, 1:07 PM

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, 3:11 PM

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...

Thursday, July 20, 2017, 4:46 PM

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, 5:08 PM

America's Test Kitchen food festival to feature Boston's best chefs

Gastronomes of Boston, get ready to step into your television as the cast members of “America’s Test Kitchen,” as well as over 30 local chefs and restaurants, will come to you live at Boston Eats later this year. The two-day festival in October will offer different culinary...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 12:22 PM

Boston’s Shakespeare on the Common takes a 'feminist stance'

Watch star-crossed lovers under the stars this summer at the upcoming Shakespeare on the Common production of "Romeo and Juliet." Performed by the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, theater savants and newbies alike can watch the free, outdoor show held at Boston Common starting this week...

Monday, July 17, 2017, 3:01 PM

Watch Mindy Kaling give a tour of her cozy new home

The name Hancock Park might not connote anything special for Bostonians, but it means everything right now to Cambridge local Mindy Kaling. “It's one of these places that no one ever leaves,” Kaling told Architectural Digest in a story featuring her newly renovated Los Angeles...

Thursday, July 13, 2017, 4:44 PM

8 cool public art spaces to check out around Boston

Sometimes, viewing art can just feel too stuffy. And expensive. And indoors. For when you want to see a Picasso without fighting lines for guided tour viewings, public art should do the trick. Our list includes sculpture, murals, architecture and other projects that can all be enjoyed while also...

Thursday, July 13, 2017, 4:33 PM

An all-local, mobile farmers market launches in Boston

A 2013 study by the Project for Public Spaces (PPS) found that people in low-income neighborhoods are less likely to use farmers markets, not because of price, but due to lack of information and inaccessibility. The Trustees Mobile Farmers Market is trying to change that by coming to community...

Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 5:12 PM

Jenny Slate calls Donald Trump and Fox News liars

Jenny Slate can’t stand reminders of being fired from "Saturday Night Live" back in 2009 over her accidental f-bomb. But now, she’s using it to make a point about President Trump, whom she has probably used far nastier words to describe. During a recent chat ...

Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 4:13 PM

Milk Bar teams up with &pizza in Cambridge

After the closure of Tory Row last October and Crimson Corner moving down the road in April, the Brattle Street corner was ready for the taking. &pizza, a Washington D.C. brand focused on community inclusion and radicalness, has submitted a new set of plans for the spot after ...

Friday, July 7, 2017, 1:17 PM

Marijuana is big business at Boston's first annual CannaCon

After recreational marijuana possession and use was legalized last December, people have been able to blaze freely and grow small amounts of their own ganja as well. Legislation on retail cannabis sale, however, does not project licensed dispensary openings until at least July 2018. But as they say...

Friday, July 7, 2017, 12:58 PM

Tom Brady's wild summer continues with mountain biking, new book

After winning five Super Bowl rings, it's no surprise that Tom Brady would want to spend some time enjoying the warm weather. While he's certainly having fun this summer, TB12 is also keeping himself pretty busy. Following his foray into the culinary world, the Patriots superstar announced...

Thursday, July 6, 2017, 12:14 PM

National Ice Cream Day: Where to get the best scoops in Boston

Amidst the barrage of all those silly-sounding Hallmark holidays, National Ice Cream Day is one sweet tooth celebration we can all rally around. Get the cups and cones ready for July 16, as vendors across the Boston area will whip up their best custards, gelato and other frozen specialities. Here...

Thursday, July 6, 2017, 8:00 AM

Porchfest brings music, politicians and a circus to Jamaica Plain

Imagine your local block party. Now, add 207 bands, 97 porch venues, theater performances, comedians, a circus and over 10,000 of your closest friends. That’s just a taste of what to expect at the 2017 Jamaica Plain Porchfest on July 8. Mindy Fried and her fellow co-producer Marie Ghitman...

Wednesday, July 5, 2017, 2:26 PM

Here are the dates for Boston's 'Open Newbury Street'

Ditch the crowded sidewalks as “Open Newbury Street” returns to Back Bay on several Sundays throughout the summer. A huge chunk of the road, known as a locus for high-end retail stores and restaurants, will be shut down to drivers from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on July 23, August 13 and...

Monday, July 3, 2017, 8:30 AM

Say au revoir to Matisse with Night Shift Brewing at the MFA

The father of Fauvism will be celebrated in grand style on July 8 as “Matisse in the Studio” ends its three-month run at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston. The collection includes works of various mediums from Henri Matisse, the early twentieth century French artist known for his...

Friday, June 30, 2017, 12:14 PM

Try rare brews at Boston's Copenhagen Beer and Music Festival

Prepare for a Scandinavian invasion as the Copenhagen Beer and Music Festival heads back to Boston this fall. More than 45 breweries, hailing almost exclusively from Nordic nations and the U.S., will flood into City Hall for three total shows on September 22 and 23. Tickets are already available...

Friday, June 30, 2017, 12:00 PM

The Benjamin and VIA bring luxury living to Boston's Seaport District

For those looking to join the surge of new tenants in Boston's thriving Seaport District, the nearly finished VIA and brand new The Benjamin offer the finest in modern, upscale apartment living. The pair of 20-story towers, encased in hybrids of glass and metal for breathtaking sea views...

Thursday, June 29, 2017, 11:11 AM