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3 things you don't want to miss at Anime Boston 2018

Get ready otakus, because Anime Boston 2018 is finally back this weekend. The three-day event is one of the biggest anime conventions in North America, routinely bringing in tens of thousands of fans to the Hub each year. From dances and costume contests to live gaming and karaoke, there's...

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 11:54am

The ultimate guide to nightlife in Boston's Seaport District

The Seaport District has quickly become the hottest up-and-coming neighborhood in Boston. Not only does the area boast beautiful views of the Boston Harbor, but there are endless ways to have fun on any given night. From foodie destinations and rooftop bars to breweries and comedy clubs, check out...

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 8:55am

Dorchester teacher honored for work with ESL students

A big part of teaching middle school students is preparing them for the new challenges of high school, but in Jennifer Dines’s class at Lilla G. Frederick Pilot Middle School in Dorchester, students are already navigating something new and unknown: life in the United States. Dines teaches...

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 5:00am

Meb Keflezighi will run the 2018 Boston Marathon for Martin Richard Foundation

Marathon runner Meb Keflezighi has won over Boston hearts countless times, like when he won the 2014 race with the names of the Boston Marathon bombing victims written on his bib to the time he crossed the finish line holding hands with a female runner. Now, in another tug at our heartstrings,...

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 12:15pm

Where to eat in Boston for Easter Sunday 2018

It's hard to believe it, but yes, Easter 2018 is indeed around the corner. If you're still on the hunt for a perfect spot to have brunch or dinner, we've got a few spots for you to check out — just make sure to book a reservation ahead of time. Before the Easter Bunny...

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 5:33pm

MBTA unveils 'love letter to Boston' videos by local teens

Beginning this week, some MBTA stations will turn into mini art museums, showcasing videos about Boston life created by local teens. The initiative is a collaboration between the MBTA and the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston, and hopefully a way to make your T commute a bit more enjoyable...

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 3:55pm

Gold medalist Aly Raisman's childhood home hits the market

A gold medal worthy property is now on sale in Needham. The childhood home of three-time Olympic gold medalist and outspoken activist Aly Raisman is back on the market in the popular Boston suburb. The house has undergone a ton of renovations courtesy of Speedwagon Partners since the...

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 2:33pm

When is the 2018 Boston Marathon? Start times, date and more

Now that spring has officially arrived, it's time to start getting ready for the 2018 Boston Marathon. The beloved annual race from Hopkinton to Copley Square is always a big deal in the Hub, attracting more than half a million spectators each year. However, the upcoming edition of...

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 5:06pm

New England resort from 'The Bachelor Winter Games' ordered to shut down

A luxury ski resort in New England that served as the backdrop for "The Bachelor Winter Games" is in some hot water. The Hermitage Club, located in Wilmington, Vermont, has been ordered to shut down, according to the Associated Press.  The private club is being asked...

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 3:23pm

Boston March For Our Lives is ready to make a difference

This weekend, Boston area students are continuing their fight to end gun violence by taking to the streets for a march to Boston Common. March For Our Lives is a national movement, and the sister event in Boston is expected to attract around 50,000 people. Here and around the country, students...

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 2:31pm

The top 12 things to do in Boston this weekend

Don't let another snowstorm keep you from having some fun. From concerts and comedy shows to food and films, here are the best things to do in Boston this weekend. Things to do in Boston this weekend ARTS & CULTURE Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater This modern dance company, featuring...

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 12:41pm

5 flicks to see at the 2018 Boston Underground Film Festival

See some of the world's strangest and most unusual flicks at the Boston Underground Film Festival this weekend. This "bacchanalia of sound and vision" celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2018 with another far-out lineup of screenings at the Brattle Theatre and Harvard Film Archive...

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 5:05pm

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of James Brown saving Boston

The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968, left a hole in a lot of people's hearts. When news of his death started to spread, so did a wave of riots in cities ranging from New York to Baltimore. While the country struggled to deal with this surge of social unrest, Boston was...

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 4:42pm

This Boston McDonald's just got a high-tech upgrade

A Boston McDonald's is making a lot of high-tech changes to how it does business. The restaurant on Washington Street in Downtown Crossing celebrated its highly anticipated grand re-opening on Tuesday morning, complete with a Chinese Lion Dance performance as well as a ribbon cutting ceremony...

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 4:10pm

Fourth nor'easter of 2018 to hit Boston

Even more snow is slated to hit the Northeast this week, despite the fact that spring has technically sprung. The National Weather Service’s Boston office issued a Winter Storm Warning for Massachusetts and parts of Rhode Island and Connecticut ahead of the coming nor'easter. The warning...

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 1:44pm

Walsh: Self-driving vehicle tests on hold after Arizona fatality

Boston has put its self-driving car testing program on hold after an autonomous Uber vehicle struck and killed a woman walking in Tempe, Arizona. "We put the program on hold for a couple of days here to see what's going on," Boston Mayor Marty Walsh told reporters on Tuesday morning...

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 1:09pm

Watch James Corden invade Jenny Slate's cell phone on 'The Late Late Show'

Jenny Slate had the contents of her cell phone put on full display by James Corden on Monday night's episode of "The Late Late Show." The actress and comedian joined RuPaul Charles and Kumail Nanjiani for a fun, "To Tell the Truth"-inspired segment for the show....

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 9:30am

Massachusetts Uber driver charged with raping female passenger

A Massachusetts man charged with raping a woman who was reportedly his Uber passenger was arraigned in Roxbury Municipal Court on Monday. Ranjan Thapa, 26, of Everett, was arrested on Sunday after he was stopped by Northeastern University Police who were responding to a call of sexual assault....

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 3:34pm

Archery tag shoots into Boston this weekend

Bows and arrows are back in style thanks to pop culture icons like Katniss Everdeen from "Hunger Games" and Oliver Queen from "Arrow." Now locals can live out their Hawkeye fantasies at a new archery tag facility that's debuting in the Boston area this weekend. The...

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 3:33pm

The best things to do in Boston for sping 2018

It may not feel like spring just yet thanks to all those pesky Nor'easters, but the season officially kicks off on Tuesday, March 20. Although it may take a while for all that snow to melt, we promise that April showers and May flowers are right around the corner. From walks in the park to...

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 1:57pm