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Steven Tyler of Aerosmith.

Steven Tyler enters treatment after relapsing, Aerosmith cancels part of Vegas residency

Boston-based rock band Aerosmith announced they are canceling part of their upcoming Las Vegas residency as frontman Steven Tyler has voluntarily entered rehab.

A typical afternoon of speed chess and trash talk outside Harvard Square's Pavement Coffeehouse.

Where to play chess in Boston: 4 places to deliver checkmate around town

If you’re dying to show off your vicious Stafford Gambit prep, or your tactical mastery, or just your love of the game, here are places in the Boston area where you can play chess.

Cartoonist and Malden native Keith Knight and his son, Julian, outside For Five Coffee in Boston on May 19.

How award-winning cartoonist and Malden native Keith Knight created the ‘Charlie Brown of activism’

The second season of "Woke,” Knight's Hulu series, dropped last month and continues to follow “Toast & Butter” cartoonist Keef as he navigates being a very public Black artist-turned-activist in a not always so “woke” world.

Children cool off at the Artesani Playground Spray Deck in Brighton in a 2021 file photo.

Need to beat this weekend’s heat? Head to one of these 75+ spray fountains

Dozens of spray parks in Greater Boston are already open for the season — just in time for this weekend's scorcher.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on April 7, 2022.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez confirms she’s engaged

The 32-year-old New York congresswoman met her now-fiancé, Riley Roberts, while they were both undergraduates at Boston University.

Alisa Amador of Cambridge won the national NPR Tiny Desk Contest.

Cambridge singer-songwriter Alisa Amador wins NPR Tiny Desk Contest

Alisa Amador was announced the winner of NPR’s 8th Tiny Desk Contest on Tuesday, earning her the headlining spot on the five-city Tiny Desk Contest on the Road tour. She won for her song “Milonga accidental,” performed entirely in Spanish.

Tom Brady (pictured after the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' victory in Super Bowl LV in 2021) will be roasted sometime in 2023.

From GOAT to ‘GROAT’? Tom Brady will executive produce a new Netflix comedy series. And yes, he’ll be in it.

Netflix on Tuesday announced an upcoming series of comedy roasts with Tom Brady serving as executive producer. “Greatest Roasts of All Time,” or “GROAT,” will debut in 2023. First up in the hot seat? Brady himself, of course.

DJ Steve Aoki delivered the first pitch before the game between the Boston Red Sox and the Houston Astros at Fenway Park.

‘Too much mustard’: DJ Steve Aoki airmails first pitch at Fenway

Steve Aoki’s first pitch at Fenway Monday sailed waaaaaay high onto the netting over the seats behind home plate. But was it the worst first pitch ever? He has some tough competition.