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5 fun things to do in Boston this week

Looking to have a bit of fun before all the stress of the holidays? We've got you covered. From ugly sweater parties to hanging tough with the Wahlbergs, here are the best things to do in Boston this week. 5 fun things to do in Boston this week Wahlburgers Dorchester Block Party The...

Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 1:47pm

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

Luis Ramirez out after just over a year as MBTA General Manager

After just more than one year managing the MBTA, Luis Ramirez is leaving the transit agency, and Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack said Tuesday she has chosen MBTA control board member Steve Poftak to take over in the new year. Pollack said Poftak will start as MBTA general manager on Jan...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 11:00am

The party isn't over for Alex Cora

The World Series celebrations continued last week, as Red Sox manager Alex Cora and World Series MVP Steve Pearce joined fans for a special event hosted by Mastercard at Laugh Boston. Wednesday’s festivities featured video highlights from the team’s amazing season, appearances by the...

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 4:25pm

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

Massachusetts baker goes for gold on Holiday Baking Championship

Another Massachusetts culinary star is proving his chops on a food competition series. Ayer’s own Douglas Phillips, a baking and pastry instructor at North Shore Community College, has made it to the final four of Food Network’s Holiday Baking Championship and hopes to punch his ticket...

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 4:51pm

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

Meet the Boston competitors on Top Chef season 16

Bravo's wildly popular food competition series is back for Top Chef season 16, and two local stars plan to show off their chops in hopes of bringing yet another championship back to Title Town. Cultivar's Chef De Cuisine Brian Young and Adrienne Wright, Executive Chef at Boston Urban...

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 5:13pm

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

Boston Harbor flounder now tumor-free after decades of environmental cleanup

Boston Harbor flounder are now tumor-free thanks to a multi-billion dollar remediation effort, proving that investment from the federal government can positively impact the environment. But this proof makes the Trump administration’s disregard for environmentally-friendly policies even more...

Friday, November 30, 2018 - 3:57pm

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

PHOTOS: Boston tree lighting brings holiday cheer to Faneuil Hall

The holiday season is here, and that means multiple Boston tree lighting events. The Faneuil Hall tree lighting 2018 took place on Tuesday, Nov. 27, and featured a visit from Santa, of course, along with the Mayor’s community Gospel Choir and Brynn Cartelli, a Massachusetts native and winner...

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 3:58pm