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Colin Quinn on the differences between Boston and New York Irish communities

Comedian Colin Quinn is shipping up to Boston just in time to celebrate St. Patrick's Day weekend. The former "Saturday Night Live" star, who takes over The Wilbur on Thursday night, is one of the country's most beloved Irish American comedians, so there's no better person to...

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 3:33pm

15 things to do in Boston for St. Patrick's Day weekend

There's always fun things to do in Boston every weekend, but the city definitely takes it up a notch for St. Patrick's Day. From bar crawls and breweries to concerts and food specials, there are endless ways to celebrate the holiday in the Hub. Check out our ultimate guide to spending St....

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 4:35pm

10 museum exhibits in Boston you have to see this spring

Oh, spring; a lovely time to wander around the city and pursue the fine array of arts that Boston has to offer. From an experiment with two Da Vincis to the Cyberart Gallery, there are exhibitions for every moment this season. Here are 10 museum exhibits you definitely don’t want to miss this...

Monday, March 12, 2018 - 4:27pm

Dine Out Boston 2018: 10 places to try during Boston Restaurant Week

Unofficially known as Boston Restaurant Week, Dine Out Boston is back this month with a ton of great deals at some of the city's top foodie destinations. From old favorites to new additions to the Hub's food scene, here are 10 places you should try when the Dine Out Boston festivities...

Monday, March 12, 2018 - 2:53pm

Boston chef talks 'Chopped' St. Patrick's Day showdown

The Boston vs. New York rivalry continues this week on a special St. Patrick's Day edition of "Chopped." The "Luck of the Irish" episode, which airs March 13 at 10 p.m., will feature a pair of chefs from the Big Apple, as well as local culinary stars Andrei Enikeev of...

Monday, March 12, 2018 - 2:53pm

Where Andrew Zimmern likes to eat in Boston's North End

Whenever Andrew Zimmern is in Boston, he always makes time for a quick picnic in the North End. The "Bizarre Foods" host was back in town over the summer to film episodes for "The Zimmern List," which premieres March 13 on the Travel Channel. The new series is "a very...

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 12:39pm

'The Humans' takes the stage in Boston

Local theater fans don’t often get the chance to see such grounded and critically acclaimed productions like “The Humans.” The hit play, which takes over the Boch Center Shubert Theatre for a two-week engagement later this month, has been racking up the accolades since it debuted...

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 1:48pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

Looking for fun things to do in Boston this weekend? We've got you covered. Check out our picks for all of top events in town, and make sure to pick up Metro Boston's WKND issue for a complete guide to all the best things happening around the Hub every weekend. Things to do in Boston this...

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 10:44am

Lisa Lampanelli on roasting Trump and why he can't take a joke anymore

Whether you're a president or just an average audience member, expect a good roasting whenever Lisa Lampanelli takes the stage. The sharp-tongued comic and Connecticut native will be back in Boston this weekend to dole out verbal beatdowns at The Wilbur. Ahead of her show, we caught up with...

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 6:46pm

Free things to do in Boston for March 2018

Spring is in the air, which means it's time to get out and have some fun in the city. If you're looking to have a good time in March without breaking the bank, we've got you covered. From parades to film fests, check out our guide to free things to do in Boston this month. Institute of...

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 3:05pm

Top 10 concerts in Boston this spring

From pop stars to rock icons, there's something happening in the Hub for every kind of music fan. Check out our guide to the top concerts in Boston this spring. Dropkick Murphys The Boston rockers continue their annual tradition of taking over the House of Blues for a few days in honor of St...

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 1:59pm

'Proper' Southern food comes to Boston's South End

We may be damn Yankees, but Boston is quickly becoming a hotbed for great Southern food. The latest addition to the city's surging culinary scene is Southern Proper, a South End restaurant owned by executive chef Jason Cheek. After honing his skills in the kitchen at local hotspots like ...

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 12:46pm

Top Comedy Shows in Boston this Spring

Everyone can use a good laugh once in a while. Luckily, there are plenty of awesome comics coming to town over the next few months. Check out our guide to the top comedy shows in Boston this spring. Comedy Shows in Boston for Spring 2018 Sebastian Maniscalco It's taken some time, but the...

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 11:04am

5 brews to try at the 2018 Boston Beer and Cheese Fest

Drink Craft Beer will host its third annual Boston Beer and Cheese Fest on March 9, featuring a dozen cheese connoisseur and 25 breweries from all over the east coast. One ticket will get you an endless-bottom cup that you can take to any vendor. Don’t forget to stop by Exhibit ‘A...

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 11:30am

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

FOOD & DRINKS Star Wars Brunch The Force will be with Summer Shack this weekend. The Cambridge seafood joint has organized a Star Wars-themed brunch on Sunday, complete with special dishes like Chewie's Bacon, Snoke'in Supreme Scramble, Rebel Lobster Hash, Luke Skywaffles and more....

Friday, March 2, 2018 - 1:03pm

Jamie Morton on the future of 'My Dad Wrote a Porno'

Embarrassing your kids is part of the job when you’re a dad. But Jamie Morton’s father takes things to another level. Morton is the host of “My Dad Wrote a Porno,” a wildly popular and hilarious podcast from across the pond that chronicles his father’s foray into the...

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 4:00pm

George Lopez on golfing with Ray Allen, Trump and the state of late-night TV

From his hit sitcoms to breaking ground on late-night television, George Lopez has been a pioneer for Latino performers in the world of comedy. While a lot has changed since he first graced the stage and screen, Lopez has his concerns about the current state of affairs in the entertainment industry...

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 12:33pm

2018 Oscars: Where to watch the Best Picture nominees around Boston

The 90th annual Academy Awards are almost here, which means there isn't much time to get caught up on all of those awesome movies before the big show. Luckily, there are still plenty of theaters around Boston that are showing the 2018 Best Picture nominees this weekend. From "Get Out...

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 2:42pm

Cocktail recipe: Sip on this Oscar-worthy 'Get Out' gimlet

Ocean Prime Boston is going all out for this weekend's Academy Awards ceremony. The Seaport hotspot is offering an array of special Oscar-themed drinks on its menu in honor of the big show. If you can't make it over to Ocean Prime this week, step up your watch party game with this amazing...

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 2:04pm

Punk rock lives on at this Southie restaurant

Locals were pretty bummed to see Southie’s beloved Playwright Bar close its doors last summer, but the Punk & Poet has more than filled its shoes. Still owned and operated by restaurateur Joey Arcari, the space was transformed into a punk rock-inspired bar and restaurant last fall. From...

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 1:56pm