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Where to go ice skating around Boston

Winter is in full swing, which means it's time to dust off those skates and hit the ice. From indoor rinks to outdoor set-ups, here are a few places you can go ice skating around Boston this season. Boston Common Frog Pond Probably the most well-known rink in town, the Boston Common Frog Pond...

Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 4:11 PM

Anthony Bourdain's tips for how to make amazing eggnog

There's no better way to get boozy during the holiday season than learning how to make eggnog. The creamy beverage is one of Anthony Bourdain's favorite Christmas treats, and the "Parts Unknown" host has perfected his take on the drink over the years. During a recent chat with...

Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 2:47 PM

3 tips from 'Holiday Baking Championship' finalist Josh Livsey

Baking desserts on a competition show can get pretty nerve-racking, but Josh Livsey has made it look easy all season on "Holiday Baking Championship." The New England native and executive pastry chef at Cambridge's Harvest is a finalist on the Food Network series, where he's...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 6:49 PM

McDonald's is giving away free McNuggets on Uber Eats in Boston

McDonald's is giving away free McNuggets in Boston on Wednesday. The fast-food chain is celebrating its recent partnership with Uber Eats by offering free, 10-piece orders of its famous Chicken McNuggets, along with a choice of two dipping sauces. For just the price of the booking fee on the...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 5:15 PM

Matt Damon on why 'Good Will Hunting' has so many f-bombs

Matt Damon hasn't shown his kids "Good Will Hunting" yet, and he has a pretty good reason. The acclaimed actor stopped by the "Late Show with Stephen Colbert" on Monday night to chat about his new film "Downsizing," and ended up taking a trip down memory lane with...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 12:19 PM

Skeleton Key puts a delicious spin on escape rooms

A new take on escape rooms is set to open in Massachusetts this winter. Skeleton Key will open its doors in Lynnfield later this season, a food-meets-puzzles concept by Muse Paintbar co-founder and former Harvard Business School marketing professor Ray Weaver along with BeSide...

Monday, December 11, 2017, 12:47 PM

Who is Keaton Jones? Chris Evans, Justin Bieber and more support bullied boy

A number of celebrities are showing their support for Keaton Jones, a middle school student from Tennessee who's inspiring the world after his heartbreaking message about bullying went viral over the weekend. In a Facebook video posted by his mother on Friday, Jones describes through tears the...

Monday, December 11, 2017, 8:02 AM

Photos: Santa Speedo Run 2017

More than a hundred locals raced through the streets of Boston for the 18th annual Santa Speedo Run over the weekend. In addition to braving the cold while wearing just bathing suits and colorful costumes, participants at Saturday's event also got the chance to experience the first snowfall of...

Sunday, December 10, 2017, 10:40 AM

Meryl Streep talks Harvey Weinstein, Hollywood sexism at Massachusetts Conference for Women

Meryl Streep joined Gloria Steinem for a wide-ranging discussion at the Massachusetts Conference for Women in Boston on Thursday. The Oscar-winning star chatted with the feminist icon and activist about a variety of topics, including her new film "The Post," as well as the...

Friday, December 8, 2017, 1:28 PM

5 'Star Wars' events around Boston to celebrate 'The Last Jedi'

You won't have to travel to a galaxy far, far away to join in on the hype for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi." The latest installment in the epic, sci-fi saga finally hits theaters later this month, and fans around the Hub are finding all sorts of ways to celebrate ahead of the new...

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 2:31 PM

The igloos are back at this rooftop bar in Boston

Winter isn't exactly the best season for drinking outdoors, but you can escape the chilly weather at this rooftop bar in Boston. As the temperatures begin to dip, the Lookout Rooftop and Bar, located atop the Envoy Hotel, is once again home to a pop-up igloo bar. Visitors can sip on...

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 1:14 PM

Matt Bellassai brings his whining to Boston

A lot of people whine on the Internet, but not many have been able to turn their constant complaining into a career like Matt Bellassai. The comedian first rose to social media stardom with his hit online series “Whine About It” for Buzzfeed. Taking issue with everything from bad...

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 12:13 PM

Joe Biden brings 'American Promise' tour to Medford

Massachusetts is getting a double dose of Joe Biden this winter. The former vice president is heading back to the Bay State in 2018 when his "American Promise" tour stops in Medford. The famed politician has been hitting the road over the past few months to promote his recently published...

Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 1:50 PM

These are the most visited spots in Boston, according to Lyft

Lyft revealed the winners of its 2017 Lyftie Awards on Wednesday. Now in its third year, the annual awards celebrate the most visited restaurants, bars and other locations by users of the ride-sharing company in various metropolitan areas, including Boston. According to Lyft, the number of riders...

Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 1:11 PM

The Tao of Jean-Claude Van Damme

Jean-Claude Van Damme has been kicking butts and taking names on the big screen for decades. Now fans will get to see another side of the star when his show "Jean-Claude Van Johnson" premieres on Amazon. Dipping his toes into the comedy waters, Van Damme plays a past his prime,...

Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 1:29 PM

Meet Why Don't We, your new favorite boy band

Move over One Direction, there's a new boy band in town. Jonah Marais, Corbyn Besson, Daniel Seavey, Jack Avery and Zach Herron of the group Why Don't We have quickly become bona fide pop stars and may be the hardest working teens in music at the moment. In their first year as a band, Why...

Monday, December 4, 2017, 3:38 PM

Julian Edelman to read new children's book at Christmas event

Julian Edelman may be injured, but he's keeping himself busy this holiday season. The Patriots star and proud new papa will read his latest children's book at the 6th annual Christmas in the City Celebrity Holiday Tree and Wreath Auction on Dec. 7. Fans who stop by the Seaport Hotel...

Monday, December 4, 2017, 12:28 PM

Forbes calls 'SMILF' character 'a Southie'

"A Southie" seems to be catching on and it's not sitting well with Bostonians. Earlier this week, a California newspaper was lambasted online by locals—and New Kids on the Block star Donnie Wahlberg—for writing that guests can "eat like a Southie" at a new...

Friday, December 1, 2017, 2:55 PM

3 questions ahead of the 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' season 5 premiere

Agent Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg) and his team are back in action when "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." season 5 kicks off on Friday night. Between taking on evil government agents and getting trapped in a computer-generated mind prison, the Marvel heroes have been through a lot over the...

Thursday, November 30, 2017, 11:53 AM

California paper apologizes to Donnie Wahlberg, Boston over Southie snafu

Hell hath no fury like a Bostonian scorned. A California newspaper caused a bit of an uproar this week over its piece about a new Wahlburgers location that opened up in the Golden State. Mercury News wrote that visitors can "eat like a Southie" at the burger chain, which didn't...

Thursday, November 30, 2017, 9:28 AM