Boston

Jeff Daniels on originality, taking risks and quitting golf to play guitar

When he isn't busy taking home Emmy Awards for series like "The Newsroom" or starring in box office hits like "Dumb and Dumber" or "The Martian," Jeff Daniels has somehow found the time to also become a bona fide, touring musician. "Acoustic guitar is a...

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 5:29pm

Mayor Walsh marks Boston's newest skyscraper at One Dalton

Rising from the Back Bay for more than three years, Boston's newest skyscraper is nearing completion and on Tuesday hosted the mayor and developers for a topping-off ceremony. Hundreds of construction workers filled a plaza at the foot of the building officially dubbed the "Four Seasons...

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 4:53pm

How this Boston chef handles managing three restaurants

Running one restaurant is hard enough, but what about three? For this Boston chef, multitasking and managing a trio of hotspots has become second nature. As the executive chef for Brownstone, Clery's and Dillion's, Kelly Snogles always has a full plate, but somehow finds time to give each...

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 4:28pm

5 fun things to do in Boston this week

Need some inspiration to spice up your week? We've got you covered. From movies under the stars to parties with pups, here's our guide to the best things to do in Boston this week. Things to do in Boston this week Dog Days of Summer Every Monday The Beehive hosts a dog-friendly party on...

Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 3:02pm

420 Suites brings cannabis-friendly vacation rentals to Boston

Boston has long been a vacation destination, but legal marijuana may draw in even more visitors to all over Massachusetts — and businesses like 420 Suites are ready to cater to cannabis tourism. 420 Suites, which debuted at Boston’s recent CannaCon, is turning the typical vacation...

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 12:24pm

You can ride Blue Bikes for free this Saturday

If you haven’t yet noticed, Blue Bikes are in Boston, and if you haven’t yet tried the rideshare service out, here’s your chance to ride a Blue Bike for free. Back in May, the Hubway bikeshare system became Blue Bikes after Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts partnered up...

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 8:50am

New Boston Logan Airport restaurants, stores coming soon

Finding great airport food can be one of the more frustrating experiences of travel, but a new lineup of Logan Airport restaurants on the horizon hopes to change that. Boston Logan Airport is set to get more than a dozen new airport food options and a few new retail spots by the end of 2018 and in...

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 1:06pm

Ice Cube talks BIG3, LeBron James vs. Kyrie Irving and why he loves Boston

Professional 3-on-3 basketball makes its debut in Boston this weekend when BIG3 takes over the TD Garden. The league, founded by the legendary Ice Cube, features a number of former NBA stars, including several ex-Celtics like Nate Robinson, Glen Davis and the "White Mamba," Brian...

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 8:37am

Black advocates make final plea to avoid ‘racial showdown’ over Faneuil Hall name: Update

Update, 8/01/18: The New Democracy Coalition has scheduled a Faneuil Hall boycott and march for Thursday, Aug. 2.  "Neighborhood activists and members of the faith-based community in Boston will march on Faneuil Hall in Boston Thursday, August 2, in the wake of Mayor Marty Walsh’s...

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 2:49pm

Where to eat during Boston Restaurant Week 2018: Summer edition

If you didn't get a chance to check out all the hotspots on your wishlist during Dine Out Boston's spring installment, don't worry. Boston Restaurant Week 2018 continues this summer with more great deals at all the best places around town. Here's our guide to where to eat during the...

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 5:18pm

Boston Seafood Festival 2018: Everything you need to know

If you need an excuse to taste test the city's best seafood, head to the Boston Seafood Festival 2018, where you can try a lobster bake, shuck an oyster and enjoy seafood delicacies from the city’s highest-quality vendors. Get ready for a whole day dedicated to celebrating Boston’s...

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 3:21pm

5 free things to do in Boston this month, August 2018

We're heading into the last month of summer, which means there isn't a lot of time left to enjoy all that the season has to offer in the city. Make the most of the final few weeks—without breaking the bank—with our guide to all the best free things to do in Boston this month....

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 2:31pm

MBTA offering special train to Gillette Stadium for Beyonce and Jay Z concert

Are you heading to the Beyonce and Jay Z concert this weekend at Gillette Stadium? Before you can go apes**t in the audience, you have to get there, and the MBTA is here to help. If you don’t want to deal with the crowds getting into or out of the Gillette Stadium parking lot — or the...

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 12:16pm

5 fun things to do in Boston this week

August is around the corner, which means time is running out to have some summer fun in the city. From parties with pups to rock concerts and more, here are the best things to do in Boston this week. Things to do in Boston this week 'Bachelorette: Men Tell All' Viewing Party If you...

Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 3:06pm

Here's how much money it takes to be considered rich in Boston

The cost of living in Boston has skyrocketed in recent years — to no surprise of anyone who lives here, of course. But a new report sheds light on how many Bostonians are struggling to get by and how far away the dream of being wealthy in Boston may be. More than half of Boston residents...

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 2:33pm

Brian Scalabrine is ready to put on a show with BIG3 in Boston

While it's been almost a decade since Brian Scalabrine last suited up as a player for the Celtics, the fan-favorite baller plans to rain buckets back at the TD Garden as part of the BIG3 league's stop in Boston. Of course, Scalabrine hasn't strayed too far away from the famed venue...

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 5:32pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

Can you believe it's almost August already? Make the most of the last few days of July with our guide to all the best things to do in Boston this weekend. Things to do in Boston this weekend ARTS & CULTURE FIGMENT Boston Back for its ninth year, enjoy art activities in a variety of...

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 5:28pm

3 tips for how to start a marijuana business in Massachusetts

Now that recreational weed is legal in the Bay State, entrepreneurial pot enthusiasts are starting to get into the marijuana business in Massachusetts. If going green for your next gig piques your interest, you might want to stop by CannaCon Boston 2018 this weekend. Following a successful debut...

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 4:48pm

Boston tiki bar: 6 great spots to get your tiki on

Most cocktail fans don't usually associate the Hub with tropical beverages, but you actually don't have to look far in order to find a great Boston tiki bar. In fact, there are a number of local hotspots serving up tasty tiki drinks. Here are six you have to check out this season. Boston...

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 3:04pm

5 things you can't miss at Boston GreenFest 2018

Doing your part to help the environment has never been more fun. Come celebrate our planet with a series of cultural events and forums and an array of local foods at Boston GreenFest 2018, New England's largest environmental festival. Test-drive the electric Nissan Leaf, shop eco-friendly...

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 2:59pm