Best Services in Boston 1977

General Services

1977 Best MBTA, Stop

The big new station looks like a small spaceport with its three-story-high concrete terminal, curving ramps, and Route 93 arching over the whole thing. Too bad it has the same...

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General Services

1977 Best Laundromat

Air-conditioned, with Muzak, plants, carpeting, magazines, color TV, director’s chairs, vending machines (edibles and cleaning-supplies), three dozen new machines and a clean-up attendant. Boarders not permitted...

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Health and Fitness

1977 Best Diet Clinic

Dr. George Blackburn’s protein-sparing regimen is the stuff diet empires are made of. And his is legit. You’re EKG’d, profiled, nutritionally re-educated, and recycled, all on nine ounces of lean...

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Health and Fitness

1977 Best Inside Man

Mass. General’s gastro-intestinal unit chief is a leading ileitis authority and colon specialist; he passes the inside dope along to Harvard medical students when he’s not writing it up for...

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