Henry Jani

An all-local, mobile farmers market launches in Boston

A 2013 study by the Project for Public Spaces (PPS) found that people in low-income neighborhoods are less likely to use farmers markets, not because of price, but due to lack of information and inaccessibility. The Trustees Mobile Farmers Market is trying to change that by coming to community...

Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 5:12 PM

Jenny Slate calls Donald Trump and Fox News liars

Jenny Slate can’t stand reminders of being fired from "Saturday Night Live" back in 2009 over her accidental f-bomb. But now, she’s using it to make a point about President Trump, whom she has probably used far nastier words to describe. During a recent chat ...

Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 4:13 PM

Milk Bar teams up with &pizza in Cambridge

After the closure of Tory Row last October and Crimson Corner moving down the road in April, the Brattle Street corner was ready for the taking. &pizza, a Washington D.C. brand focused on community inclusion and radicalness, has submitted a new set of plans for the spot after ...

Friday, July 7, 2017, 1:17 PM

Marijuana is big business at Boston's first annual CannaCon

After recreational marijuana possession and use was legalized last December, people have been able to blaze freely and grow small amounts of their own ganja as well. Legislation on retail cannabis sale, however, does not project licensed dispensary openings until at least July 2018. But as they say...

Friday, July 7, 2017, 12:58 PM

Tom Brady's wild summer continues with mountain biking, new book

After winning five Super Bowl rings, it's no surprise that Tom Brady would want to spend some time enjoying the warm weather. While he's certainly having fun this summer, TB12 is also keeping himself pretty busy. Following his foray into the culinary world, the Patriots superstar announced...

Thursday, July 6, 2017, 12:14 PM

National Ice Cream Day: Where to get the best scoops in Boston

Amidst the barrage of all those silly-sounding Hallmark holidays, National Ice Cream Day is one sweet tooth celebration we can all rally around. Get the cups and cones ready for July 16, as vendors across the Boston area will whip up their best custards, gelato and other frozen specialities. Here...

Thursday, July 6, 2017, 8:00 AM

Porchfest brings music, politicians and a circus to Jamaica Plain

Imagine your local block party. Now, add 207 bands, 97 porch venues, theater performances, comedians, a circus and over 10,000 of your closest friends. That’s just a taste of what to expect at the 2017 Jamaica Plain Porchfest on July 8. Mindy Fried and her fellow co-producer Marie Ghitman...

Wednesday, July 5, 2017, 2:26 PM

Here are the dates for Boston's 'Open Newbury Street'

Ditch the crowded sidewalks as “Open Newbury Street” returns to Back Bay on several Sundays throughout the summer. A huge chunk of the road, known as a locus for high-end retail stores and restaurants, will be shut down to drivers from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on July 23, August 13 and...

Monday, July 3, 2017, 8:30 AM

Say au revoir to Matisse with Night Shift Brewing at the MFA

The father of Fauvism will be celebrated in grand style on July 8 as “Matisse in the Studio” ends its three-month run at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston. The collection includes works of various mediums from Henri Matisse, the early twentieth century French artist known for his...

Friday, June 30, 2017, 12:14 PM

Try rare brews at Boston's Copenhagen Beer and Music Festival

Prepare for a Scandinavian invasion as the Copenhagen Beer and Music Festival heads back to Boston this fall. More than 45 breweries, hailing almost exclusively from Nordic nations and the U.S., will flood into City Hall for three total shows on September 22 and 23. Tickets are already available...

Friday, June 30, 2017, 12:00 PM

The Benjamin and VIA bring luxury living to Boston's Seaport District

For those looking to join the surge of new tenants in Boston's thriving Seaport District, the nearly finished VIA and brand new The Benjamin offer the finest in modern, upscale apartment living. The pair of 20-story towers, encased in hybrids of glass and metal for breathtaking sea views...

Thursday, June 29, 2017, 11:11 AM

5 fun takes on hot dogs to try around Boston

Think kosher is the fanciest a hot dog can get? Not quite, as these Boston restaurant offerings certainly win best dressed. With Fourth of July on the horizon, many people will be grilling up classic American meats like the good old frank. Move over mustard and ketchup and make way for aiolis and...

Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 4:55 PM

Hop on the naughty with the first 'A Bad Moms Christmas' trailer

Jingle bells, Kristen Bell, here comes another naughty Christmas comedy film. “A Bad Moms Christmas,” with Bell and co-stars Mila Kunis and Kathryn Hahn, will be riding along in this year’s sleigh of holiday films. “Bad Moms Christmas” reintroduces audiences to the...

Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 4:14 PM

Cambridge’s Story Space turns 25

For the past 25 years, Camrbidge's Story Space has created a platform for storytellers of all kinds to share their work to a receptive and respectful audience. “Brother Blue and his wife Ruth started this back in 1992,” says Story Space organizer Mike Cohen. “They created a...

Monday, June 26, 2017, 1:42 PM

Bill Burr, Gronk and more roast Big Papi at the House of Blues

On Thursday night, the House of Blues was filled to the brim with stars and comedians, who gathered for the Roast of David Ortiz. Celebrity guests ranging from Canton comic Bill Burr to "Avengers" actor Anthony Mackie took turns dishing out biting jokes on Big Papi ahead of his number...

Friday, June 23, 2017, 1:06 PM

Daybreaker's early morning workout rave sets sail in Boston

Wake up, work, exercise, sleep and repeat. If you everyday schedule sounds like this, take a stab at shaking things up with Daybreaker in Boston on Friday. The “early dance movement," now in over 16 major cities, challenges people to get up at the crack of dawn for a sober rave. That...

Thursday, June 22, 2017, 8:46 AM

Text this art display to light up Boston's Greenway

Instant gratification is being taken to the next level with the Color Commons 2017 project on the Rose Kennedy Greenway. After bringing the Z to the outdoor space, the Greenway hopes to attract more visitors with its interactive public art installation. People can now control the Light Blades, a...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 3:11 PM

10 Boston breweries to check out this summer

The shear amount of Boston breweries, with new locations seemingly sprouting up every year, can feel daunting at first glance. But fret not, as we’ve got your bases covered – from places with full-service restaurants to a small cider company only open on the weekends. Cheers to a tasty...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 3:25 PM

Find nirvana at these yoga events around the Boston area

Celebrate the solstice with a few sun salutations. The United Nation’s International Day of Yoga returns on June 21 to champion the multifaceted benefits of the exercise. In honor of the big day, we’ve searched around Boston for a few off-the-beaten-path, exciting yoga options that you...

Monday, June 19, 2017, 10:06 AM

Chow down at Red’s Best Lobster Fest and Block Party

As the Tall Ships sail into Boston, make sure to free up some room in your schedule—and your belly—this weekend for Red’s Best Lobster Fest and Block Party. The Boston-based seafood vendor will be pitching a pop-up tent June 17 at the Boston Public Market, where they will serve...

Thursday, June 15, 2017, 1:21 PM