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How to make clam chowder like a true New Englander

Celebrate the return of National Clam Chowder Day on Feb. 25 and learn how to make the tasty seafood soup like Atlantic Fish Co. Check out the Boston restaurant's recipe for the beloved dish that New Englanders can't get enough of. Ingredients -25 quahog clams -1 lb. white onions,...

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 12:04pm

Thomas Lennon on the legacy of National Lampoon

Few publications have left as big of an impact on the comedy landscape as National Lampoon. A spinoff of the storied Harvard Lampoon, the famed magazine became a cult hit in the late '70s for its subversive and often shocking style of humor. While National Lampoon helped launch the careers of...

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 11:33am

Boston could get up to 7 inches of snow this weekend

Despite some mild weather on Friday, winter isn’t over yet, Boston. Temperatures are expected to drop below freezing this weekend, and the Boston area could get up to 7 inches of snow, according to the National Weather Service. “A fast-moving system likely brings accumulating...

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 10:22am

Is Captain America in Black Panther? Post-credits scenes explained

Spoiler warning: Don't read on if you haven't seen "Black Panther" yet. Since Chadwick Boseman's T'Challa made his Marvel Cinematic Universe debut in "Captain America: Civil War," it wouldn't be a huge surprise if Chris Evans' star-spangled Avenger...

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 11:11am

Luke Pell dishes on 'Winter Games,' future with 'The Bachelor'

Luke Pell has finally returned to the world of "The Bachelor" with the franchise's new "Winter Games" series. While the fan-favorite contestant got caught up in a bit of off-screen drama following his stint on "The Bachelorette," the Nashville singer-...

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 10:21am

Numbers the Red Sox Bruins Patriots Celtics will retire next

When Paul Pierce’s No. 34 was raised to the TD Garden rafters on Sunday, it got me thinking. Whose number in Boston should be retired next?   The Red Sox have done most of the work in recent years, retiring Pedro Martinez’ No. 45 in 2015, Wade Boggs’ No. 26 in 2016, and...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 5:11pm

Tom Brady and Gisele smooch in sweet Valentine's Day post

Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen are, of course, having a picture perfect Valentine's Day. Just in time for the February holiday on Wendesday, the fashion icon shared a sweet photo on Instagram of herself smooching her hubby as they took in a sunset on a sandy beach. Following New England's...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 1:03pm

6 Lunar New Year celebrations around Boston

Since Boston’s Chinatown is the third largest in the U.S., it's no surprise that the city is going all out with its Lunar New Year celebrations. Ring in the Year of the Dog with these awesome events around town. Tet in Boston Day Festival Attend one of the biggest festivals of the Lunar...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 12:35pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this Presidents' Day weekend

ARTS & CULTURE Art in the Age of the Internet, 1989 to Today Take a trip over to the ICA this weekend to check out the museum's new exhibition that explores the impact of the internet on art and culture. From photos and sculptures to videos and interactive displays, the exhibit features...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 11:59am

2018 NFL head coach power rankings: Finally, Bill Belichick falls from No. 1 spot

Every team finally has a head coach, so what better time to rank all 32 teams' skippers? Last year, Bill Belichick was voted a unanimous No. 1 by the Metro sports staff. This year, finally, he's been unseated by Super Bowl champion Doug Pederson. The editors of Metro's three papers...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 5:32pm

Boston sommelier’s tips for how to pick wine that's right for you

Whether it’s Valentine’s Day, National Drink Wine Day (yes, that’s a thing) or just a night out on the town, finding the perfect glass of wine that fit your taste buds can get tricky. Luckily, Benjamin Appleby of Abe & Louie’s has a few tips that should help even vino...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 5:07pm

Steve Aoki talks 'Kolony' tour, Gronk and pushing the boundaries of music

Even at the age of 40, the party never stops for Steve Aoki. Not that he's complaining. It's his job to travel the world so he can throw cakes at people's faces while dropping beats for thousands of screaming fans every night—it's not a bad gig. And despite routinely playing...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 4:43pm

Aly Raisman makes a statement with nude Sports Illustrated photo shoot

Aly Raisman is using a nude photo shoot for Sports Illustrated's 2018 swimsuit issue to make a statement about abuse, female empowerment and other topics that are close to the Olympian's heart. The Needham native posed for the magazine's new "In Her Own Words" ...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 1:42pm

Cambridge’s Lamplighter gets a back taproom

There’s always something fun going on at Lamplighter Brewing Co., and now guests have more space to enjoy it all. The popular Cambridge microbrewery recently unveiled its brand new back taproom, effectively doubling its capacity to help accommodate all the loyal fans who aren’t afraid...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 1:15pm

Valentine's Day recipe: Treat your sweety to hot chocolate pancakes

If your significant other has a serious sweet tooth, treat them to a delicious meal of hot chocolate pancakes for Valentine's Day. Nick Dixon, executive chef at Lincoln Tavern & Restaurant, breaks down this delightful recipe. "Nothing says Valentine’s Day like chocolate!...

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 12:25pm

Where to watch 2018 Winter Olympics in Boston

The world's top winter sports stars are ready to throw down at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Locals have plenty of reasons to tune in, as a number of Massachusetts natives will be competiting at this year's festivities. Find out where you can cheer on...

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 12:16pm

20 things to do in Boston for Valentine's Day 2018

February is in full swing, which means it's time to get your Valentine's Day plans in order. Skip the box of chocolates and treat your significant other to a night they'll remember forever—just don't forget to make reservations. From romantic movie screenings to dining deals,...

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 12:14pm

5 ways to celebrate Mardi Gras 2018 in Boston

You don't need to travel all the way to New Orleans in order to party for Mardi Gras. While Bostonians usually don't go all out for the holiday like the folks down in the Big Easy, there's still plenty of Fat Tuesday fun to be had in the city. Here are five ways to celebrate Mardi Gras...

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 12:08pm

BPD faces backlash for Black History Month tweet that honored a white man

The Boston Police Department is facing some criticism after its official Twitter account honored a white man for Black History Month in a now-deleted tweet. The department’s original tweet, sent out on Sunday, honored previous Celtics coach Red Auerbach, a white man, for being the first NBA...

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 12:01pm

Seth MacFarlane slams Boston city councilor over 'SMILF' comments

Seth MacFarlane tweeted his support for Frankie Shaw's South Boston-set show "SMILF" over the weekend. On Sunday, the "Family Guy" creator and New England native slammed City Councilor Ed Flynn for his recent comments about the Golden Globe-nominated series. Flynn wrote in...

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 10:22am