Tag Archives: Fenway Park

The Pimping Out of Fenway Park

Yesterday the hardtsking staff noted the new Gosling’s Dark ‘n Stormy Boardroom at Fenway Park, available for $6500-$9500 a pop. And we promised to call Brendan Hankard – Manager, Premium Sales and Services – to discuss the finer points of pimping … Continue reading

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It Was a (Gosling’s) Dark ‘n Stormy Night Game at Fenway

From our Late to the Corporate Party desk The hardworking staff knows as well as anyone that everything is for sale to marketers these days (see Michael J. Sandel’s definitive 2012 Atlantic piece here), but this ad in last Friday’s … Continue reading

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WSJ’s Jason Gay Totally Gets Boston

Among the many joys of reading the Wall Street Journal (A-hed, Arena, Weekend Edition) is columnist Jason Gay. And among his many talents is an uncanny knack for capturing the Boston state of mind. Two recent exhibits. October 21 piece on … Continue reading

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Dan Shaughnessy Jinx Goes National

The hardreading staff at Two-Daily Town asked this question two weeks ago. Now the D.C. set is wondering the same thing. Before last night’s World’s Serious Game 2, Politico’s Playbook posted this: SPORTS BLINK – SHAUGHNESSY JINX? Boston Globe A1, “Red … Continue reading

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Why The Wall Street Journal Is A Great Newspaper (Marathon Bombing Edition)

The Weekend Wall Street Journal featured a front-page piece that revealed a very different – and heart-wrenching – side of the Boston Marathon bombing for victims who lost limbs. Struggles of Boston Amputees Mount As Limelight Fades, Some Victims Feel Pressure … Continue reading

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Local Dailies Have Mo Sports Coverage

The Boston Sunday papers featured – hold on now – very similar takes on New York Yankee immortal Mariano Rivera, who’s been on a unique farewell tour in this his final season. Peter Abraham piece from the Boston Sunday Globe: Yankees’ … Continue reading

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Hey – Does This Violate The People’s Pledge? (V)

The liberal Super PAC American Bridge has released a web video – to coincide with Fenway’s 100th Birthday Bash – that whacks Sen. Scott Brown (R-Fenway Franking Privilege) for purportedly pushing to ship the Sox to Foxborough back in 2001. … Continue reading

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WSJ Misfires: Fails to Get Full Story On Scott Brown, Fails To Credit First Story On Rahm Emanuel

Maybe the hardworking staff is just feeling nitpicky tonight, but two weekend Wall Street Journal stories (on consecutive pages, no less) hit us the wrong way. Nitpick #1: Chicago Tussles Over Cameras Mayor Emanuel Says They Would Catch Speeders; Critics … Continue reading

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Charlie Baker Doesn’t Count

For a guy who was Administration & Finance Secretary for four years, Charlie Baker’s not so good with numbers. Witness his latest TV spot in the Massachusetts governor’s race. Did you get that? 21,000 Massachusetts jobs lost last month alone. … Continue reading

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The Green Mon$ter

Smart piece in the Wall Street Journal about (squandered) public funding of Major League baseball parks, one notable exception being the lyric little bandbox in the Fens. The Green Monster Goes It Alone Baseball fans will be tuning in for … Continue reading

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