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Things to do in Boston for April vacation

While many adults in the Hub will get a day off for Patriots' Day, the fun continues all week long for local kids thanks to April vacation, which officially kicks off April 17. Now that the weather is warming up, get the little ones off the couch and check out these fun things to do in Boston...

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 3:39pm

Photos: Marshmello brings the party to Boston

People who didn’t snag tickets to Marshmello's three sold-out concerts in Boston got a chance to see the electronic DJ at The Grand nightclub on April 5. Canadian duo Loud Luxury opened the show at The Grand, a nightclub in Boston’s Seaport District that hit the scene last October...

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 11:15am

The best places to eat and drink near Fenway Park

It's pretty easy to find great food and drinks inside Fenway Park, but where are fans supposed to go when it isn't game time? Luckily, the neighborhood around the Boston ballpark is overflowing with amazing restaurants and bars that are perfect for pre-game and post-game celebrations. Here...

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 3:23pm

Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day 2018 is next week!

Sweet tooths, rejoice! Ben and Jerry’s Free Cone Day is next week and is the perfect excuse to eat dessert first on your lunch break. On Tuesday, April 10, for the 40th year in a row, the Vermont-based ice cream maker will be giving out a free ice cream cone (or cup) to their fans around the...

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 10:25am

Where to get Dunkin' Donuts fries in Boston

Dunkin' Donuts fries are taking Boston by storm. The Canton-based company has been quietly testing out a $2 snacking menu over the past few weeks, including a sweet take on everybody's favorite deep-fried side dish. While the donut fries are currently only available at a handful of...

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 10:24am

Selfie kid reunites with Justin Timberlake at Boston concert

Justin Timberlake had a special guest in the house for his concert in Boston on Wednesday night. The pop superstar got the chance to reunite with his Super Bowl pal Ryan McKenna — better known as selfie kid — backstage at the TD Garden. The Massachusetts teen became an internet...

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 1:48pm

Photos: 'Super Troopers' cast serves up a good time in Boston

The cast of "Super Troopers" brought some tasty shenanigans to Boston earlier this week. The Broken Lizard comedy troupe took over Moody’s Delicatessen and Provisions on Wednesday afternoon, serving up free doughnuts and coffee to anyone who stopped by the special event. ...

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 12:18pm

What to eat and drink at Boston Calling 2018

Boston Calling 2018 will have a stacked food and drink lineup to go along with all the great music and comedy acts coming to town. The festival announced its list of offerings on Thursday morning, featuring more than 150 menu items by some of the city's top chefs and restaurants. According to...

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 11:21am

Everything you need to know for PAX East 2018

More than 80,000 gamers will descend upon the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center this weekend for PAX East 2018. The annual event, which kicks off on April 5, is a multi-day celebration of everything that has to do with gaming culture, from tabletop to arcade and video games. Now in its...

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 4:41pm

Meet Ben Kilham, New England's 'bear whisperer'

Ben Kilham has spent the better part of the last two decades helping orphaned black bears find their wild sides. The author and wildlife expert has raised more than 100 cubs over the years through the Kilham Bear Center, teaching them the skills they need to re-enter the forests of New...

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 2:33pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

It sounds like rain is in the forecast for the next few days, which may put a damper on some people's weekend plans. Luckily, there are plenty of awesome things happening around town that won't get you wet, as well as a slew of big movies starring notable locals that are hitting the silver...

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 10:29am

5 ways to celebrate National Beer Day in Boston

As if people needed another reason to enjoy a few brews, National Beer Day is back on April 7. The annual holiday commemorates the end of Prohibition in America thanks to the Cullen–Harrison Act, which was signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933. If you're in...

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 3:05pm

The best new food at Fenway Park for 2018

Baseball season has finally arrived, and there's no better place to catch a game than at Fenway Park. While the iconic Boston venue may be the oldest ballpark in the MLB, the home of the Red Sox always has a few new additions to check out each season, especially when it comes to the food. Fans...

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 2:32pm

Here's the lineup for A Taste of Ginger 2018

Get ready to feast for a good cause when A Taste of Ginger returns this month. Now in its 14th year, the annual event gives foodies a chance to munch on tasty treats from all corners of Boston's culinary scene while raising funds for the Joslin Diabetes Center's Asian American Diabetes...

Monday, April 2, 2018 - 5:01pm

Photos: Cosplayers take over Hynes for Anime Boston 2018

Colorful cosplayers took over the Hynes Convention Center this past weekend for Anime Boston 2018. As one of the biggest anime conventions in North America, the three-day festivities bring tens of thousands of fans to the Hub each year, and has grown quite a bit since its first event in 2003. This...

Monday, April 2, 2018 - 11:11am

Free things to do in Boston for April 2018

While there's never a shortage of fun things happening in the Hub, events are always a bit sweeter when they don't cost a penny. As spring kicks into full gear, check out our guide to all the best free things to do in Boston for April.  5 free things to do in Boston for April...

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 9:02pm

New Balance pays tribute to Boston with limited edition shoes, apparel

New Balance is giving runners a few new ways to show off their hometown pride this spring. The Boston-based brand has unveiled a new line of offerings that pay tribute to the Hub and its iconic neighborhoods. As a part of its expanded “This Is Boston” campaign, New Balance has...

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 1:52pm

5 flicks to see at Boston’s Wicked Queer film fest

Wicked Queer: The Boston LGBT Film Festival returns for its 34th edition this weekend to screen acclaimed films about queer communities from all over the world. Kicking off on March 29, the fest is set to take over a few locations, including the Brattle Theatre, the Institute of Contemporary Art...

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 11:19am

Timeflies talks new EP, being back in Boston and more

The story of Timeflies starts in Somerville, way back when members Rob “Rez” Resnick and Cal Shapiro attended Tufts University. After winning the Battle of the Bands in Tufts’ plucky student cafe, their funk group opened for Ludacris at the school’s spring concert. Seven...

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 11:11am

Top chefs are bringing gourmet popcorn to this Boston movie theater

Popcorn drenched in "butter" may be the quintessential snack for any film-going experience, but a Boston movie theater is putting a gourmet spin on the fan-favorite treat. ShowPlace ICON, the luxury theater that recently opened in the Seaport District, has enlisted some of the city...

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 5:00pm