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National Bowling Day

Every year on the 2nd Saturday in August we celebrate National Bowling Day!  Here at Jillian’s Boston Lucky Strike, it’s our favorite holiday (for obvious reasons). This national holiday is thanks to the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America, Inc., who first sponsored the holiday in 1956. It was first enacted to raise money for the […]

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Bowling Terms 101

We heard you love bowling (so do we!) Well, really, who doesn’t?! What a lot of people don’t know about bowling is the extraordinarily long list of terminology that exists. As bowling has evolved over the centuries, so has the terminology. We’re here to help you become one with the pros and understand the most […]

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The Health Benefits of Bowling & Billiards [Infographics]

Why go to the gym when you can come bowl or play pool?! Check out the health benefits of bowling and billiards in these awesome infographics!  

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Advice for Planning the Perfect Work Outing

With summer months approaching, days are getting a little slower in the workplace. It’s hard to be productive when the work slows down which means it’s the perfect time to plan your next work outing! Great team work comes with great team bonding – so it’s time to plan an outing. Planning can be a […]

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Summer Activities in Boston

We’re in the midst of finals and the end of the semester for college students which means it’s almost summer time in Boston. For those of you who live here or just visiting, here is your guide to the best summer activities!   Kayaking on the Charles Want an epic view of the Boston skyline? […]

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This is Why We’re Excited for Opening Day

In lieu of the Red Sox Opening Day on Monday, here are 10 reasons why you should be excited! It’s officially spring time in Boston, which means summer is just around the corner! Opening Day is a landmark event that reminds us warm days are on the way. Whether it’s warm or not on Opening […]

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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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