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The best places to go trick or treating in Boston

Trick or treating is one of the tastiest Halloween traditions and finding the right place to do it is just as important as the act itself. Guarantee you get the best candy collecting experience by visiting the neighborhoods least likely to send you home empty handed. Every year, Zillow, the online...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 1:10pm

Elton John to receive Harvard Humanitarian Award

Elton John will receive the Harvard Foundation’s 2017 Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award at a ceremony on Nov. 6. The legendary musician is being recognized for his philanthropic work toward HIV/AIDS research, through his foundation, The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF). “Accepting an...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 1:05pm

James Corden is coming to Boston

James Corden plans to bring the laughs to Boston later this fall. The "Late Late Show" host and mastermind behind the hit "Carpool Karaoke" series will be this year's headliner for Northeastern University's homecoming. The comedian and actor will take part in a chat...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 11:48am

Matt Damon and Jimmy Kimmel want to take you on an awkward dinner date

Hollywood's biggest frenemies Matt Damon and Jimmy Kimmel want to give fans an upclose look at their strange relationship. The duo is teaming up with Omaze for a new charity contest where one winner and a friend will get the chance to "sit down for an uncomfortable" meal with the...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 9:52am

10 family-friendly Halloween events around Boston

Gone are the days of figuring out costume to wear to your friends’ Halloween rager. These days, there’s a more vexing question: what to do with the kids? We’ve got a few fun ideas for this weekend. Whether you’ve got little ones or budding tweens, there should be something...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 1:18pm

Bridget and Julia explain why ATK has arrived with Boston EATS

America's Test Kitchen hopes to highlight its Boston roots when its new food festival debuts this weekend. Although ATK has always called the Hub its home, culinary stars Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison note that fans often forget that fact. The co-hosts of ATK's popular cooking...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 12:11pm

Cambridge hotel hosts 'Stranger Things'-themed '80s party

Get ready to party like it’s 1984 at a “Stranger Things”-themed bash in Cambridge this weekend. Once you’re done binge-watching the new season on Netflix, head over to the Kimpton Marlowe Hotel on Friday night for a special, ‘80s-style Halloween party. Dubbed a...

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 12:01pm

Cast away inhibitions with a NSFW 'playdate'

The bell rings and you’re greeted at the door by a man in black bunny ears who introduces you to Calvin Klein, the Pomeranian at his side. You climb the steps to the kitchen where you see and smell catered bites and cocktails on your way to the coatroom. Now, it’s time to get NSFW...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:43pm

The ultimate guide to visiting Salem, Massachusetts

Salem is a town of dichotomies. The site of the infamous 1692 witch trials is now one of the quaintest New England destinations. The preserved colonial architecture and cobblestone streets are a glaring contrast to Salem’s frenetic, action-packed theme park vibe—especially this time of...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:21pm

High Times hosts first New England Cannabis Cup

Mark your calendars, cannabis fans: the High Times Cannabis Cup is coming to the east cost for the first time this weekend. The Cup, which doubles as a pot-growing competition and a general celebration of the plant, has been exclusively held on the west coast (never further east than Denver), but...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:21pm

Grab a cap and join the Be Bold, Be Bald! battle against cancer

In the fight against cancer, no show of solidarity goes unappreciated. This Friday, thousands will show their support for the many cancer patients undergoing treatment every day by participating in the national Be Bold, Be Bald! campaign. From coast to coast, people will wear bald caps all day...

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:00pm

Martha’s Vineyard Food & Wine Festival turns 10

Get ready for a weekend of fine dining and breathtaking scenery of the island at the 10th annual Martha’s Vineyard Food & Wine Festival. The annual fest kicks off on Oct. 19 and will keep the party going through Oct. 22. Here are five events you have to check out at this year’s...

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 1:12pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

SPORTS Gridiron Glory Geeks and jocks join forces for this in-depth, interactive exhibit on exploring the history, science and politics of football, with rare artifacts, photographs and film from across the history of the game, including a special Patriots section. Test your mettle in the “...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 2:09pm

Party with pups at SOWA's Woofstock

If dogs are man’s best friends, we should be able to treat them like they are, right? SOWA Open Market’s upcoming event, Woofstock, says yes. Take your dog with you for an afternoon of live music, drinks, games and most importantly, dogs. Woofstock is a free, pooch-friendly event that...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 1:58pm

4 New England pumpkin beers to try this fall

Unlike lots of pumpkin spiced delicacies, there’s actually historical precedent for pumpkin beer. In Colonial America, when barley was in limited supply, pumpkin was often used as a last-resort substitute. Since breweries across New England have revived pumpkin beer as an autumn specialty in...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 1:49pm

Patti LaBelle reveals the secret behind her sweet potato pies

Patti LaBelle isn't just the “Godmother of Soul,” she's also a queen of the kitchen. Between a show on the Cooking Channel, her myriad of cookbooks and, of course, her famous pies, the legendary performer has become a shining star of the culinary world over the years. In...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 1:38pm

The best places to watch the Head of the Charles Regatta for free

Each fall, the Head of the Charles Regatta puts more than 10,000 rowers on the Charles River, and an estimated 40,000 spectators on its banks. This free, two-day event brings the best rowers from across the globe to Boston, including many Olympic medalists. Participants race the picturesque three-...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 2:06pm

Boston McDonald's launch mobile app ordering

Ordering food at Boston McDonald's just got a lot easier. The popular fast-food chain recently announced that fans around the eastern New England area can now place their orders through McDonald's mobile app. Available in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire, the app will...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 1:22pm

5 more reasons to check out Boston's Seaport

It’s no secret that the Seaport District is quickly becoming Boston’s hottest neighborhood. While the area already has a ton of great restaurants and bars to go along with its collection of luxury apartments, expect even more popular attractions to pop up in the coming months. If you...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 12:18pm

Where to watch the Celtics' season opener

The Celtics are back in action on as they kick off the new NBA season with a tough game against LeBron James and the Cavaliers. While Kyrie Irving and company won’t throw down at home in Boston until Wednesday, fans can still catch all the action from Cleveland at these area bars on Tuesday...

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:14pm