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Mid-Winter Check-In

Now that January, a historically abysmal month for tanning, playing bocce and organizing backyard luaus, is upon us we at Jillian’s would like to proffer some ideas to help you pass the time as we enter winter’s astronomical midway point in our journey around that massive, scorching ball of hot gas we call the sun. […]

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Bowling Tips for the New Year

The impending New Year frequently begets resolutions. In case you are one of the many who are dedicated to improving their bowling skills in 2017, here are some tips below to keep in mind: Take a very short first step. Taking a short first step will help you to maintain your balance in the approach; […]

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Free Bowling with Mustaches in November

Truly splendid, amazingly delightful events happen in the month of November: there is football Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays; we have Thanksgiving, which henceforth means mashed potatoes, gravy, turkey and a prime opportunity to overindulge in edible delicacies without feeling too bad about yourself. November is also the month in which we strive to bring attention to men’s general health […]

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Thank You, Big Papi

Jillian’s has stood in the shadows of Fenway Park for decades. We’ve seen a lot of professional athletes come and go over the years, many who have passed through these halls to bowl, play pool and attend charity events. This October is like many other former Octobers, but it is also unlike many of its […]

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Boston: Is It the Best College Town?

We’re weighing in… “I’m shipping up to Boston” has a whole new meaning come September 1st. If you’re a current college student in the city, you’ve probably been counting down the days till move in day. If you’re starting your freshman year in Boston, get ready to discover all the city has to offer. There’s […]

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7 Common Event Planning Mistakes

Planning a Larger scale event is no small task, even a small birthday party can be a challenge. These events can take weeks or months to plan correctly. Don’t fall victim to these common mistakes when planning your next soiree. (Disclaimer: Some of these mistakes are geared towards large scale events) Not setting a budget […]

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Planning a Bachelorette Bash

With warm weather upon us, brides are getting ready to say “I do” at their summer weddings. Before the big day there is one crucial event that cannot be missed, the Bachelorette Party. Every bride needs the last fling before the ring. It’s the last time to go all out while the bride is still “single.” […]

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Quiz: What Do You Know About Bowling?

Bowling dates back to Ancient Egyptian times and continues to still be played today! Whether you’re in a bowling league or just an occasional bowler, we want to see what you know! Take a break from what you are doing and test your knowledge! We’ve created a mini quiz filled with bowling fun facts, what will you […]

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Play Pool Like a Pro (Even If You’ve Never Played Before)

Are you a newbie when it comes to playing pool? No worries, because we’ve made a list of some tips that will [maybe] make you look like a pro next time you’re out with friends. Chalk up your cue-tip before taking a shot. The chalk will help your shot and will allow you to put […]

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Let’s Play Ball!

In preparation for Opening Day on Monday, April 11th we’re learning a little bit about our neighbors over at Fenway! Check out our list of facts we’ve compiled about the Red Sox and Fenway Park. Fenway Park is the country’s oldest baseball stadium in use, it opened in 1912.(104 years, what!) Fenway can hold over […]

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