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12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

It's another busy weekend in Boston. Not only is the Head of the Charles Regatta back on the water, but there are number of big combat sports, comedy shows and other big events happening around town. Here are the best things to do in Boston this weekend. 12 fun things to do in Boston this...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 4:29pm

Everything to know about Head of the Charles 2018

One sure sign of October in Boston, besides the falling leaves and Halloween-decorated brownstones, is the Head of the Charles, the annual regatta that takes over the Charles River and its surroundings as thousands of spectators gather to watch the rowers. Head of the Charles 2018 is right around...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 2:14pm

Will Katie Taylor have her Conor McGregor moment in Boston?

When Conor McGregor made his U.S. debut at the TD Garden in 2013, no one received a bigger reaction from the Boston crowd than the Irish mixed martial artist. That wouldn't be a surprise nowadays considering his current status as an international superstar, but at the time, McGregor was still a...

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 5:01pm

Get your game on at Boston's new arcade bar Versus

The Downtown Boston bar scene has a new addition that's perfect for every type of gamer. Versus, a new arcade bar by Big Night Entertainment Group, is now open at the former home of the old Gem Restaurant and Lounge on Province Street. The nightclub has been transformed into a "retro...

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 11:40am

5 fun things to do in Boston this week

Need some ideas to spice up your work week plans? We've got you covered. From public art displays to pop concerts, here are the best things to do in Boston this week. Things to do in Boston this week Things to do this week: Seaport sculptures A kaleidoscope of sculptures has taken over...

Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 10:47am

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

It's another fun, fall weekend in the Hub, as there are a host of amazing events and activities to check out. From blockbuster films to awesome arts fests, here are the best things to do in Boston this weekend. Things to do in Boston this weekend ARTS & CULTURE Things to do in Boston...

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:59pm

How climate change is fueling a 'Lobster War' between Maine and Canada

Climate change, increased lobster populations and a centuries-old land dispute have created a perfect storm, fanning the flames of war between lobster fishermen in Maine and Canada. Lobster War, a new documentary by award-winning Boston Globe reporter David Abel and filmmaker Andy Laub, explores...

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 8:49am

Harpoon beers you need to know about this fall

Autumn is always a good time to enjoy a few brews, especially if you're a fan of Harpoon beers. Not only is the Boston-based brewery a great place to celebrate Oktoberfest, but it also has a number of exciting new offerings to sip on this season. Here are a few new Harpoon beers you should know...

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 12:09pm

An Evening with the Clintons tour coming to 13 North American cities

You’ll soon have the chance to spend an evening with the Clintons as former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton embark on a tour of multiple North American cities. “Experience a one-of-a-kind conversation with two individuals who have helped shape our...

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 12:47pm

Berklee College of Music to open jazz and gender justice institute

When you think of the jazz “greats,” most of the names that pop into your head are probably men: Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, John Coltrane. The field has long been male-dominated, with a few women mostly making a name for themselves as singers, but not instrumentalists. Berklee...

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 5:47am

Anti-Kavanaugh protesters demonstrate in Boston over the weekend

Hundreds of protesters came together in Boston on Friday evening outside of the Massachusetts State House to express their anger over the forthcoming confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Both women and men from the city and surrounding locations marched in protest, voicing their...

Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 10:24am

Boston Columbus Day Parade 2018: Start time, route, street closures

For more than eight decades, the Boston Columbus Day Parade has delighted revelers in the Hub with a day of music, merriment and more. This celebration of the city's Italian American culture returns this weekend, this time taking over the streets of East Boston with marching bands,...

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 10:45am

5 free and fun things to do with kids in Boston for Columbus Day 2018

While it can sometimes be a struggle to keep the little ones occupied when they have the day off from school, luckily, there are plenty of awesome events happening around town for Columbus Day 2018. From free museum admission to fun runs and more, here are five things to do with kids in Boston on...

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 9:07am

Rich Brian wants a part in Crazy Rich Asians 2

Rich Brian has big plans for the future. While the Indonesian rapper is just getting started in the world of hip-hop, having recently dropped his first album Amen over the winter, the 19-year-old star has hopes of making the transition to Hollywood like his idol Donald Glover or his pal Awkwafina....

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 4:30pm

Eric Hutchinson talks Modern Happiness, Boston and being back on the road

It's been a rough road for Eric Hutchinson leading up to the release of the singer-songwriter's fifth studio album, "Modern Happiness," which debuts on Friday. As the musician recently revealed to Billboard, he was "burnt out" by the road and contemplating retirement...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 5:50pm

Boston's first hotel strike underway as Marriott workers walk out

About 1,500 Marriott Hotel workers walked out Wednesday morning to demand a living wage, marking the start of the first hotel strike in Boston history. After months of failed negotiations, Unite Here Local 26, the union representing the hotel workers, said they were forced to strike. “After...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 3:51pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this Columbus Day weekend

It's Columbus Day weekend, which means some of us are getting an extra day to relax and have some fun. If you need some help making plans, don't fret, because we've got you covered. From comedy shows to parades and more, here are the best things to do in Boston this weekend. Things to...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 11:58am

UFC 229: The best places to watch Conor McGregor vs Khabib in Boston

It's been nearly two years since Conor McGregor last stepped inside the UFC Octagon, but Mystic Mac will finally return to take on Khabib Nurmagomedov for the lightweight title on Saturday night. If you don't have a flight booked to Las Vegas to catch all the action at UFC 229, don...

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 5:47pm

Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody stars rock out in Boston

Rami Malek, Gwilym Lee and Joseph Mazzello brought the magic of Queen to Boston on Monday night. Prior to joining area college students for a Q&A session following a special screening of Bohemian Rhapsody at the AMC Loews Boston Common, the actors got a chance to rock out on the red...

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 4:22pm

Brett Kavanaugh will not return to teach at Harvard Law School

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will not return to teach at Harvard Law School this winter. Harvard Law School students previously wrote an op-ed calling on the administration to take the sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh seriously and investigate him before allowing him back on...

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 2:47pm