Ellis The Rim Man

by Jim Botticelli/DirtyOldBoston.com Moe Ellis was a rebel because he never ever did what he should, at least as an adolescent. He should not have gotten into a fight with a teacher as a 16 year old high school student growing up in the South End. He should not have gotten expelled, terminating his public school education and closing himself o...
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Vargas In Boston

Painting by Alberto VargasBy Jim Botticelli/Dirty Old BostonShe sits over the bar inside the Intermission Lounge right next to the Theater District. Once a seedy stop on the way to the Combat Zone, the Intermission has evolved into a respectable place to cap off a night of theater with a cocktail and a bite. A Vargas over the bar adds zest to t...
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