Visiting from Nashville

Discussion in 'Ask A Cop' started by 5150, Sep 15, 2016.

  1. 5150

    5150 MassCops Member

    A couple of questions...

    1st of all, my wife and I will be visiting Boston from Dec 1st-5th.

    I plan on carrying while we are visiting, as long as that is recommended. Just a few things that we plan on doing is the Freedom Trail, Tour of Fenway, Cambridge, etc. Also plan on taking a day trip to Cooperstown.

    Any suggestions on things to see and does anyone see a problem with carrying a weapon while on my visit?

    Deputy Sheriff just outside Nashville
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2016
  2. pahapoika

    pahapoika Subscribing Member

    Bring a jacket.

    Might be a little chilly first week of December :cool:
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  3. 5150

    5150 MassCops Member

    Figured as much. For the last several years my wife and I have gone on a little weekend getaway the week after Thanksgiving. We've always gone somewhere we've never been to. This year Boston sounded cool, but I'm hoping that's all it is.
  4. Fuzzywuzzy

    Fuzzywuzzy MassCops Member

    Bring a jacket.
    And your shiny badge with I.D.
    For that 218 privilege.
  5. Goose

    Goose The list is long but distinguished. Staff Member

    And a gun for under your jacket. Both are recommended.
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  6. MiamiVice

    MiamiVice MassCops Member

    The north end is nice, freedom trail goes right through. Patriots are playing the sunday your here at 1pm. There's a train from boston to the stadium. Lots to do at Gilette without even going into the game. There's probably a bruins or Celtics gameb that weekend also.

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  7. Hank Moody

    Hank Moody Duder Staff Member

    Nashville. My favorite city. Enjoy your stay here. Best wishes.
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  8. 5150

    5150 MassCops Member

    Thanks for the advice, I did look into tickets for the Patriots game, but decided I would have to sell one of my kids to afford tix. Quickly realized the difference between ticket prices for a consistently good NFL team and a bad one here in Nashville. Of course, tix are always cheaper the week of, at least here they are.
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  9. Crazy Otto

    Crazy Otto Working for the clampdown

    Screw that touristy crap. See the "real" Boston: Spend some quality time viewing the local "culture" on Boston Common. Have a drink (or 6) in a Southie gin mill. Shop for souvenirs in Dudley Sq. Spend a late night strolling the picturesque streets of Mattapan. So much to see!
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  10. pahapoika

    pahapoika Subscribing Member

    bad, bad, bad :D
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  11. 5150

    5150 MassCops Member

    Those areas do look charming ;)
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  12. vermontfuzz

    vermontfuzz New Member

    Boston to Cooperstown is a heck of a day trip! LOL
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  13. Mr Scribbles

    Mr Scribbles Mr

    Observation deck at the Prudential, can see all the way to NH on a crisp clear winter day, grab a drink at top of the hub-sure touristy, but what the hell, you're a tourist. Day trip to the Old North Bridge if you're into the history, or Paul Revere House and a pizza at Pizzeria Regina in the North End (watch NO ONE will f with that one) Guns verboten at the sports venues, but everywhere else you should be OK.
    Pay no attention to the nay sayers, the Public Gardens and Common are fairly safe during the day, nighttime...not so much
    Please God, though I hope you're not staying at the Hampton Inn or Rounhouse Suites both on Mass Av-complete walking dead zombie land junkie shit zone...
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  14. MiamiVice

    MiamiVice MassCops Member

    If your interested in gilette or the Patriots send me a pm.

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  15. Crazy Otto

    Crazy Otto Working for the clampdown

    Just bustin balls, Scribbles.

    Take a Duck Tour. I took the family on one a few weeks ago. Great way to get a quick overview of the city and its history. Takes about 90 minutes or so. Very entertaining.
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  16. HistoryHound

    HistoryHound Supporting Member

    You should write reviews on Trip Advisor.
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  17. Kilvinsky

    Kilvinsky I think, therefore I'll never be promoted.

    And these days, you just might get the added attraction of seeing a real live accident investigation team at work while you sit comfortably on the curb nearby since they'll make you get off the Duck Boat.
  18. Crazy Otto

    Crazy Otto Working for the clampdown

    Wasn't gonna go down that road....
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  19. Goose

    Goose The list is long but distinguished. Staff Member

    Didn't they also, pilot one of those over a sailboat last year? Quack quack!
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  20. Goose

    Goose The list is long but distinguished. Staff Member

    While the PCC trolley cars are kinda cool, they don't call it Murderpan for nothing.
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  21. 5150

    5150 MassCops Member

    No crashes! I try to avoid them if possible. I'm a DRE, so I prefer them if they're impaired.
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  22. mtc

    mtc High Priestess Staff Member

    Oh good !! Leave your card for us - we're ALWAYS looking for one ! :D
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  23. 5150

    5150 MassCops Member

    A long way to go for an eval, but I'd be up for it!
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  24. BxDetSgt

    BxDetSgt MassCops Member

    Don't forget to try and rob a CVS for some oxy if you visit Charlestown or Chelsea, a kind of hidden tradition.
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  25. Crazy Otto

    Crazy Otto Working for the clampdown

    Tell 'em Whitey sent ya. And no, that's not being racist.

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