Month: February 2013

Dot Rat Baseball – 1957

Dot Rat Baseball – 1957

This is the time of year I start craving baseball. You know all those huge fields all over Dorchester? At one time, they were used for baseball instead of soccer. The Boston Park League was so popular at one time, 5000 people would show up…

Live from Rino’s…

Live from Rino’s…

I don’t know about you, but there is no other food on the planet I love more than Italian. Even for an Irish lad, I consider myself pretty versed in Italian/American cuisine. Sh*tty commute aside, when I worked on the North Shore I was able…

The Beastles…

The Beastles…

You gotta fill your need for Beastie Boys material any way you can. Why not mash it up with the Beatles…. The Beastles Bob Cronin, known by the moniker dj BC, is a Boston-bred, Atlanta based mash-up DJ. BC’s work has been heard on radio…

Wanna change Dot?

Wanna change Dot?

Want to protect your neighborhood? Do you care about Dorchester? Make a career move…and join the Boston Police Department! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHO5qfozg_E

Dot Rat Radio – Boombalotty Edition

Dot Rat Radio – Boombalotty Edition

So I was finally able to get an episode of Dot Rat Radio done. This week Boombalotty stopped by to drop some knowledge on current events.  

Friday @ The Middle East

Friday @ The Middle East

Show up, drink your face off and welcome Dorchester’s own Mark Doherty back to the stage. The Dead Friends will be tearing it up this Friday at the Middle East in Cambridge. For 10 bucks you get to see 5 bands and blow off some…

Beantown Alpha Cowboy…

Beantown Alpha Cowboy…

So I’m driving through traffic the other day when all of a sudden I hear this incredible roar that seemed to fill the street. I start to scan the road when I lock on to my rear view mirror. Here comes this massive orange and…

Caught in the act…

Caught in the act…

Check out this dude in Andrew Square that mounted a small cam on his front door to keep an eye on things. Some drunk kids decide to hose down his front stairs the other night, so he decides to regulate. I love how he casually…

Lets go sledding!

Lets go sledding!

It was a cold morning on the top of Popes Hill in our year of The Lord nineteen hundred and eighty two. School was cancelled down at the Murphy, and yours truly was staring down into Hemey Park holding my brand new inflatable sled. The…