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10 things to do in Boston this New Year’s weekend

10 things to do in Boston this New Year’s weekend

New Year’s Eve Boston Family Fireworks exploding over the Frog Pond. 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 . Looking for a way to give back when you go out? Stop by the Sam Adams Tap Room Thursday evening for live music, giveaways, […]

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What You Need To Know About First Night Boston 2019

What You Need To Know About First Night Boston 2019

Before we can welcome 2019, the city first needs to send off 2018 in true Boston-fashion at its annual First Night celebration. Since 1975, Boston has rung in the new year with ice sculptures, live music and fireworks at its First Night event. More than 200,000 people are expected to attend this year’s celebration, according to Boston Mayor Marty Walsh. From where to watch the fireworks, to when headliner Chadwick Stokes is expected to take the stage, here’s everything you need to know about First Night Boston 2019. The Basics All First Night events are free and open to […]

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A Guide to Celebrating New Year’s Eve and Day, Boston-Style

A Guide to Celebrating New Year’s Eve and Day, Boston-Style

Boston’s First Night celebration features a day of family-friendly entertainment throughout the city, topped off by a spectacular pyrotechnics and light show at midnight New Year’s Eve over Boston Harbor. Photo courtesy of First Night Boston Come Monday night, we will be ringing in the New Year in typical Boston fashion—which means plenty of live music, ice skating, fireworks, and dazzling light shows. We’ve put together a list of events and activities that are happening throughout the long weekend, including theater, comedy shows, museum exhibitions, and more. We wish everyone a happy and healthy 2019. New Year’s Eve and […]

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Top 10 Ways to Spend New Year’s Eve in Boston

Top 10 Ways to Spend New Year’s Eve in Boston

Photo courtesy of the Grand Now that the shopping’s done and Christmas gifts unwapped, it’s time to party — as in New Year’s Eve. Here are 10 events that you should check out if you are spending New Year’s Eve in Boston. If you are in the mood for a festive night out this New Year’s Eve, grab your top hats and boas and head to the Prohibition Party at Explorateur in the Theater District. Lindy Hop your way into the new year, with beats provided by DJ Phaze1. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets ( Tablelist.com ) are […]

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Thousands of people are expected at Lynn Christmas Eve parade

Thousands of people are expected at Lynn Christmas Eve parade

Mr. and Mrs. Claus on the final float of a previous Christmas Eve parade in Lynn. Thousands of excited holiday celebrators are expected to flock to Lynn Monday night to take in the familiar sights and sounds of the city’s Christmas Eve parade as it makes its way through its 26-mile route for the 33rd consecutive year, organizers said. The approximately 80 floats in this year’s parade will start their festive journey through the city on Summer Street near Austin Square. The floats, most of which are designed and built by members of the community, will traverse the city […]

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Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Boston Awards!

Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Boston Awards!

Voting continues for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Boston Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. If you haven’t voted yet, click here to vote ! If you have voted already, tell your friends . Here are the […]

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33 FREE things to do in Boston this week

33 FREE things to do in Boston this week

When: Sunday, Dec 30, 2018 11:59p Where: Boston Boston Boston, MA Categories: Alcohol, Art, Date Idea, Festivals & Fairs, Food, Kid Friendly, Meetup, Music, Nightlife, Party, Performing Arts, Sports & Active Life, University Event website: Right here From midnight masses to Christmas potlucks, here are 33 FREE things to do in/around Boston this week: 1) Ceremony of Carols (Mo) ​ http://bit.ly/–aad 2) Battle of HMS Java Anni. (Sa) ​ http://bit.ly/–aSa 3) Midnight Mass (Mo) http://bit.ly/—aIs 4) Photos with Santa (Mo) ​ http://bit.ly/–aaa 5) Name That Coffee! (We) ​ http://bit.ly/–aSw 6) Christmas Day Potluck (Tu) ​ http://bit.ly/–aar 7) Spoko Pierogi […]

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Top Ten Performances of 2018

Top Ten Performances of 2018

Photo: Robert Torres 1. Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Celebrity Series . As the most adventurous orchestra in the United States, the Los Angeles Philharmonic plays with a rare combination of power and beauty. Gustavo Dudamel and the ensemble proved that to Boston audiences earlier this year when the conductor led richly textured and revelatory performances of music by Shostakovich, Salonen, and Varèse for the Celebrity Series. Salonen’s Pollux, a short curtain raiser, based upon a grunge rhythm had verve and vitality; Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5, under Dudamel’s guide, was sweeping. But the highlight of this performance […]

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Boston-Based Hosiery Brand Kicks Off Valentine’s Day at Macy’s

Boston-Based Hosiery Brand Kicks Off Valentine’s Day at Macy’s

Boston-based luxury hosiery brand, VienneMilano , will be featured at The Market @ Macy’s – an exclusive pop-up shopping experience. VienneMilano will present their glamorous stockings just in time for Valentine’s Day from January 6 to February 4 at two locations: Macy’s flagship store located in Herald Square, New York Macy’s upscale Lenox Square Shopping Center in Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia “By collaborating with Macy’s, VienneMilano is given an opportunity to revive the nylon craze with thigh high stockings, opening a new chapter for hosiery history,” says Vienne Cheung, Founder of VienneMilano. Macy’s is a significant retailer to the hosiery […]

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SideTrack: Boston Ballet, ‘Disney on Ice’ … and more

SideTrack: Boston Ballet, ‘Disney on Ice’ … and more

L-R: Denika McDonald, Disney On Ice Performer; Mandarin Oriental, Boston Pastry Chef Robert Differ; and Heather Robertson, Disney On Ice Performer. (COURTESY PHOTO) Sayre Powell, the Boston Ballet’s Sugar Plum Fairy in this year’s “The Nutcracker”, at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston with Master Model Builder Megan Amaral.<br />Photo credit: LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston A FAIRY TALE: Boston Ballet ‘s Sugar Plum Fairy , played by Sayre Powell , managed to chassé her way over to Somerville, where she stopped by LEGOLAND Discovery Center to see the LEGO version of her character. The Assembly Square store’s master builder, Megan Amaral […]

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