Entertainment

By - 8/25/16 - 11:27 am

Drew Starr reports the owners of the Burren want to move into the Pad Thai Cafe space at 1116 Boylston St. and turn it into a jazz club and restaurant.

By - 8/25/16 - 9:45 am

Finally, the Boston accent gets the movie it deserves. With requisite bar fight, even.

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By - 8/15/16 - 9:24 am

Jimmy Buffet returns to Great Woods the Xfinity Center this coming Saturday and Mansfield Police are warning tailgating fans not to bring their own jury-rigged toilets this time:

Fortunately, the folks at Live Nation New England have supplied the parking lots with an abundance of actual, health-code-compliant toilets that aren't attached to the bumper of a pickup truck. We want to get the word out early this year that the "tent toilets" will not be permitted (or tolerated). We know, we know....no one likes to poo in a Porta-Loo, but think of it as an experience to build character. Like showering at camp with a family of spiders.

By - 8/14/16 - 8:40 pm

Sara reports tonight from the My2K Tour at the House of Blues - which features several bands, including 98 Degrees - that 98 degrees also appears to be the temperature inside: Read more.

By - 8/14/16 - 12:34 pm
Playing with fire at Ignite in Union Square, Somerville

Myron Freeman took in the annual Ignite festival in Union Square last night.

Copyright Myron Freeman. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 8/4/16 - 9:37 am
Lights at James Taylor concert at Fenway Park

Michael Ratty shows us a sea of cell phones at the end of last night's James Taylor concert at Fenway Park.

By - 8/1/16 - 10:37 am

National Night Out will take place on Monday, August 1 and Tuesday August 2.

List of locations:
http://bpdnews.com/news/2016/7/31/please-join-the-bpd-this-monday-and-tu...

Read more.

By - 7/31/16 - 9:56 am
Hogwarts Square in Cambridge

Teddy Kokoros journeyed to Hogwarts Square in Cambridge last night for the release of the latest Harry Potter book.

By - 7/30/16 - 11:40 am
Silly Walks on the Rose Kennedy Greenway in Boston

Looks like the British Consulate is helping Bostonians explore one of the unique facets of Her Majesty's Government on the Greenway near Rowes Wharf today, as Steve Holt discovered.

What the ministry in question does.

Or it could be part of Figment Boston.

By - 7/29/16 - 5:59 pm
Ray Bolger mural in Dorchester

The Mayor's Mural Crew this week finished an homage to Dorchester's own Ray Bolger, best know for his role as the Scarecrow in "The Wizard of Oz." It's on the side of Romel Dry Cleaners, at Dorchester Avenue and St. Mark's Road.

By - 7/28/16 - 10:56 pm

Rachel Platten, who wrote "Fight Song," the song Hillary Clinton walked across the stage to, grew up in Newton and went to Buckingham Browne and Nichols.

By - 7/28/16 - 9:07 am

The Independent Film Festival Boston is suing the Boston International Film Festival for trademark infringement, charging the latter is intentionally confusing both movie makers and ticket buyers. Read more.

By - 7/26/16 - 1:19 pm

Fenway Recordings Sessions Presents:
Sunflower Bean
w/ Burglary Years, DJ Carbo
Thursday, 10/6
Doors @ 6pm, Show @ 7pm
Brighton Music Hall
158 Brighton Ave, Allston, MA
This event is all ages.
Tix: http://bit.ly/2aezZd6 Adv price: $13
FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/1582297848736237/
Web: http://crossroadspresents.com/brighton-music-hall/

By - 7/26/16 - 12:19 pm

The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today that "permanent" means "permanent," and that an injunction that permanently barred Karl Clemmey from Great Woods in 1993 remains in effect despite the facility's change of both ownership and names. Read more.

By - 7/25/16 - 2:26 pm

It’s a brunch + concert + makers market! Looking for something hip and local to do in the Boston area on a hot summer Sunday? There’s no better place to shop local, eat local, and support local music than at Somerville Local First’s Music & Makers Event on August 7th. Read more.

By - 7/24/16 - 10:08 am
Ligotti

Joe Ligotti, who's made a career out of being a cigar-chomping loudmouth, is suing WMEX over the way he says he was secretly fired last year.

WMEX hired the Guy from Boston away from a weekend slot on WTKK last June, had him do the station's morning drive show, then ditched him a little more than a month later. Read more.

By - 7/17/16 - 8:30 pm
Long lines at Fenway Park for Paul McCartney concert

Doug Sieber had a bird's-eye view for the long lines outside the Paul McCartney concert tonight - stretching to Boylston Street. Read more.

By - 7/14/16 - 8:11 pm
Smashmouth on the Boston Common

Vanessa Kuo is reliving high school at the Smash Mouth concert on Boston Common tonight. It's part of the Outside the Box festival.

By - 7/12/16 - 11:22 am

The Charles River Conservancy kicks off a Swim the Charles fundraising campaign and releases feasibility study supporting potential for Charles River Swimming Facility

In conjunction with today's sold­out fourth annual CitySplash event, the Charles River Conservancy, released "Swimming in the Charles: A Feasibility Study for the Establishment of a Permanent Swimming Facility in the Charles River Basin" and launched Swim the Charles, an Indiegogo campaign to support returning swimming to the Charles.

By - 7/12/16 - 9:57 am

M Rey asks where she can find one of the elusive creatures.