The 49th Head of the Charles Regatta, Oct. 19-20, is expected to bring more than 300,000 spectators to the banks of the Charles River to cheer on thousands of rowers. The 3-mile stretch begins at Boston University’s DeWolfe Boathouse in Cambridge and ends at Artesani Park in Boston. The regatta will host 55 competitive races this Saturday and Sunday with 9,000 athletes ranging from 14 to 85. It is the world's largest rowing competition.
Most people — regardless of intelligence or beauty — will find something to laugh about in Matthew Diffee’s “Hand Drawn Jokes for Smart Attractive People,” a clever collection of hand-drawn comics full of satire, irony, and everyday absurdity.
Transportation planning can be fun
‘Go Boston 2030,” which began last fall, is certainly ambitious — the 18-month community engagement process is designed to fix all that’s wrong with the city’s transportation system. Or at least to figure what needs to be done and how to go about doing it.
This mindfulness teacher gets results (just ask Kobe)
Newton’s George Mumford teaches basketball greats — and everyday people — the power of flow.
Eating your way through Copenhagen’s red hot culinary scene
Copenhagen has become Europe’s culinary hot spot, as chefs play with new ways of preparing local ingredients.
How did classical vinyl make an improbable return?
With vinyl, both nothing and everything has changed.
Arguments for TPP don’t make sense
The Obama administration is trying to argue that the deal would be a bulwark against rising Chinese influence.
Scaling the heights of Lima’s food scene
One of the drawbacks of going to a city with so many good restaurants is finding the time to eat at all of them.
Have political reforms gone too far? In Mass., we wouldn’t know
The system has defanged the public records law through foot-dragging and arbitrary fees.
The beauty of Amy Schumer
Schumer is one of America’s best comics, skewering the social and pop cultural pervasiveness of misshapen gender norms.
A North End angel takes flight
During Boston’s feast season, family and neighborhood traditions command center stage.
The Austrian capital – like many European cities – takes its transportation very seriously.
‘Entourage’ is back and ready to party
The guys don’t necessarily go bigger and bolder for their new showcase, instead, what we get is more of this crew being just as lovably bad as ever.
What Boston can learn from the Special Olympics
A story of sportsmanship, resilience, and excelling when no one thinks you have it in you.
The VIP Lounge: Joe Andruzzi
We caught up with the former Patriots player and father of five to talk about all things travel.
Jeb Bush has a lot of explaining to do
A host of family-connected reasons could explain the often pained look on Jeb’s face.
Hull home surprises with master suite towers
This Hull Victorian has master suites in their own towers and an in-law apartment.
Filling hours in LA with toting up tacos
Every moment without a taco is a waste of time in Southern California.
Former Red Sox pitcher Tim Wakefield on his charity work
The knuckleballer and current NESN analyst is being honored for his good deeds directed at children.