Boston Harbor Casino and Hotel A Psychedelic Trip
By Josh Resnek
Last Thursday I drove my Lexus to Joe Caruso’s Car Repair Shop down the Lynde, and dropped it off.
Then I took an unvarnished Everett walk to the casino.
I carried $200 in my front pocket.
I was ready to gamble $100 of the $200.
I felt very positive walking to the casino.
It is a walk between two worlds. The old remaining Everett world of two and three family homes and businesses here and there mixes indelicately with the larger parking lots and with the assemblage of properties put together by Wynn Resorts.
The assemblage is a post modern pastiche of outdated housing surrounded by car repair shops, several welding facilities, the sprawling LNG facility, the great brick electrical plant using oil to produce electricity, its giant brick chimneys reaching for the sky, and a mind boggling numbing parade of 18 wheel trucks rambling on the roads making the noise of Army tanks at full throttle as they sped by me.
It is an invigorating walk that sets the mind wandering.Continue reading “Am I In Everett? Yes I am! Incredible Really When You Give It A Thought”