Category Archives: Boston

Quote of the day

Well… the best way for them to move past this is for Manny to put Youkilis on the ticket as his VP. If he doesn’t, I’m buying a Yankees hat.

Girl Power, commenting on Boston.com’s Extra Bases blog, in reference to a story about Manny Ramirez and Kevin Youklis getting heated with each other in the dugout last night.

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Fire bad

This would explain why I smelled smoke when I came up from the train at South Station today:

60K pounds of lobster lost in Boston fire

BOSTON, Massachusetts (AP) — A fire destroyed a landmark seafood business on the waterfront early Friday, snarling rush hour traffic and raising fears the building would collapse into the harbor. There were no reports of injuries.

Firefighters struggled to contain the blaze at James Hook & Co. for several hours after it broke out about 3:30 a.m. Flames burned through rooms full of corrugated cardboard boxes used for shipping seafood, fire department spokesman Steve MacDonald said.