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The best Royal Wedding parties in Boston

When Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie the knot across the pond, expect fans stateside to be up bright and early on May 19 to celebrate the high-profile nuptials. Here are five Royal Wedding parties in Boston that you definitely don't want to miss this weekend. Royal Wedding parties in Boston...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 10:27am

John Cena wants to get back together with Nikki Bella

John Cena served up a "bowl of sadness soup" during an interview with "Today" co-hosts Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford on Monday morning. The actor and WWE icon opened up about the recent end of his engagement with fellow wrestling star Nicole "Nikki" Bella. The...

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 4:46pm

Boston Children's Hospital unveils new rooftop garden

Boston Children’s Hospital will unveil its new rooftop garden with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday to celebrate the 8,000-square-foot space atop the Berthiaume Building. The garden is meant to be a place of comfort for families, patients and staff amidst the crowded Longwood medical...

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 4:13pm

Bay State Bike Week asks you to give biking a chance

Tom Francis enjoys his commute to work so much that when he was out of town for a week this February, he took the time to follow his commute on the weekend when he came back to the Boston area. “How many drivers would do that?” Francis said. Not many, and maybe, not even any, since...

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 1:46pm

The ultimate guide to beer gardens in Boston

As the weather continues to heat up, it's time to head outside to enjoy a few brews. Luckily, there's no shortage of awesome, outdoor spaces serving up pints this season. Find your perfect spot with our ultimate guide to the best beer gardens in Boston. Beer gardens in Boston Aeronaut...

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 1:15pm

Boston is a top city for ebikes, study says

May is National Bike Month, when advocates tout the benefits of getting around on two wheels and ask more people to give that commuting option a try. But if you’re still a bit wary of all that pedling, there is the option of electric bikes, or ebikes, which are a great fit for Boston,...

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 12:17pm

Boston launches accessibility survey

Boston is launching its first-ever survey of accessibility issues around the city as Mayor Martin Walsh and the Commission for Persons with Disabilities prepare the city's disability strategic master plan. The online survey aims to discover the city's most significant accessibility-related...

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 10:45am

Here's the complete schedule for Free Fun Fridays 2018

Free Fun Fridays are back to brighten up your summer. The Highland Street Foundation has announced the full schedule for this year's installment of the program, which offers free admission to dozens of museums and cultural institutions around Massachussets on select Fridays throughout the...

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 12:48pm

'The Handmaid's Tale' will return to the stage in Boston

A stage version of "The Handmaid's Tale" is coming to Boston. The Margaret Atwood classic will serve as the 2018-2019 season-ending production for the Boston Lyric Opera. The company announced this week that the show will take over Lavietes Pavilion at the Harvard Athletics...

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 12:14pm

Dunkin' Donuts celebrates Royal Wedding with Royal Love Donuts

If you can't make the trip over to Windsor Castle in England, you might want to stop by your favorite Dunkin' Donuts location before watching the Royal Wedding next weekend. The Canton-based company is celebrating the upcoming marriage between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle...

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 10:22am

How to spend a day at Somerville's new Bow Market

Neslted in Somerville is Union Square, an area that is more of a triangle shape, really, patiently awaiting the elusive Green Line extension and its chance at Boston tourism fame. Right in what is essentially the back lot space of various shops, you can find the brand new Bow Market, a 30-venue...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 4:06pm

George Takei wishes 'Allegiance' wasn't so timely

George Takei will never forget the "terrifying sound" the soldiers made when they banged on his door to take his family away to an internment camp nearly eight decades ago. The beloved "Star Trek" actor recalls his parents waking him and his young siblings up early that day so...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 3:41pm

BPS awarded for rigorous testing of school drinking water for lead

State officials have honored Boston Public Schools for its efforts in testing school drinking water for lead. BPS is one of the most proactive districts in the state, officials said, when it comes to testing, and thus has received an award from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 1:19pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

The weather is finally cooperating, which means it's time to kick the Netflix nights to the curb and experience all the best things to do in Boston this weekend. From parties at museums to neighborhood-wide music fests, here are all the events you don't want to miss. Things to do in Boston...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 11:07am

3 ideas for last-minute Mother's Day gifts you can snag around Boston

Don't make mom suffer by letting dad give her another 99 cent card and convenience store candy this Mother's Day. Instead, impress the special lady in your life with these last-minute gift ideas that you can snag around Boston. 1. Made Organics The Cambridge-based company is bringing...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 4:35pm

Lil Rel Howery talks Kyrie Irving, Kanye West and 'Get Out 2'

Lil Rel Howery became a breakout star—and a hero to TSA agents everywhere—with his hilarious role in "Get Out." While the Oscar-nominated film has opened up a bunch of doors for the comic, he hasn't forgotten his stand-up roots and will take the stage at The Wilbur on May...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 3:07pm

Eat a meal made by robots at this new Boston restaurant

It's not quite Skynet, but robots are taking over another frontier: the kitchen. Spyce, a new Boston restaurant located in Downtown Crossing, is taking hungry locals to the future with its high-tech approach to fast-casual cuisine. The recently opened eatery is being hailed as the world's...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 12:33pm

The ultimate guide to celebrating Mother's Day in Boston

Mom's big day is right around the corner, which means it's time to remind dad and the siblings to make plans for Mother's Day on May 13. From scenic tours to finding the perfect place to eat, here's how to celebrate the holiday around Boston this weekend. What to do in Boston for...

Monday, May 7, 2018 - 2:58pm

George Takei to appear at Boston Public Library event

George Takei is beaming up to Boston. The "Star Trek" actor is coming to town to speak about what it was like to live in U.S. internment camps for Japanese-Americans during World War II at a Boston Public Library event on Tuesday night. Takei will take part in an hour long Q&A...

Monday, May 7, 2018 - 11:06am

East Boston woman's car stolen with her dog inside

An East Boston woman’s car, and her dog that was inside it, were stolen on Sunday, police said. Rose Nese, a lifelong East Boston resident, told the Boston Globe that the incident occurred around 8:45 a.m. Sunday in the parking lot of an Orient Heights convenience store. Nese left her 8-...

Monday, May 7, 2018 - 9:55am