Matt Juul

John Waters talks Christmas show, the politics of gift giving and Elf on the Shelf

In recent years, “A John Waters Christmas” has become an annual tradition for those looking for a more provocative and debaucherous way to celebrate the holiday. Ahead of its return to Boston at the Berklee Performance Center on Thursday night, we caught up with the acclaimed and...

Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 1:15 PM

Is Elf on Netflix? How to stream the holiday classic

The holiday season has arrived, which means it's time to warm up some hot chocolate and grab a spot on the couch for a Christmas movie night. While there are a ton of great flicks to watch during this time of year, few are as sidesplittingly funny as Elf, which has gone on to spawn...

Monday, December 3, 2018, 4:10 PM

5 ways to celebrate Hanukkah 2018 in Boston

Hanukkah 2018 is in full swing, and Boston is going all out to honor the Jewish Festival of Lights. From pop-up bars to latke specials, here are five ways to celebrate the holiday in the Hub this week. 5 ways to celebrate Hanukkah 2018 in Boston Lulu's Allston The delicious fried...

Monday, December 3, 2018, 3:32 PM

5 fun things to do in Boston this week

Kick off December in style with these fun events happening around town. From concerts with pop music megastars to Harry Potter-themed bashes, here are the best things to do in Boston this week. 5 fun things to do in Boston this week Things to do in Boston this week: KISS 108’s Jingle Ball...

Sunday, December 2, 2018, 1:00 PM

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

If you want to have a bit of fun to close out the year, but all that holiday shopping is putting a strain on your wallet, don't worry. There are plenty of awesome events happening around town in December that won't cost you a penny. Here's our guide to the best free things to do in...

Thursday, November 29, 2018, 2:28 PM

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

The holiday season is in full swing, which means there's plenty of awesome events happening around town. From tree lightings to an appearance by an acting legend, here are the best things to do in Boston this weekend. 12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend COMEDY Things to do in Boston...

Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 5:15 PM

Everything you need to know about SantaCon 2018

Festive revelers dressed as jolly old Saint Nicholas will take to the streets this weekend for SantaCon 2018. The annual gathering has become quite the holiday tradition in Boston and several cities across the globe, drawing thousands of attendees each year. Here's what you need to know about...

Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 1:50 PM

The best ski resorts in New England, according to TripSavvy

The cold and snowy weather may be a pain for travelers this holiday season, but it's a blessing for outdoor enthusiasts looking to hit the slopes as soon as possible. Ski resorts throughout the region are benefitting from the recent wave of snowfall and frigid temperatures, which means...

Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 3:47 PM

Is the Grinch grouchier than Squidward? Gavin Lee weighs in

Gavin Lee is pretty good at playing a grouch. After earning a Tony Award-nomination for his portrayal of Squidward Tentacles in Broadway’s “SpongeBob SquarePants” musical, the acclaimed English actor is hitting the road as the star of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.”...

Monday, November 26, 2018, 3:08 PM

5 fun things to do in Boston this week

Just because Thanksgiving is over doesn't mean the fun has to stop. From holiday shows to sports galas and more, here are the best things to do in Boston this week. 5 fun things to do in Boston this week Tree lightings There's no shortage of tree lighting events happening in Boston this...

Sunday, November 25, 2018, 1:00 PM

Is Dunkin Donuts open on Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving is almost here, which means it's time to fill up on stuffing, cranberry sauce, green bean casseroles, mashed potatoes, gravy and, of course, all that turkey. But amid the feasting madness and tryptophan-induced slumber, you'll probably need a pick-me-up to keep the holiday...

Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 10:13 AM

12 fun things to do in Boston this Thanksgiving weekend

Turkey Day is almost here, which means there's plenty of time to have some fun (when you aren't Black Friday shopping, that is). From an evening with a former First Lady to disco parties and more, here are the best things to do in Boston this Thanksgiving weekend. 12 fun things to do in...

Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 3:40 PM

5 can't miss Boston Christmas tree lighting events

The holidays have arrived in the Hub and it's time to get into a festive spirit. After you've slept off your Thanksgiving feast, get ready to gear up for some winter fun. Kick off the holiday season by checking out one of these Boston Christmas tree lighting events this year. Your guide to...

Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 11:41 AM

Will there be a Loudermilk season 3? Here's what Brian Regan says

Brian Regan has been dipping his toes into the world of acting recently with the new AT&T Audience Network series Loudermilk. But what does the future have in store for the comic on the small screen? Will there be a Loudermilk season 3? Here's what Regan has to say about his new gig and...

Monday, November 19, 2018, 1:50 PM

5 fun things to do in Boston this week

If you're looking to have some fun before feasting all-day long on Thanksgiving, we've got you covered. Here are the best things to do in Boston this week. 5 fun things to do in Boston this week Holiday Trellis Lighting See Christopher Columbus Park light up for the holiday season...

Sunday, November 18, 2018, 1:00 PM

Will there be a Daddy's Home 3? Here's what Mark Wahlberg says

After teaming up for box office hits Daddy's Home and Daddy's Home 2, Mark Wahlberg and director Sean Anders hope to make it a three-peat of cinema successes with their latest comedy Instant Family, which debuts in theaters this weekend. The duo has clearly become fond of each other after...

Thursday, November 15, 2018, 2:08 PM

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

Need some help making weekend plans? We've got you covered. From football fun to vino parties, here are the best things to do in Boston this weekend. 12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend ARTS & CULTURE Things to do in Boston this weekend: Boston Bhangra Twelve of the top Bhangra...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 3:37 PM

Letters to Cleo's Kay Hanley on 25 years of Aurora Gory Alice, Parks and Recreation and bad Boston drivers

Get ready to rock, Boston, because Letters to Cleo is heading back to town for their annual homecoming shows this weekend. The fan-favorite, '90s alt-rockers will celebrate the 25th anniversary of their debut album, Aurora Gory Alice with a two-day stint at the Paradise Rock Club Nov. 16 and 17...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 1:00 PM

Sean Anders talks 'Instant Family' and working with Mark Wahlberg

The process of adopting children can sometimes be long, frustrating and filled with tears. But there's also a lot of love and laughter. Sean Anders wanted to showcase all aspects of foster-care adoption in an authentic way with his new film "Instant Family." The comedy is a...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 9:13 AM

Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund gets ready for his first trip to Boston

No pet is riding higher these days than Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund. Not only did he recently celebrate his ninth birthday, but the fuzzy social media personality was also named the Animal Star of 2018 at this year's People's Choice Awards, and he just released his second...

Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 2:30 PM