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Katie Cassidy, Tate Donovan bring a little Grace to Boston

While many Boston-based films tend to focus on the rougher aspects of the city, Grace, a new indie movie starring Katie Cassidy and Tate Donovan, gives viewers a peek at different side of the Hub. Directed by Bay State native Devin Adair, Grace recently made its U.S. premiere at the Boston...

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 11:43am

Forbes Under 30 Summit 2018: Everything you need to know

Another star-studded lineup of investors, celebrities, athletes and more are coming to Boston this fall for the Forbes Under 30 Summit 2018. Here's everything you need to know about this year's big event in the Hub. What is the Forbes Under 30 Summit? Now in its fifth year, the Under...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 1:02pm

Flash flood watch issued for Boston, most of Massachusetts

Massachusetts weather is set to be a bit wet today, with most of the state under a flash flood watch. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch on Friday morning for Boston and the majority of Massachusetts, as well as Rhode Island and parts of Connecticut. The flash flood watch...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 10:10am

5 free things to do in Boston this month, October 2018

There's always a ton of awesome events going on in the Hub, but isn't it better when you can have some fun for free? Luckily, there's plenty of things happening around town that won't put a dent in your wallet. Here are the best free things to do in Boston this month. Free things...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 9:45am

Where to celebrate National Coffee Day 2018 in Boston

For most adults, the best part about waking up truly is that first cup o' joe in the morning. There's nothing like sipping on some coffee from your favorite cafe in order to get yourself energized for the day ahead. In honor of National Coffee Day 2018 on Saturday, Sept. 29, many Boston...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 8:22am

Is the Seaport becoming Boston's hottest new neighborhood?

If living in a neighborhood that resembles The Capitol in Hunger Games is your thing, you’re in luck: Boston’s Seaport is a spotless, futuristic area where you’d expect the Jetsons to put down roots. What used to be a vast wasteland of parking lots is now a spotless vision of...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 1:37am

Neal Brennan on Nanette, political correctness and how to stand out as astand-up comic

Neal Brennan has never performed in Boston before, as the closest he's come over the years have been shows in New Haven and Providence. "I don’t what happened," Brennan tells Metro. "It was an oversight." While Thursday's show at Royale will mark his first gig in...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 9:38am

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

Everybody's working for the weekend, and thankfully, it's finally here. From superstar concerts to beer-filled 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 this weekend: Cambridge Art Open...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 6:18pm

Everything you need to know about the 2018 Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival

Get ready to boogie this weekend as the Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival returns for another full day of fall fun. Billed as Boston's biggest block party, the festivities feature an amazing lineup of musicians, plus all sorts of activities to entertain the whole family. Here's everything you...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 12:37pm

Here's how people in Boston and beyond are reacting to the Dunkin' name change

In case you somehow missed the news, Dunkin’ Donuts as we know it is no more. Don’t worry, the beloved Massachusetts-based chain isn’t going anywhere. It announced that it’s officially dropping the “Donuts” (from the name, not the menu) and going by just...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 10:52am

5 ways to experience fall foliage 2018 in New England

While living in New England can be rough during the dreaded winter months, shoveling all that snow seems worth it after experiencing the magic of fall. The region turns into wonderland for leaf peeping enthusiasts each season, as the beautiful colors of autumn overtake each state, from highways of...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 10:48am

Boston City Councilors to consider moving Hempfest off Boston Common

Boston City Council will explore the idea of moving the Freedom Rally, also known as Hempfest, off of Boston Common, according to a hearing order. Councilors Josh Zakim and Ed Flynn filed the order for a hearing on the issue ahead of this week’s Boston City Council meeting. The Boston...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 4:20pm

Hepatitis A outbreak reported by Massachusetts health officials

A public health alert about an outbreak of hepatitis A among the homeless and people addicted to drugs went out from the state to local health officials Monday after 65 cases of the virus were diagnosed, leading to one death so far. The Department of Pubic Health encouraged local health...

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 2:09pm

National Lobster Day: The best lobster rolls in Boston, according to FourSquare

As if you needed an excuse to enjoy lobster rolls in Boston, National Lobster Day arrives this week to pay tribute to the beloved crustacean. Celebrate the foodie holiday by ordering up the iconic New England dish at one of these local hotspots. In honor of National Lobster Day on Sept. 25,...

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 1:47pm

Stranger Things pop up bar brings the Upside Down to Boston

Are you a Demogorgon on the dance floor? Can you play like a pro at Space Invaders? If the answer to either question is yes, then you'll want to check out this Stranger Things pop up bar in Boston this fall. Just in time for Halloween, Precinct Kitchen + Bar will receive an...

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 10:47am

5 fun things to do in Boston this week

Need some help planning out your week? We've got you covered. From hip-hop concerts to pizza parties with pros, here are the best things to do in Boston this week. Things to do in Boston this week 'Parks and Recreation'-themed trivia night Are you a scholar of all things ...

Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 1:46pm

Celebrating 40 years of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra

Even after all these years, Benjamin Zander still gets excited for new seasons with the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra and the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. You can hear it in the conductor’s voice as he giddily breaks down what’s to come in 2018 and 2019. While Zander’s...

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 2:51pm

Boston Oktoberfest 2018: 10 ways to celebrate this fall

Get your steins ready beer lovers, because Oktoberfest kicks off this weekend. Since the Boston area is filled to brim with great places to grab a brew, it's no surprise that there are a ton of celebrations planned around the city. From rooftop parties to beer gardens and more, here are 10...

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 2:15pm

Deadpool writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick on Wayne, Cobra Kai and the power of YouTube

Having penned the scripts for Deadpool, Zombieland and so many other hits, Hollywood scribes Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick know the keys to making a great action comedy. The duo is getting another crack at the genre while serving as executive producers for the new YouTube Premium series Wayne, which...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 5:02pm

Ethan Hawke talks 'Blaze,' Boston and paying it forward

Ethan Hawke didn’t set out to do just another biopic about a famous musician when he decided to direct ”Blaze.” Instead, he wanted to create a flick that paid tribute to struggling artists by honoring one of country music’s unsung heroes. The film centers around Blaze Foley...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 1:02pm