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12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

Need some help making plans for your days off? We've got you covered. From historical reenactments to concerts with music legends, 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: ...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 12:46pm

Everything you need to know about the Boston Tea Party 245th anniversary celebration

As the U.K. battles over Brexit, France struggles with protests over fuel prices and America deals with, well, everything going on in Washington these days, it’s a good time to revisit one of the most infamous incidents of the American Revolution: the Boston Tea Party. On Sunday, Dec. 16,...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 11:25am

5 reasons why you should keep your medical marijuana card

With hours-long lines reported at the opening of the state’s first two recreational marijuana dispensaries, it may seem that the state’s medical marijuana industry is about to go the way of the dodo — or at least metal pipes. Though there are a number of challenges and possible...

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 12:26pm

Get in the holiday spirit with Ben Folds this season

WGBH has enlisted a bit of star power to host its holiday musical event this year. The public broadcasting station has tapped Ben Folds to helm its upcoming TV special “’Tis the Night with Ben Folds & Friends.” The holiday extravaganza is set to air Thursday, Dec. 13, at 8 p....

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 4:16pm

Where to eat for Christmas in Boston

Between the picky eaters in the family to all that baking and cooking, the holidays can be quite the hassle. Instead of stressing over this year's feast, relax and let someone else handle kitchen duties. Check out our guide to where to you should book a reservation to celebrate Christmas in...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 3:41pm

Bob Woodward brings 'Fear' to Boston

Having written about every president since his groundbreaking work on Richard Nixon’s Watergate scandal, Bob Woodward has seen a lot in Washington over the years. But he’s never covered someone quite like Donald Trump. The legendary journalist was more than up to the task to tackle the...

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 10:47am

5 fun things to do in Boston this week

You don't have to wait until the weekend to have a bit of fun in the Hub. From award shows to holiday classics, here are the best things to do in Boston this week. 5 fun things to do in Boston this week Galactic Symphony Travel to a galaxy far, far away with the help of the Berklee...

Sunday, December 9, 2018 - 1:04pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

Need some help planning for your days off? You've come to the right place. From Santa runs to a new axe-tossing bar, here are the best things to do in Boston this weekend. 12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend FOOD & DRINKS Things to do in Boston this weekend: Aeronaut...

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 2:31pm

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 - 1:27pm

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 - 3:32pm

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 - 1:03pm

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 - 2:28pm

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 - 5:15pm

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 - 1:57pm

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 - 4:26pm

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 - 3:08pm

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 - 1:48pm

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 - 10:13am

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 - 3:40pm

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 - 11:41am