Where to Give Back around Boston This Holiday Season

This Thanksgiving, take a moment to focus on the “giving.” Boston-area charities are looking for donations all holiday season long, from cat food and pasta […]

Arts & Entertainment

Hurling Matches Are Coming to Fenway Park This Weekend

Consider hurling yourself toward Fenway Park this Sunday. For the second time in three years, the ballpark will host the AIG Fenway Hurling Classic and Irish Festival. […]

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16 Healthy Things to Do In and Around Boston This Week

Tuesday, Nov. 14 Self-Defense and Awareness Seminar: Get educated in basic martial arts training. Body Mind Systems will offer a free one-hour seminar in easy […]

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20+ Boston Restaurants Open For Thanksgiving

The year is nearing its end, and with it, maybe so is your energy. This November, give yourself a break. Local chefs have drummed up […]

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15 Healthy Things to Do This Week

Monday, Oct. 30 Annual Halloween Party: Start your Halloweek off with Commonwealth Sports Club. Work out in three 20-minute, back-to-back classes and earn a piece […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Halloween Events in Boston 2017

Family-Friendly Boston Frog Pond Pumpkin Float: Bring the whole family to the fourth annual Pumpkin Float right in the heart of the city. If you […]

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New Machine Learning Model Could Accurately Detect Breast Cancer

Harnessing the power of machine learning, Boston researchers hope to change breast cancer detection techniques for the better. Scientists from Massachusetts General Hospital and MIT’s […]

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Irish International Immigrant Center Sees Spike in Clients During 2017

Over the last year, Boston’s immigrant community has been thrown into tumult. President Donald Trump’s most recent executive order, freezing the issuing of visas from eight […]

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Home & Property

Roche Bros. Is Giving Away Free Bouquets in Downtown Crossing

Charge up your Wednesday with flower power. If you find yourself at Downtown Crossing for lunch, you may be handed two bouquets of flowers—free of […]

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20 Healthy Things to Do This Week

 Monday, October 9 Fitness for Puerto Rico: Trillfit is hosting a free cardio dance class at Evans Way Park—and to sweeten the deal, it’ll donate $1 […]


This Test Can Diagnose Zika in Less Than 20 Minutes

With a new paper-based test, doctors may be able to diagnose Zika within 20 minutes. The test, born in an MIT lab, could offer a […]


Every Single National Park Will Be Free on Saturday

With autumn colors beginning to descend upon the region, it’s high time to get out of the city and explore New England’s national parks. And this […]


Fuel Up for Free in Boston on National Coffee Day

Have another cup of coffee: This Friday, September 29, marks National Coffee Day, and you can get a hug in a mug for free across […]

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22 Healthy Things to Do This Week

Tuesday, Sept. 26 Footwear Prescriptions: Injured and injury-prone runners, this is for you. Physical therapist Ithamar Jotkowitz will offer one-on-one video analysis of your gait, […]

A rendering of "Plaza (Arcade)" by Alexandre da Cunha
Arts & Entertainment

New Public Art Is Coming to the Fenway

A new permanent public art installation is coming to the Fenway this weekend. Brazil-born, London-based artist Alexandre da Cunha created “Plaza (Arcade),” a series of […]