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Boston Theater Company launches athletic association to bridge gap between artists and athletes

Artists and athletes are often seen as occupying separate worlds, but to Joey Frangieh, there are a lot of similarities between the two. Frangieh is the artistic director of the Boston Theater Company. Though he was never really an athlete — he was always the last to finish running the mile...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 5:03am

Red Bull is bringing an epic 'Street Fighter V' tournament to Boston

Championships are pretty common here in Titletown, but now it's time for esports athletes to shine in Boston. After bringing their popular flugtag event to the Hub last year, Red Bull is heading back to the city with an epic "Street Fighter V" video game tournament. That's right...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 3:10pm

New app in Boston lets you book parking spots in advance

When Reepal Dalal was studying law at Boston University, she often faced a frustration most Bostonians are familiar with — the traffic that precedes a Red Sox game. It’s no secret that parking in Boston can be a headache, but when you have to battle with those heading to a baseball...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 9:37am

Tap Room debuts at Sam Adams brewery

Experimental beers are now on tap at Sam Adams’s new Brewery Tap Room. Located within the walls of the Jamaica Plain brewery’s base for research and development, the cozy, brick-walled Tap Room offers beer lovers the chance to hang out and taste some of Sam Adams’ latest...

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 3:34pm

Will Ferrell says Mark Wahlberg knows someone in every Massachusetts town

Whether he's in Boston or Concord, chances are pretty good that Mark Wahlberg knows someone in town. The actor stopped by for a chat with Conan O'Brien on Thursday night to talk about his new film "Daddy's Home 2" along with his co-stars Will Ferrell, Mel Gibson and John...

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 1:53pm

Portal allows Boston-area residents to 'FaceTime' with refugees around the world

On Harvard’s campus, there’s a portal to another world — literally. Inside an unassuming shipping container that sits on the grass at Harvard Divinity School, students, staff and other visitors can come face-to-face with refugees around the world. The portal is part of a project...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 3:25pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

MUSEUMS Mark Dion: Misadventures of a 21st Century Naturalist Mark Dion playfully wrestles with the tension between human and the rest of Earth in his installations. In this show, the first American survey of his work, we find such oddities as the libraries for birds, which employ real birds, and...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 11:35am

A Boogie wit da Hoodie talks Chris Brown, Cardi B and staying focused

Artist Julius Dubose, better known by his stage name A Boogie wit da Hoodie, is ready to take hip-hop by storm. The rapper, who performs in Worcester on Sunday night, has quickly become one of the hottest new stars in the game thanks to a slew of hit singles, as well as his critically-...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 11:15am

Boston 2017 election results: Marty Walsh wins second term as mayor

Marty Walsh has won another four years as Boston’s mayor. Walsh and challenger Tito Jackson’s mayoral campaigns came to an end Tuesday night after an Election Day with a low voter turnout in Boston. The Associated Press called the race for mayor around 8:55 p.m., just under an...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 9:35am

Watch Chris Evans' dog sing along to 'The Lion Sleeps Tonight'

Chris Evans' dog may be on the cusp of becoming a bigger star than the "Captain America" actor. The Boston native took a break from weighing in on politics and bashing President Donald Trump on Twitter this week to share an adorable video of his beloved pet pooch Dodger. On Tuesday,...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 9:25am

Boston 2017 Election: Everything you need to know

Tuesday marks election day in Boston, meaning the end to Mayor Marty Walsh and challenger Roxbury City Councilor Tito Jackson’s campaigns. As a Boston resident, you get to help either keep Walsh in office or enact Jackson to replace him. The race doesn’t seem very close though —...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 6:40pm

Food meets fashion at this Cambridge party

Get ready for a night of food, fashion and more in Cambridge this week. CambridgeSide is hosting a special party on Thursday to celebrate the shopping center’s recent $30 million renovation. Dubbed Create Your Vibe, the event will feature offerings from local chefs and mixologists, as well...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 4:08pm

Linda Cardellini: Mark Wahlberg fed Wahlburgers to 'Daddy's Home 2' cast

Mark Wahlberg made sure that Linda Cardellini and the cast of "Daddy's Home 2" were well fed as they shot the comedy sequel in his home state earlier this year. As the face of his family's famed restaurant chain, it comes as no surprise that the Boston actor served up a few...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 4:01pm

5 ways to honor service members this Veterans Day

Veterans are some of our nation’s most courageous people and every year we take a day to thank them for the sacrifices that they’ve made for our nation. This weekend, take part in these Boston-area events to commemorate the men and women who fight for our freedom. 1. Veterans Day...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 1:23pm

Ken Burns hosts Thoreau film premiere at Boston College

After making headlines for his critically acclaimed series on the Vietnam War, Ken Burns is back with the new short “Walden,” which premieres at Boston College on Wednesday night. The documentarian serves as an executive producer for the film about the life and writings of Henry David...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 10:56am

Boston's Seaport is getting an indoor beach

Winter may be coming, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy a beach day in Boston's Seaport. IDBeach debuts at the Innovation and Design Building this weekend, offering all the amenities of a seaside getaway without having to leave the city. The indoor beach will set up shop at the...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 9:49am

Sports debate: Will Carson Wentz or Tom Brady win NFL MVP?

Evan Macy, sports editor Metro Philadelphia: Tom Brady is probably the best quarterback of all time — no sense in debating that. Five Lombardi trophies and a pair of NFL MVP's make it silly to argue otherwise. But right now, through nine weeks Carson Wentz is better. And I think he...

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 3:14pm

Tom Brady, Gisele spent bye week on a beach in the Bahamas

Tom Brady, Gisele Bündchen and the kids spent the Patriots bye week soaking up the sun in the Bahamas. While the Super Bowl-winning quarterback and his family used the time off to hit the beaches this weekend, Brady revealed in a Monday morning radio interview with "Kirk & Callahan"...

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 11:04am

Pedro Martinez, David Ortiz offer messages of hope to immigrants, hurricane victims

Some of the biggest names in baseball joined Pedro Martinez for his 2nd annual charity gala at the Colonnade Hotel in Boston this weekend. The former Red Sox ace walked the red carpet on Friday night alongside his wife Carolina, as well fellow Boston icons David Ortiz and Jason Varitek. The...

Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 3:04pm

MBTA has invested more than $101M in winter resiliency since 2015

Winter is already around the corner — a season that gives every commuter flashbacks to 2015 when snow blanketed the Bay State and the MBTA tracks, briefly shutting down public transportation. Since that year, the MBTA has continued to make improvements in its winter resiliency efforts, and...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 10:14am