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10 Boston theater shows you have to check out this winter

Considering all the stress that comes with the end of the year and the holiday season, the ability to step out of regular life into a completely new world is impossibly alluring. Indeed, a night at the theater never fails to be the most powerful remedy to all holiday woes. Check out our guide to 10...

Friday, November 17, 2017, 1:03 PM

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, 12:36 PM

Party for planet Earth at the 10th annual Boston GreenFest

Everyone knows they should do their part to help the environment. But after going to the 10th annual Boston Green Fest, which takes over City Hall Plaza and Faneuil Hall August 11-13, attendees will feel going green is anything but a chore.   Featuring a fashion show, film fest and over 200...

Monday, August 7, 2017, 2:49 PM

5 awesome hiking spots an hour or less away from Boston

Between the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge construction and sweltering summer heat, many Bostonians may feel the need to escape the city. For those who want to spend a day in nature without making the trek to faraway destinations like the White Mountains in New Hampshire or Acadia National Park in...

Tuesday, August 1, 2017, 1:50 PM

Surrender to the Loews Boston Hotel's 'House Arrest' package

For those who like their luxury spiked with a little adventure, the Loews Boston Hotel is letting guests stay under house arrest in what used to be the Boston Police Headquarters. The hotel, which is the current occupant of the site, is offering what it calls the “House Arrest” package...

Monday, July 31, 2017, 3:51 PM

5 far-out food trucks to try in Boston

If you’ve ever had lunch at the Greenway or City Hall Plaza on a weekday afternoon, you’re probably aware that Boston is crawling with food trucks. In fact, the Hub is one of the top five cities in America for highest food truck concentration per 100,000 people. From Asian-inspired...

Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 1:59 PM

Feast on fast bites at the New England Food Truck Festival

For those of us who like food that’s high quality, in high quantity and fast (so basically everyone), July 29 and 30 at the Eastern States Fairgrounds will be a weekend to remember. That’s because it’s the site of the New England Food Truck Festival, which included more than 40...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 2:43 PM

Sip away the summer with Boston's Sangria and Rosé Fest

For firm believers in the rosé all day lifestyle, Boston is the place to be Thursday night. Head down to the Seaport Hotel for the Boston Event Guide’s Sangria and Rosé Fest July 27 and sip the night away on these famous summer beverages. Close to a dozen sangria and rosé vendors will be on...

Monday, July 24, 2017, 2:56 PM

Aly Raisman talks Tokyo 2020, giving back to Boston and feeling fierce

Aly Raisman is busy, awash with opportunities to attend award shows, lend her resources and star-power to worthwhile causes and share her story with her global fan base. But don’t think this gold-medalist has forgotten her Olympic roots; Raisman says she’s still eyeing a third Olympic...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 11:58 AM

Sandy masterpieces return to Revere Beach for the 2017 International Sand Sculpting Festival

Close to a million people are expected to stop by the 14th annual International Sand Sculpting Festival, which takes over Revere Beach July 21 through 23. The event represents a time to enjoy a warm weekend in July with family and friends. However, for the 15 professional sand sculptors who're...

Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 2:37 PM

Spoon on Boston chowder and doctor visits in Mexico

While Boston indie rock fans may be hyped for Spoon’s July 21 concert at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, it’s likely that the band’s guitarist and keyboardist Alex Fischel is equally excited. That’s because the last time the rockers came to Boston, they scored a New England...

Monday, July 17, 2017, 3:30 PM

Drink like a bootlegger at the Speakeasy-inspired, pop-up Traveller Bar in Boston

With its lost generation-inspired décor, mixologist-crafted drinks and shelf of vintage cocktail recipe books, the Traveller Bar invites you to go back to a time when the booze was illicit, the bars were hidden and the parties were wilder. But your opportunity to live the bootlegger lifestyle is...

Friday, July 14, 2017, 1:14 PM

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to host a free summer block party

For three upcoming Thursdays this summer, the palatial Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum invites you to admire its historic architecture and collections for free while partying into the night with local artists and performers. Welcome to Neighborhood Nights, a unique Gardner tradition that seeks to...

Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 12:29 PM

Get your sundae fix at SoWa Open Market’s Ice Cream Scooptacular

Overwhelmed by options for how to celebrate National Ice Cream Day this weekend? Boston's SoWa Open Market has you covered. From July 15 to 16, you can make your own sundae with all the flavors and toppings you could imagine at the 2nd annual Ice Cream Scooptacular. Grab scoops from Honeycomb...

Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 12:45 PM

Are Eminem and Dr. Dre collaborating on a new track?

Are you anxious for the return of the real Slim Shady? In a recent interview with Uproxx, documentarian Allen Hughes dropped hints that rapper Enimem is making progress on his long-awaited new album. Hughes directed the four-part documentary "The Defiant Ones," premiering on HBO this...

Monday, July 10, 2017, 5:32 PM

Wegmans is now offering home delivery in Massachusetts

People living in Greater Boston can now use technology to eliminate another item on their to-do list: buying groceries at Wegmans. The popular supermarket chain is partnering with Instacart, allowing customers to order their favorite food items online or via a mobile app and have them delivered to...

Friday, July 7, 2017, 12:41 PM

5 things to know for the first ever Boston Pizza Festival

Something almost as important as a mayoral proclamation will draw visitors to City Hall Plaza on July 8 and 9: the first ever Boston Pizza Festival. The all-day event will feature over 20 pizza vendors from all over the greater Boston area, who will share their cheesy creations with locals. Make...

Tuesday, July 4, 2017, 4:00 PM

Watch 'Dunkirk' outside at Boston's Copley Square on July 4

Are you too hyped about Christopher Nolan’s much-anticipated "Dunkirk" to wait until it hits theaters nationwide? You’re in luck: the film’s Prologue Experience Tour is coming to Boston on July 4, where the public can get a taste of the film’s unique cinematic...

Friday, June 30, 2017, 11:35 AM

10 ways to celebrate the Fourth of July in Boston

Boston may not be known as the bagel or all-night subway capital of the country, but it’s pretty hard to find a better place to celebrate the Fourth of July than Boston, the Cradle of Liberty. We’ve got you covered for the best ways to enjoy the long weekend and celebrate this country...

Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 4:26 PM

Yotel brings tiny luxury, rooftop lounge to the Seaport

The Seaport, Boston’s epicenter of innovation in technology and business, just became home to Yotel, a futuristic, technology-driven hotel. Opened last week, the neighborhood’s latest luxury offering is already booking guests for its 326 cabins. The London-based hotel chain is known...

Monday, June 26, 2017, 1:48 PM