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5 can't miss events at Boston Comic Con 2017

Colorful cosplayers and superhero fans will once again take over the streets of the Seaport District when Boston Comic Con returns this weekend. The annual, three-day fest will celebrate its 10th anniversary at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center Aug. 11-13 with more than 50,000 guests...

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 2:49pm

James Marsters explains why 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' is this generation's 'Star Trek'

Since 2017 marks two decades since the premiere of the legendary TV drama “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” we decided to head back to the world of Sunnydale, demons and a whole lot of ‘90s denim looks with actor James Marsters. Known for playing Spike, the suave, platinum blonde...

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 2:47pm

Ashton Kutcher to judge 'Shark Tank'-style competition in Boston

No, you’re not getting Punk’d. Ashton Kutcher is rolling into town with big bucks in hand at the Forbes Under 30 Summit later this year. On Oct. 2, Kutcher and a panel of investors will judge four potential entrepreneurs with “disruptive and scalable business ideas” at the...

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 2:32pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

MOVIES Summer Movie Nights at Christopher Columbus Park This outdoor movie series in the North End is halfway through its run this summer, but we thought we’d at least let you in on rest. This week, it’s “E.T.”, which seems a lot like “Stranger Things” in parts...

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 3:49pm

'Star Wars' icon Anthony Daniels on that evil C-3PO fan theory

Calling all Jedi and scruffy-looking nerf herders: C-3PO is making the jump to hyper space and flying into town for Boston Comic Con. Anthony Daniels, the man behind the fan-favorite protocol droid, will be one of several high-profile stars in attendance for the fest's 10th anniversary, which...

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 2:47pm

Orange wine is the new rosé at these Boston restaurants

Wine connoisseurs, take notice. Orange wine is now available at two Boston restaurants, and it’s not a glorified mimosa. It's actually more of a reverse rosé. “With red grapes used to make red wine and rosé, the pulp inside is white,” explains co-owner and wine director of...

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 10:49am

Party for planet Earth at the 10th annual Boston GreenFest

Everyone knows they should do their part to help the environment. But after going to the 10th annual Boston Green Fest, which takes over City Hall Plaza and Faneuil Hall August 11-13, attendees will feel going green is anything but a chore.   Featuring a fashion show, film fest and over 200...

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 2:49pm

Photos: Amy Schumer films 'I Feel Pretty' in the South End

Locals were treated to a bit of Hollywood in the Hub on Monday as production for Amy Schumer's new comedy "I Feel Pretty" took over Boston's South End. The upcoming flick set up shop along Tremont Street between Union Park and W Brookline Street, where the area was cleared...

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 2:31pm

Mario Cantone mooched it up in Boston

While former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was cheering on his beloved Red Sox at Fenway Park, "Anthony Scaramucci" was also living it up in Boston over the weekend. Mario Cantone, the actor and comedian who impersonates "The Mooch" on Comedy Central's "...

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 12:14pm

Why Dunkin' Donuts may drop Donuts from its name

D&D may only be known as D in the near future if Dunkin' Donuts goes through with a proposed name change. Nation's Restaurant News reports that Boston's beloved coffee brand is considering dropping Donuts from its official title. According to a company statement, the initiative...

Friday, August 4, 2017 - 12:20pm

Broadway’s ‘Finding Neverland’ hits the Boston Opera House

Get ready to peek into the life of the man who created Peter Pan–and no, Bostonians, we’re not talking about the local bus line. Through spritely tunes and a troupe of superbly talented actors, “Finding Neverland” depicts the story of Scottish writer J.M. Barrie and his...

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 1:27pm

Grab a flight of the new Polar seltzer flavors at this Boston restaurant

People are going wild over the new Polar seltzer flavors, but this Boston restaurant is taking things up a notch. "Top Chef" veteran Tiffani Faison's popular Fenway barbecue spot Sweet Cheeks is getting in on the fun with its new offer called the Magical In-Flight Service. Polar fans...

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 12:08pm

10 ways to celebrate Tom Brady’s 40th birthday

It's a bit hard to believe, but Tom Brady is turning the big 4-0 on Thursday. While fans will celebrate the Patriots superstar's big day with a party at Faneuil Hall, don't expect Brady to get wild at any birthday bashes. According to his recent interview with Sports Illustrated, TB12...

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 4:26pm

Red Sox Showcase tours Boston with batting cages, virtual reality

You can live out your Fenway fantasies this summer without even setting foot inside the famed ballpark with the Red Sox Showcase. The truck of fun is back this year, teaming up with T-Mobile to travel around Boston and New England throughout the rest of the season. Fans can stop by the festivities...

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 4:24pm

5 'Walking Dead' characters to see at Boston's Walker Stalker Con

Sure to attract biters and breathers alike, Walker Stalker Con returns to the Hub at the Westin Boston Waterfront on Aug. 19 and 20. The two-day event will feature panels and photo ops with "The Walking Dead" characters past and present, exhibitors of all kinds and a “zombie bash...

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 3:08pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

MUSIC Coldplay Some music dweebs still deride Coldplay as the height of blandness, but Coldplay fans know these folks just don’t get it. For most of the early 2000’s, the band was a hit machine, with about a half dozen ubiquitous singles, all of them mellow, dreamy earworms. It’...

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 2:44pm

Boston bartender shares boozy recipe for new Polar seltzer flavors

In case you missed it, people are pretty pumped about the new Polar seltzer flavors. The Massachusetts-based beverage company unveiled its latest offering of bubbly delights this week and the new flavors sound like the names of chapters from "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them." The...

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 4:11pm

5 awesome hiking spots an hour or less away from Boston

Between the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge construction and sweltering summer heat, many Bostonians may feel the need to escape the city. For those who want to spend a day in nature without making the trek to faraway destinations like the White Mountains in New Hampshire or Acadia National Park in...

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 1:50pm

Dine Out Boston: 12 places you have to try for Boston's restaurant week

Treat yourself with two weeks of epicuriosity–and no post-dinner dishes–at Dine Out Boston Aug. 6 to 11 and 13 to 18. Twice a year, dozens of the city’s top restaurants create prix-fixe, multi-course menus highlighting the best of their respective cuisines at a promotional price...

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 11:21am

5 ways to celebrate National Oyster Day in Boston

National Oyster Day returns this weekend, which means it’s time to shuck and slurp down some of the best mollusks Boston has to offer. Headlining the Aug. 5 foodie holiday is the Oyster Oyster Block Party at SoWa Open Market, co-hosted by eatBoston, which promises to be a pearl of an event...

Monday, July 31, 2017 - 4:12pm