The MBTA's Weekend Schedule

dkberg Boston, MA Boston

This past March, the MBTA stopped running its weekend trains past 12:30 a.m. In this, the MBTA has vastly underestimated and undersold the potential of Boston as an up and coming city. Boston has a vibrant and growing night life that is crucial to attracting not just students, but professionals to relocating there, starting businesses and growing the city's financial and cultural potential. ... ... more

Road adventure (not funny AT ALL)

Sarina Tucker Boston, MA Interstate 93

I really need some prayers. While driving my way to a rehearsal for tomorrow night's concert. My car suddenly started to smoke, and it just broken down on the highway. I was in the second lane from the right, which means I was in the middle of the high way! Right lane cars kept coming, people who has no idea what was happening honking along both sides. I called for insurance company to tow ... ... more

Assassin's Creed Symphony- a unique experience

Briana13 Boston, MA Boston

Attention all music and video game lovers! Ever wanted to relive the music of your favorite video game? Well, this has now been made possible with a Multimedia Symphony Experience that combines live music and chorus with cool footage of the Assassin's Creed game. This is bound to be a unique experiece for all. Sounds exciting, right? Tickets go on sale December 10th, don't miss out! The ... ... more

Massachusetts Marijuana Sales Came in at about $2.2 Million

Blake Davis Boston, MA Boston

For the first five days, Massachusetts marijuana sales came in at about $2.2 million. It shows that people all over this country are extremely excited to buy legal weeds. ... more

Stephen Hillenburg Dies at 57 Because of ALS

Alice Smith Boston, MA Boston

Are you a fan of SpongeBob SquarePants? Have you ever watched it? Sadly, the creator of it, Stephen Hillenburg, died on Monday. He was 57. ... more

SoWa Winter Festival 2018

shellyyi Boston, MA Boston

Here comes the 4th annual SoWa Winter Festival! ... more

Green Line D Track and Signal Replacement Drives Me Crazy

theholmeshead Boston, MA Longwood

This might not be news for a lot of people, and of course, I've already known this news after I moved to Boston three months ago. It's just that recently I've really had enough of Green Line D. ... more

CITGO Will not Become A Landmark After Mayor's Veto

Bob Brown Boston, MA Boston

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, Citgo, Related Beal, and Boston University released a joint statement on Thursday that they have reached a deal, announcing that they will keep the famous sign in place “for years to come.” ... more

Two Person Fight Each Other Over A Street Parking Space

bobjones Boston, MA Allston

This evening when I walked on Harvard Avenue Street in Allston, I saw two people fight each other over a parking space. Here's how it happens: The guy found a street parking space and he was trying to reverse into that space, then a lady back behind him just got her car straightly slide into the parking space, which was really dangerous and very rude. So not surprisingly, they started a fight. ... more

Boston Starts to Ban on Plastic Bags on Dec 14

Sarina Tucker Boston, MA Boston

Please pay attention, all Bostoners! According to the Boston Government, plastic bags are going to be banned on December 14. ... more

Romaine Lettuce Linked to E. coli Infections

Alice Smith Boston, MA Longwood

Last day (Nov 26), CDC published a report regarding the outbreak of E. coli. It's confirmed that the outbreak is linked to romaine lettuce harvested from the Central Coastal growing regions of northern and central California. There have already been 43 reported cases from 12 different states. CDC also suggests that if you're not sure where the romaine lettuce you bought is from, please just ... ... more

Apps for Selling Pre-Owned Stuff: Mercari v.s. Poshmark

shellyyi Boston, MA Boston

What is better than selling your pre-owned stuff to get some money back? Nowadays we all have the tendency to purchase much stuff due to special event discounts, but in the end, we will realize they all become nothing but decorations in our houses. So it’s never a bad idea to sell the stuff you do not need anymore to earn some money back for it. ... more

Thinking of others

Sarina Tucker Boston, MA Boston

I haven’t really been a big online shopper before. I usually think of things me and my family need, and make a list and head to the store. Even though I have two little kids, I still like to get out of the house and pick up the things we need. That’s why I haven’t ever jumped on the Amazon bandwagon. Even today being Cyber Monday, I don’t really feel the need to load up on things for myself ... ... more

The magic of Christmas (tree lightings)

Alice Smith Boston, MA Boston Common

Oh, the holidays! Don’t get me wrong, I love Thanksgiving and the yummy food. But for me Christmas is like no other. Nothing can measure up to this magical time filled with beautiful lights, songs, and holiday cheer. I think I am a pretty happy person all year round, but Christmas adds even more of a sparkle to my life. Which is why I look forward to all of the holidays happenings in the ... ... more

My first real Christmas tree in the city

Betty Ford Boston, MA South End

This year is going to be the first that I get a real Christmas tree for my apartment in the South End. I have always just put up the same fake one that I have stored in my closet just to make things easier. But I must say that I really do miss the smell and look of the real thing. I know it might be difficult to find one the right size, but I’m down for the challenge! Christmas is such a ... ... more

The magic of the blue lights

theholmeshead Boston, MA North End

I have to say that I’m not a big winter person because I hate the cold, but there is just something about the holiday season in Boston that just gets me every year. I love all the lights, decorations, and the overall warm feeling I get during these months. The lovely blue lights in the north end we’re put up the other day, which reminds me of a funny story. My cousin and I were out one night ... ... more

Less Sunday scaries for me today

William Boston, MA Allston

Anyone driving home from their holiday destinations today? I opted to drive home last night from my parents house in Fairfield, CT so that I was able to miss the hectic travel today. I went to dinner with some family friends last night and had a delicious dish with gnocchi and sausage. After a full stomach and good company, I hopped in the car and went on my way back to good ole’ Boston. I ... ... more

Black Friday vs Cyber Monday

Anna Boston, MA Boston

There’s a clear difference between Black Friday and Cyber Monday- the fact that on is in stores and the other is online. The differences that aren’t as clear cut are what I am most concerned with- what are the differences between the deals? Which is better? Do I shop or wait to see all my options? These questions make these money saving occasions a little stressful. I went shopping with my ... ... more

Shake Shack trumps all

Briana13 Boston, MA Newbury Street

I just tried Shake Shack for the first time last night for dinner. Me and my friends were shopping around Newbury st on Black Friday and worked up quite the appetite. We were unsure of what we were in the mood for, but we passed by the Shake Shack and all immediately had the same thought: I could go for a burger! Looking at the menu I decided to go for the Shack Burger because by the name it ... ... more

A relaxing, warm night

theholmeshead Boston, MA Brighton

Such a nice, relaxing night lounging on my couch watching the celts and drinking some beers. The weather is so chilly outside, so it feels nice to be inside warm and cozy. I’m so thankful for my home and my family this year. There are so many horrible things going on around us between fires and shootings that I don’t think I’ve ever felt luckier to be safe and happy. Looking forward to ... ... more