City nicknames: Beantown, The Hub, The Walking City, Cradle of Modern America
Biggest Boston names: Conan O’Brien, Donnie Wahlberg, Mark Wahlberg, Edgar Allen Poe, JFK, Bobby Brown
Most infamous Boston name: Whitey Bulger, need I say more?
The final resting place of: Sam Adams, John Hancock, Paul Revere, Boston Massacre victims
Best Chinese food: Head on down to Chinatown and pick a place.
Best underage bar: There isn’t one.
Best place to take visitors: Harvard Square. Who doesn’t love it’s charm? There are tons of great places to eat and places to go.
Best place to spend a nice day: Boston Common. When it’s nice out, bring a book and a blanket and just hang out. It’s easy to relax and spend time with friends.
Most accurate movie depiction of Boston: The Departed, only because we wish we were that bad ass.
Best place to avoid college students: It isn’t possible. “There are more college students per square foot in Boston than any other city in the Western Hemisphere.”
The best bar to get thrown out of: Tequila Rain, because you know whatever story goes along with getting thrown out, is going to be amusing.
Best place to eat at 4am: The South Street Diner because it’s one of the few places that’s open really late and the food is pretty darn good.
Biggest holiday: St. Patrick’s Day. It’s every Irishman’s excuse to get drunk on green beer and run around the city like an idiot. Oh, and there’s a parade in Southie.
Biggest claim to fame: The Boston Tea Party, duh. Who didn’t learn about it in American history?
Best local food: The Fenway Frank, of course. Who doesn’t love a delicious hot dog?
Biggest local debate: Is Whitey Bulger dead or not? I don’t think we’ll ever know.
Things we just don’t talk about: The ball going between Bill Buckner’s legs… Everyone died a little inside that day
Cool things Bostonians can do: Say “wicked” and look cool doing it
Things we hate hearing: Other people impersonating a Boston accent
The least-true stereotype: Everyone in Massachusetts is liberal. Yes, Massachusetts may have been the first to legalize gay marriage, and we always vote Democratic BUT not everyone is liberal. That’s a gross generalization
The most-true stereotype: Bad drivers. Often referred to as a “Masshole”, the Massachusetts driver is often aggressive and has a higher premium than you.