ByTom Vellner

Tom Vellner is a writer and editor in Boston. According to the manager at his local bagel shop, he is also a Clark Kent lookalike. Follow Tom on Twitter.

  1. My boyfriend Danny and I were dancing at a bar in downtown Boston on a recent Saturday night — my hands on his waist, his draped over my shoulders — when I noticed a woman, a 20-something brunette, approaching us. Judging by the giddy look on her face, I knew what was coming. “I just wanted to say that you guys are so cute,” she shouted over the loud music, out of breath after pushing…