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Photos: Inside the revamped Lookout Rooftop at the Envoy Hotel Boston

Boston's Lookout Rooftop at the Envoy Hotel is bigger and better than ever. The popular rooftop bar and gem of the Seaport District's nightlife scene recently completed a $4 million expansion and renovation. The venue has grown to 2,500 sq. ft. in size, increasing its capacity to 390, and...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 4:08pm

Everything you need to know about the 2018 Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival

Escape the city for the weekend without going too far this weekend with the 2018 Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival. See some of the world’s best sand sculptors, who will put their amazing skills on full display. Last year’s festival drew a million attendees, and this...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 10:17am

Shakespeare on the Common returns to Boston with "Richard III"

What better way to spend a summer evening than catching a free, open-air Shakespeare play? When Shakespeare on the Common returns to the grassy stage, Faran Tahir will take on the titular role in Richard III. A graduate of American Repertory Theater’s (A.R.T.) Institute for Advanced Theater...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 9:50am

5 fun things to do in Boston this week

Need some ideas for how to have fun this week in Boston? We know all the best places you can spend your summer days, from fashion shows to free franks and more. Here are five fun things to do in Boston this week. Things to do in Boston this week Weezer and the Pixies Two iconic alt rock bands...

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 3:00pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

Need some ideas for how to spend your summer weekend? We've got you covered. From superstar comedy performances to beach parties and more, here are all the best things to do in Boston this weekend. Things to do in Boston this weekend ARTS & CULTURE Bastille Day The annual French...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 2:10pm

6 Boston World Cup finals watch parties

The World Cup only comes around once every four years. Make the most of the time you have left to cheer on your team at these bashes around town on Sunday, both indoors and out. Here are six Boston World Cup finals watch parties you don't want to miss. Boston World Cup finals watch parties...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 8:41am

Tony Maws shares 3 tips for navigating farmers markets in Boston

On any given summer afternoon, you'll likely find Tony Maws shopping for fresh produce at farmers markets in Boston, Cambridge or Somerville. The James Beard Award-winning chef behind Craigie on Main and the Kirkland Tap & Trotter is a big fan of farmers markets for many several...

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 10:02am

5 fun things to do in Boston this week

Summer fun in Boston doesn’t end on the Fourth of July. Keep your evening schedule jam-packed this week with these exciting events. Here’s your guide to the best things to do in Boston this week, ranging from Monday-night wrestling to a Lauryn Hill show.  Things to do in Boston...

Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 3:01pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

Just because the 4th of July is over doesn't mean there isn't more fun to be had. From pizza festivals to concerts at Fenway Park, here are the best things to do in Boston this weekend. Things to do in Boston this weekend ARTS & CULTURE Open Newbury Street Take a stroll along a car-...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 1:01pm

Everything you need to know about Boston Pizza Festival 2018

City Hall Plaza will be a pizza lovers paradise this weekend when the Boston Pizza Festival 2018 kicks off on Saturday afternoon. After a successful debut in 2017, the all-you-can-eat, two-day fest is back and bigger than ever. Here’s everything you need to know for this year’s Boston...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 2:55pm

How to host a perfect New England clambake

The New England clambake in all its meaty crustacean goodness is the perfect summertime feast for seafood lovers. What's better than cracking open a few lobsters while enjoying the warm weather with friends and family? We asked David Delancey, owner of the famed Lobster Trap in Bourne, for his...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 11:43am

The best things to do in Boston for the 4th of July

Still need plans for Independence Day? We've got you covered. From "Hamilton"-themed sing-alongs to patriotic parades and more, here's your guide to the best things to do in Boston for the 4th of July this year. Things to do in Boston for the 4th of July 'Hamilton' sing-...

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 3:59pm

Everything you need to know about Open Newbury Street 2018

Newbury Street’s exciting shops and businesses are open every day of the week, but the city is closing the area off to cars for three days this summer to enhance visitors' experiences. Here's what to expect for Open Newbury Street 2018. What’s happening this year for Open...

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 3:35pm

ICA Watershed: A new space for art in East Boston

Don’t miss the newest addition to Boston’s burgeoning art scene this summer. The ICA Watershed, the Institute for Contemporary Art Boston (ICA)’s new extension in East Boston, is set to open to the public July 4. Located in a former copper pipe and sheet metal factory in the...

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 3:09pm

Boston Pops 4th of July fireworks: Start time, show info and where to watch

There's no better way to celebrate Independence Day in the Hub than at the annual Boston Pops 4th of July fireworks show and concert. The iconic festivities, which draws crowds numbering in the hundreds of thousands each year, have also become a national event thanks to television broadcasts...

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 2:21pm

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

July is upon us, which means the lazy days of summer are in full swing. Make the most of the season–without breaking the bank–with these fun and free things to do in Boston this month. Free things to do in Boston this month Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular Spend the 4th of July with...

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 12:49pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

Whether you like to boogie down or laugh out loud, there are plenty of ways to have fun around the city. From parties with pups to dancing in the streets, here are all the best things to do in Boston this weekend. Things to do in Boston this weekend ARTS & CULTURE Andy Mann Stop by the New...

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 6:18pm

Pedro Martinez talks feasting at Fenway, renewed Red Sox-Yankees rivalry and more

Fans will get a chance to "Feast with 45" at Fenway Park when Pedro Martinez's charity food fest returns for its second year this weekend. Mayor Marty Walsh, former Red Sox greats Jason Varitek and Tim Wakefield, Celtics star Al Horford and more will join Martinez and his wife...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 3:46pm

Why you don’t want to miss Boston Harborfest 2018

Boston’s history and heritage will be on full display when Boston Harborfest 2018, the largest Fourth of July festival in the country, returns for its 37th anniversary this weekend. Walk the Freedom Trail, see historical reenactments and purchase themed artwork to ring in Independence...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 2:13pm

5 fun things to do in Boston this week

You don't have to wait until the weekend in order to have some fun around the city. From Sam Smith taking over the TD Garden to parties with pooches and more, here are all the best things to do in Boston this week. Things to do in Boston this week An Evening with Peter Gammons & Ken...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 8:33am