Besides taking an (unsuccessful) field trip to Westbrook's bowling alleys, the folks at The Maine Switch also hopped on Metro's #4 bus (that would be the Westbrook bus for all you sophisticates) and wrote a minute-by-minute account of their adventure that can be read here.
I used to ride the No. 4 quite a bit when I worked in Portland and still ride it occasionally when I venture into the Big City. I think Avery Yale Kamila does a decent job setting the scene and capturing the various pros/cons of riding the bus. I particularly enjoyed her 12:09p entry: "We're now somewhere called Westbrook Gardens. We may as well be in a foreign country."
- John C.L. Morgan
P.S. Attention, Westbrook foodies: Add Kamila's rave (if brief) review of Burrito! to the list of reviews compiled by your modest correspondent here and here.