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Get the scoop on Boston breweries with this new app

For Massachusetts beer fans, there is finally a way to stay organized about getting boozed up thanks to the recently launched Mass Craft Beer app. The mobile app and beer trail map was created by the Massachusetts Brewers Guild, a nonprofit organization and trade association that works to protect...

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 4:05pm

Boston chefs throw down at Brunch Battle

Everyone knows that brunch is a weekend essential, but if you want to add some extra fun to your meal and mid-morning mimosa, this year’s Brunch Battle is the place you need to be. Boston’s best chefs and restaurants will compete for the title of Brunch Champion and you get to be the...

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 3:36pm

5 ways to spend Columbus Day weekend in Boston

If you’re looking to get the kids out of the house this Columbus Day, we’ve got you covered. From parades and festivals to museum and food specials, here are five ways to spend this holiday weekend in Boston. Columbus Day Parade Head to the North End for an afternoon of festivities...

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 3:30pm

Where to celebrate National Taco Day in Boston

The air is cooling down, the days are getting shorter and Fenway is set to host a postseason series: It’s fall. Just because Halloween is coming up and pumpkin spice fills every coffee shop doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some outstanding Mexican cuisine this National Taco Day on Oct...

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 3:14pm

Kendrick Lamar finds inspiration in Colin Kaepernick

Kendrick Lamar praised Colin Kaepernick during a keynote discussion at the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Boston on Tuesday afternoon. While speaking to a crowd of hundreds who showed up for the event at City Hall Plaza, the Grammy-winning rapper gave the former 49ers quarterback a shout out for...

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 5:00pm

George Wendt talks returning as Santa for 'Elf' and if he'd play Norm again

George Wendt is heading back to Boston later this year, but it's not for another round of drinks with the "Cheers" gang. The actor will reprise his role as Santa in the upcoming production of "Elf: The Musical," which stops at the Wang Theatre in Boston at the end of...

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 10:36am

Get ready for winter with these new Polar Seltzer flavors

While fall has barely begun, that doesn't mean fans can't enjoy the new Polar Seltzer flavors for winter. The Massachusetts-based beverage makers recently unveiled its latest, bubbly drinks for the cold weather season. Polar will offer a quintet of special flavors as the...

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 1:14pm

Sam Adams donuts are back at this Boston shop

Coffee and donuts are a solid breakfast combination, but what about beer and donuts? Foodies can try for themselves now that the Sam Adams pumpkin ale donut is back on the menu at Kane's Donuts. The shop will have the special available at its Boston and Saugus locations throughout the month of...

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 12:38pm

Adult Swim on the Green tour stops in Boston this weekend

After a successful Boston trip by the "Rick and Morty" Rickmobile this the summer, Adult Swim will head back to the Hub this weekend when its Adult Swim on the Green tour comes to town. The late-night TV network is bringing its festival to Gore Place in Waltham on Friday, Sept. 29. The...

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 2:19pm

Get your groove on at the Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival

The Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival returns to liven up Columbus Ave. with Boston’s biggest annual block party this weekend. Visitors can get their groove on with two stages of performances by jazz, Latin, blues, funk and other artists. Grammy nominated-composer Mehmet Ali Sanlikol, the Blue...

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 1:59pm

Massachusetts bar won't show Patriots game over anthem protests

Don't expect to see the Patriots game or any other NFL match-ups at the Monument Tap in Leominster on Sunday. The folks behind the Massachusetts bar have decided to not air this weekend's games due to the recent national anthem protests by football players and other athletes. According to...

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 1:03pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

THEATER "HOME" “HOME” tells the story of a house over its years of occupancy, and exploring the question of just what turns a house into a home. The house in question is built from the ground up over the course of the play, which combines illusions, audience interaction and...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 2:31pm

Forbes Under 30 Summit kicks off with music fest in Boston

A slew of stars are coming to town for the Forbes Under 30 Summit, which returns to Boston Oct. 1-4. The festivities kick off on Sunday with a music festival at City Hall Plaza, featuring performances by Grammy-winning DJ Zedd, singer-songwriter Skylar Grey and rapper Playboi Carti. "I...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 2:18pm

10 places to celebrate Oktoberfest in Boston

Oktoberfest is upon us, and although many begin celebrating in early September, there’s still time to join the party. If you’re looking for authentic beer, food and live music, you’re in the right city. City Tap House City Tap House will turn its patio area into a beer garden...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 12:07pm

When will the 'corpse flower' bloom at Boston's Franklin Park Zoo?

The Franklin Park Zoo is preparing for one of its largest plants to blossom within the next week. While seeing the "corpse flower" bloom is rare, the highlight of the event is the smell. Fester, one of the zoo’s more exotic flowers, literally smells like death. The plant is an...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 10:34am

Where to celebrate National Coffee Day in Boston

In a city like Boston with coffee shops on nearly every street, National Coffee Day is a big deal. Whether you start you start every morning at your local Dunkin’ Donuts or make it a habit to visit as many niche cafés as you can, you’ll want to take advantage of this holiday’s...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 4:31pm

What Mario Batali likes to eat at Eataly Boston

Celebrity chef Mario Batali has a lot of love for Boston's food scene, which isn't a surprise considering he's opened a few ventures in the Hub over the years. "The Chew" co-host is back in the city this week for the 2017 Inbound conference in the Seaport, so expect him to...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 3:46pm

After divisive weekend, James White hopes to spread positive vibes

It was a tough weekend on and off the field for the Patriots, but James White and a few of his Boston sports pals finally got to relax a bit on Monday night, all while helping out a good cause. Despite all the controversy surrounding the NFL's reaction to President Donald Trump's...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 3:37pm

James Blunt is cool with being Ed Sheeran's 'sidekick' in Boston

Boston should prepare itself for another British invasion this weekend, as music superstars Ed Sheeran and James Blunt are coming to town for two nights at the TD Garden. The pair of UK crooners have been traveling across the globe for Sheeran's latest tour, which stops in the Hub on Friday...

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 2:18pm

Mario Batali: Immigration ban would make US 'the trash heap of history'

A slew of celebrities, entrepreneurs and influencers are coming to Boston's Seaport next week for Inbound 2017. The annual marketing and sales conference will once again take over the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center Sept. 25 through 28 for four days of networking, inspirational...

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 12:23pm