Activate Your Winter

Cold weather running

Winter is here. The days are shorter, temptations are everywhere throughout the holidays, and it’s friggin’ cold outside. Naturally, we spend much of the season either bundled up or hunkered down. Despite the winter’s best efforts to eliminate any motivation you may have, you will not be beat. Not this year.

5 Tips for Surviving Family Time

Camper Van Carrying Christmas Tree

Rejoice, the holidays are here, and it’s a magical time for The Fenway. A special energy consumes Boston as the holiday spirit takes hold of the city. Gifts, drinks and parties abound. There is one issue with all this cheer and celebration, though. The holidays are essentially a crash course in extended family time.

Not Your Average Gifts: 8 Unique Holiday Shopping Spots in Boston

Unicorn tree ornaments

Yes, holiday season is about much more than presents. But, let’s be honest, the gift-giving tradition isn’t going anywhere quickly. Whether that makes you grin or groan, it’s the truth: loved ones expect something around the holidays (even if they won’t admit it).

Something’s Brewing in The Fenway: 5 Things You Didn’t Know about King’s Row Coffee

Coffee Outside

In a city where coffee chains abound, sometimes we Bostonians yearn for more. If you’re done with commoner’s coffee and looking for a cup that gives you the royal treatment, then check out King’s Row Coffee—a pop-up café opening at 401 Park.

December in The Fenway

Kings Row Coffee

They say this is the most wonderful time of the year. And they are right. Not just because of the holidays – though we’re not complaining about the extra food, drinks and gift-giving – but also because of all the activity that starts now and lasts 31 beautiful days.  

Just Chill by Will Gittens

Musician Will Gittens performs his newest song, Just Chill, in The Fenway! 

The Buzz on Boston's 6 Coziest Coffee Shops

Emerald Necklace Fall Photo

Well. That took awhile. Now that the cold weather has finally arrived, we’ve got hot beverages on the brain. There’s nothing better on a cold day than warming up with a comforting cup of coffee. Or tea. And espresso. Let’s not forget the hot chocolate, either! And while there are lots of places to buy these beverages, we’re focusing on a few where you can really sit and enjoy them.

November in The Fenway

We know that The Fenway got its rep from those bustling summer months filled with baseball and bar crawls. But it’s in November, when the Sox season is over and the weather is cool, that you get to really see what this neighborhood has to offer.

It’s a month known for food, football and, of course, fun. And we’ve got it all right here. 

Boston's Top Halloween Haunts

There’s nothing scarier than finding yourself on the brink of Halloween without plans. Whether you’ve been crafting your costume for weeks, or just pulling one together last minute, you’ve got a small window of time to show it off. You don’t need the added pressure of picking which frightening festivities to attend. That’s where we come in.

Put It Off: How to Procrastinate in The Fenway

It wasn’t long ago that we were kicking off fall with top ways to prepare for the semester. That was responsible of us. But now that we’re almost through October, motivation is dwindling. Students are busier than ever, but that only makes procrastination more appealing.