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Edgar B. Herwick IIIMay 22, 2018 09:32 PM
Why Are Some Boston Area Convenience Stores Called Spas?A listener asks about a local, etymological quirk.
Edgar B. Herwick IIIMay 9, 2018 01:32 PM
How The Celtics And 76ers Are Forging A Brainier NBAThe Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers are among the teams leading the rise of the big-data, analytics era in the NBA.
Edgar B. Herwick IIIMay 2, 2018 02:13 PM
A Survey Of Local Space Scientists For National Space DayA look at what some big local space brains are working on and looking ahead to.
Edgar B. Herwick IIIApril 24, 2018 10:17 PM
We Know Who Yawkey Way Is Named After, But What About Jersey Street?As the city considers the Red Sox bid to change the name of Yawkey Way back to Jersey Street, listener Newell Flather asks, "Where did the name Jersey Street come from in the first place?"
Maggie PenmanApril 17, 2018 03:19 PM
'It Was Brutal': A Look Back At The 122nd Boston MarathonThe Starting Line
Edgar B. Herwick IIIApril 4, 2018 09:42 AM
How A Longtime SJC Employee And The Public Cracked The Case Of The Mystery PortraitSprinkled throughout the corridors of the John Adams courthouse, home base for the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, are some four or five dozen stately, painted portraits of notable former justices. And as the SJC is the oldest appellate court in the Western Hemisphere, these portraits appropriately range from figures of the distant past to the not-so-long-ago.