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The Ghost Walks is Boston's hippest new cocktail lounge and restaurant

There truly isn't anything like The Ghost Walks in Boston's theater district. Set to officially open on April 25, the hip new cocktail lounge and restaurant is the brainchild of the team behind hotspots like Committee and Bijou, and is even located in the space beneath the nightclub on...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 11:15am

The best places to run in Boston Massachusetts

There is plenty of runner’s guilt in Boston every year on this day, as the day after the Marathon is like New Year’s Day for amateur runners in New England. Deep down, we all want to run Boston like those guys and gals did yesterday. Fortunately for all runners in the Hub, elite and...

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 4:31pm

How to make lobster rolls like a Cape Cod native

There are few dishes that are as quintessentially New England as the lobster roll. Whether you like them warmed up and drenched in butter Connecticut-style, or prefer the cold and mayo-topped Maine version of the dish, nothing beats the beloved crustacean-filled sandwich. Learn how to make...

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 2:44pm

Muslims for Life blood drive commemorates Boston Marathon bombing victims

It’s been five years since the Boston Marathon bombings, and a local group continues to host a blood drive in honor of those affected. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Boston Chapter will host its fifth annual “Muslims for Life” blood drive at Boston City Hall on Wednesday, April...

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 2:39pm

Photos: Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen rode camels in Qatar

Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen had quite the weekend in Qatar. The Patriots star and his wife, along with their little ones, have been spending some time in the Middle East thanks to the quarterback's role as a global ambassador for the Best Buddies organization, which is helping Qatar...

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 9:49am

A second Sam Adams Tap Room is coming to Boston

Following the success of the recently opened Sam Adams Tap Room in Jamaica Plain, the brewery now has plans to open a second location in Boston. The company announced on Friday morning that it is in the final stages of negotiations over a new Tap Room, which will be located in the Hub's...

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 12:32pm

2018 Boston Marathon by the numbers

The Boston Marathon isn’t actually the biggest 26.2 mile race in the United States, but it’s definitely one of the most iconic and notable marathons in the nation — and certainly still a large-scale production. Boston has the oldest marathon in the world, according to the Boston...

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 5:00am

Why are Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen in Qatar?

Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen are trading in chilly Boston for a trip to the Middle East this week. The Patriots superstar and fasion icon, along with their two kids, flew into Qatar on Thursday and will be spending some time in the country thanks to a new intitiative by Best Buddies. Brady is...

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 4:39pm

Here's how you can get involved with One Boston Day

One Boston Day is around the corner, and if you’re still looking for ways to get involved, Mayor Marty Walsh has some suggestions. One Boston Day on April 15 is an opportunity, according to the city, to “recognize the good in our community, celebrate one another and reflect on the...

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 3:48pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

From concerts and comedy shows to science and film festivals, there's a ton of stuff going on in the city before all the Marathon Monday festivities kick into full gear. Get a jump start on your weekend plans with our guide to all the fun things to do in Boston. Things to do in Boston this...

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 3:44pm

Boston Marathon 2018: What's closed on Patriots' Day?

Patriots' Day is a big deal in New England for a lot of reasons. Celebrated annually in Massachusetts and Maine on the third Monday in April, the holiday commemorates the anniversary of the historic battles of Lexington and Concord, the first major skirmishes that effectively kicked off the...

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 12:39pm

When are the Swan Boats open in Boston?

After a long winter, the Swan Boats will return to the Garden and visitors can ride the boats for their own storybook-like reverie. As per tradition, Mayor Marty Walsh will take the first ride of the season along with students from Boston Public Schools on April 14. “We’re ready for...

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 10:24am

This video of Chris Evans meeting his rescue dog is too cute

There are two things you can expect when scrolling through the Twitter feed of Captain America star Chris Evans: scathing political commentary and adorable posts about his pet pooch Dodger. To the delight of fans on social media, the later was on full display this week as the Marvel movie actor...

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 10:21am

Stephen King praises 'A Quiet Place,' offers John Krasinski his Red Sox seats

From Ryan Reynolds to LeBron James, John Krasinski is getting a ton of praise from A-list stars for his new film "A Quiet Place." But the best compliment of all may have come from the king of horror himself. The actor stopped by "Late Night with Seth Meyers" on Wednesday to...

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 10:21am

Boston Comedy Come Up puts the spotlight on local stand-up stars

The Boston comedy scene has produced a ton of big stars over the years, so it's no surprise that the city continues churn out talent left and right. Fans will get a chance to see some of the Hub's best up-and-coming performers this weekend when the Boston Comedy Come Up takes over the...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 5:27pm

Bill Murray talks 'unbearable' Red Sox fans, bringing 'New Worlds' to Boston

Bill Murray has made a career out of doing the unexpected, but his latest project is a bit of a surprise — even for him. The acting legend and comedy icon recently teamed up with cellist Jan Vogler for "New Worlds," an album that blends classic tunes and literature from artists...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 2:52pm

Boston reaches $5M settlement with family of 7-year-old who drowned at Carson Beach

The city of Boston has reached a $5 million settlement with the family of a 7-year-old boy who drowned while at a city-run summer camp in July 2016, the family’s lawyer said. Kyzr Willis, of Dorchester, was found dead in the water by Carson Beach in South Boston on July 26, 2016. He was...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 12:45pm

Where to eat and drink for the 2018 Boston Marathon

Whether you're a serious runner or just a casual fan, everyone could use a good meal (and a few brews) when all the Marathon Monday festivities race back into town. From pre-race carb-loading to race day feasts, find the perfect spots to eat and drink for the 2018 Boston Marathon. Where...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 11:09am

Boston Marathon 2018: 5 ways to celebrate ahead of Marathon Monday

You don't have to wait until Marathon Monday to start the Boston Marathon 2018 celebrations. From movie screenings to parties with Red Sox legends, here are five pre-race events you don't want to miss this year. Boston Marathon 2018: Pre-Marathon Monday celebrations Attleboro Arts Museum...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 8:49am

Amy Schumer went on a foodie adventure in Italy for her honeymoon

Amy Schumer got to live out every foodie's dream during her honeymoon. The actress and comedian stopped by "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" on Monday night to promote her new film "I Feel Pretty," but she also opened up a bit about her recent marriage to Massachusetts...

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 11:29am