The hardworking staff yields to no man in our admiration for local comedian Jimmy Tingle, but we really must take issue with his statement in yesterday’s Boston Globe piece by Eric Moskowitz about whether the Hub of the Universe has an inferiority complex.
Tingle said Boston “has anything New York has, or any other city, in a more manageable level.”
1) Does Boston have as many (per capita) coffee shops as New York? (Coffee shops being the sine qua non of a major city.)
2) Does Boston have traffic lights timed by someone other than Joe Cocker? (How manageable are they?)
Boston – like Frisco – is a town, not a city.
All due respect.