Workers on the Boylston St Bridge in 1946. The bridge is long gone, but the view isn't entirely unfamiliar as we look toward the Mass Ave intersection and The Fens beyond. Courtesy City of Boston Archives.
Possibly the most low budget sub shop ever. This was located in JP in the 70s and early 80s if memory serves. Probably to cash in on the reconstruction of the Orange Line. Exact location? Someone will know.
When Dapper O'Neil left his Roslindale rental on Washington up by Pleasant Cafe, he took in the city on his ride to work. He'd see the ambitious legal types hustling along with the Burberrys and Brooks Brothers suits. He called them "Brief Case Fakers" and ran his politics as anti-elitist, translating frequently to anti-liberal and anti intellectual. He was a guy that would stand with Jimmy... View details ⇨
Any South End types with a TV on the fritz? You once had Hancock TV @ 426-1494 and after calling, you probably dragged the set over for a look-see. Located conveniently at the corner of Shawmut & Waltham St, it was early tech support. And when you came home it worked. Usually.
You can always tell a Harvard man, but you can't tell him much. Unless you're the Crew Captain on the Charles, then you get to tell him whatever you want, with a megaphone. ADDENDUM: well exCUSE ME, it's the coxswain, not the captain!