Arts & Entertainment

The Boston Athenaeum’s Open House Returns

There’s something magical about unique addresses. While platform 9 3/4 at Kings Cross Station might bring you to Hogwarts, the red leather doors at 10 1/2 […]

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Top 5 Halloween Candy for Boston Trick-or-Treaters

Bring out the pumpkins, scarecrows, and hay bales to decorate the doorsteps. Get ready for chilly fall nights binge-watching season two of Stranger Things. And in […]

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A Georgia O’Keeffe Exhibit Is Coming to the Peabody Essex Museum

This winter, you’ll have the chance to see never-before-exhibited portraits and clothing belonging to Georgia O’Keeffe. The Peabody Essex Museum is debuting 125 works by the […]

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A Century-Old Red Sox vs. All Stars Game Ball Is up for Auction

A 100-year-old baseball played with by Babe Ruth and other Red Sox icons is being auctioned off this month. The ball was used in the […]

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Throwback Thursday: The Worst Bird Strike in U.S. History

“They hit the front of the airplane, resembling machine gun fire. Just brrrrrummm! There wasn’t a square inch of my windshield that wasn’t splattered,” recounted Eastern […]

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Free Things to Do in Boston, October 2017

Celebrate Kids Really Rock Family Festival Take the kids out for a day of outdoor fun. Two stages will have kids’ music all day long, and […]

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Throwback Thursday: Walker’s Appeal Added Fire to the Fight for Freedom

“They want us for their slaves, and think nothing of murdering us,” wrote abolitionist David Walker in 1829, adding with inciting passion, “It is no more […]

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The Best Corn Mazes in Massachusetts

Looking to get lost this fall? Go for a drive, see Massachusetts’s beautiful fall foliage, and check out the best corn mazes around the state this […]

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Throwback Thursday: The Duryea Motor Wagon Is Born in Springfield

When most of us think of the first automobile, we think of Henry Ford, the assembly line, the Model T, and all that capitalistic jazz. […]

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You Can Take a Helicopter Tour Tracing Paul Revere’s Ride

As Bostonians, we’re used to history tours. We’ve walked the Freedom Trail, listened to those guides in traditional garb, and seen more cemeteries, churches, and […]

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Boston Book Festival Announces Full List of Presenters for 2017

Organizers of the Boston Book Festival announced their full presenter lineup today, which will include more than 200 authors across all genres. Local foodies will be […]

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Throwback Thursday: Mary Really Did Have a Little Lamb—in Massachusetts

Back-to-school season calls for cracking open a classic work of literature. But before you start to yawn, consider revisiting a rhyming tale with a foundation rooted […]

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Boston to Host Free Bell Biv DeVoe Concert to Benefit Houston Schools

The city of Boston is gearing up to help Houston again, this time with a benefit concert at City Hall Plaza. Mayor Marty Walsh announced that […]