A digital clock on the city of Everett's home page is ticking away the days and hours until Wynn Boston Harbor is set to open in 2019. But one question is on everyone's minds: Is the casino and Steve Wynn's time almost up? At risk: The casino mogul's license - and if he fails to meet certain standards, following last week's Wall Street Journal report detailing decades of sexual misconduct against Wynn and a settlement paid to a woman he allegedly pressured into having sex. The failure to disclose that $7.5 million dollar settlement got the attention of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission at yesterday's public hearing. The five-member board is now investigating Wynn and will decide whether or not to revoke the license. Shirley Leung, a WGBH contributor and Boston Globe Business Columnist; Bruce Mohl, editor of Commonwealth Magazine; and Nestor Ramos, columnist at the Boston Globe join Jim Braude to discuss whether the project is in peril.
When money gets tight, a family's food budget is one of the first things to get cut. And that can make it tough to navigate the grocery store aisle, where food can cost almost as much as it would in a restaurant. Carol and Hugo Rizzoli have just the solution. Jim Braude talked with the Rizzolis about their new website, The Five Dollar Foodie, where they post simple, inexpensive recipes that you can make for around five dollars.
Siri and Alexa select their Super Bowl favorites... and Jim confesses a controversial allegiance.