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Feast on colossal lobster rolls at this Boston restaurant

Local seafood lovers are in for a feast thanks to this Boston restaurant's massive offering of lobster rolls. Legal Sea Food'will unveil its colossal lobster roll at Legal Harborside on Friday night and it's a meal fit for a king. The off-menu item features meat from a 2.5 pound...

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 3:42pm

Precautions, including cameras installed on Boston Common, taken ahead of Free Speech rally

Boston officials are taking extra precautions ahead of Saturday’s “Free Speech Rally” and subsequent counter marches on Boston Common, including installing cameras around the Parkman Bandstand and closing Tremont Street. But the overall message asked ahead of the controversial...

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 11:30am

'Game of Thrones' ice cream bike tour rolls into Boston

You don't need to head north of The Wall to enjoy some frozen treats this summer, as locals are organizing a pretty sweet "Game of Thrones" event. A Game of Cones bike tour will roll into Boston on Aug. 27, where fans of the HBO series can show off their "GOT" pride...

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 4:11pm

Breakfast pasta is on the menu at Cambridge's Vialé

From Eggs Benedict and rotating omelets to glorious sides of home fries and bacon, Vialé in Central Square has brunch staples covered. But, as any daring Italian eatery should do, they’re pushing the culinary boundaries by featuring four different types of breakfast pastas. “We wanted...

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 3:03pm

Amy Schumer honors Charlottesville victim with comedy benefit show

In the wake of last weekend's tragedy in Charlottesville, Amy Schumer decided to organize a comedy benefit show in Massachusetts this week. The actress and comedian, who's been spending a lot of time in the Boston area recently to film her upcoming flick "I Feel Pretty," took...

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:55pm

Fate of Massachusetts' only Confederate monument still in limbo

Across the country, all eyes are on Confederate monuments as states weigh what to do with the symbols that now seem to display more hate than history. Recently, Baltimore made headlines after the city quietly removed its Confederate statues. In Massachusetts, the one such monument’s fate is...

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 11:31am

Right-wing BU teen won't return to Boston after attending Charlottesville rally

A Boston University student said that he will not return to the school following threats he received for attending the Unite the Right rally that turned violent this past weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia. Nicholas Fuentes, 18, has been outspoken about his controversial conservative political...

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 4:59pm

Organizer of Boston Free Speech rally says event will go on

Organizers of the free speech rally set for Boston Common this weekend said that the event will go on, despite controversy. John Medlar, an organizer for the event with Boston Free Speech, also called the Boston Free Speech Coalition, said that the group has been told they will get their permit to...

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 4:53pm

Amazon pickup location coming to Comm Ave

If you don’t want to send packages to your Boston apartment, but you can’t quit Amazon, don’t worry – the online retail giant has another option coming for you. A fully-staffed Amazon pickup location is coming to 870 Commonwealth Ave., an Amazon spokesperson confirmed....

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 3:56pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

MOVIES Cool Hand Luke The next installment of the MFA’s Sunset Cinema series is the 1967 Paul Newman classic “Cool Hand Luke”, which coincides nicely with the Museum’s current exhibition “The Summer of Love: Photography and Graphic Design." A DJ will be playing...

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 2:36pm

Celebrate 50 years of the Red Sox's 'Impossible Dream' season

These days, Red Sox Nation is used to playoff runs and World Series wins. But that wasn’t always the case. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the team’s remarkable “Impossible Dream,” which saw Boston come back to win the American League pennant in the very last game...

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 1:24pm

Casey Affleck says Ben Affleck is done as Batman

Uh-oh. Casey Affleck may have broken some news over the future of Ben Affleck's Batman during a visit to Fenway Park this week. The Oscar-winning actor was in Boston to throw out the first pitch at Tuesday's Red Sox game, however, he caused a bit of a stir while chatting with a few radio...

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 11:04am

Turn back time at Swingin’ on the Charles

Get your weekend jitterbug and jive going on at Swingin’ on the Charles this Saturday night. Hosted by Community Boating Inc. and Boston Swing Central, this event welcomes professionals and novices alike to turn back the clock and enjoy an evening of good ol’ fashion dancing. Tickets,...

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:32am

Comm Ave. open to cars, T commuters after 3 weeks of construction

For commuters who rely on Comm Ave., you’re now able to travel over the main road again after three weeks of construction work.  The Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s major work on the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge is completed and as of Wednesday morning, the Green Line B...

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:26am

Chris Evans live tweeted Donald Trump's Charlottesville press conference

Chris Evans was already pretty peeved at President Donald Trump for his initial response to the violence in Charlottesville, but now the "Captain America" star's blood is really boiling after Tuesday's press conference at Trump Tower. Never one to bite his tongue on social media...

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 5:55pm

Where to watch Mayweather vs. McGregor in Boston

Combat sports history will be made on Aug. 26 when boxer Floyd Mayweather puts his undefeated record on the line against UFC champion Conor McGregor. If you don't feel like paying a hefty pay-per-view price tag for the big fight, don't worry, because there are plenty of places showing the...

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 4:49pm

Go on a 'Doggie Double Date' with this Boston brewery

Dating can be a dog-eat-dog world sometimes, but this "Doggie Double Date" hopes to take a bite out of all that. GoPetie, an app that connects pet owners and their furry pals with new friends in their area, is throwing a weekday bash where locals and their adorable pets can mingle....

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 3:52pm

Clinton Sparks on Lady Gaga, Nelly and his ‘Boston mentality’

Expect bumping tunes throughout the midnight hours when Boston-born DJ and producer Clinton Sparks teams up with Nelly for a one-night show this weekend. The duo is taking over Foxwoods Resort Casino for the latest installment of the “Get Familiar Fridays” series at the Shrine Kitchen...

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 2:41pm

Dance away the summer at 2nd annual Fort Point Festival

The Fort Point Festival will assemble some of the city’s best food, drinks and music for a late-summer celebration this weekend. Spanning across Thompson Place and Stillings St., the festival will be separated into several themed sections. Start off by satiating that appetite at the “...

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 2:18pm

Boston Holocaust Memorial vandalized for second time this summer

A teenage boy has been charged with willful and malicious destruction of property after allegedly vandalizing Boston’s New England Holocaust Memorial in the second such incident this summer. Boston police responded to a call concerning vandalism at the memorial around 6:30 p.m. Monday. The...

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 2:15pm