Month: November 2011

Go see Santa today…

Go see Santa today…

The Christmas parade is in Quincy today. Usually a great time for the whole family.

Red White and Blue Friday…

Red White and Blue Friday…

Yeah I know it’s really Black Friday but I’m asking you all to make an effort to check your tags and try as hard as you can to buy products made in the USA. Keep in mind that most big box stores will not even…

Thanksgiving Eve at Florian Hall…

Thanksgiving Eve at Florian Hall…

This is by far one of the biggest parties in Dot every year. Thomas Park will be playing and it’s a great opportunity to catch up with old friends. Go here to get your tickets now. You can also buy them at the door but…

Thanksgiving Divorce…

Thanksgiving Divorce…

Thanksgiving Divorce A man in Phoenix calls his son in New York the day before Thanksgiving and says,”I hate to ruin your day, but I have to tell you that your mother and I are divorcing; forty-five years of misery is enough. “Pop, what are…

The Dorchester Thanksgiving guide…

The Dorchester Thanksgiving guide…

Step 1:   Go buy a turkey Step 2: Take a drink of whiskey Step 3: Put turkey in the oven Step 4: Take another 2 drinks of whiskey Step 5: Set the degree at 375 ovens Step 6: Take 3 more whiskeys of drink Step…

Bob your head…

Bob your head…

Zapp and Roger….I could go on for days. Their is not an artist that can take credit for creating a song that invokes movement like this. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lK6wOG_aDl8] Play “More Bounce” just about anywhere and every person within earshot bobs their head uncontrollably. Black folks certainly…

Windshield wiper advice…

Windshield wiper advice…

We all typically change our windshield wipers once a year because of our brutal winters here in the northeast. You hit your local auto parts store and buy any typical beam blade (flexible blade) for instance. Your looking at 15 to 20 bucks per side…

American made bicycles…

American made bicycles…

Buying a bicycle for Christmas? Seven Cycles are built in Watertown and by all accounts they make an incredible product.

Would you swim in the Charles for 10 bucks?

Would you swim in the Charles for 10 bucks?

How about in 1988? This show ran on channel 23 which was Cablevision (pre Comcast) in Boston….I actually remember watching this with my pops. I think it’s still a challenge to get people to swim in the Charles because of the stigma attached to it…..although…

Hate commercials?

Hate commercials?

We all do….but some Dot Rats out there may remember turning the dial to channel 56 and seeing these. I used to drive by the Morrissey Blvd studio when I was a kid and always thought it was where Bozo lived. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JyAHYyLQ_9I] I hope Karen…