Frank Avruch

A New England television personality for over 40 years, Frank Avruch is Boston born and bred. He had  an ongoing love affair with the city...a mixture of the old and new, a burgeoning restaurant scene, a thriving theatre, music and arts mecca, Frank  covers it all. is a counted-on-source for the oft-asked questions: "What's new", "What's happening" and "Where should we go?", he lists many of the events that make Boston a choice destination for tourists and residents alik

Restoring a Legacy: Rotschild Family Treasures as the MFA, now through June 21st. 


This exhibition celebrates recent gifts to the MFA that tell a story of a great European collection, which was looted during the Nazi era and ultimately restored to its rightful owners. The collection of 186 objects, originally owned by Baron and Baroness Alphonse and Clarice de Rothschild of Vienna, includes European decorative arts, furniture, prints, drawings, paintings, and personal objects.

Herb Ritts back at the MFA with a new show, now through November 8

Featuring 15 recent acquisitions from the Herb Ritts Foundation, the new exhibit is a sort of modified reprise of a popular 1996 retrospective of the photographer’s work at the museum.

Join us for the 39th annual  "Art In Bloom"festival of art and floral design!

Once again, garden clubs and professinonal designers from across New England create floral arrangements inspired by the MFA’s works of art.

Art in Bloom is open during regular Museum hours (10 am–4:45 pm) and is free with Museum admission; no reservations are required to see the floral arrangements and participate in many of the programs listed below.


Big Apple Circus - Boston City Hall Plaza, Now through May 10th

Fly away to our magical All-New Show, METAMORPHOSIS. Be transported to a realm of enchantment and illusion, a dreamscape domain where no one sits more than 50 feet from ringside, and nothing is impossible! You will be thrilled by the Flying Trapeze, the razzle-dazzle of the Rolla-Bolla, the dynamo of the Diablo, the risky rhythms of the Risley team, the cunning conjurors of the Quick-Change, and the incredible flexible limbs of the Contortionists. See and hear the musical merriment of our featured clown and camels, horses, playful pooches and more. METAMORPHOSIS! The show runs 2 hours with intermission.

New Restaurants continue to flourish in the hub.

Sweet Cheeks owner Tiffani Faisom plans to open a south East Asian inspired restaurant and tiki bar called Tiger Mama in the Fenway. Gallows owner Rebecca Roth Gullo is opening Banyan Bar and Refuge in the former Hamersley's in the South End. The food from chef Philip Tang will feature the flavors of Asia and India with an emphasis on seafood. Further west in Newton, David Punch (Sycamore) has plans for an east asian soul food diner meets izakaya.


Frank as Bozo

Get an autographed picture of Frank
as Bozo the Clown!

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