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Boston Columbus Day Parade 2018: Start time, route, street closures

For more than eight decades, the Boston Columbus Day Parade has delighted revelers in the Hub with a day of music, merriment and more. This celebration of the city's Italian American culture returns this weekend, this time taking over the streets of East Boston with marching bands,...

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 10:45am

5 free and fun things to do with kids in Boston for Columbus Day 2018

While it can sometimes be a struggle to keep the little ones occupied when they have the day off from school, luckily, there are plenty of awesome events happening around town for Columbus Day 2018. From free museum admission to fun runs and more, here are five things to do with kids in Boston on...

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 9:07am

Rich Brian wants a part in Crazy Rich Asians 2

Rich Brian has big plans for the future. While the Indonesian rapper is just getting started in the world of hip-hop, having recently dropped his first album Amen over the winter, the 19-year-old star has hopes of making the transition to Hollywood like his idol Donald Glover or his pal Awkwafina....

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 4:30pm

Eric Hutchinson talks Modern Happiness, Boston and being back on the road

It's been a rough road for Eric Hutchinson leading up to the release of the singer-songwriter's fifth studio album, "Modern Happiness," which debuts on Friday. As the musician recently revealed to Billboard, he was "burnt out" by the road and contemplating retirement...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 5:50pm

Dana Gould on Boston, comedy and 30 years of The Simpsons

Even after all these years, Dana Gould still gets a little nervous performing in the Boston area. Despite his years of stand-up experience and other high-profile comedy gigs, the Hopedale native always feels pressured to bring his best material whenever he has a show in his old backyard. The Stan...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 5:38pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this Columbus Day weekend

It's Columbus Day weekend, which means some of us are getting an extra day to relax and have some fun. If you need some help making plans, don't fret, because we've got you covered. From comedy shows to parades and more, here are the best things to do in Boston this weekend. Things to...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 11:58am

UFC 229: The best places to watch Conor McGregor vs Khabib in Boston

It's been nearly two years since Conor McGregor last stepped inside the UFC Octagon, but Mystic Mac will finally return to take on Khabib Nurmagomedov for the lightweight title on Saturday night. If you don't have a flight booked to Las Vegas to catch all the action at UFC 229, don...

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 5:47pm

Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody stars rock out in Boston

Rami Malek, Gwilym Lee and Joseph Mazzello brought the magic of Queen to Boston on Monday night. Prior to joining area college students for a Q&A session following a special screening of Bohemian Rhapsody at the AMC Loews Boston Common, the actors got a chance to rock out on the red...

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 4:22pm

A 'Better' Boston hotel bar is set to open this week

A new addition to the Boston hotel bar scene is set to open its doors this week. Setting up shop on the second floor of the Kimpton Nine Zero Hotel in Downtown Crossing, the Better Sorts Social Club hopes to break the mold when it comes to hotel watering holes. The cocktail lounge, which will...

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 12:48pm

5 fun things to do in Boston with kids this month, October 2018

There's no shortage of fun events in the fall for adults in the Hub, but what about the little ones? From educational events to food fun, we've rounded up the best things to do in Boston with kids this month. Things to do in Boston with kids this month, October 2018 Kids in the Kitchen...

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 5:04pm

Catt Sadler is fired up and ready to fight

When Catt Sadler decided to leave her “dream job” at E! News after learning her male co-host was making double her salary, she knew it was a risk, but one worth taking in order to make stand. Now, Sadler has become the face of the gender pay gap issue and she’s using her...

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 2:38pm

Katie Cassidy, Tate Donovan bring a little Grace to Boston

While many Boston-based films tend to focus on the rougher aspects of the city, Grace, a new indie movie starring Katie Cassidy and Tate Donovan, gives viewers a peek at different side of the Hub. Directed by Bay State native Devin Adair, Grace recently made its U.S. premiere at the Boston...

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 11:43am

Forbes Under 30 Summit 2018: Everything you need to know

Another star-studded lineup of investors, celebrities, athletes and more are coming to Boston this fall for the Forbes Under 30 Summit 2018. Here's everything you need to know about this year's big event in the Hub. What is the Forbes Under 30 Summit? Now in its fifth year, the Under...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 1:02pm

5 free things to do in Boston this month, October 2018

There's always a ton of awesome events going on in the Hub, but isn't it better when you can have some fun for free? Luckily, there's plenty of things happening around town that won't put a dent in your wallet. Here are the best free things to do in Boston this month. Free things...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 9:45am

Where to celebrate National Coffee Day 2018 in Boston

For most adults, the best part about waking up truly is that first cup o' joe in the morning. There's nothing like sipping on some coffee from your favorite cafe in order to get yourself energized for the day ahead. In honor of National Coffee Day 2018 on Saturday, Sept. 29, many Boston...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 8:22am

Neal Brennan on Nanette, political correctness and how to stand out as astand-up comic

Neal Brennan has never performed in Boston before, as the closest he's come over the years have been shows in New Haven and Providence. "I don’t what happened," Brennan tells Metro. "It was an oversight." While Thursday's show at Royale will mark his first gig in...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 9:38am

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

Everybody's working for the weekend, and thankfully, it's finally here. From superstar concerts to beer-filled fests, here are the best things to do in Boston this weekend. Things to do in Boston this weekend ARTS & CULTURE Things to do in Boston this weekend: Cambridge Art Open...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 6:18pm

Everything you need to know about the 2018 Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival

Get ready to boogie this weekend as the Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival returns for another full day of fall fun. Billed as Boston's biggest block party, the festivities feature an amazing lineup of musicians, plus all sorts of activities to entertain the whole family. Here's everything you...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 12:37pm

5 ways to experience fall foliage 2018 in New England

While living in New England can be rough during the dreaded winter months, shoveling all that snow seems worth it after experiencing the magic of fall. The region turns into wonderland for leaf peeping enthusiasts each season, as the beautiful colors of autumn overtake each state, from highways of...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 10:48am

National Lobster Day: The best lobster rolls in Boston, according to FourSquare

As if you needed an excuse to enjoy lobster rolls in Boston, National Lobster Day arrives this week to pay tribute to the beloved crustacean. Celebrate the foodie holiday by ordering up the iconic New England dish at one of these local hotspots. In honor of National Lobster Day on Sept. 25,...

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 1:47pm