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Category: Boston

The two deadliest nightclub fires in the U.S.

Of the two deadliest nightclub fires in the United States, I unintentionally visited the site of both this summer. Until…

There was an alarm in the air traffic control tower

One day I’m going to pull together a group of my co-workers and we’re going to each write one story:…

It’s a congested travel weekend

Tis a long weekend, that means that the Thursday night travel line-ups in Boston, Toronto, and Montreal were insanely long……

Waldo, Duo, pop-up stores, and friends who come in the mail

I found Waldo… …he’s on the back of the Chubby Chickpea food truck. It serves falafel, hummus, and other yummy…

So many things happened on Milk Street

Boston was already one of the oldest, most established cities in the US by the time other North American cities…

Why Boston’s tunnels are tiled

If heading downtown, Boston’s tunnels are one of the first things you see when you arrive in the city. The…

Gogi on the Block

I’ve abandoned the Street Food app. I noticed recently that there were a lot more trucks on the streets of…

Helicopters just keep circling my hotel

For some reason, for two nights in a row, helicopters have circled the financial district in Boston. My hotel was…

The CodSquad

The street food scene in Boston is really fantastic. Most of the food I’ve sampled from the food trucks so…

The Little Firehall on Congress

I thought I’d never get to see the inside of this little firehall. It’s only open on Saturdays and for…

They know who Banksy is… but not really

Once upon a time there was a Banksy in Boston. Banksy came to the city, a piece of work was…

The little Lego wall on Congress Street

If you are in Seaport and walking North West on Congress Street towards the Children’s Museum, when you get to…

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