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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

Refuse Fascism on right-wing ‘civil war’ claims of national Nov. 4 protests

On Saturday, thousands are expected to participate in Refuse Fascism’s nationwide protest to demand the removal of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. Since Metro last spoke with Sunsara Taylor, the group’s co-initiator and spokesperson, in early September, right-wing...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 5:00am

Thor Ragnarok: Matt Damon's cameo explained

Spoiler warning: Don't read on if you haven't seen "Thor: Ragnarok" yet. It's not quite the level of Batfleck, but Matt Damon has finally joined the world of superhero movies with "Thor: Ragnarok." While his pal Ben Affleck will soon fly into theaters as Batman in...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 12:56pm

Hari Kondabolu has a love-hate relationship with New England

Hari Kondabolu won’t let his love for the Yankees stop him from bringing the laughs to Boston this weekend. The comedian returns to the Wilbur Theatre on Friday night, just a few weeks before the release of his new documentary “The Problem with Apu.” The film examines the...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 12:19pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

THEATER "Cabaret" Boston University students perform this legendary musical about the slinky world of Weimar Germany. Struggling to find happiness in demoralized, economically depressed Berlin, our heroes live lives of not-so-quiet desperation as the shoots of fascism begin to spout...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 11:20am

SLT strengthens, lengthens and tones its way into Boston

It may look like a torture device, but the Megaformer might be the workout of your dreams. That's the mantra of Amanda Freeman, creator of SLT, or Strengthen, Lengthen, and Tone, a 50-minute Megaformer workout that's evolved into a cult favorite for stars like Sofia Vergara and fitness...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 11:19am

Sip on Trillium and hang out with baby goats in the Seaport

Halloween may be in the rearview mirror, but there’s still plenty of time to enjoy the fall season in Boston. This weekend, the Seaport will host Zoo & Brew, an autumn celebration designed to accommodate parents and children alike. On Saturday, grab the kids and head to Sea Green on...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 10:04am

Joey O’Donnell Film Premiere brings ‘Molly’s Game’ to Mass.

Joe and Kathy O’Donnell’s annual Joey O’Donnell Film Premiere returns this weekend for an evening of food, fun and a special movie screening. Now in its 33rd year, the event raises funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in honor of the couple’s son Joey, who passed away...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 9:52am

Pedro Martinez calls for unity to help Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic

In the wake of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, professional athletes like J.J. Watt and Tim Duncan are answering the call to help those affected by the devastating storms. Pedro Martinez plans to do his part this weekend when he hosts his 2nd annual charity gala at the Colonnade Hotel in Boston...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 4:33pm

Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher on the political power of stand-up

Get ready for a double dose of comedy as Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher are bringing their “Back to Back” tour to town on Saturday night. The married stand-up stars are psyched to be back in the Hub, especially Esposito, who spent a lot of time in the city while studying at Boston...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 4:25pm

Rihanna had a Halloween feast at this Boston restaurant

Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen weren't the only stars in Boston who got all dressed up for Halloween. Grammy-winning singer Rihanna has been spending some time in the Hub recently and got into the holiday spirit while dining out at restaurant Dante in Cambridge on Tuesday night. Rihanna...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 2:11pm

16-year-old shot, killed in Jamaica Plain

A 16-year-old boy is dead after a late-night shooting Tuesday in Jamaica Plain, Boston Police said. Police officers and EMTs responded to a radio call reporting shots fired in the area of 944 Parker St. in Jamaica Plain at 11:47 p.m., police said, and found the 16-year-old male victim suffering...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 11:23am

Tom Brady, Gisele dressed as avocado toast for Halloween

It looks like Tom Brady really is the avocado to Gisele Bündchen's toast. The Patriots power couple took to Instagram on Tuesday night to show off their costumes for this year's festivities. Since he's such a fan of avocado ice cream, the Super Bowl-winning quarterback went ...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:33pm

5 reasons why you have to see the MFA's Takashi Murakami exhibit

"Takashi Murakami: Lineage of Eccentrics," the latest exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, combines the quirky works of the renowned Japanese artist with the historic Japanese masterpieces that came before him. Murakami is a pop culture icon who has worked with several big...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 4:34pm

Rihanna dined out in Boston over the weekend

Rihanna got a taste of Boston's food scene during a trip to the Hub over the weekend. According to People, the Grammy Award-winning singer was spotted out and about with her billionaire boyfriend and Saudi businessman Hassan Jameel. While it's unclear why the couple was in town, the...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 12:10pm

Which Boston streets are closed to traffic on Halloween for trick-or-treating?

Halloween is finally here, are you ready to take your little one trick-or-treating? Kids in costume will take over Boston streets on Tuesday night, and to keep them safe, Mayor Marty Walsh is closing some roads to cars and giving tips for the best, and safest, trick-or-treating experience possible...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 10:31am

Tom Brady and Gisele are dressing up as avocado and toast for Halloween

Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen are ready for Halloween 2017. Proving that the Patriots power couple is down with millennial food trends, the Super Bowl-winning quarterback revealed in a Monday morning radio interview with WEEI that the duo will go trick-or-treating as avocado and toast this year...

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 2:29pm

Boston launches Office of Returning Citizens to help previously-incarcerated residents start anew

How does someone start to rebuild their life after they’ve been incarcerated? Mayor Marty Walsh is hoping his newly-formed office will help those ready to reenter society. Walsh announced the creation of the Office of Returning Citizens this week, a resource to help support those returning...

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 11:52am