You make great choices most of the time, but they can’t all be winners. There's times when, for some reason, the synapses in your brain misfire and suddenly you're on an expressway to Regrets-ville (pretty sure it's in the 'burbs). Stay strong and beware these 20 terrible decisions in Boston.
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It’s a tried-and-true formula: tall truck + low clearances = you’re stuck. You'll be reminded every second that you're screwed by the the angry drivers trapped behind you cursing your existence.
2. Wearing Yankees gear
This should be a no-brainer, lest you want to receive an errant beanball or beanbottle. Now, a “Yankees SUCK” t-shirt, those are always in-style and hilarious.
3. Taking the Green Line when the Sox have a home game
Speaking of the Sox, sure, you have an undying affection for the hometown team, just not when you're coming from Downtown and the first pitch is at 7:05. Avoid the beleaguered Green Line on game days, and even non-game days.
4. Driving Downtown
The streets of Boston were formed by meandering livestock back in the day and therefore are not very car-friendly (not even horse and buggy-friendly). Oh, and good luck with parking.
5. Driving anywhere, for that matter
This is a dicey proposition at best within the 495 loop, which pretty much defines “soul-crushing futility” during rush hour.
6. Mouthing off to the wrong person in Southie
No amount of liquid courage will save you during a Southie bar fight, at best dulling the pain of that shiner and freshly damaged ego. Good Will Hunting leaves out the part where Will waits outside the Dunkin' Donuts to snap college boy's legs.