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Your Boston move-in guide for what to do with everything you no longer want

There’s a lot that goes into moving house. Now imagine nearly the entire city doing it at once. Most leases in Boston turn over at the beginning of September, thanks in part to the many area colleges starting their fall semesters. That means thousands of students and other residents...

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 5:00am

Bunny infestation overruns Boston

An infestation of urban-dwelling creatures usually causes people to gag or get the frights, but one furry city animal is taking over Boston's terrain – and winning its residents' hearts. Boston is known to be home to many creatures people look to avoid: Rats, squirrels, mice,...

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 4:58pm

Catch a flight to Neverland with a flight from Aeronaut

You might not just have had a few too many if you happen to spot Tinkerbell fluttering around the Aeronaut Brewing Co.’s taproom this Sunday afternoon. The Somerville beer-meisters are hosting a special screening of 1924’s silent “Peter Pan” adaptation, with New Hampshire-based accompanist Jeff...

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 4:31pm

Muslim faith and modern romance considered in 'The Who & the What​'

Zarina, a single 30-something Harvard grad, is living at home when her father decides to intervene by signing her up for a dating site. While this sounds like the plot of a promising rom-com, Ayad Akhtar’s “The Who & The What” is not quite that.The Huntington Theatre’s latest production...

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 1:21pm

Wicked Queer returns with a thoughtful and thought-provoking lineup

The 33rd annual Wicked Queer: Boston LGBT Film Festival kicks off this weekend and runs through April 9 with more than 120 features and shorts to be screened at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Emerson’s Paramount Center, the Museum of Fine Arts and the Brattle Theatre. Here are just a few...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 5:55pm

Who makes the best Bloody Mary in Boston? (PHOTOS)

Bambara at the Hotel Marlowe played host to the second annual Bloody Mary Bracket Challenge. Ten local restaurants brought their best mixology teams to serve up their own spin on the classic morning cocktail. This year's participants included ArtBar, Bambara Kitchen & Bar, Catalyst, Firebrand...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:32pm

Is the Seaport becoming Boston's hottest new neighborhood?

If living in a neighborhood that resembles The Capitol in Hunger Games is your thing, you’re in luck: Boston’s Seaport is a spotless, futuristic area where you’d expect the Jetsons to put down roots. What used to be a vast wasteland of parking lots is now a spotless vision of luxury condos and...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 3:39am

A study on the art of ink at the Boston Tattoo Convention

The 16th annual Boston Tattoo Convention took over the Hynes Convention Center once again this weekend. The weekend-long event brought thousands to the Back Bay venue for the opportunity to meet (or even better — get inked by) their favorite tattoo artists from around the world. This year's special...

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 8:23pm

Free Lightsaber Combat classes to be offered at the BCAE

CLASSESLightsaber CombatIf the once-notorious “Star Wars Kid” had taken this class, maybe he wouldn’t have embarrassed himself as much. But then again, he’d never have amused us so much. The group Boston Jedi will instruct you in “Star Wars”-style stage combat at this class. They won’t teach you...

Friday, March 24, 2017 - 3:10am

Hopsters makes DIY craft beer accessible to all

Whether it’s the spacious layout, the near floor-to-ceiling windows, the affable brew aficionados or the beer list which sports the affectionately named “Trump Sucks Ass” — something about Hopsters in Newton just feels like home. It’s a feeling that, according owner Lee Cooper, is not accidental.“...

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 11:46pm

Explore Werner Herzog and Klaus Kinski's crazy working relationship at the Coolidge this weekend

The mad, mercurial Klaus Kinski appeared in over 130 films but nobody ever worked with him twice. Nobody except for Werner Herzog, that is. The impossible actor met his match in the fearless filmmaker, collaborating five times on wildly ambitious and insanely perilous projects that could very well...

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 9:47pm

The best poke bowls in Boston

Poke fever has finally taken Boston by storm, and the protein-packed bowls, burritos andsalads have become a new lunchtime norm. But where should you even begin? Here’s our beginners get to getting in on the raw fish revolution.Love Art SushiLocated close to Northeastern University and Berklee, the...

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 9:40pm

Boston Public Market CEO Cheryl Cronin talks the best bagel in Boston

It’s Cheryl Cronin’s job to know the city’s best food offerings. As CEO of the Boston Public Market Association, the 62-year-old Back Bay resident makes sure the downtown marketplace is stocked with a smogasboard of tasty New England-bred delights — from Union Square Donuts to piping-hot raclette...

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 9:08pm

We've got the menu for the Will Ferrell-themed burger concept coming to Boston

Earlier this week, we chatted with Zach Neil, who will bring Stay Classy, a Will Ferrell-themed pop-up to Boston next month. The temporary bar and eatery is the second in a series of temporary concepts stemming from the original Stay Classy, that spent a year in operation in New York under Neil and...

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 1:34am

'The Illusionists' is a smorgasbord of nonstop magic

“This is a magic show for people who didn’t know they liked magic shows,” Jeff Hobson explains. With seven magicians on stage — the Anti-Conjuror, the Inventor, the Deductionist, the Escapologist, the Manipulator, the Daredevil and the Trickster (himself) — he insists not to stress if you don’t...

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 8:46pm

Three of Boston's best new residential developments

Massive real estate developments are like college students in Boston: They’re popping up on every corner. Here are three residential and commercial properties that are making headlines in 2017.Lovejoy WharfJust steps from the TD Garden, Lovejoy Wharf is a 15-story residential building tucked next...

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 2:26am

Three upcoming Boston neighborhoods to watch

On the hunt for a new apartment? Chances are you’re well-aware that rents in neighborhoods previously declared “affordable” don’t seem to be as reasonable as they used to. But that doesn’t mean you have to count those growing neighborhoods out entirely. Here are a few spots in growing neighborhoods...

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 2:08am

How to score a free Fjallraven backpack this weekend

Adorable and functional Swedish outfitter Fjallraven will open their second location this weekend in Harvard Square. The opening event will include a Cambridge Community Night on Friday with live tunes, Swedish sweets and complimentary beer and wine, followed by an exclusive Kanken backpack...

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 5:00am

Future of commercial fishing uncertain after Codfather deception

He's been dubbed the Codfather.Carlos Rafael, owner of a fishing empire that is the largest in the Northeast if not the country, is accused of exploiting federal fishery regulations to get ahead and misreporting hundreds of thousands of pounds of fish.His alleged crimes expose the pitfalls of a...

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 7:11pm

A Will Ferrell-inspired bar is coming to Boston

New York’s first and only (and now defunct) Will Ferrell tribute bar will pop-up at Umbria April 14-23. The movie-themed concept from Zach Neil and Brian Link, the co-owners of New York’s first and only (and still active) Tim Burton-inspired bar, Beetle House, is one in a series of pop-ups that...

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 4:04pm