Occupy Boston was joined by labor unions in a march through Downtown and the North End / Waterfront to the Charlestown Bridge. The video of the march was taken on Commercial Street about 5pm on Thursday, November 17, 2011. Traffic was stopped along Atlantic Avenue, Commercial Street to the Charlestown Bridge.
According to the Occupy Boston website: “The candlelight march will proceed from Dewey Square down Atlantic Avenue to the North Washington St. Bridge—a bridge that is desperately in need of repair—for a speak out against unemployment, austerity, and infrastructure cuts.”
On the other side of the coin were drivers who appeared less than thrilled about the rush hour timing as they tried to get home from work. Police had all side street intersections blocked off with a very large showing of roaming motorcycles.
Note to self: Apparently, bag pipes can be used for just about any type of event in Boston.