Boston

Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher on the political power of stand-up

Get ready for a double dose of comedy as Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher are bringing their “Back to Back” tour to town on Saturday night. The married stand-up stars are psyched to be back in the Hub, especially Esposito, who spent a lot of time in the city while studying at Boston...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 4:25pm

Rihanna had a Halloween feast at this Boston restaurant

Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen weren't the only stars in Boston who got all dressed up for Halloween. Grammy-winning singer Rihanna has been spending some time in the Hub recently and got into the holiday spirit while dining out at restaurant Dante in Cambridge on Tuesday night. Rihanna...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 2:11pm

5 reasons why you have to see the MFA's Takashi Murakami exhibit

"Takashi Murakami: Lineage of Eccentrics," the latest exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, combines the quirky works of the renowned Japanese artist with the historic Japanese masterpieces that came before him. Murakami is a pop culture icon who has worked with several big...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 4:34pm

Rihanna dined out in Boston over the weekend

Rihanna got a taste of Boston's food scene during a trip to the Hub over the weekend. According to People, the Grammy Award-winning singer was spotted out and about with her billionaire boyfriend and Saudi businessman Hassan Jameel. While it's unclear why the couple was in town, the...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 12:10pm

Halloween movies: 5 can't miss screenings around Boston

One of the best ways to celebrate the spooky season is by taking in some classic horror films. From Stephen King to Tim Burton, there’s a seemingly endless cache of horror masterpieces on display around Boston this Halloween. “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” The 1976 cult classic...

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 3:19pm

Wormtown teams up with Table Talk for new pumpkin beer

Now you can add another pumpkin beer to the list of fall brews to sip on this season thanks to the new Table Talk Pumpkin Pie Ale. For the second year in a row, Worcester-based businesses Wormtown Brewery and Table Talk Pies have teamed up to create a special seasonal brew. The genius...

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 3:08pm

Feast on scallops with this fall ATK recipe

Shake up your Sunday suppers this fall with a delicious dinner idea courtesy of America's Test Kitchen. Ahead of this weekend's Boston EATS food festival, the culinary masterminds have shared an exciting ATK recipe for seared scallops with squash puree and sage butter from their new...

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 2:53pm

New York Times shares awesome 360-video of new MFA Boston exhibit

Take a virtual tour of one the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston's newest exhibits courtesy of the New York Times. "The Gray Lady" gave fans an upclose peek inside “Takashi Murakami: Lineage of Eccentrics” with an awesome 360-degrees video posted on the newspaper's Facebook...

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 2:24pm

13 awesome Halloween events and parties in Boston

The only thing harder than finding the right costume is figuring out where to party on Halloween. If you’re looking for a shindig that has more than just a punch bowl full of fake eyeballs and gummy worms, you’re in luck. For those of us who are a bit too old to go trick-or-treating,...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 1:11pm

The best places to go trick or treating in Boston

Trick or treating is one of the tastiest Halloween traditions and finding the right place to do it is just as important as the act itself. Guarantee you get the best candy collecting experience by visiting the neighborhoods least likely to send you home empty handed. Every year, Zillow, the online...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 1:10pm

Elton John to receive Harvard Humanitarian Award

Elton John will receive the Harvard Foundation’s 2017 Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award at a ceremony on Nov. 6. The legendary musician is being recognized for his philanthropic work toward HIV/AIDS research, through his foundation, The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF). “Accepting an...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 1:05pm

James Corden is coming to Boston

James Corden plans to bring the laughs to Boston later this fall. The "Late Late Show" host and mastermind behind the hit "Carpool Karaoke" series will be this year's headliner for Northeastern University's homecoming. The comedian and actor will take part in a chat...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 11:48am

Matt Damon and Jimmy Kimmel want to take you on an awkward dinner date

Hollywood's biggest frenemies Matt Damon and Jimmy Kimmel want to give fans an upclose look at their strange relationship. The duo is teaming up with Omaze for a new charity contest where one winner and a friend will get the chance to "sit down for an uncomfortable" meal with the...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 9:52am

10 family-friendly Halloween events around Boston

Gone are the days of figuring out costume to wear to your friends’ Halloween rager. These days, there’s a more vexing question: what to do with the kids? We’ve got a few fun ideas for this weekend. Whether you’ve got little ones or budding tweens, there should be something...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 1:18pm

Bridget and Julia explain why ATK has arrived with Boston EATS

America's Test Kitchen hopes to highlight its Boston roots when its new food festival debuts this weekend. Although ATK has always called the Hub its home, culinary stars Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison note that fans often forget that fact. The co-hosts of ATK's popular cooking...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 12:11pm

Here's when fall foliage be at its peak in the Northeast in 2017

Whether or not you’re sad to see summer end, fall makes it easy with spectacular displays of color throughout the country as the leaves turn from green to brown. A new Fall Foliage Map created by SmokyMountains.com, the portal to the national park spanning North Carolina and Tennessee,...

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:29pm

Cambridge hotel hosts 'Stranger Things'-themed '80s party

Get ready to party like it’s 1984 at a “Stranger Things”-themed bash in Cambridge this weekend. Once you’re done binge-watching the new season on Netflix, head over to the Kimpton Marlowe Hotel on Friday night for a special, ‘80s-style Halloween party. Dubbed a...

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 12:01pm

The ultimate guide to visiting Salem, Massachusetts

Salem is a town of dichotomies. The site of the infamous 1692 witch trials is now one of the quaintest New England destinations. The preserved colonial architecture and cobblestone streets are a glaring contrast to Salem’s frenetic, action-packed theme park vibe—especially this time of...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:21pm

High Times hosts first New England Cannabis Cup

Mark your calendars, cannabis fans: the High Times Cannabis Cup is coming to the east cost for the first time this weekend. The Cup, which doubles as a pot-growing competition and a general celebration of the plant, has been exclusively held on the west coast (never further east than Denver), but...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:21pm

Grab a cap and join the Be Bold, Be Bald! battle against cancer

In the fight against cancer, no show of solidarity goes unappreciated. This Friday, thousands will show their support for the many cancer patients undergoing treatment every day by participating in the national Be Bold, Be Bald! campaign. From coast to coast, people will wear bald caps all day...

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:00pm