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2017-18 Bruins begin to take shape

With defenseman Colin Miller predictably getting selected by the Las Vegas Golden Knights in last week’s expansion draft and then six guys getting picked on Friday and Saturday in the 2017 NHL Draft, the next edition of the Bruins has started to be formed. Things will really get ramped up on...

Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 4:27pm

Man arrested in connection to death of Princeton jogger

Massachusetts police have arrested a man in connection with the August killing of woman who had been out jogging in the woods, a case that closely resembled a daylight murder in New York City less than a week earlier. With the arrest of 31-year-old Angelo Colon-Ortiz in the Massachusetts case on...

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 4:32pm

Bill Burr, Gronk and more roast Big Papi at the House of Blues

On Thursday night, the House of Blues was filled to the brim with stars and comedians, who gathered for the Roast of David Ortiz. Celebrity guests ranging from Canton comic Bill Burr to "Avengers" actor Anthony Mackie took turns dishing out biting jokes on Big Papi ahead of his number...

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 1:06pm

Mayor Marty Walsh declares Catie Copley Day in Boston

The loss of a furry friend is always hard on an individual or family. So when the city of Boston lost one of its most beloved black Labradors, it was inevitable she would be commemorated in a big way. The Mayor’s Office is ensuring that the city’s cherished Catie Copley, a canine...

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 1:04pm

Boston Police catch graffiti suspect with spray paint can in hand

Sometimes criminals are caught red-handed, though in a case early Thursday morning, the paint police said was in a tagger’s hands was black. Early Thursday morning, Boston police officers were looking out for taggers who have been defacing buildings in Allston-Brighton. Officers...

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 10:20am

See Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and more stars at Boston's new wax museum

If you’ve walked by City Hall Plaza recently and noticed Elvis Presley and Nicole Kidman starring back at you from a window, you’re not seeing things. They're just some of the many celebrity replicas that will be on hand at Boston’s new Dreamland Wax Museum. Located at 1...

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 5:07pm

Watch the emotional first trailer for Jake Gyllenhaal's 'Stronger'

The inspirational story of Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman is heading to the big screen this fall courtesy of Jake Gyllenhaal. The Academy Award-nominated actor will play the Chelmsford native, who lost both his legs in the 2013 tragedy, in the upcoming drama "Stronger,"...

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 2:35pm

David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik talk Nantucket film fest, ‘Friends’ reunion

Movies may be the main attractions at the 2017 Nantucket Film Festival, but this weekend's festivities will also honor two of the most influential minds in television. "Friends" co-creator and Brandeis University alum David Crane along with former "Mad About You" writer and...

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 2:35pm

Daybreaker's early morning workout rave sets sail in Boston

Wake up, work, exercise, sleep and repeat. If you everyday schedule sounds like this, take a stab at shaking things up with Daybreaker in Boston on Friday. The “early dance movement," now in over 16 major cities, challenges people to get up at the crack of dawn for a sober rave. That...

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 8:49am

Text this art display to light up Boston's Greenway

Instant gratification is being taken to the next level with the Color Commons 2017 project on the Rose Kennedy Greenway. After bringing the Z to the outdoor space, the Greenway hopes to attract more visitors with its interactive public art installation. People can now control the Light Blades, a...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 4:02pm

12 things to do in Boston this weekend

FOOD Swizzle Sunday Head to paradise with this weekly tropical patio party, taking place each Sunday from 5 p.m. until dusk. Do not go gently into the workweek! Celebrate your last evening of freedom with tiki drinks and frosty delights. It kicks off this Sunday with guest bartender Tim Cooper of...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 2:33pm

Malcolm Gladwell says Tom Brady should retire — now

Tom Brady's wife told the media a few months ago that the Patriots' superstar quarterback — the man atop most rankings of not only the greatest QB in NFL history but also the greatest player in NFL history — had concussions during the season that he did not disclose. Ignoring...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 2:18pm

Anti-Muslim incident on the Orange Line leads to bomb threat charges

A man on an Orange Line train Monday night shouted anti-Muslim slurs at a woman wearing a headscarf and made false accusations that the woman had a bomb, according to Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley’s office. Sean Devlin, 34, was arraigned in Boston Municipal Court on...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 1:34pm

CEO of 'Safr' ride-hailing service for women arrested on embezzlement charges

The CEO of Boston-based Safr, a ride-hailing app that provides a “safer” alternative for women riders, was arrested last week on charges he embezzled $2 million from the U.S. Virgin Islands Government. Syed Zain Gilani, 43, was arrested at the company’s Harrison Avenue...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 12:32pm

Every Boston public school to get youth homelessness liaison under new plan

About 3,000 Boston Public School students are currently experiencing homeless, though experts believe that the number may be much higher out of the roughly 56,000 students currently enrolled, and school officials believe that figure is growing. For students like Stacy and Grisana, two Jeremiah E....

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 11:54am

Mark Wahlberg talks Patriots, 'Transformers' and Mayweather vs. McGregor

Mark Wahlberg shipped up to Foxboro on Monday, but it wasn’t to hang out with his Super Bowl-winning pal Tom Brady. The Boston-bred star stopped by the Showcase Live Patriot Place cinema for a special red carpet event and screening of his latest action flick “Transformers: The Last...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 9:34am

NBA Rumors: Are Sixers interested in trading for Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis?

Anyone who is familiar with sports radio talk knows that fodder on the airwaves rarely does anything but rangle listeners to debate whatever the hot topic of the day is. However, it is a good barometer of what is important to sports fans in the city. So hearing Chris Carlin and Ike Reese on...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 5:03pm

Every future Celtics NBA Draft pick

The Celtics lined their war chest by acquiring yet another first round pick, adding a future lottery pick from the Sixers, moving back to third overall in the 2017 NBA Draft. Here's a full list of the picks and restrictions the team has in upcoming drafts by year: 2017 1st round...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 4:24pm

10 Boston breweries to check out this summer

The shear amount of Boston breweries, with new locations seemingly sprouting up every year, can feel daunting at first glance. But fret not, as we’ve got your bases covered – from places with full-service restaurants to a small cider company only open on the weekends. Cheers to a tasty...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 3:25pm

The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor calls Sam Hinkie 'a magician' who deserves the credit

The decision by the Philadelphia 76ers to scoop up the No. 1 pick in a trade with the Boston Celtics has ramped up the NBA offseason as the draft quickly approaches this Thursday. There may not be a single man who has been more aggressive in the basketball reporting world than Kevin O’Connor...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 2:43pm