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Boston Common Tree Lighting brightens up the city

The Boston Common Tree Lighting ceremony returns for its 76th year this week. The annual festivities kick off at 6 p.m. on Nov. 30 with a special show featuring musical acts and more. Channel 5 will air a live, televised broadcast of the ceremony on Thursday night. Though it’s the 76th tree...

Monday, November 27, 2017, 1:33 PM

Boston Winter brings ice skating, mazes and more to City Hall Plaza

After a successful debut in 2016, Boston Winter returns to City Hall Plaza just in time for the 2017 holiday season. The outdoor attraction is set to open Friday, Nov. 24, which is perfect timing for those headed downtown to take care of some Black Friday shopping. Open to the public seven days a...

Thursday, November 16, 2017, 12:57 PM

10 can't miss comedy shows in Boston this winter

Comedy fans are in for a treat this winter as some of the biggest names in the business are bringing the laughs to the Boston area. Here are 10 shows you definitely don’t want to miss this season. Will Noonan At Nick’s Comedy Stop, Noonan invites all to “listen to the comedy...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 10:55 AM

Ken Burns hosts Thoreau film premiere at Boston College

After making headlines for his critically acclaimed series on the Vietnam War, Ken Burns is back with the new short “Walden,” which premieres at Boston College on Wednesday night. The documentarian serves as an executive producer for the film about the life and writings of Henry David...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 10:53 AM

Sip on Trillium and hang out with baby goats in the Seaport

Halloween may be in the rearview mirror, but there’s still plenty of time to enjoy the fall season in Boston. This weekend, the Seaport will host Zoo & Brew, an autumn celebration designed to accommodate parents and children alike. On Saturday, grab the kids and head to Sea Green on...

Thursday, November 2, 2017, 10:04 AM

Halloween movies: 5 can't miss screenings around Boston

One of the best ways to celebrate the spooky season is by taking in some classic horror films. From Stephen King to Tim Burton, there’s a seemingly endless cache of horror masterpieces on display around Boston this Halloween. “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” The 1976 cult classic...

Thursday, October 26, 2017, 3:19 PM

Elton John to receive Harvard Humanitarian Award

Elton John will receive the Harvard Foundation’s 2017 Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award at a ceremony on Nov. 6. The legendary musician is being recognized for his philanthropic work toward HIV/AIDS research, through his foundation, The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF). “Accepting an...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 1:00 PM

High Times hosts first New England Cannabis Cup

Mark your calendars, cannabis fans: the High Times Cannabis Cup is coming to the east cost for the first time this weekend. The Cup, which doubles as a pot-growing competition and a general celebration of the plant, has been exclusively held on the west coast (never further east than Denver), but...

Friday, October 20, 2017, 1:21 PM

Martha’s Vineyard Food & Wine Festival turns 10

Get ready for a weekend of fine dining and breathtaking scenery of the island at the 10th annual Martha’s Vineyard Food & Wine Festival. The annual fest kicks off on Oct. 19 and will keep the party going through Oct. 22. Here are five events you have to check out at this year’s...

Thursday, October 19, 2017, 1:12 PM

5 awesome Boston bars with games and arcades

There are a lot of cool places to grab a drink in Boston, but only a few can satisfy your inner gamer. People are finding that grabbing a cold beer and throwing down a few games of Pac Man is a pretty effective method of reducing stress. Get your game on at these fun bars with arcades and games...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 1:49 PM

Matt Damon crashes Chris Hemsworth's chat with Jimmy Kimmel

Tuesday night, the latest chapter was written in the infamous late-night “feud” between Jimmy Kimmel and Matt Damon. The Boston-bred movie star Damon showed up on the air uninvited, as he often does, to jokingly get under Kimmel’s skin. All seemed normal and pleasant as Kimmel...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 10:58 AM

Locals rally in Boston to scrap Columbus Day

Indigenous People’s Day MA, an organization that hopes to sway local communities to scrap the observance of Columbus Day and instead celebrate Indigenous People’s Day, is staging a rally for their cause this weekend. The gathering will commence at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Park Street...

Friday, October 6, 2017, 12:44 PM

5 ways to spend Columbus Day weekend in Boston

If you’re looking to get the kids out of the house this Columbus Day, we’ve got you covered. From parades and festivals to museum and food specials, here are five ways to spend this holiday weekend in Boston. Columbus Day Parade Head to the North End for an afternoon of festivities...

Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 3:30 PM

Where to celebrate National Taco Day in Boston

The air is cooling down, the days are getting shorter and Fenway is set to host a postseason series: It’s fall. Just because Halloween is coming up and pumpkin spice fills every coffee shop doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some outstanding Mexican cuisine this National Taco Day on Oct...

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 11:04 AM

10 places to celebrate Oktoberfest in Boston

Oktoberfest is upon us, and although many begin celebrating in early September, there’s still time to join the party. If you’re looking for authentic beer, food and live music, you’re in the right city. City Tap House City Tap House will turn its patio area into a beer garden...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 4:39 PM