Things To Do

'90s band Belly is ready to rock Boston again

Belly plans to rock out like it's 1995 when they take the stage at Boston Calling later this month. The local band, which formed in Rhode Island but cut its teeth in the Hub's music scene, reunited for a small tour in 2016 and recently went back to the studio to work on their new record,...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 1:06pm

'Jagged Little Pill' brings the music of Alanis Morissette to life

Alanis Morissette joined the pantheon of international music superstars when her breakout album "Jagged Little Pill" debuted in 1995. Offering a voice to a generation of angsty teens, the alt-rock record was an immediate success, selling more than 30 million copies and earning a spot on...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 11:09am

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

The weather in Boston is seriously heating up, which means it's time to enjoy all the fun, outdoor activities that the city has to offer. From food truck festivals to the return of the SoWa Open Market, check out our guide to all the top things to do in Boston this weekend. Things to do in...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 9:20am

Rebel's Guild channels Boston's revolutionary spirit

Since Boston is often called the birthplace of the American Revolution, it's only approrpiate that the Revere Hotel Boston Common pay homage to the city's rebellious past with its new bar and restaurant. Rebel's Guild, which officially opened on the anniversary of Paul...

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 1:20pm

Dunkin' Donuts new Coolattas are out of this world

Dunkin' Donuts plans to take customers to new worlds with its latest frozen beverage creations. The Canton-based company announced this week that its adding new Cosmic Coolatta flavors to the menu this month. The space-themed drinks will be available in cotton candy and pineapple, and both...

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 11:48am

5 free things to do in Boston this month, May 2018

Events are always a bit more fun when they're free, and luckily there are plenty of things to do in Boston this May that won't cost you a penny. From festivals to block parties, here are the top free events happening around the city this month. Free things to do in Boston this month Lawn...

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 4:57pm

Score $20 tickets to Boston shows during National Concert Week

Music lovers can rock out all summer long without breaking the bank, thanks to Live Nation's National Concert Week. Through May 8, fans can score $20, all-in tickets to more than 2,000 shows across the country, including dozens of awesome performances right here in the Boston area. The one-...

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 11:05am

Trillium beer garden returns to the Greenway this summer

The Trillium beer garden will return to the Greenway in 2018. The Boston-based brewing company and the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy announced on Monday morning that the pop-up will be back at "the same beautiful location" on High Street across from the Rowes Wharf arch later this...

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 10:00am

Boston Conservatory alum takes the stage for ‘The Sound of Music’

You might have heard of the main protagonist Maria from “The Sound of Music,” and of course, the von Trapp family,  but when the curtains open this season at the Wang Theatre, the first person you’ll see is Lauren Kidwell as Mother Abbess. A graduate of the Boston...

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 8:11am

Patti LaBelle's recipe for a Monte Cristo sandwich

Take your sandwich game up a notch with this awesome recipe by Patti LaBelle. The "Godmother of Soul" turned queen of the kitchen has shared with us her take on the classic Monte Cristo sandwich, which she concocted as part of her partnership with Hood Calorie Countdown. The dish is...

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 2:21pm

The Greenway is getting a Downeast Cider bar

Get ready to sip on cider all summer long. Downeast Cider announced this week that it's bringing an outdoor, pop-up bar to the Rose Kennedy Greenway. According to a press release, the new "drikery" will debut at Dewey Square across from South Station beginning in late May. Dubbed...

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 1:41pm

Notch Brewing traveling beer gardens take over Massachusetts this spring

Notch Brewing is hitting the road. The Salem brewery has teamed up with The Trustees, a conservation nonprofit, to bring a pop-up beer garden experience to outdoor parks, farms and cultural sites throughout the Greater Boston area. The family-friendly "Traveling Biergarten" will feature...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 5:28pm

Star Wars Night returns to Fenway Park

It feels like the last time Boston fans saw Xander Bogaerts take the field was a long time ago, in a galaxy far far away, so it's only fitting that the injured Red Sox star will be the featured player during this year's Star Wars Night at Fenway Park. The Red Sox recently revealed that...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 12:26pm

Boston Calling is getting a film festival curated by Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman is curating the first ever Boston Calling Film Festival. The Harvard alum and Academy Award-winning actress was previously announced as the host and curator for a "series of special programming" for this year's Boston Calling festivities, but now we know more...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 12:17pm

Ink up at the 17th annual Boston Tattoo Convention this weekend

When the Boston Tattoo Convention comes back to town this weekend, organizer Natan Alexander says he’ll be getting inked by Master Ajarn Ohr, a tattoo artist flying in from Thailand. Ohr specializes in Sak Yant tattoos, which are sacred markings written in the Khmer language. Ohr is just one...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 1:03pm

9 can’t miss events at ArtWeek 2018

When ArtWeek began in 2013, organizers at the Highland Street Foundation had no idea their plans would eventually include over 530 events in six regions of Massachusetts. The festival’s size has doubled since last year. “Not only does ArtWeek provide hundreds of free and affordable...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 12:58pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

The warm spring weather has finally arrived, so it's time to get out and enjoy all that the city has to offer. Luckily, there are plenty of awesome things to do in Boston this weekend. From beer and film festivals to comedy and music shows, here are our top event picks. Things to do in Boston...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 11:52am

UMass Amherst students win Tinder contest for free Cardi B show

Cardi B is taking a trip to the Bay State on Wednesday night. The new queen of hip-hop is set to perform a special show at the Mullins Center after students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst won a "swipe-off" contest organized by Tinder. The local college kids beat out dozens of...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 11:52am

Everything you need to know about the Boston International Cat Show

Every dog has its day, but what about cats? Our feline friends are in luck as they are getting a whole weekend dedicated to them when the Catsachusetts Cat Club's Boston International Cat Show returns April 28-29. Here's everything you need to know about this purrfect event. What is...

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 12:34pm

Where's Elsie in Westworld season 2? Actress Shannon Woodward explains

Trying to get actors to spill any secrets about Westworld season 2 is pretty much an exercise in futility, but we did our best during a season premiere party in Boston over the weekend. Shannon Woodward and Simon Quarterman joined fans for a special screening of the first episode from Westworld...

Monday, April 23, 2018 - 1:26pm