Today on Boston Public Radio:

  • We opened the lines to callers to hear about your favorite holiday traditions.
  • Emily Rooney, host of WGBH News' Beat The Press, joined us for her famous list of fixations and fulminations.
  • Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joined for our monthly edition of “Ask The Mayor.” He discussed updates to the Trust Act, new space-saver rules for the winter, and his views on Rep. Ayanna Pressley’s push to decriminalize prostitution.
  • Boston Globe columnist Shirley Leung discussed a Waltham holding company adding a female director to its all-male boardroom, and why she thinks Gov. Charlie Baker ought to put his plans to sell Hynes Convention Center on pause.
  • Under the Radar host Callie Crossley discussed a smartphone app to help parents find Black Santas, and holiday movies to watch if you’re avoiding the Hallmark channel.
  • David Waters and Brian Hillmer from Community Servings joined us for a year-end news quiz.