Peanuts at Fenway: Charlie Brown

I love getting the paper and reading the comics.  I loved it as a kid and I still do now.  When I think of the Peanuts comic strip, I have four very clear images in my head: Schroeder at the piano, Linus with his banket, Lucy at her “advice” booth, and Charlie Brown all scruffy on the…

Red Sox Baseball at Fenway: Tips & Tricks for Families

Do you know how much it costs to go to the movies these days?  Of course you do, because you have kids and that means that a night at the movies can cost $53.96 for a family of four. I love the movies, but when the weather is good and the only movies you haven’t…

June 3rd at Fenway: Pride Night

June 3rd is a special day at Fenway.  The Green Monster is dressing up in all the colours of the rainbow and there will be a little extra blue on the field too. It’s always a tough game for me to watch when my childhood team, the Toronto Blue Jays, plays my home team, the Red…

Red Sox Winter Weekend: Family at Foxwoods.        

It may be a little early for Spring fever but when it comes to Red Sox fans spring training cannot come soon enough. Next weekend, January 22nd through the 24th Red Sox fans can get a big dose of their favorite team and sport at Foxwoods.  Winter Weekend is a family friendly Red Sox extravaganza…

Calling All Kids: Opening Day, Gate K, and Mayor Marty Walsh

Now that spring is in fact here and white monster of winter’s reign has retreated, the Green Monster can come out and play.  Today, Mayor Marty Walsh led a tour of Fenway and cut the rope for the new Gate K.  Fenway’s Gate K is designed for families and their littlest Red Sox fans to…

Talking to Fathers

I have a father and for most of my life also had two grandfathers.  Now that I’m married I have fathers-in law.  Now that I have children I have a husband who is a father as well.  Until recently, when I’ve been interviewing several Boston area fathers for a few pieces I’m working on I’ve…

It’s Out of the Park!: Fenway Beyond The Green Monster

You don’t have to be at Fenway to gather with Red Sox Nation and enjoy the game.  You don’t have to be sitting on your couch either.  You don’t have to bring the kids to a local sports bar to watch the game either. Today you have the perfect solution: Out of the Park. Out…