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‘Cheaper Than Ever’ To Fly From Boston To Europe, Travel Expert Says

‘Cheaper Than Ever’ To Fly From Boston To Europe, Travel Expert Says

BOSTON (CBS) – Want to get away? One travel expert says it may be time to start packing. “Again and again over the past several months, we just found that it’s cheaper than ever to fly out of Boston,” explained Kyle Potter editor of ThriftyTraveler.com , According to Potter, some new routes from Delta out of Logan Airport have increased competition. “It really sets off a fare war,” he told WBZ-TV. “And that’s a huge win for consumers who want to travel cheap to Europe or anywhere internationally.” Potter told us he found flights to Madrid as low as […]

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3 events to check out in Boston this week

3 events to check out in Boston this week

From a Christmas in July event to a video game expo, there’s plenty to enjoy in Boston this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar. Hoodline offers data-driven analysis of local happenings and trends across cities. Links included in this article may earn Hoodline a commission on clicks and transactions. Christmas in July From the event description: Get festive at Democracy Brewing this Thursday to celebrate being halfway to Christmas. The Christmas spirit will be perpetuated with a carol singalong, Christmas ales and the collection of toy and clothing donations. When: Thursday, […]

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All the Hollywood movies and TV shows filming in Massachusetts in 2019

All the Hollywood movies and TV shows filming in Massachusetts in 2019

Jodie Comer and Ryan Reynolds film a scene for “Free Guy” in Boston’s Liberty Square. After a very successful year for the Massachusetts film industry in 2018 , 2019 is shaping up to be even busier for local film and TV crews. “We’re busier now than we have ever been before. It’s insanity,” said Ryan Cook, a Boston-based location scout who is currently working on “Defending Jacob.” “Defending Jacob,” the Apple TV+ limited series starring Chris Evans, is just one of the prominent productions currently filming in the state. “Free Guy,” the big-budget adventure-comedy starring Ryan Reynolds, has taken […]

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‘Matters of Life and Death’: Boston Expressionist artist Hyman Bloom saw beauty in the mystery of mortality

‘Matters of Life and Death’: Boston Expressionist artist Hyman Bloom saw beauty in the mystery of mortality

BOSTON – Like Michelangelo and other great artists, Hyman Bloom studied human anatomy through cadavers to explore the essential nature of life in beautiful yet disturbing paintings. A decade after his death, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is showing 70 stunning paintings and drawings by the Boston-based artist that seek to capture the mysteries of mortality in human viscera laid open on the dissecting table. In the MFA’s first solo show of the artist’s work, “Hyman Bloom: Matters of Life and Death,” visitors will see singular – and literal – still lifes that will dazzle their eyes while […]

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50+ Ways to Have Some Summer Fun This Week in and Around Boston

50+ Ways to Have Some Summer Fun This Week in and Around Boston

Getty Images NASHVILLE, TN – APRIL 06: Country artist Brad Paisley performs at Bridgestone Arena on April 6, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images) Another week is here, the heat wave will be behind us and that’s a good thing because there are so many great, outdoor ways to have fun this week in and around the city. From Revere Beach’s international sand sculpting festival to the Boston donut festival and everything in between, check out our picks for a week of summer fun! Monday, July 22 Guided tours take place daily at Harpoon Brewery, giving […]

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These Summer Activities Around Boston Are Fun, Family-Friendly, And Completely Free

These Summer Activities Around Boston Are Fun, Family-Friendly, And Completely Free

Hannah Rose Photography Prudential Center Family Film Festival There are so many great things to do around Boston in the summer. But it can be difficult to find activities that are easy on the wallet. Rest assured there are plenty. From museum admissions to movie screenings, here is a list of summer activities to do around Boston that are fun, family-friendly, and completely free. Parks Department Tito Puente Latin Music Series Concerts Bee Parks and the Hornets Visit Cambridge and discover what it means to “be a bee.” Bee Parks and the Hornets will be putting on a lively […]

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25+ Great Ways to Have Fun This Weekend in and Around Boston

25+ Great Ways to Have Fun This Weekend in and Around Boston

The weekend is here and it’s going to be a hot one! So we made sure to add some great indoor events to our weekend guide to help you stay cool while having fun all weekend long. Friday, July 19 Highland Street Foundation’s Fun Free Fridays offers no-cost admission to some of the most treasured, cultural venues in the state. Today enjoy free admission to: the Boston Children’s Museum, Arnold Aboretum, Battleship Cove, Cape Cod Children’s Association, Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association, New England Historical Genealogical Society, Peabody Essex Museum, Sandwich Glass Museum, Spellman Museum of Stamps & Postal History […]

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Picture this: Blondie tour comes to Boston

Picture this: Blondie tour comes to Boston

JULY 19, 2019, BOSTON – Iconic ’70s punk new wave band Blondie is still touring, still cool. Photo Danielle St. Laurent Blondie came up in the insanely fertile, absurdly cool ’70s New York City rock scene. Alongside the Ramones, Talking Heads, New York Dolls and more, the Debbie Harry-fronted band invented the punk and new wave sound still dominant in modern rock (see everything from the Killers to Paramore to Carissa Johnson & the Cure-Alls). But Chris Stein — band guitarist, songwriter and co-founder — says they had no idea at the time that they were remaking the world. […]

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10 things to do in Boston this weekend

10 things to do in Boston this weekend

Emily Pena holds tight during the Greased Pole competition at Festival Betances in Boston. Skip Netflix this weekend — here are 10 ways to get out of your home and not be bored in the city. If you’d like BosTen delivered to your inbox every Thursday, click here . Want more things to do? Check out our events calendar at boston.com/events . You can also learn even more about awesome events around Boston by joining the BosTen Facebook group . Shakespeare on the Common The Commonwealth Shakespeare Company is back at Boston Common for another season of free theater […]

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5 concerts that are selling out fast

5 concerts that are selling out fast

Thomas Rhett performs during the 2019 CMA Music Festival in Nashville, Tennessee. Few things are more frustrating to a music fan than hearing that a favorite act is coming to town, only to find out that the show is sold out. We’re here to help you avoid that pitfall — and the overpriced secondary ticket market — by consulting local experts like Bridget Gillis of Live Nation, Christine Varriale of Bowery Boston, and Shawn Robidoux of The Wilbur. Below, check out a handful of live shows we’ve heard are dangerously low on tickets. Amyl and The Sniffers It’s not […]

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