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Letters to Cleo's Kay Hanley on 25 years of Aurora Gory Alice, Parks and Recreation and bad Boston drivers

Get ready to rock, Boston, because Letters to Cleo is heading back to town for their annual homecoming shows this weekend. The fan-favorite, '90s alt-rockers will celebrate the 25th anniversary of their debut album, Aurora Gory Alice with a two-day stint at the Paradise Rock Club Nov. 16 and 17...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 1:00pm

It's OK that Amazon HQ2 won't be in Boston, experts say

The search for an Amazon HQ2 location is finally over, and though Boston was on the list of finalists, it didn’t win big. To some, though, that’s a good thing. “I feel just fine that we didn't get it,” said James Stockard, a Harvard lecturer on urban planning and an...

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 1:21pm

Get ready for the Ultimate Tailgate Party with Mei Mei's Frito pie recipe

Lovin' Spoonfuls, a local nonprofit food rescue organization, will once again host its Ultimate Tailgate Party this weekend. Sunday night's event will feature bites from some of Boston's restaurants, including Toro, Myers + Chang and dozens of others. The evening will also...

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 11:52am

Two nor'easters to bring wet Boston weather this week

Boston weather will remain unpleasant this week as two nor’easters make their way to the New England area. Two coastal storms are expected to bring “potentially damaging winds” and heavy rain to the Boston area, and potentially some mixed precipitation or snow in the Berkshires...

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 1:12pm

Feast at three of the best restaurants in Boston with this epic food crawl

What's better than eating at one of the best restaurants in Boston? How about feasting at three of the Hub's top spots in just one night. That's right, the JK Food Group, the collection of acclaimed restaurants by James Beard award winners Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonnette, is...

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 12:30pm

How Pine Street Inn helps homeless vets find community

In his effort to end homelessness, Mayor Marty Walsh has paid special attention to the issue of veteran homelessness — and for good reason. Across the country, veterans are overrepresented in the homeless population, with studies showing that they’re twice as likely as civilians to...

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 2:47pm

Everything you need to know about the $100 million TD Garden renovation

The TD Garden is getting a "legendary transformation." Delaware North, the owners and operators of the arena, announced on Friday morning that a new $100 million investment will provide an expansive TD Garden renovation, featuring the addition of 50,000 square feet to the venue, as well...

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 11:51am

5 ways to celebrate Veterans Day 2018 in Boston

On Sunday, Boston will join the rest of the country in honoring our military veterans with parades, specials and so much more. Here's our guide to celebrating Veterans Day 2018 in the Hub this weekend. 5 ways to celebrate Veterans Day 2018 in Boston 1. Watch the parades Each year, a pair...

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 2:21pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this Veterans Day weekend

Need some ideas for how to spend your days off? We've got you covered. From Veterans Day celebrations to rock concerts and more, here are the best things to do in Boston this weekend. 12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend, Veterans Day 2018 ARTS & CULTURE    ...

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:50am

Lewis Black on Trump, the media and delusional Bostonians

A lot of people are angry about politics these days, but not many are able to express their rage in a way that can cause uproarious laughter quite like Lewis Black. The fan-favorite comedian and frequent "Daily Show" guest brings the laughs back to Boston this weekend when his "Joke...

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 5:38pm

Is Papa Gino's going out of business?

It's been a rough past few days for fans of Papa Gino's. Customers and employees alike were shocked to learn that dozens of locations around Massachusetts and New England had closed their doors over the weekend, leaving some to wonder if the popular pizza chain was going out of business....

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:44pm

Fun things to do in Boston for Election Night 2018

The midterm elections are finally here, which means it's time to get out and go vote. Once you've cast your ballot, unwind at one of these fun events around town. Here's how to celebrate Election Night 2018 in Boston. Things to do in Boston for Election Night 2018 Aeronaut Brewing...

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 1:37pm

Illuminus contemporary arts festival lights up Boston

Boston’s Illuminus event lit up city facades in Downtown Crossing over the weekend. The contemporary arts festival featured art installations using an array of light and sound through video projections and other techniques, performances and more from a variety of artists, designers and...

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 2:44pm

5 fun things to do in Boston this week

While sports fans will have to wait until after the Super Bowl for another possible parade, that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of ways to have fun in the city this week. From comedy shows with local legends to parties and more, here are the best things to do in Boston this week. 5 fun...

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 1:46pm

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

November is here, and there are plenty of ways to have fun without breaking the bank. Here are five free things to do in Boston this month. Free things to do in Boston this month, November 2018 'Christopher Robin' In celebration of the Museum of Fine Arts' new exhibit "...

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 3:51pm

What makes Tom Brady great?

Tom Brady is without a doubt one of the greatest players in football history. But some people never could have guessed that based on his performance at the 2000 NFL Combine, where he huffed and puffed his way through a 40-yard sprint and various speed drills. Patriots fans know all too well how...

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 11:52am

Finding a ‘Love Story’ amid the refugee crisis

From pipe bomb scares to yet another shooting in a house of worship, politically motivated violence has dominated the headlines in recent weeks. While many factors have contributed to the country’s divisiveness and corrosive dialogue, immigration has come to the forefront of these discussions...

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 11:48am

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

If you've still got some energy left after celebrating the Red Sox's World Series championship and parade, we've got some ideas for how you can spend your time off. From partying with Pedro Martinez to an all-star night of comedy, here are the best things to do in Boston this weekend....

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 9:52am

Everything you need to know about the new Trillium Fort Point restaurant and brewery

If you love Boston-based beers, then chances are you've sipped on a Trillium brew or two over the years. The fan-favorite brewery by JC and Esther Tetreault has made quite a few moves since it first opened in 2013, expanding from a small, flagship location in Fort Point to beer gardens,...

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 3:48pm

What to know about the MBTA, parking restrictions for Red Sox World Series parade

Before you can celebrate at the Red Sox World Series parade on Wednesday, you’ll have to figure out how to get there, and officials are advising that you choose public transit over driving. Keolis, which operates the MBTA commuter rail, will increase train capacity and on-hand personnel on...

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 3:05pm