Month: August 2012

The beer of the weekend…

The beer of the weekend…

This weekend it’s going to be all about Narragansett. Summer doesn’t last very long in these parts so I’m hoping to be drunk all weekend…responsibly of course*. Anyway I absolutely love the story of Narragansett and their plans to build another brewery here in New…

America: The Story of Us…

America: The Story of Us…

This documentary produced by the History Channel is by far one of the best I have ever seen. I have recommended this to my nephews to help them with their history studies. It does a wonderful job of capturing your imagination. In my opinion it…

Harlem Street…

Harlem Street…

So I’m sitting here thumbing through Twitter posts when I see  Bigg Dee and the Chef Boyz are on Unregular Radio reaching out with condolences for the families of the loved ones lost on Harlem Street last weekend. The whole thing got me thinking. I…

LA Burdick Chocolate @ Back Bay Boston, MA

LA Burdick Chocolate @ Back Bay Boston, MA

I don’t know about you…but after reading this review…I want some friggin chocolate. LA Burdick Chocolate @ Back Bay Boston, MA.

Check out SUpRALiMiNAL….

Check out SUpRALiMiNAL….

So here comes Danny Smith aka SUpRALiMiNAL out of Somerville. This Art of Rhyme song and video are killer. Love the Miami Vice thing….reminds me of an old school Beastie Boys video. The kid has a flow… [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmMGSTcvYqY] Check out his facebook page HERE.  

The Wiffleball Classic…

The Wiffleball Classic…

About 150 players and spectators were on hand last weekend for the Wiffleball Classic at Dot Park. 16 teams battled it out for bragging rights at this all day event. By all accounts everyone had a blast. But…at the end of the day there could…

Goodbye Mr. Pesky…

Goodbye Mr. Pesky…

I had the chance to shake hands with Johnny Pesky back in 2003. He was just as nice as you would imagine. He will be missed here in Boston….he was a link to the glory days of post war baseball in Boston. When I looked…

Victory…

Victory…

So our very own Billy Traft made us extremely proud last night. Bill won by TKO after just one round his opponent would not come out for round 2.  Here is a short video of his walk to the ring. Thanks for giving the neighborhood…

What’s your name?

What’s your name?

As the doctor stared at him….he replied “Eddie”. The giant also recited his parents names yesterday. Eddie Strumm is one tough Dot Rat…. He’s getting better every day….

History will be made…

History will be made…

What is a Dot Rat? Some would rather not be associated with a dirty rodent or a snitch. The term goes back 50 or 60 years in these parts….but there are so many people who ask this very question. What is a Dot Rat? Dot…