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Boston restaurants, foods and brands that locals love

Like the rest of New England, Boston is pretty particular when it comes to what locals enjoy eating. Bostonians are typically stereotyped as a clam chowder guzzling, lobster roll-devouring bunch. But is that really the case? The popular food logging and weight loss app Lose It! decided to...

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 4:01pm

South Boston’s Supper Club invites you to a Prince birthday bash

Prince may have left his large fan base early in his lifetime, but Boston admirers of the pop icon can relive his musical legacy next week at the Supper Club at Capo in South Boston. Tribute band LoVeSEXY celebrates Prince’s 58th birthday with a lineup of his biggest hits, including the...

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 2:05pm

Grab a scoop at the 2017 Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl

Are you jonesing for some quality ice cream but can’t find an excuse for those extra calories? Head over to the 2017 Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl next week, where you can ignore the guilt knowing that all proceeds from this all-you-can-eat event will go towards cancer research. Passes, sold online...

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 1:53pm

Ann Romney wants to get your brain and body fit

Ann Romney knows all too well just how important exercise is in maintaining proper neurological health. The former Massachusetts First Lady was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1998. ​To help others battling with neurologic diseases, she’s teaming up with Maria Shriver’s Move for...

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 1:14pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

ART The Boston Accent: 140 Years of the Museum School Founded in 1876, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts has been inextricable from local art history. Many of the late 19th century “Boston School” painters taught there, as did Karl Zerbe, a major player in the mid-20th century...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 3:27pm

Portugal. The Man is kicking up some major '60s vibes with the new album 'Woodstock'

What you’re about to hear almost didn’t happen. Portugal. The Man drops its new record June 16 and kicks off its tour at the House of Blues in Boston this Thursday, but the album and show have been a long time coming. The band hadn’t put out a record since 2013, and the record...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 1:17pm

Guy Fieri and Tom Brady plan to bring you to Flavortown this weekend

Guy Fieri is bringing Flavortown to Beantown this weekend when he teams up with Tom Brady again for the annual Best Buddies charity festivities.  For the second year in a row, the "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" star is hosting a food and wine festival with more than 30 of New England...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 11:31am

'Chicken n Donuts' and other sweet treats for National Doughnut Day

No one is a bigger office hero than the person who brings in a dozen doughnuts to share with hungry co-workers. Get in the giving mood this week when National Doughnut Day returns on Friday, June 2. Luckily, Boston has a ton of great shops to choose from, so there are plenty of options to satisfy...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 11:20am

Meet Instagram sensation Tuna the dog in Boston

Celebrities come in all shapes and sizes, but few are as cute as Tuna, the famous pup behind the popular Tuna Melts My Heart Instagram account. The 6-year-old Chiweenie and his owner Courtney Dasher will be in the South End on May 30 for a special meet and greet appearance at the Boston Veterinary...

Friday, May 26, 2017 - 2:16pm

Cambridge's Vialé makes a splash with Polar seltzer cocktails

Forget ramps, heirloom tomatoes and even those funky morels — sourcing local ingredients for your seasonal menu now includes a common item found down at your local bodega. It’s Worcester’s own Polar seltzer, and it’s currently making a splash on the summer cocktail list over...

Friday, May 26, 2017 - 11:28am

Migos replaces Solange at Boston Calling 2017

We have good news and we have bad news, Boston Calling fans. Unfortunately, Grammy Award-winning R&B star Solange has dropped out of this year's festivities due to "production delays and complications beyond her control," according to a statement by festival organizers. While we...

Friday, May 26, 2017 - 10:53am

HGTV star Taniya Nayak gives her restaurant-inspired home design tips

HGTV and Food Network regular Taniya Nayak will bring her star power to the Cruiseport on June 6 when she hosts this year’s Taste of the Nation. The annual food and beverage event — which donates 100 percent of its proceeds to end child hunger — features offerings from more than...

Friday, May 26, 2017 - 9:01am

‘Hamilton’ star Leslie Odom Jr. joins Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular

The Boston Pops are putting an emphasis on the stars part of their stars and stripes celebration for July 4 this year. The orchestra revealed on Thursday that “Hamilton” actor and singer Leslie Odom Jr. has been added to the Fireworks Spectacular lineup, joining previously announced...

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 2:56pm

Hit up a Beyonce baby shower brunch right here in Boston

If you're bummed about not being invited to Beyonce's star-studded baby shower last weekend, don't fret because Back Bay Harry's plans to celebrate the arrival of her new bundles of joy right here in Boston. The cocktail bar and restaurant invites the Beyhive to its latest super...

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 12:04pm

12 things to do in Boston this weekend

THEATER A Midsummer Night’s Dream The Actors’ Shakespeare Project performs their hero’s most beloved comedy, in which some fairies mess around with the heads of a few mortals who get lost in the woods. This version takes place during a 400-year-long wedding party. Actors’...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 4:32pm

10 ways to celebrate Memorial Day in Boston

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, as well as the return of open-toed shoes and chilled rosé. Whatever your reason to celebrate, here’s your guide for how to savor the season with activities ranging from the fun and to the patriotic. 1. Pay tribute If you walk around the...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 3:51pm

Donna Summer disco party rolls back into Boston

Grab a pair of roller skates and your best bell-bottoms before heading over to City Hall Plaza this summer. Mayor Marty Walsh and the Office of Tourism, Sports and Entertainment announced this week that the Donna Summer roller disco party is set to return to Boston on Friday, June 23. The free,...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 2:54pm

Eat like an insider: Matthew Gaudet's favorite Boston area seafood

When Matthew Gaudet’s much lauded Kendall Square restaurant West Bridge closed in 2015, the Boston restaurant scene suffered a loss. But now, with Superfine doing more than fine in Manchester-by-the-Sea, the 45-year-old chef’s recently returned to Cambridge with the brand new Freepoint...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 4:42pm

Celebrate National Wine Day with rosé gummy bears at Lion's Tail

If you’re in the mood for something sweet to celebrate National Wine Day on Thursday, look no further than Lion’s Tail. Located near the luxurious Ink Block apartments, this swanky cocktail bar is breaking out a special menu for the big day. In addition to sipping on various types of...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 3:51pm

See Ben Stiller, Mariska Hargitay at the 2017 Nantucket Film Festival

The Bay State’s most sought after summer getaway will roll out the red carpet when the Nantucket Film Festival returns in 2017. Organizers for the annual cinema celebration announced on Monday that Hollywood stars Ben Stiller and Mariska Hargitay will appear at the 22nd installment of the six...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:41am