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Burnt heroin spoon sculpture gifted to Massachusetts' AG for her battle against opioid abuse

An 11-foot, 800-pound burnt heroin spoon sculpture meant to call attention to the opioid crisis was dropped in front of the Massachusetts State House Friday morning, a gift to Attorney General Maura Healey from the Spoon Movement. The Spoon Movement is a non-profit meant to call out those in the...

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 8:47am

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

The work week is almost over, which means it's time to make some plans. If you need some help finding fun stuff to do with your time off, you've come to the right place. Here are the best things to do in Boston this weekend. 12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend ART & CULTURE...

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 12:27pm

31 things to do for Halloween weekend 2018 in Boston

If you're looking for things to do for Halloween, you've come to the right city. From horror movie marathons to spooky parties, Boston has no shortage of haunted happenings going on. Here's your ultimate guide to the best things to do for Halloween weekend in Boston. Things to...

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 10:39am

5 fun things to do in Boston with kids for Halloween 2018

There's no shortage of parties for adults during the Halloween season, but let's face it, the holiday is really about the kids. In addition to the annual tradition of trick-or-treating through your neighborhood, have some fun by taking your little ones to a family-friendly event in the Hub...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 1:19pm

Red Sox 'Beat LA' shirts to benefit Boston homeless during World Series

With the World Series beginning in Boston, many Red Sox fans are sure to be chanting “Beat L.A.” Now, they can wear the sentiment on a shirt while helping to end homelessness in the city. Mitch Modell, CEO of Modell’s Sporting Goods, unveiled “Beat L.A.” Red Sox...

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 12:27pm

The best Fenway Park bars to watch the World Series 2018 in Boston

In case you haven't heard the good news yet, the Red Sox have punched their ticket to the World Series 2018 with their epic win over the Astros. Since November baseball is heading back to Boston, it's time to find the perfect spot to set up shop for cheering on the Red Sox during this year...

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 2:44pm

Spectators brave the chilly weather to watch The Head of Charles Regatta (photos)

Energy and excitement were in the air at the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston over the weekend. More than 800 rowing teams from all over the world came to compete with the hopes of being the first team to beat all the others. The course is 3 miles long and takes skill and strategy for rowers...

Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 5:54pm

5 fun things to do in Boston this week

Need some ideas for making your work week a bit more fun? Don't worry, we've got you covered. From rocking musicals to dumpling deals, here are the best things to do in Boston this week. Fun things to do in Boston this week 'The Silence of the Lambs' seminar Halloween is right...

Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 1:48pm

Walsh announces scholarship to help Boston college students complete last mile of education

Mayor Marty Walsh aims to help financially-struggling college students who are close to graduation cross the finish line with the launch of a ‘last mile’ college scholarship. The Graduate Ready To Achieve Degree (GRAD) Last Mile Scholarship will award a maximum of $2,500 to students at...

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 10:45am

Steve Carell hopes Beautiful Boy helps raise awareness around drug addiction

One of the leading contenders this Oscar season will no doubt be Beautiful Boy, a gut-wrenching drama about drug addiction, starring Timothée Chalamet and Steve Carell. The film is based on a pair of memoirs, Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction by journalist and...

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 9:43am

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

It's another busy weekend in Boston. Not only is the Head of the Charles Regatta back on the water, but there are number of big combat sports, comedy shows and other big events happening around town. Here are the best things to do in Boston this weekend. 12 fun things to do in Boston this...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 4:29pm

Everything to know about Head of the Charles 2018

One sure sign of October in Boston, besides the falling leaves and Halloween-decorated brownstones, is the Head of the Charles, the annual regatta that takes over the Charles River and its surroundings as thousands of spectators gather to watch the rowers. Head of the Charles 2018 is right around...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 2:14pm

Will Katie Taylor have her Conor McGregor moment in Boston?

When Conor McGregor made his U.S. debut at the TD Garden in 2013, no one received a bigger reaction from the Boston crowd than the Irish mixed martial artist. That wouldn't be a surprise nowadays considering his current status as an international superstar, but at the time, McGregor was still a...

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 5:01pm

Get your game on at Boston's new arcade bar Versus

The Downtown Boston bar scene has a new addition that's perfect for every type of gamer. Versus, a new arcade bar by Big Night Entertainment Group, is now open at the former home of the old Gem Restaurant and Lounge on Province Street. The nightclub has been transformed into a "retro...

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 11:40am

5 fun things to do in Boston this week

Need some ideas to spice up your work week plans? We've got you covered. From public art displays to pop concerts, here are the best things to do in Boston this week. Things to do in Boston this week Things to do this week: Seaport sculptures A kaleidoscope of sculptures has taken over...

Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 10:47am

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

It's another fun, fall weekend in the Hub, as there are a host of amazing events and activities to check out. From blockbuster films to awesome arts 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...

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:59pm

How climate change is fueling a 'Lobster War' between Maine and Canada

Climate change, increased lobster populations and a centuries-old land dispute have created a perfect storm, fanning the flames of war between lobster fishermen in Maine and Canada. Lobster War, a new documentary by award-winning Boston Globe reporter David Abel and filmmaker Andy Laub, explores...

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 8:49am

Harpoon beers you need to know about this fall

Autumn is always a good time to enjoy a few brews, especially if you're a fan of Harpoon beers. Not only is the Boston-based brewery a great place to celebrate Oktoberfest, but it also has a number of exciting new offerings to sip on this season. Here are a few new Harpoon beers you should know...

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 12:09pm

An Evening with the Clintons tour coming to 13 North American cities

You’ll soon have the chance to spend an evening with the Clintons as former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton embark on a tour of multiple North American cities. “Experience a one-of-a-kind conversation with two individuals who have helped shape our...

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 12:47pm

Berklee College of Music to open jazz and gender justice institute

When you think of the jazz “greats,” most of the names that pop into your head are probably men: Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, John Coltrane. The field has long been male-dominated, with a few women mostly making a name for themselves as singers, but not instrumentalists. Berklee...

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 5:47am