Boston Area News

Wrentham Outlets Boosting Security For Black FridayThe heightened security, which is in response to the recent Paris attacks as well as U.S. State Department warnings, will extend through the holiday season.
Pedestrian Killed In Natick Shopping Plaza IdentifiedA Hopkinton man has been identified as the pedestrian killed Tuesday by an elderly driver in a Natick shopping plaza.
Worcester Police Officer Hurt In Hit And RunA Worcester police officer was hurt in a hit-and-run Wednesday morning.
Melrose Students Injured By South Park-Inspired 'Kick A Ginger' IncidentsRedheaded students went to the nurse's office reporting injuries they suffered after being kicked.
Massachusetts Named Best State To Live In By New ReportThe top three states are all in New England.
Man Accused Of Threatening Driver's Ed Students With GunA man accused of threatening a group of driver's education students with a gun is now free on bail.

Boston Area Sports

Brady: 'Unfortunate' Peyton Manning Isn't Playing SundaySunday night's showdown in Denver will feature two of the best teams in the AFC, but the matchup will certainly be missing one big element.
The Biggest Mismatch In Patriots - Broncos: Bill Belichick Vs. Gary Kubiak And Wade PhillipsThe biggest mismatch in Patriots - Broncos isn't on the field. It's on the sidelines.
Nick Saban And Urban Meyer Screwed Things Up For EverybodyExpectations for college football coaches are always sky high. But, be careful when rolling the dice.
Ray Lewis Delivered Speech To Bills Before Game Vs. Patriots, Rex Ryan ConfirmsRex Ryan and the Bills brought in Ray Lewis to deliver a pump-up speech before playing the Patriots. Lewis then went on ESPN as an analyst for the game the next day.
Hurley's Picks: Patriots Due For A Loss In Denver -- But First, A Rant About NFL OfficiatingBefore NFL referees can botch any more calls, let's explore a full week of NFL picks.
Dallas Cowboys Still Headline ThanksgivingThe Carolina Panthers may be undefeated, but all eyes will be watching the Dallas Cowboys this Thanksgiving.

Boston's Best

Boston's Best Comfort DishesComfort food is just that -- it provides gastronomic comfort to the diner. Boston restaurants have much to offer in way of yummy, satisfying food choices.
Phantom Gourmet: Bronwyn In Somerville's Union SquareGerman food, German beer, Bavarian pretzels, and a real biergarten. It's like Oktoberfest all year round at Bronwyn restaurant in Union Square.
WATCH: Wining And Tailgating With The Saturday SommelierWine and cheese tailgate pairings from Laura Maniec, master sommelier at Corkbuzz in NYC.
Phantom Gourmet: Vida Cantina In Portsmouth, NHIf you look too quickly at Vida Cantina, you might think you were at Friendly's. But Mexican cooking is something chef/owner David Vargas was born to do.
Boston's Best Places To Get Your Holiday Shopping Done EarlyBeing ahead of the curve, planning ahead, thinking outside of the box and the pure joy that some people derive from shopping are a few reasons why early holiday shopping is a must-do activity.
Phantom Gourmet: Bear In Boots In FalmouthThings are a bit different at Bear in Boots, which makes a meal there anything but ordinary. Take, for instance, their miniature maitre d.

Fall Holidays

Boston's Best Thanksgiving Day ActivitiesMassachusetts is the home of Thanksgiving, so Bostonians know how to do this holiday right.
Boston's Best Small Business Saturday ShoppingSmall business Saturday is on Nov. 28. Check out five of the top stores run by independent retailers in and around the city of Boston.
6 Best Cookbooks To Help With Your Holiday GatheringsThe holidays are a time to gather around the table with friends and family and share delightful food and conversation.
Thanksgiving 2015 Visitor's Guide To BostonHow to celebrate like a Pilgrim when visiting Boston this Thanksgiving holiday.

CBS Boston Blogs

Massarotti: What We're Thankful For In Boston SportsTony Massarotti says we have a lot to be thankful for in the world of Boston sports.
Searching For SnowflakesWill the trend continue or are things looking up for snow-lovers?
Jay Talking: 'Do You Welcome Syrian Refugees?'Find Out What Your Neighbors Think. We're On The Street.
Thanksgiving Travel Forecast: No Weather ComplicationsLast year's Thanksgiving travel weather was a mess--but luckily, Terry Eliasen says there won't be any weather-related complications this year.
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