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5 movies to see at the MFA's Boston Festival of Films from Japan

Thanks to a new 10-year partnership with UNIQLO, the Museum of Fine Arts will celebrate Japanese filmmaking and culture all month long. Kicking off on Thursday, the inaugural Boston Festival of Films from Japan will showcase a variety of flicks throughout February, including anime, documentaries...

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 4:49pm

Where to watch the Super Bowl in Boston: Sports bars, parties and more

Tom Brady and the Patriots are off to Minneapolis in search of a sixth Super Bowl win against the Eagles this weekend. As you can imagine, local sports bars and restaurants are going all out for this year's big game, which means there are plenty of places around town for fans to cheer on New...

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 3:46pm

Joe Perry talks new album, Patriots and being back in Boston

Like the rest of New England, Joe Perry is pretty excited about how Tom Brady and the Patriots are playing ahead of their latest Super Bowl appearance. The Aerosmith guitarist and Lawrence native was back in Boston on Thursday for a special appearance at Newbury Comics to promote his new solo...

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 1:30pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

FOOD & DRINKS Super Hunger Brunch Enjoy a nice weekend brunch and help out a good cause. Deep Ellum, Bambara and dozens of local restaurants are coming together to raise funds for the Greater Boston Food Bank with this year’s Super Hunger Brunch. Each $1 spent will provide three meals...

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 12:37pm

Mila Kunis helps Harvard's Hasty Pudding usher in changes

Between the annual roast and parade around Cambridge, the Woman of the Year ceremony is usually a light-hearted affair for Harvard's Hasty Pudding. However, this year's festivities honoring Mila Kunis ended up taking a backseat to controversies surrounding the theatrical group's long-...

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 10:16am

Harpoon makes Super Bowl beer bet with Philadelphia brewery

The taste of defeat isn't sweet, unless you happen to be on the losing end of a bet involving beer. Boston's Harpoon Brewery and Philadelphia's Yards Brewing Company are joining in on the Super Bowl fun with a "Battle of the Beers" contest. If the Eagles find a way to beat...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 11:35am

Boston chef 'out for blood' on 'Chopped: Gold Medal Games' finale

Sarah Wade wasn't born in New England, but that didn't stop her from bringing a Patriots mindset to the "Chopped: Gold Medal Games" grand finale. Channeling Bill Belichick's "do your job" mantra, the Oklahoma native and executive chef at Lulu's Allston...

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 4:03pm

You can make your own beer at this Boston brewery

Hopsters hopes to give local craft brew fans a more hands-on beer experience. The Newton-based brewery, bar and restaurant recently opened its second location earlier this winter, bringing its make-your-own-beer concept – the first of its kind in New England – to Boston’s Seaport...

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 12:44pm

Boston park bans Will Smith, Rocky and Philadelphia-themed products

A Boston park is taking a stand against Eagles fans ahead of Super Bowl LII. The Esplanade Association, the nonprofit behind the Hub's Charles River Esplanade, announced an interesting new rule change on Tuesday that probably won't go over well with any visitors from the City of Brotherly...

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 11:05am

3 ways to take the hassle out of ski trips

Maybe your skis are staring at you from across your apartment, wondering exactly when their automobile-deficient owner is going to find transportation to the mountains this winter. No issue. There are at least three easy ways to rectify that short of hitchhiking up 93 North. Every weekend skiers...

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 3:28pm

3 things you need to know about ELEAGUE Major Boston

While Tom Brady and the Patriots are taking a much needed rest before the Super Bowl, a different kind of championship is set to go down in Boston this weekend. Some of the world's top esports athletes will throw down in the Hub for this year's ELEAGUE Major Boston event. The highly-...

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 11:29am

Is this the best pizza in Boston?

As you can imagine, locals have a lot of opinions about where you can find the best pizza in Boston. The original Regina Pizzeria in the North End and Santarpio’s Pizza in East Boston are perennial contenders, while newer hotspots like Area Four and Stoked have been giving these old-...

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 4:34pm

Paul Rudd named 2018 Man of the Year by Harvard's Hasty Pudding

The man behind Marvel's smallest superhero is about to receive a big honor. Paul Rudd has been named the 2018 Man of the Year by Harvard's Hasty Pudding Theatricals. The country's oldest theatrical organization revealed on Thursday morning that it will fête the "Ant-Man...

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 1:40pm

Boston Calling announces 2018 daily lineup

It's time start making plans for Boston Calling 2018. Organizers have released the daily lineup for this year's fest, which takes over the Harvard Athletic Complex in Allston May 25-27. The announcement coincides with single day tickets going on-sale starting at 10 a.m. on Thursday...

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 10:17am

Boston restaurant launches AFC Championship tickets giveaway

A Boston-based restaurant is teaming up with a former Patriots star for a special AFC Championship tickets giveaway. Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse and two-time Super Bowl champ Christian Fauria are giving fans a chance to see New England take on the Jaguars in person at Gillette Stadium...

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 9:55am

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

FOOD & DRINKS We Miss You, Barry If the current state of affairs has got you down, stop by Somerville Brewing to raise a glass to former president Barack Obama. The brewery is bringing back it’s special #ThanksObama nitro stout this weekend, with a portion of the proceeds from each pint...

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 5:02am

HBO brings Harry Potter Hogwarts House Challenges to Boston

Fans in Boston won't need to wait for the release of "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" this fall to get their Harry Potter fix. In honor of the iconic fantasy film series recently joining HBO's streaming lineup, the network will bring what it's calling the...

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 1:16pm

New Dunkin' Donuts concept store debuts in Quincy

Dunkin' Donuts is taking a bold step into the future. The Canton-based company unveiled its next generation concept store in Quincy on Tuesday, a 2,200-square-foot space that offers a peek at what's to come for the fan-favorite brand. Located at 588 Washington St., the store is less than a...

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 12:20pm

Celebrate Janis Joplin's birthday at this epic show in Boston

Thanks to her raw and powerful vocal talents, portraying Janis Joplin is no easy task. However, Kelly McIntyre has been more than up to the challenge. Over the past two years, the Newton native has played the icon in the touring production of "A Night with Janis Joplin," which stops in...

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 12:05pm

Mila Kunis named 2018 Woman of the Year by Harvard's Hasty Pudding

Mila Kunis is shipping up to the Bay State this month. The Golden Globe-nominated actress has been named the 2018 Woman of the Year by Harvard's Hasty Pudding Theatricals. Kunis will be honored at a special ceremony in Harvard Square on Thursday, Jan. 25.  "We could not be more...

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 1:27pm