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The ‘No Pants Subway Ride’ Returns to Boston This Weekend

Don’t be alarmed if you see tons of boxers and briefs while riding the MBTA this weekend. The pantsless commuters will likely be participants in […]

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Free Things to Do in Boston, January 2017

OUTDOOR ART The Ice Though Boston Winter leaves City Hall Plaza December 31, ice sculptures will be up across the street for family fun to […]

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Free Things to Do in Boston, December 2016

FOR THE LOVE OF FILM “The Dying Of The Light” Screening at Emerson Paramount Center Calling all aspiring Christopher Nolans and old-school film stock enthusiasts. Emerson College’s […]

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Free Things to Do in Boston, November 2016

HOLIDAY Veteran’s Day Parades Boston actually has two parades for Veteran’s Day. The original Veterans Day Parade is the first to march up Boylston Street […]

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Holiday Events in Boston 2016

Here it is! Our 2016 list of all the worthy wintry holiday events to check out around Boston this season. Bookmark it—we’ll add new events as […]

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Boston Antiquarian Book Fair Celebrates 40 Years

The books are back. The Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair celebrates its 40th anniversary this weekend. This year, free admission is available for Saturday and Sunday, […]

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A Spectator’s Guide to the Head of the Charles Regatta

Since 1965, the Head of the Charles Regatta has lured and challenged hundreds of thousands of rowers to the Charles River in this famed sporting […]

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Pro Tips for Watching the Head of the Charles Regatta

There are fights. There are wrecks. There are moments of glory. The Head of the Charles is truly a sporting event unto itself. Whereas most […]

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Fenway Alliance Hosts the 15th Annual Opening Our Doors Event

Musical melodies, colorful canvases, and free access to the Fenway’s cultural district are only a few of the reasons to celebrate Columbus Day in one […]

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Free Things to Do in Boston, October 2016

ARTS ArtWeek This biannual creative festival officially kicked off September 30 and continues through the first week of October. While some of the events include […]

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Don’t Miss the First-Ever Lowell Kinetic Sculpture Race This Weekend

If you’re in the mood for a quirky, off-the-wall good time, head up to Lowell this weekend and check out the city’s first-ever Kinetic Sculpture […]

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The Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival Returns This Weekend

Get ready to jazz up your weekend—the Beantown Jazz Festival, Berklee’s annual block party, is back. Spanning Columbus Avenue between Massachusetts Avenue and Burke Street, the free event will […]

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46 Museums in Mass. Will Be Free for Smithsonian’s ‘Museum Day Live!’

This Saturday, September 24, is Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live!, an annual event that offers free admission to participating institutions nationwide. The celebration of curiosity […]

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Free Things to Do in Boston, September 2016

PERFORMANCE, DANCE, MUSIC Harborwalk sounds: Niu Raza + The Wilder Project To enjoy the first evening of the month, the ICA presents a free concert outside […]

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Free Things to Do in Boston, August 2016

NERDY FUN Comic Con Costume Parade Hoping to capture some of the Comic Con fun minus the hefty price tag? Preview the nerdy extravaganza at Faneuil […]