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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

Where to get $1 oysters in Boston this summer

Oysters are a quintessential East Coast summertime treat and, considering their aphrodisiac properties, they’re an ideal food to share on a date. Luckily, these local bars and restaurants are serving up oysters at low prices. Here’s where to get $1 oysters in Boston, Cambridge and...

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 4:45pm

A chef's guide to exploring Martha's Vineyard

Since there's so much to see and do during the busy summer months, visiting Martha's Vineyard can be overwhelming at times. Luckily, chef Erin Clarke, who's launching a new expanded menu at Alchemy in Edgartown this weekend, is happy to help out by providing some insight into the island....

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 1:11pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

The moment we've waited all year for is almost here: summer officially arrives this weekend. Now that the warm weather is kicking into full gear, it's time to make the most of the season. From disco dance parties to rocking concerts, here's your guide to all the best things to do in...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 9:02am

Joel McHale talks Gronk, 'Fortnite' and why he loves working with Netflix

While watching his Seahawks lose to the Patriots in the 2015 Super Bowl definitely stung, that hasn't stopped Joel McHale from falling in love with New England. Between stand-up tours and filming in Boston for "Ted," the actor and comedian has spent a lot of time in the region over...

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 8:51am

5 dishes you have to try at Chefs in Shorts 2018

Culinary stars from across the city will once again gather at the Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center to grill up a storm when Chefs in Shorts returns this weekend. Now in its 21st year, the annual outdoor celebration is an evening of tastings featuring libations and food from dozens...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 1:03pm

Get free lasagne at Carrabba’s Italian Grill this summer

You can get free lasagne at Carrabba’s Italian Grill beginning Wednesday, June 20. The Italian restaurant chain will offer a free order of take-home lasagne to customers who dine-in and order one of Carrabba’s three signature dishes: the wood-grilled Chicken Bryan, savory Chicken...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 11:19am

Michael Brun talks 'Positivo,' World Cup predictions and remembering Avicii

If you've tuned into Telemundo to watch the World Cup, chances are you've heard the music of Michael Brun at some point during the broadcast. The network is using "Positivo," the hit track by Brun and Colombian reggaeton singer J Balvin, as its musical anthem for this...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 12:41pm

5 fun things to do in Boston this week

If you need a few ideas to spice up your workweek, we've got you covered. From superstar concerts to sushi celebrations, here are five fun things to do in Boston this week. Things to do in Boston this week Harry Styles Harry Styles is coming to Boston on Monday to serenade audiences at the...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 3:01am

Clay Cook on jamming with John Mayer at Berklee and their mutual 'SNL'obsession

Fenway Park has always been good to Zac Brown Band, as the Grammy-winning Southern rockers usually sell out when they take over the ballpark, and even hold the record for most tickets sold by any act at the venue thanks to their 2015 tour. Aside from the enthusiastic crowds, guitarist Clay...

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 10:13am

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

Need some help making plans for your days off? We've got you covered. From concerts and Fenway Park to sipping special edition brews, here are all the best things to do in Boston this weekend. Things to do in Boston this weekend ARTS & CULTURE A Celebration of Nelson Mandela's...

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 10:12am

8 great things to do for Father's Day 2018 in Boston

Father's Day is almost here, which means it's time to make plans to celebrate the special men in our lives. From making brews with dad to treating the big guy to a delicious steak dinner, here are eight great things to do for Father's Day in Boston this year. Things to do for Father...

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 3:51pm

Provincetown International Film Festival 2018: All you need to know

Enjoy a selection of documentaries, narrative and short films when the Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF) returns to the small artist colony at the northern tip of Cape Cod for its 20th iteration. When and where is the 2018 Provincetown International Film Festival? The festival will...

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 10:56am

Where to watch the World Cup in Boston

For diehard soccer fans and casual viewers alike, there’s plenty to do in the city as the World Cup in Russia approaches. From Irish sports bars to the home base for U.S. soccer fans, here’s a roundup of where to watch the World Cup in Boston in the coming weeks. It’s time to...

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 8:52am

Anthony Bourdain and his love of Boston, in his own words

Like the rest of the world, Boston's culinary community was shocked to learn of Anthony Bourdain's death on Friday. The acclaimed chef, author and television personality was an inspiration to millions across the globe, and had a significant impact on many members of the Hub's food scene...

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 5:21pm