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12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

STUDENT LIFE CollegeFest Welcome to Boston, freshman! Now that you’ve settled into your classes—dropped the hard-looking ones and any that start before noon—what to DO? This fair is a good start, with a bunch of different companies hurling coupons and swag at you—need a...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 5:16pm

The top comedy shows in Boston this fall

Boston is widely regarded as one of the best comedy towns in the country, so it’s no surprise that a slew of stand-up stars want to perform in the Hub this fall. Here are the top comedy shows you have to check out this season. Boston Comedy Festival Expect to see a few of your favorite...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 5:03pm

Meet Cambridge's unlikely hip-hop scholar

Danny Ainge messed up Millyz' plans. Before the Celtics bigwig traded Isaiah Thomas and Jae Crowder to the Caveliers for Kyrie Irving, the Cambridge-bred MC had made fans out of the pair of green teamers, and was eyeing ways to link with the two fan-favorites during the rollout of his upcoming...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 5:34pm

10 concerts you can't miss in Boston this fall

As Boston welcomes in the fall months and cooler weather with open arms, the city also becomes home to some of the biggest acts in music. From double headlining shows from British pop sensation Ed Sheeran to a unique acoustic experience with rapper T-Pain, there’s an act to please everybody...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 5:13pm

Your guide to the 9th annual Boston Book Festival

No one reads books any more, right? While we’ve been hearing for years now,the 9th annual Boston Book Festival, which takes over Copley Square in October, clearly proves otherwise. “Reading a book is a solitary pursuit,” says founder Deborah Porter. “One of the nicest...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 4:13pm

Photos: Diner en Blanc 2017 takes over Boston

Locals partied the weekend away in style at this year's edition of Le Diner en Blanc in Boston. Billed as a posh picnic, the annual event returned to the Hub for its fourth trip on Saturday night, as thousands of guests donned their best white outfits while enjoying an outdoor meal at the Rose...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 12:11pm

5 movies Bostonians should definitely check out this fall

As Hollywood transitions from summer blockbusters to award season contenders, expect to see a lot of Boston on the big screen as the year comes to a close. From flicks filmed in the Bay State to the latest offerings from Matt and Ben, there are plenty of movies that should pique the interest of...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 11:37am

Amy Schumer, Aidy Bryant thank Boston with Swan Boats selfie

Amy Schumer has spent a lot of time in the Boston area over the past few weeks during filming for her upcoming comedy "I Feel Pretty." Now she finally got the chance to check out one of the city's most popular attractions. Over the weekend, Schumer took to her Instagram account to...

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 4:11pm

Munch on buffalo blowfish tails at this Boston sushi restaurant

Gameday food just got an interesting makeover at this Boston sushi restaurant. Back Bay hotspot Uni recently unveiled its newest addition to the restaurant's dinner menu: buffalo blowfish tails. This reimagining of buffalo chicken fingers comes courtesy of Uni chef Tony Messina, a big Patriots...

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 12:33pm

Ken Reid talks ‘Cheers’ and the best old-school TV shows

Remember when you had to flip through a TV Guide to find out what was on? Boy how times have changed. While the world of television is experiencing a golden age of programing, fans can take trips down memory lane thanks to Ken Reid’s “TV Guidance Counselor” podcast. The...

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 9:01am

Delivery app goPuff is giving away free goodies at these Boston colleges

When you're a college kid, it's always a good idea to grab free stuff while you can (especially food). Luckily, Boston students are in for a treat as goPuff plans to give away a ton of free stuff around area univeristies. The popular "on-demand convenience store delivery service...

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 6:23pm

Cheer on the Patriots at these Boston bars

The 2017 season is finally here, which means it’s time to find your favorite watering hole as New England begins its road to ring No. 6. Luckily, there’s no shortage of sports bars in the Boston area, so there’s plenty of places to catch all the action. Here’s where you can...

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 6:00pm

MFA Boston is hosting a free, outdoor screening of 'Get Out'

Get ready for some end-of-summer frights because the MFA Boston is hosting a free, outdoor screening of "Get Out" later this month. In partnership with the Roxbury International Film Festival, the museum will show Jordan Peele's critically-acclaimed horror movie on Sept.14. The...

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 11:36am

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

FAMILY FUN HASCON The Pawtucket-based Hasbro Corporation is a behemoth in the world of toys and games, possessing such hot properties as Parker Brothers and Milton Bradley, Dungeons and Dragons, Transformers, Nerf, Play Doh, Mr. Potato Head, My Little Pony—and it goes on. All those...

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 5:07pm

Comedian Trae Crowder explains New England’s version of rednecks

Most people probably don’t associate the South with progressive values, but Trae Crowder and his Liberal Redneck crew hope to change that perception. The Tennessee-born comic along with his pals Corey Forrester and Boston College alum Drew Morgan are bringing their “WellRED”...

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 4:37pm

South End urban playground hosts free block party this weekend

Even the mightiest of projects finds improvement from prettying up those dark corners. After the additions of apartments, condos and retail to the former Boston Herald headquarters in the South End, the not-quite-finished, six-acre Ink Block development will celebrate the opening of a new urban...

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 11:33am

How to tailgate at the Gillette Stadium parking lot

The road to ring No. 6 starts now as the Patriots gear up for another Super Bowl run in 2017. If you're one of the many New England fans who plans to tailgate at the Gillette Stadium parking lot this season, just make sure you follow some of the venue's rules and guidelines. And don't...

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 5:12pm

Cirque du Soleil Ovo takes to the skies in Boston

As Alanna Baker sauntered on the slack wire above the huge arena, adorned in an elaborate red and black leotard as the spider in Cirque du Soleil Ovo, only one thought crossed her mind: Did my parents see me screw up? “We make mistakes not look like mistakes,” Baker says. “They...

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 12:37pm

Drink rosé and work out with Jillian Michaels at this Boston fitness festival

Instagram stars Karena Dawn and Katrina Scott are taking their Tone It Up movement to the next level with a nationwide, fitness festival tour featuring special guest Jillian Michaels. The celebrity trainer and former coach on "The Biggest Loser" will lead a workout at the fest...

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 11:58am

Billy Joel enjoyed an 'epic Greek feast' at this Boston restaurant

After working up an appetite with another sold-out show at Fenway Park on Wednesday night, Billy Joel was treated to a feast fit for a king of music. During their latest trip to Boston, the Piano Man, along with his crew and family, stopped for a meal at chef Michael Schlow's Doretta Taverna...

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 12:59pm