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6 Lunar New Year celebrations around Boston

Since Boston’s Chinatown is the third largest in the U.S., it's no surprise that the city is going all out with its Lunar New Year celebrations. Ring in the Year of the Dog with these awesome events around town. Tet in Boston Day Festival Attend one of the biggest festivals of the Lunar...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 12:35pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this Presidents' Day weekend

ARTS & CULTURE Art in the Age of the Internet, 1989 to Today Take a trip over to the ICA this weekend to check out the museum's new exhibition that explores the impact of the internet on art and culture. From photos and sculptures to videos and interactive displays, the exhibit features...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 11:59am

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

ARTS & CULTURE Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper Two of TV's top hosts are heading to Boston for a fun evening of chit-chatting this weekend. The duo is set to take over the Wang Theatre on Saturday night to give fans a peek behind-the-scenes at the worlds of politics and pop culture. Feb....

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 11:56am

10 things to do in Boston for Black History Month

All month long, Boston will join the rest of the nation in celebrating the culture and achievements  of African Americans throughout history. From exhibitions of conceptual artists to the debut of a PEN-award winning author’s first play, here’s how the city is commemorating Black...

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 5:44pm

5 things to do in Boston for February vacation

February vacation is just around the corner, which means it's time for parents to start preparing for a week home with the kids. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to have fun with your little ones that don't involve sitting around on the couch all day. From museum trips to musical shows,...

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 5:19pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

FOOD & DRINKS Extreme Beer Fest Back for it’s 15th year, this annual celebration of craft brews features over 300 beers from more than 80 different brewers. Thousands of attendees are expected to show up at this year’s fest, which will also have food on hand courtesy of Binge BBQ...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 1:34pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

FOOD & DRINKS Super Hunger Brunch Enjoy a nice weekend brunch and help out a good cause. Deep Ellum, Bambara and dozens of local restaurants are coming together to raise funds for the Greater Boston Food Bank with this year’s Super Hunger Brunch. Each $1 spent will provide three meals...

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 12:37pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

FOOD & DRINKS We Miss You, Barry If the current state of affairs has got you down, stop by Somerville Brewing to raise a glass to former president Barack Obama. The brewery is bringing back it’s special #ThanksObama nitro stout this weekend, with a portion of the proceeds from each pint...

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 5:02am

5 things to do in Boston for MLK Day 2018

Between his work championing civil rights and advocating against the horrors of war, poverty and injustice, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has become one of the most celebrated icons in American history. Boston has a special place in its heart for the late activist, as he once worked as an assistant...

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 2:40pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

FOOD & DRINKS Après Ski Festival at Eataly Eataly is bringing the fun of an Italian baita to Boston with its Après Ski Festival series this month. Beginning on Thursday, the dining emporium will host a weekly festival filled with food, drinks, music and more. Guests will be...

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 12:00pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

GOING OUT No Pants Subway Ride Started by an improv troupe in New York City, this group event—which is exactly what it sounds like, and yes, you still have to wear underwear, creep—has become a weird little tradition, spreading to cities across the world. It’ll be especially...

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 12:15pm

Color-changing ice castles are back in New Hampshire

New Englanders are probably sick of the freezing weather right now, but it might be worth braving the cold to see Ice Castles return to New Hampshire this weekend. The Utah-based company's hand-crafted, "acre-sized" attraction is set to open once again in Lincoln on Friday...

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 4:53pm

10 things to do around Boston in 2018

From food and music festivals to some of the year's most exciting sporting events, there's a lot of fun stuff happening around Boston in 2018. Get a heard start on your plans for the year with our guide to all of the Hub's can't miss events. UFC 220 Kick off the year with a bang...

Friday, December 22, 2017 - 1:01pm

20 things to do in Boston for New Year's Eve 2017

If you're still figuring out your plans to ring in 2018, don't worry, because there are plenty of soirées and festivities happening around town. From First Night to disco dance parties, here are 20 things to do in Boston for New Year's Eve 2017. A4cade The Cambridge arcade bar is...

Friday, December 22, 2017 - 10:57am

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

COMEDY Whatever Happened to Baby Jesus? The irreverence and camp of the Gold Dust Orphans is pretty much summed up by the title of their newest Christmas show, which adds to the famously messed up 1962 tragedy “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?” the one thing it’s always needed:...

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 12:38pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

FAMILY Gingerbread House Design Competition Each holiday season, the Boston Society of Architects invites some local firms to apply all their precision and expertise to create deliciously charming gingerbread models of local landmarks. The show is open all month, but if you’ve got kids you...

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 8:59am

Photos: Santa Speedo Run 2017

More than a hundred locals raced through the streets of Boston for the 18th annual Santa Speedo Run over the weekend. In addition to braving the cold while wearing just bathing suits and colorful costumes, participants at Saturday's event also got the chance to experience the first snowfall of...

Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 10:40am

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

FAMILY FUN Santa in the Seaport Santa knows where it’s classy, so it’s hardly a shock that he’ll be in the Seaport District Saturday to meet with his “clients,” i.e. your kids. Kids can also color on the walls, decorate cookies, get some hot cocoa and the nearby café...

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 2:12pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

MOVIES ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ Irish playwright-turned-auteur Martin McDonagh wrote and directed this dark dramedy, starring Frances McDormand as Mildred Hayes, a woman angry over what she considers the indifference of local law enforcement toward violent murder of...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 12:17pm

Boston Winter brings ice skating, mazes and more to City Hall Plaza

After a successful debut in 2016, Boston Winter returns to City Hall Plaza just in time for the 2017 holiday season. The outdoor attraction is set to open Friday, Nov. 24, which is perfect timing for those headed downtown to take care of some Black Friday shopping. Open to the public seven days a...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 12:57pm