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The best things to do in Boston for sping 2018

It may not feel like spring just yet thanks to all those pesky Nor'easters, but the season officially kicks off on Tuesday, March 20. Although it may take a while for all that snow to melt, we promise that April showers and May flowers are right around the corner. From walks in the park to...

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 1:57pm

Drink in some heritage with Irish whiskey for St. Patrick's Day

If you think Americans are overzealous about their craft beer, the Irish equivalent is whiskey distilleries, with its industry of factory tours and generations of connoisseurs. Glendalough Distillery, which just released a new range of whiskeys, is a part of this tradition. In their years-long...

Friday, March 16, 2018 - 3:28pm

James Comey book tour stops in Boston this spring

The James Comey book tour finally hits the road this spring. Earlier this week, Axios revealed the schedule for the former FBI director's tour in support of his new book "A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership." According to the post, Comey will be travelling across the country...

Friday, March 16, 2018 - 3:17pm

Ride for free with Lyft's Lucky Mode in Boston this St. Patrick's Day

Feel the luck of the Irish with Lyft this St. Patrick's Day weekend. The rideshare company announced on Friday that it's running a special promotion in Boston tied to the holiday. Users who select Lucky Mode in the Lyft app will receive a free ride around town in one of three bright gold-...

Friday, March 16, 2018 - 2:59pm

Is the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Boston canceled?

Thanks to Mother Nature and all that snow she dumped during this week's Nor'easter, things have been in limbo for the 2018. St. Patrick's Day Parade in Boston. Mayor Marty Walsh hinted at a press conference during Tuesday's snowstorm that the annual festivities in Southie may be...

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 2:57pm

No backyard? The Boston Flower and Garden Show has you covered

Entering the Seaport World Trade Center during the Boston Flower and Garden Show is like transporting to another world, one that is more fragrant, absolutely mystical and full of blooming buds. Through March 18, visitors can roam life-size landscape arrangements, created by exhibitors like the New...

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 2:49pm

Dropkick Murphys get their own beer, doughnut for St. Patrick's Day

Skip the green beer for St. Patrick's Day and try a Dropkick Murphys brew instead. Just in time for the annual holiday, the Boston rockers have teamed up with New England's own Magic Hat on a new collaboration that pays homage to the Celtic punk band. Dubbed the Barroom Hero Pub Ale,...

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 11:27am

The best Irish pubs in Boston to celebrate St. Patrick's Day

There's no better way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day than grabbing a pint (or two) at one of the city's top Irish bars. Find your perfect watering hole with our guide to the best Irish pubs in Boston. Best Irish Pubs in Boston The Banshee This two-floor, Dorchester sports bar is the...

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 9:36am

Everything you need to know for the 2018 St. Patrick's Day Parade in Boston

The St. Patrick's Day Parade in Boston is almost here, which means it's time to dig into your closet to find your best green outfits. The annual festivities also happen occur on the same day as Evacuation Day, which commemorates the expulsion of British military forces from the Hub during...

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 9:16am

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