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Chris Distefano explains how New Yorkers really feel about Tom Brady

It's no secret that New York sports fans love to hate Boston teams – especially the Patriots and Tom Brady. But for comedian Chris Distefano, the animosity towards New England is a bit complicated. The Brooklyn comic, who performs at Laugh Boston this weekend, tells Metro that he...

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 1:55pm

Want to workout like Tom Brady? There's an app for that

If you're New Year's resolutions for 2018 include getting into tiptop shape, Tom Brady has the app for you. Earlier this week, the Patriots star unveiled the latest addition to his growing lifestyle brand, the "TB12 Method." Similar to his recently-released book, the new app...

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 1:17pm

Geeks Who Drink's Geek Bowl is coming to Boston this winter

A big bar trivia bash is set to take over Agganis Arena later this winter. Geeks Who Drink, a Denver-based company that hosts pub quiz nights across the country, has announced that Geek Bowl XII will be held in Boston on Feb. 17. Billed as "America's biggest trivia event," the annual...

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 5:09pm

Legoland Boston is getting an epic Star Wars display

Legoland Boston is getting in on the Star Wars hype this winter. A new exhibit from a galaxy far, far away is set to debut at the Discovery Center on Saturday, Feb. 10. Star Wars fans will be able to check out the display for a full year once it launches later this season, so there'll be...

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 3:25pm

Polar Seltzer vending machines pop up in Boston

Polar Seltzer vending machines are beginning to pop up in the Boston area. The Worcester-based beverage company announced on Thursday morning that it would be setting up "Impossibly Good" vending machines around the Hub, with proceeds going to local public schools to support arts...

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:44pm

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 - 4:11pm

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 - 2:47pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

FAMILY Gingerbread House Design Competition Each holiday season, the Boston Society of Architects invites some local firms to apply all their precision and expertise to create deliciously charming gingerbread models of local landmarks. The show is open all month, but if you’ve got kids you...

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 8:59am

Christmas classic gets street cred with OG emcee Kurtis Blow in The Hip Hop Nutcracker

The Nutcracker is a holiday classic and it's been reinvented, glammed up, dressed down and even got a little sexy, but 12 dancers are laying down cardboard and spinning Tchaikovsky's classic on its head. And special guest emcee Kurtis Blow (ya know, the hip-hop pioneer who mentored Rev....

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 7:51pm

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 - 6:49pm

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...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 5:18pm

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 - 5:15pm

Explore ski history at this New England museum

Every artifact might have its own story, but that doesn’t mean a collection always carries a common theme. Such was the contemplative background of the Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum’s new exhibit, “Curious and Cool,” an eclectic mix of unusual and random items from the...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 1:05pm

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 - 10:40am

Trillium's indoor beer garden opens its doors in Roslindale

The weather may have gotten colder since Trillium Brewing Company opened their fan-favorite beer garden on the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, but now they're bringing their set up indoors to keep the brews flowing no matter the season. If you’re a fan of craft beer, plan to make your...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 3:03pm

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 - 1:28pm

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 - 2:31pm

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 - 1:14pm

Everything you need to know about the Santa Speedo Run 2017

Temperatures are dropping and the holiday season is picking up steam, which means it’s time for the Santa Speedo Run 2017. The event has become somewhat of an institution since its humble beginning in 2000. What started as a dare has turned into an annual spectacle, with hundreds of men and...

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 12:16pm

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 - 12:13pm