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The best lobster roll in Boston that you can get delivered

People are funny. They say they want one thing and do another, kind of like how if people see a salad offered as a side option on a menu, they’re more likely to order fries because they feel sort of virtuous for even considering the salad. (Yeah, it’s science, guys. They have you...

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 4:55pm

The Patios brings puppies, beer and mini golf to Boston's City Hall Plaza

Get ready to spend your summer days at Boston's City Hall Plaza. The area is getting a new installation next month that will feature everything from beer and ice cream to mini golf and adorable puppies. Dubbed The Patios, the fun-filled project will take over the southeast corner of the plaza...

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 1:44pm

Wahlbergs bring Wahlburgers home to Dorchester

The Wahlberg family was back in their old neighborhood on Thursday to unveil their new Wahlburgers food truck. Nearly 500 fans got to munch on burgers as they joined Donnie Wahlberg, chef Paul, Bob, mama Alma and Wahlburgers CEO Rick Vanzura for the ribbon cutting ceremony at the South Bay...

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 12:14pm

Lakers fan Ice Cube is pumped to bring BIG3 to Boston

The Lakers vs. Celtics rivalry may be one of the biggest in all of sports, but that's not stopping Ice Cube from showing Boston some love. The rapper, actor and noted Los Angeles fan is bringing his BIG3 basketball league to the Hub later this summer, and he couldn't be more excited. Ice...

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 4:32pm

5 things to do in Boston for 4/20

Ever heard of “dabachusetts”? Maybe not, but after this 4/20, Massachusetts might prove it’s worthy of the title. While you can’t smoke on site at most of these events, here are five things to do around the Boston area in honor of the high holiday. Cannapalooza This...

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 1:25pm

Noah Baumbach and Ben Stiller reunite at the 2018 Nantucket Film Festival

While it's only a small, 14-mile long island, Nantucket is the perfect spot for some celebrity watching this summer during the 2018 Nantucket Film Festival. Chances are, you might run into a few familiar faces like Ben Stiller, who's returning to host the All-Star Comedy Roundtable with...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 5:10pm

Wanda Sykes explains why 'Roseanne' isn't a pro-Trump show

Whether it's on stage or through social media, Wanda Sykes has never been afraid to criticize Donald Trump. While her fans are more than happy to laugh at her jokes about the president, the comedian's jabs at the commander-in-chief drew the ire of some audience members at the 2016 Comics...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 2:39pm

3 ways to celebrate Earth Day 2018 in Boston

As Boston and the rest the world continue to look for solutions to combat the effects of climate change, Earth Day couldn't be more important this year. Here are a few ways to celebrate the eco-holiday around town when it returns this weekend. Earth Day 2018 events in Boston Agricultural...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 1:29pm

The Ghost Walks is Boston's hippest new cocktail lounge and restaurant

There truly isn't anything like The Ghost Walks in Boston's theater district. Set to officially open on April 25, the hip new cocktail lounge and restaurant is the brainchild of the team behind hotspots like Committee and Bijou, and is even located in the space beneath the nightclub on...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 11:15am

The best signs from the Boston Marathon

The Boston Marathon kicked off this morning and, well, the conditions weren’t ideal: heavy rain, winds up to 25 mph and the coldest start in three decades. But that didn’t stop the marathoners from taking on 26.2 miles stride by stride or their supporters, whether indoors or out, from...

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 3:04pm

How to make lobster rolls like a Cape Cod native

There are few dishes that are as quintessentially New England as the lobster roll. Whether you like them warmed up and drenched in butter Connecticut-style, or prefer the cold and mayo-topped Maine version of the dish, nothing beats the beloved crustacean-filled sandwich. Learn how to make...

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 2:44pm

A second Sam Adams Tap Room is coming to Boston

Following the success of the recently opened Sam Adams Tap Room in Jamaica Plain, the brewery now has plans to open a second location in Boston. The company announced on Friday morning that it is in the final stages of negotiations over a new Tap Room, which will be located in the Hub's...

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 12:32pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

From concerts and comedy shows to science and film festivals, there's a ton of stuff going on in the city before all the Marathon Monday festivities kick into full gear. Get a jump start on your weekend plans with our guide to all the fun things to do in Boston. Things to do in Boston this...

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 3:44pm

Boston Marathon 2018: What's closed on Patriots' Day?

Patriots' Day is a big deal in New England for a lot of reasons. Celebrated annually in Massachusetts and Maine on the third Monday in April, the holiday commemorates the anniversary of the historic battles of Lexington and Concord, the first major skirmishes that effectively kicked off the...

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 12:39pm

When are the Swan Boats open in Boston?

After a long winter, the Swan Boats will return to the Garden and visitors can ride the boats for their own storybook-like reverie. As per tradition, Mayor Marty Walsh will take the first ride of the season along with students from Boston Public Schools on April 14. “We’re ready for...

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 10:24am

Boston Comedy Come Up puts the spotlight on local stand-up stars

The Boston comedy scene has produced a ton of big stars over the years, so it's no surprise that the city continues churn out talent left and right. Fans will get a chance to see some of the Hub's best up-and-coming performers this weekend when the Boston Comedy Come Up takes over the...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 5:27pm

Bill Murray talks 'unbearable' Red Sox fans, bringing 'New Worlds' to Boston

Bill Murray has made a career out of doing the unexpected, but his latest project is a bit of a surprise — even for him. The acting legend and comedy icon recently teamed up with cellist Jan Vogler for "New Worlds," an album that blends classic tunes and literature from artists...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 2:52pm

Where to eat and drink for the 2018 Boston Marathon

Whether you're a serious runner or just a casual fan, everyone could use a good meal (and a few brews) when all the Marathon Monday festivities race back into town. From pre-race carb-loading to race day feasts, find the perfect spots to eat and drink for the 2018 Boston Marathon. Where...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 11:09am

Boston Marathon 2018: 5 ways to celebrate ahead of Marathon Monday

You don't have to wait until Marathon Monday to start the Boston Marathon 2018 celebrations. From movie screenings to parties with Red Sox legends, here are five pre-race events you don't want to miss this year. Boston Marathon 2018: Pre-Marathon Monday celebrations Attleboro Arts Museum...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 8:49am

3 tasty tiki cocktail recipes from UNI's beverage director

Take a trip to the tropics this spring with these tasty tiki cocktail recipes by Vikram Hegde, the new beverage director for Ken Oringer's Boston hotspots UNI, Toro, Coppa and Little Donkey. UNI is launching a new tiki menu featuring a variety of delicious single portion and large-format drinks...

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 10:09am