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Score $20 tickets to Boston shows during National Concert Week

Music lovers can rock out all summer long without breaking the bank, thanks to Live Nation's National Concert Week. Through May 8, fans can score $20, all-in tickets to more than 2,000 shows across the country, including dozens of awesome performances right here in the Boston area. The one-...

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 11:05am

Trillium beer garden returns to the Greenway this summer

The Trillium beer garden will return to the Greenway in 2018. The Boston-based brewing company and the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy announced on Monday morning that the pop-up will be back at "the same beautiful location" on High Street across from the Rowes Wharf arch later this...

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 10:00am

Boston Conservatory alum takes the stage for ‘The Sound of Music’

You might have heard of the main protagonist Maria from “The Sound of Music,” and of course, the von Trapp family,  but when the curtains open this season at the Wang Theatre, the first person you’ll see is Lauren Kidwell as Mother Abbess. A graduate of the Boston...

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 8:11am

Boston College now says it will rescind Bill Cosby's honorary degree

Boston College will rescind the honorary degree it previously awarded Bill Cosby, a BC spokesperson said on Friday. "In light of his conviction, Boston College has made the decision to rescind the honorary degree it awarded to Bill Cosby in 1996," BC spokesperson Jack Dunn said in an...

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 5:25pm

Boston-based Sea Machines bringing autonomous tech to world's largest shipping company

Cars have been coming out with artificial intelligence and automated tech features for a while, from systems that can automatically hit the brakes to alerts that let you know when another car, cyclist or other collision-risk is too close. But drivers on land aren’t the only ones who could...

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 2:31pm

The Greenway is getting a Downeast Cider bar

Get ready to sip on cider all summer long. Downeast Cider announced this week that it's bringing an outdoor, pop-up bar to the Rose Kennedy Greenway. According to a press release, the new "drikery" will debut at Dewey Square across from South Station beginning in late May. Dubbed...

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 1:41pm

Keeping up with Olivia Culpo

Olivia Culpo always seems to be on the move. The New England native and former Miss Universe winner has been all over the place recently, whether it's walking red carpets and partying at Coachella on the west coast or flying back east for work related gigs. Amid the fun and glamor, Culpo has...

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 12:55pm

Yawkey Way renamed back to original Jersey Street

When you head into a Red Sox game, you’ll no longer be walking down Yawkey Way. The city’s Public Improvement Commission voted Thursday to change the name of the famed Fenway street. Yawkey Way will once again be known as Jersey Street, the commission unanimously voted, removing the...

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 10:25am

Watch: Gisele Bündchen twerks, shows off dance moves in new video

Gisele Bündchen is just as good on the dance floor as she is on the runway. The supermodel and wife of Patriots star Tom Brady shared a funky new video on her Instagram account earlier this week, which also featured appearances by her sister Rafaela Nonnenmacher Bündchen and famed Brazilian dance...

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 9:12am

Notch Brewing traveling beer gardens take over Massachusetts this spring

Notch Brewing is hitting the road. The Salem brewery has teamed up with The Trustees, a conservation nonprofit, to bring a pop-up beer garden experience to outdoor parks, farms and cultural sites throughout the Greater Boston area. The family-friendly "Traveling Biergarten" will feature...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 5:28pm

Here's how much Amazon HQ2 could cause Boston rents to rise

With Amazon’s second headquarters will come 50,000 new jobs into whatever chosen city, and then with that, some experts worry, will come higher rents and housing prices. But just how much could the cost of rent rise in Boston if it’s picked as the home of the new HQ2? Real estate...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 12:53pm

Star Wars Night returns to Fenway Park

It feels like the last time Boston fans saw Xander Bogaerts take the field was a long time ago, in a galaxy far far away, so it's only fitting that the injured Red Sox star will be the featured player during this year's Star Wars Night at Fenway Park. The Red Sox recently revealed that...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 12:26pm

Boston Calling is getting a film festival curated by Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman is curating the first ever Boston Calling Film Festival. The Harvard alum and Academy Award-winning actress was previously announced as the host and curator for a "series of special programming" for this year's Boston Calling festivities, but now we know more...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 12:17pm

Why did SiriusXM fire Nick Di Paolo?

SiriusXM has fired Nick Di Paolo. The Boston comic was let go by the satellite radio service and will no longer serve as host of the The "Nick Di Paolo Show," a two-hour, twice a week program that aired on SiriusXM’s Faction Talk channel. The news may come as a suprise to fans...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 4:57pm

Walsh awards $100K in grants to support immigrant community

Mayor Marty Walsh has awarded $100,000 total to 10 immigrant organizations as an investment into those members of the city’s community. Walsh announced the grants, which disperse the $100,000 among multiple immigrant-led and immigrant-serving groups, through the Mayor's Office for...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 2:34pm

Ink up at the 17th annual Boston Tattoo Convention this weekend

When the Boston Tattoo Convention comes back to town this weekend, organizer Natan Alexander says he’ll be getting inked by Master Ajarn Ohr, a tattoo artist flying in from Thailand. Ohr specializes in Sak Yant tattoos, which are sacred markings written in the Khmer language. Ohr is just one...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 1:03pm

9 can’t miss events at ArtWeek 2018

When ArtWeek began in 2013, organizers at the Highland Street Foundation had no idea their plans would eventually include over 530 events in six regions of Massachusetts. The festival’s size has doubled since last year. “Not only does ArtWeek provide hundreds of free and affordable...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 12:58pm

Boston City Councilor wants to help residents repay back taxes

Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards has called for a hearing to help residents repay their back taxes. Seniors and low-income homeowners in Boston who may be “house rich, cash poor” can fall behind on property taxes, she said in a release, and then face a “hurdle” trying to...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 12:45pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

The warm spring weather has finally arrived, so it's time to get out and enjoy all that the city has to offer. Luckily, there are plenty of awesome things to do in Boston this weekend. From beer and film festivals to comedy and music shows, here are our top event picks. Things to do in Boston...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 11:52am

UMass Amherst students win Tinder contest for free Cardi B show

Cardi B is taking a trip to the Bay State on Wednesday night. The new queen of hip-hop is set to perform a special show at the Mullins Center after students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst won a "swipe-off" contest organized by Tinder. The local college kids beat out dozens of...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 11:52am