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Paul works in your basic Alewife office building. He reports a first: He's walking down a walkway to see a client when somebody in a car stops and asks if there's a gym in the neighborhood:

... Me: I'm sorry?
Him: Gyms. Places to work. Like Ballys?
Me: Oh. Right. Uh, there's a Bally's in Porter Sq.
Him: Is that far?
Me: No. It's pretty close to here.
Him: Great. Because I travel a lot and I want to go work out somewhere. ...

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