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. Much of the success of ABC’s long-running “Dancing with the Stars” can be chalked up to seeing celebrities do their best (or sometimes worst) on the dance floor. But the glue that holds the show together is the professional dancers, who will be at the Wang Theatre on Thursday and Friday evening for a showcase. A rotating cast of fan-favorite pros will be there, spinning, jiving, and moving to choreography by Emmy Award-winning choreographer Mandy Moore and “Dancing with the Stars” executive producer Ashley Edens-Shaffer. (Thursday, Jan. 17 and Friday, Jan. 18 at 7:30 p.m.; Boch … [Read more...] about 10 things to do in Boston this long weekend
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Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Jess Bidgood Globe Staff January 04, 2019 COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — When Elizabeth Warren walked into the event room next to a bowling alley here Friday evening, she effectively kicked off a presidential primary contest that is already making Democrats’ heads spin.“There’s going to be so many candidates this year,” Scott Punteney, chair of the Pottawattamie County Democratic Party, said before Warren’s arrival. “It’s just way early.”For Warren, that may be precisely the point. With her five-city campaign swing on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, as well as the hiring of four staffers who know the state well, the Massachusetts senator appears to be betting she can plant her flag and shape the race before other top candidates are officially in. Advertisement Speaking to a crowd of about 500 that spilled into the … [Read more...] about Elizabeth Warren has planted her flag in Iowa this weekend. But is she facing an uphill battle?
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Megan Lisagor Stoessell Globe correspondent December 13, 2018 Some skiers pick their winter destinations based on the terrain. I pick mine based on the terroir — specifically, the proximity to good dining and drinking. This creates a challenge in a family that prioritizes snow grooming and game rooms over gourmet cuisine. My daughter would add indoor pool to that list, never mind food, while my son would happily subsist on slope-side waffles. This isn’t to say I don’t enjoy the sport. A T-shirt declaring, “to air is human,” was a wardrobe staple in my teen years, and I still occasionally hit the moguls. But these days — with a 7-year-old who doesn’t believe in turning — I care more about what we eat between runs than how many we take. And Vermont, where we vacation, has stellar options.This season I planned our … [Read more...] about For food lovers, Vermont needs to be a getaway go-to
If your ski trip isn’t complete without a solid après-ski, you may want to head to Vermont this winter. Two places in the Green Mountain State landed on USA Today’s list of the 10 best après-ski bars in North America, released on Friday. While the Double Diamonds Bar in Steamboat Springs, Colo. snagged the No. 1 spot, the Wobbly Barn in Killington ranked No. 4. “Built from repurposed New England barns, the Wobbly Barn in Killington has been serving hungry and thirsty skiers since it first opened in 1963,” the publication wrote. “Part steakhouse and part nightclub, the Wobbly is fun all around, and they even offer a free shuttle up and down Killington Road on ski season weekends.” Meanwhile, General Stark’s Pub in Mad River Glen came in at No. 7 and was lauded for its party atmosphere. “During the winter months, skiers in the know head to General Stark’s Pub after a day on the mountain at Mad River Glen,” … [Read more...] about Here’s where to après-ski in New England, according to USA Today readers
’Tis the season when New England ski resorts morph into summer adventure parks. Think zip lines, canopy tours, bungee trampolines, summer tubing, and mountain coasters. Some spots entice guests with gentler pursuits, like mountaintop yoga, disc golf, pickleball, and life-size chess — or the goofy gaiety of human foosball and knockerball, where you don a giant bubble and play soccer. Some resorts turn their stunning real estate into al fresco performance space, hosting music series, movie nights, and food-and-beer-fests. (Check resort websites for dates and deets.) Add perennial crowd-pleasers like gondola rides, mountain biking, and moose tours, and you’ll find lots of reasons to head to the hills this summer. Here’s a sampling. MAINE Wildlife aficionados can hoof it over toSugarloaf Mountain (www.sugarloaf.com) for a moose safari, offered by the resort’s guided adventure program. Guides also lead canoe trips and group hikes to one of the Maine Huts & … [Read more...] about You can hit the slopes this summer with zip lines, ninja courses, and human foosball