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…

You from Boston?

You from Boston?

It’s pretty common these days for anyone living within the 495 loop to claim they are from Boston. For Bostonians…this little fudged detail tends to get under our skin like no other. Why wouldn’t someone want to be from a place like Cohasset, Plymouth or…

Boombalotty’s Random Thoughts…

Boombalotty’s Random Thoughts…

– I honestly can’t believe how much I miss the NHL, I’m a Bruins fan, but more importantly i’m a fan of the NHL. It’s upsetting to all sports fans when greed takes a hold of both sides. The NHL was down and out for…

MBTA listen up!

MBTA listen up!

You need more creative ways to drive up revenue. The special sauce you need is sex appeal. Take the model of a Hooters or a MaryLou’s coffee and run with it. Good looking people = A good looking bottom line. Here’s a good example of…

Jay’s Story…

Jay’s Story…

The Duplessy Foundation does great work with young adults 18-24 years old who are not attending four-year colleges develop the skills to lead artistic enterprises and businesses. This is a very important stage in a persons life where you hit a crossroads. Having a foundation…

My teacher is a Dot Rat…

My teacher is a Dot Rat…

So here comes fellow Dot Rat Julie McNeil with her most recent project, the launch of “I Love School Education Network”. This Facebook site aims to be a one-stop-shop for teachers, tutors, parents, and adult learners to get the latest educational news and advice from…

The Casino Pitch…

The Casino Pitch…

It sure looks like Caesars Palace is making their pitch for a casino at Suffolk Downs. Now I’m sure this means a lot to the folks over in East Boston and Revere but I said it months back and I will say it again, it…

Dot Rat ingenuity…

Dot Rat ingenuity…

As most of you know, moving in and out of a triple decker can be quite the task. A third floor move can take in excess of 8 hours and usually involves damaging walls and furniture in the process. So one Dot Rat decided he…

Cmon, you know he gets some…

Cmon, you know he gets some…

So I was reading one of my favorite sites for news….Universal Hub….and saw this dude giving out roses. What a brilliant idea…. I would take the Pepsi Challenge here and say out of those 50 roses…he could easily be 20 for 50. Think about it……

Get me this guy…

Get me this guy…

So this guy Mo parts the Red Sea before every game at Lawrence Central Catholic. Just wondering if he is for hire….he would come in handy for Christmas shopping. No lines, no fighting over the last IPad with some ghetto diva….he’s worth his weight in gold. “Mo….handle these…