Things To Do

10 ways to celebrate Labor Day weekend in Boston

The students are back, daylight is diminishing and pretty soon we’ll all be donning waterproof boots and trudging through winter. But you don’t have to go gentle into that good night just yet. Labor Day offers one last chance to live it up, have a summer fling or just get outdoors...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 2:42pm

12 fun things to do in Boston over Labor Day weekend

EXHIBITS BUILDing Forward You simply have to look around to see the construction boom going on, but what’s less known are the many recent innovations in designing and building. Boston Society of Architects present these innovations in this interactive exhibition, showing how technology and...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 2:28pm

Maria Menounos brings Greek cuisine to Fenway

It's been a rough several months for Maria Menounos and her family, as the Medford native underwent surgery to remove a tumor from her brain earlier this summer. Her mother has been battling a health struggle of her own as well, having been diagnosed with stage IV brain cancer. ...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 2:14pm

A massive video game tournament is coming to Boston this weekend

Thanks to the winning ways of the Bruins and Celtics, the TD Garden has hosted its fair share of championship moments over years. Now it's time for esports stars to shine at the beloved Boston venue. Four of the continent’s best “League of Legends” teams are set to throw down...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 12:40pm

Where to eat in Boston during college move-in week

Sending your kid off to college may leave a tear in your eye, but it'll probably leave you pretty hungry too once you're done lugging all that stuff up four flights of stairs. If you're struggling to find a place to fuel up after the furniture moving fun, don't worry, as we've...

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 2:44pm

'Westworld' star Evan Rachel Wood is coming to Boston

Watch out gunslingers, "Westworld" star Evan Rachel Wood is coming to town. Forbes announced on Tuesday morning that the Emmy-nominated actress has joined the speakers lineup for the 2017 Under 30 Summit, which returns to Boston Oct. 1 through 4. Wood joins a star-studded list of guests...

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 11:53am

Yas Gawd! RuPaul is bringing DragCon to NYC

Following three years of “massive success of the world’s largest drag culture convention” in Los Angeles, RuPaul’s DragCon is coming to New York City. When is DragCon? RuPaul, also known as RuPaul Andre Charles, and her myriad guests, including past contestants on RuPaul...

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 6:14pm

This French restaurant in Boston is inside a Masonic temple

Sometimes a passion project falls into place so seamlessly that it feels like fate. For restaurateur Ed Kane, that project is his newest restaurant, Explorateur. This new French restaurant in Boston, located on the corner of Tremont and Boylston Streets, celebrated its grand opening with a star-...

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 2:38pm

Jake Gyllenhaal's 'Stronger' to premiere at facility that treated Boston Marathon bombing survivors

Jake Gyllenhaal's "Stronger," the upcoming film about Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman, won't have a traditional red carpet premiere when it debuts next month. According to the Boston Globe, the drama will have its first showing at the Spaulding Rehabilitation...

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 2:08pm

Barack and Michelle Obama dined out at this Martha's Vineyard restaurant

As Malia gets ready for her first year at Harvard, proud parents Barack and Michelle Obama haven't been far away. They've been soaking up the sun in one of the Bay State's most scenic vacation spots. The former president and first lady have once again been spending their summer over on...

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 12:05pm

Mariah Carey ate at this Boston restaurant this week

Mariah Carey hit up the Seaport's fine dining scene during her trip to Boston earlier this week. The queen of the divas was in town for a performance with music icon Lionel Richie at the TD Garden on Tuesday night. According to the Boston Globe, Carey and her new man Bryan...

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 12:52pm

'American Idol' auditions are coming to Boston

It didn't take long for "American Idol" to find its way back to airwaves, and now the singing-competition series is hitting the road to find the next big star. ABC recently announced open auditions for the rebooted reality show, which will stop in dozens of cities throughout August...

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 12:05pm

Enjoy a posh picnic with Le Dîner en Blanc in Boston

There's often a gulf between hype and reality, but the pop-up dining experience Le Dîner en Blanc plans to live up to the high expectations. This very posh picnic, which returns to Boston in September is as much a fashion event for its thousands of attendees as it is a food lovers dream. The...

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 2:11pm

Where to watch Mayweather vs. McGregor in Boston

Combat sports history will be made on Aug. 26 when boxer Floyd Mayweather puts his undefeated record on the line against UFC champion Conor McGregor. If you don't feel like paying a hefty pay-per-view price tag for the big fight, don't worry, because there are plenty of places showing the...

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 12:35pm

Tony Hinchcliffe on being the King Joffrey of comedy

If heroes and villains existed in the world of stand-up comedy, Tony Hinchcliffe would definitely be a bad guy. The Ohio native has gotten pretty good and picking people apart as a writer for the Comedy Central Roasts series, so crowds shouldn’t expect any mercy when he stops by The Sinclair...

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 11:56am

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

FOOD Julia Child Dinner Puritan and Co. present their fourth annual tribute to the eternal Queen of Cooking Shows, featuring Cambridge chefs Leo Asaro of Tico, Dave Bazirgan of Bambara, Kevin O'Donnell of SRV, Shaun Velez of Deuxave and Puritan & Co.’s own Ellie Wallock, each...

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 4:20pm

Relive the good ol’ days with the ‘Kings of Cape Cod’

Before Cape Cod became the family-friendly destination that it is today, the peninsula was a haven for rocking tunes, cheap drinks and a whole lot of fun. Former TD Garden DJ turned film producer Dan McCarthy hopes to give audiences a peek into that world with his new documentary "Kings of...

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 4:05pm

The Bacon Brothers bring their country soul sound to Beverly

Fans are used to seeing Kevin Bacon cut a rug on the big screen, but the acclaimed actor will show off his musical side when he brings his band to the Boston area. The Bacon Brothers, comprised of the "Footloose" star and his older brother Michael, plan to rock out at The Cabot in...

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 3:41pm

Malia Obama and family spotted in Cambridge's Harvard Square

Summer is almost over, which means it's time for all those college kids to come back to town. One famous face who will join the flood of incoming freshman will be none other than Malia Obama, daughter of President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama. Malia and...

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 1:33pm

Gary Vaynerchuk on Internet fame, Tom Brady and Donald Trump's tweeting

Few people have capitalized on the power of online marketing and social media like Gary Vaynerchuk. As an entrepreneur, bestselling author as well as an angel investor and advisor for companies ranging from Uber to Snapchat, Vaynerchuk has always been ahead of the curve. In addition to being a...

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 1:39pm