What to Eat (and Drink) This Weekend

A Glass of B-Sides and Rarities It’s almost a holiday weekend—better make sure you have enough wine. Have you checked out Upper Glass yet? It’s […]


Five Massachusetts Breweries Worth a Summer Road Trip

Is New England becoming the Burgundy of beer? Here are five breweries worth a summer road trip.

View of Remnant Brewing, opening May 12 at Bow Market in Somerville

Remnant Brewing Opens This Weekend at Bow Market

Somerville’s one-stop food crawl is coming soon, but several retail vendors are ready to open inside Bow Market this weekend—and so is the resident brewery. […]


The Spring 2018 Boston Beer Garden Bucket List

This post was updated Wednesday, June 6, with details about the Tapped Beer Truck at Quincy PorchFest. We will continue to update this list if […]

Trillium owners JC and Esther Tetreault at the Garden on the Greenway in 2017

Trillium Garden on the Greenway Is Officially Returning

Kickstart this spring-like week with some welcome beer news: The Trillium Garden on the Greenway is officially coming back. Beginning Thursday, May 24, the open-air bar […]

Photos from Lamplighter Brewing Co.'s outdoor beer garden in 2017, near its Broadway brewery.

The Central Flea Moves to Greener Pastures with Lamplighter Beer

Are you sick of hearing about places to drink outside this spring? Neither are we! Add a Lamplighter Brewing Co. beer garden to your spring-summer-fall […]

Night Shift Annex bar

Night Shift Is Opening a Brewpub on the North End Waterfront

A rapidly developing neighborhood in the heart of Boston such as Lovejoy Wharf certainly needs a local brewery—and it will get one. Night Shift Brewing […]

Arts & Entertainment

Coming Soon to City Hall Plaza: Beer, Ice Cream, Mini Golf, Puppies

If and when summer actually arrives in Boston this year, there will be a whole bunch of summery things to do on City Hall Plaza […]

The Stevens–Coolidge Place in North Andover

Notch Brewing and the Trustees Team Up on a Traveling Biergarten

It’s shaping up to be the summer of open-air beer bars, with new taps flowing on the Greenway, underneath the Southeast Expressway, in a Canton […]

The outdoor patio at Trillium Canton

Check Out Trillium Canton’s New Outdoor Patio This Spring

While we wait for news on what beer gardens are headed for the Greenway this spring, at least there is this: Trillium has quietly debuted […]

Sam Adams Boston 26.2 Brew

Six Local Beers for Marathon Monday in Boston

Sure, runners are encouraged to “carbo-load” with plates of pasta and bread for energy before the big race. But if the only marathon you’re planning […]


What to Eat (and Drink) This Weekend

A Waffle-Wich, Pimento Hollandaise, and “A Pitcher of Dorian Grey” Brunch officially begins this Sunday at chef Jason Cheek’s new Southern Proper. Find regular menu favorites, […]

Down the Road Beer Co. taproom

Meet the Malt Master: Down the Road Beer Co.

Perhaps it’s the striking artwork on cans and bottles of brews like Pukwudgie session IPA, Seven Star IPA, and Rasenmäher Kölsch. Maybe it’s the bright […]

Underground at Ink Block in 2017

Castle Island Plans a Seasonal Beer Garden in Boston

UPDATE, Monday, July 9, 2 p.m.: Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, everybody, but Castle Island’s plans for a beer garden under I-93 […]

Castle Island Brewing Co Adventure activities

I Tried It: Ax Throwing at Castle Island Brewing Co.

On a recent early spring day in a brief window of temperate weather between snow storms, I found myself in a back corner of Castle […]