Boston, MA — A 25-year-old software designer named Mike was driving in an unfamiliar area when he mistakenly turned the wrong way onto a one way road. Unfortunately for him, Boston’s finest was there to see it, and the resulting traffic stop was incredibly alarming. »
They have a unique culture and mindset. It’s a given that they talk funny, and usually come across as self-centered, rude, and obnoxious to outsiders. However, there are some simple, yet effective methodologies to making the best of your interactions with a Bostonian:
Some cities were never designed for large trucks simply because they didn't exist at the time of planning. Boston is a prime example: Thin and narrow roads make it near impossible for some pickup trucks to navigate, let alone a larger box truck. A lot of Boston's city and urban planning designs came from the old… »
This weekend I rousted a few of my motorcycle friends and we made our way on over to the Larz Anderson Auto Museum to check out the Extinct Car Day, an assemblage of old iron (and a bit of aluminum) from bygone automakers. Some were failed experiments, some were absorbed into one of the Big Three, others just slunk… »
Everyone has seen the infamous video of when a mass ride collides with a Range Rover. When I first watched it, my heart was pumping, I was on the side of the bikers. Riding a motorcycle in the city is amazingly fun at times, and at others, terrifying, especially on the post-apocalyptic streets of Cambridge and… »
Also Friday, a report from Russian television cited the men’s mother as saying her older son had previously been interviewed by the FBI because of his interest in radical Islamic teachings. The FBI confirmed that agents in Boston had interviewed the elder Tsarnaev in 2011, on behalf of an unspecified foreign… »
Police commissioner has practically stated it was a terrorist attack. Nobody has claimed responsibility yet. Tonight's Bruins game has been called off. »
Obviously, taking care of the wounded is a priority but I've been looking throughout all the news articles and video feeds and nothing so far.
I was hoping today would be a good day and then crap like this happens.
Hope everything is sorted out as efficiently as possible and of course, my condolences to the family of… »