Save the Mattapan Line…

Save the Mattapan Line…

So a few weeks back our friend Bill Forry over at the Dorchester Reporter put out this great piece about the folks who maintain the Ashmont/Mattapan trolley line. With all the anti MBTA sentiment that’s being tossed about it was a welcomed perspective. Of course I, like a lot of…

3rd Annual Car Show – Dot Park

3rd Annual Car Show – Dot Park

Aside from making me miss my old 65 Caprice like crazy, this was a really nice day last year…if you’re a car lover like myself I suggest checking it out. The folks over at dotpark.org do a fantastic job organizing the event.

H2 vs the world…

H2 vs the world…

The world of the superbikes has been dumped on it’s head yet again. The reviews and specs surrounding the Kawasaki Ninja H2 are mind boggling. This is a supercharged missile that on paper, has an engine that can be tuned to 300 plus horsepower and…

Plate of the day…

Plate of the day…

There’s not really much to say here other than at least the dude is giving everyone a fair warning…. Photo by Alexis LaMonica

The Uber perspective…

The Uber perspective…

liv·er·y  (lv-r, lvr) n. pl. liv·er·ies 1. A distinctive uniform worn by the male servants of a household. 2. The distinctive dress worn by the members of a particular group; uniform: ushers in livery. 3. The costume or insignia worn by the retainers of a feudal lord. a. The boarding and care of horses for a fee. b. The hiring out of horses and carriages. c. A livery stable. 5. A business that offers vehicles, such as automobiles or boats, for hire. 6. Law Official delivery of property, especially land, to a new owner.   hack·ney  (hkn)  pl. hack·neys 1. often Hackney A horse of a breed developed in England. 2. A trotting horse suited for routine riding or driving. 3. A coach or carriage for hire.   Do you see any differences here aside from how people dress? Hackney – commonly referred to as a taxi here in Boston….”a coach or carriage for hire”. The…

Really dude?

Really dude?

Rolling….in my 5.0…got the rag top down so my hair can blow. Sorry, having a moment there. Apparently Vanilla Ice is shopping at Guitar Center in Braintree today. How do I know? Well listen, when your white Mustang has a fin the size of a…

The fastest car on the planet is American…

The fastest car on the planet is American…

Say it with me…..America makes the fastest production car in the world. Doesn’t that just feel good? Look at this sexy beast… Now, I’m sure there’s a few of you not into this sort of thing. But you have to consider the engineering behind getting…

Take care of your cah!

Take care of your cah!

So my buddy Ben calls me up and is like “Dude…we gotta help Dot Rats take better care of their cahs.” and I’m like “your absolutely right…there’s some pretty busted looking cahs driving around the hood these days…..it’s embarrassing. But how do you suggest we…

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…

Hennessey does it again…

Hennessey does it again…

Meet the Hennessey Performance VR1200…. essentially a hyped out Cadillac that sports 1250 horsepower.  Watch it accomplish 220 miles an hour on a closed road down in Texas. Not sure about you….but watching an American car kicking this much ass puts a huge smile on…