Welcome to "Meet the Mayor," a segment in which we interview local Foursquare Mayors in
their natural habitats.
Fenway ParkMatthew Goldstein
So, you take pictures
of fans and the Park sells them as souvenirs. Has anyone ever made an obscene
gesture while you took their picture?I've seen a few birds in my day. I'm not offended. I've had
a few offers, y'know, from women flashing the camera. They're not usually
anyone you really want to see flash the camera, though.
inappropriately timed "Yankees suck" chant you've participated in?Honestly, it's completely irrational, but it has that Boston spirit to it. I'm
a huge Red Sox fan, but I'm slightly rational about the whole thing. It's an
inferiority complex when you say the other guy sucks, and they don't suck at
all. The Yankees are pretty good and have kicked our ass sufficiently many
times. I'm all for heckling and yelling mean shit at the other players, but
"Yankees suck" is a little unoriginal.
Could these two teams
cultivate a more positive relationship?I don't know if that's in their best interests. I think for
all of baseball and these two cities, it helps that we theoretically hate each
other. Boston and New York, for whatever reason, are natural
Want to be interviewed about your
Foursquare mayorship? Give us
a shout: tweet @bostonphoenix or
email firstname.lastname@example.org. And for tips,