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12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

The weather in Boston is seriously heating up, which means it's time to enjoy all the fun, outdoor activities that the city has to offer. From food truck festivals to the return of the SoWa Open Market, check out our guide to all the top things to do in Boston this weekend. Things to do in...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 9:20am

Boston is the second most-millennial city

There’s a lot of research about the impact of millennials, from what industries they’re “killing” with their spending habits to what jobs they’re bolstering as they take over the workforce. But where exactly are all these millennials living, and what cities are they...

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 2:39pm

Rebel's Guild channels Boston's revolutionary spirit

Since Boston is often called the birthplace of the American Revolution, it's only approrpiate that the Revere Hotel Boston Common pay homage to the city's rebellious past with its new bar and restaurant. Rebel's Guild, which officially opened on the anniversary of Paul...

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 1:20pm

Dunkin' Donuts new Coolattas are out of this world

Dunkin' Donuts plans to take customers to new worlds with its latest frozen beverage creations. The Canton-based company announced this week that its adding new Cosmic Coolatta flavors to the menu this month. The space-themed drinks will be available in cotton candy and pineapple, and both...

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 11:48am

Playing youth tackle football leads to earlier CTE symptoms: Study

It’s now no secret that the hits most NFL players sustain during football games could lead to chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the degenerative brain disease known as CTE that causes memory loss, aggression, confusion and more. But it’s not just those tackles in a national stadium...

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 10:22am

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

Events are always a bit more fun when they're free, and luckily there are plenty of things to do in Boston this May that won't cost you a penny. From festivals to block parties, here are the top free events happening around the city this month. Free things to do in Boston this month Lawn...

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 4:57pm

Mayor Walsh backs House bid to limit MBTA billboards

This train is making local stops. That was the message from House budget-writers to the MBTA when it comes to erecting billboards and similar outdoor ad space that the cash-hungry T views as a revenue-generator and others see as an eyesore. Through a provision in the roughly $41 billion fiscal...

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 1:17pm

Consultant sees Walsh as possible 2022 gov contender

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh's recent political activity could signal his interest in running for the Corner Office in four years, a prominent Democrat consultant told WCVB-TV. During its political roundtable that aired Sunday morning, WCVB noted Walsh endorsed Congressman Michael Capuano, has...

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 12:52pm

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