Fenway Park opens its own hill
The rain may be melting all the snow away today, but the best sledding hill in town is still fun as heck. There's an awesome new 20-foot ramp at Fenway—yes, on the field itself—and it's a wicked fun ride with … Continue…
Cambridge opens three new playgrounds
We're pretty jealous of families living in Cambridge right now. As part of the Healthy Parks and Playgrounds initiative, three neighborhood parks just reopened with fabulous redesigns and sleek new play equipment (made …
Hooray for family concerts with decent tunes
Newsflash: toddlers will dance to just about anything—including cool indie rock music. That’s the idea behind Rock-N-Romp, a concert series for families, where the music doesn't suck. Local parents Kerry and Carl Lavin …
Three local orchards welcome little ones
Picking apples isn't all that fun when you can't actually reach the apples. So bring your toddler to Russell Orchards Farm Store & Winery (143 Argilla Rd., Ipswich), where dwarf trees are short enough for tiny outstretc…
Ringgold Park gets a makeover
It never made sense to us that a South End playground would not have baby swings. So we did a little happy dance when we heard that Ringgold Park recently added bucket swings to its offerings. In fact the weathered … Co…
The Little Lovage Club offers classes and space to party
Coco Baby boutique’s play and party space went through quite the makeover this summer. Besides freshly-painted walls, a massive chalkboard installation, and new furniture, it has a new name: Little Lovage Club (run by t…
The New England Aquarium soups up its top attraction
Sharks are so cool. From a distance. The newly renovated $17.8 million Great Ocean Tank at the New England Aquarium has been totally transformed with 52 floor-to-ceiling viewing windows, an enormous authentic Caribbean …
The best day to bring a toddler to a game
Here's your chance at lasting all nine innings (with the kids) at Fenway. On July 27th, the Portland Sea Dogs face the Harrisburg Senators for Futures at Fenway, an annual minor league event loaded with activities and e…
Mom Meet Mom helps local parents break the ice
There’s gotta be at least one mom in this town with whom you'd hit it off. That's the idea behind Mom Meet Mom, a social site launched earlier this month by three new Boston mothers. The model is similar to … Continued
Mo Willems gets his own space at the Eric Carle Museum
We plan to be the first in line to see Seriously Silly: A Decade of Art and Whimsy, Mo Willems' new exhibit at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, in Amherst. Get there early on opening day (June … Continued