Category Archives: boston

MISSILE AWAY by Peter Nolan Smith

During grammar school my older brother was the top of his class at Our Lady of the Hills, but he was also a pyromaniac and on several occasions Frunk came close to burning down our suburban house underneath the Blue Hills. Each time my mother punished us both with a wooden spoon and my father […]

25 Ways You Know You’re From Boston When You….

# 1.) ….name your son ‘Fenway’. 2.) ….you move to another city, but support the Red Sox, Celtics, Bruins, and Patriots, even after Tom Brady married a Victoria Secrets’ model. 3.) …recognize that fried clams are only fried clams, if they have bellies and I mean big bellies like they serve at Tony’s on Wollaston […]

Jacob Wirth – Boston’s Bratwurst Himmel

A group of 40-year old Boston College alumni discuss where they should meet for dinner. Finally they agree upon meeting at Jacob Wirth on Boylston Street restaurant where some of the patrons at the bar have low cut blouses and nice breasts. 10 years later, at 50 years of age, the group meets again and […]

4:20 4/20 2016

Police and parents demonized Marijuana during my youth. Reefer smokers were condemned by the courts. John Sinclair, the MC5 radical, was sentenced to ten years of prison for the crime of ‘giving’ an undercover agent two joints. The severity of his punishment did not deter the millions of marijuana smokers of the 60s from becoming […]

IRISH TWINS by Peter Nolan Smith