Greater Boston http://wgbhnews.org en What On Greater Boston Thursday, Aug. 21 http://wgbhnews.org/post/what-greater-boston-thursday-aug-21 <p><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: normal;">Greater Boston turns things over to our colleagues at "Basic Black" for a special conversation about the events in Ferguson, Mo. Join us &nbsp;as we discuss race, law enforcement and the meaning of protest in a post civil rights movement era.</span></p><p> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:28:33 +0000 WGBH News 28160 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Wednesday, Aug. 20 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-wednesday-aug-20 <ul class="ul1"><li class="li1">The execution of James Foley marks the first attack by the militant group ISIS against the United States. <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/globalposts-charles-sennott-james-foley?nopop=1">We were joined by Foley's friend and former boss to discuss his life and the implications of his death</a>. &nbsp;</li></ul><ul class="ul1"><li class="li2">Plus, Congressman John Tierney is facing one of the most competitive races in the country. <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/6th-congressional-district-john-tierney-campaign-trail">He joined us to discuss his bid to hold onto his seat</a>.&nbsp;</li></ul><ul class="ul1"><li class="li2"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/touring-renovated-cape-ann-museum">Cape Ann Museum renovation</a>:&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">WGBH News Arts Editor Jared Bowen got a tour before the doors opened to the public.&nbsp;</span></li></ul><p class="p2"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 28092 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Tuesday, Aug. 19 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-tuesday-aug-19 <ul><li class="p1">As tensions flare in Ferguson,&nbsp;<a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/unrest-ferguson-local-efforts-police-curb-racial-tension">we explore efforts by local law enforcement to stave off racial unrest</a>.</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Charlie Baker is running away from the Tea Party wing of the GOP. <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/conservative-conundrum-baker-leaves-right-wing-wanting-more">Our Focus Report on conservative conundrum in Massachusetts</a>. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></li></ul><ul><li class="p2"><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/angel-my-pocket-sukey-forbes-healing-after-her-daughters-death">"The Angel In My Pocket"</a>:</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Author</span><b style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</b>Sukey<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Forbes opens up&nbsp;about&nbsp;the loss of her daughter. &nbsp;</span></li></ul><p class="p2"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 28045 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Monday, Aug. 18 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-monday-aug-18 <p></p><ul><li class="p1">As the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., continues, <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/unrest-ferguson-local-reactions-racial-tensions">we hear from local leaders about the racial tension in Boston's neighborhoods</a>.&nbsp;</li></ul><ul><li class="p1">Republican Mark Fisher says he's a Tea Party Conservative. Democrat Don Berwick calls himself the true progressive.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/why-being-progressive-must-mass-politics">We look at how these dark-horse candidates are affecting the race for governor in Massachusetts</a>.</span></li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/finding-neverland-broadway-bound-peter-pan-backstory">"Finding Neverland"</a>: The imagination of JM Barrie brought to life, in the A.R.T.'s Broadway–bound production.</span></li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 27947 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Monday, Aug. 18 What's On Beat The Press Friday, Aug. 15 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-beat-press-friday-aug-15 <ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/unrest-ferguson-press-crossfire">Riots or demonstrations?</a> The struggle for truth and facts in covering the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. &nbsp;</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/sunday-shake-david-gregory-out-chuck-todd-meet-press">Sunday shake-up</a>:&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">David Gregory is out and Chuck Todd is in</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;as host of "Meet the Press."</span></li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/did-press-slide-stereotypes-beacon-hill-ramp-coverage">Beacon Hill brouhaha</a>: Did the Boston press fall for easy stereotypes on a story about sidewalk ramps?</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/rants-raves-week-media-21">Rants &amp; Raves</a>: This week in media.</li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 27897 at http://wgbhnews.org Race For Attorney General: Warren Tolman And Maura Healey Debate http://wgbhnews.org/post/race-attorney-general-warren-tolman-and-maura-healey-debate <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="426" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" scrolling="no" seamless="" src="http://video.wgbh.org/viralplayer/2365307820" width="600"></iframe></p><p>The two Democratic candidates for Massachusetts attorney general, <a href="http://www.maurahealey.com/"><strong>Maura Healey</strong></a> and <a href="http://warrentolman.com/"><strong>Warren Tolman</strong></a>, sat down for a 30-minute "debate" about&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">the news of the day and the issues facing the state.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 23:00:57 +0000 WGBH News 27888 at http://wgbhnews.org Race For Attorney General: Warren Tolman And Maura Healey Debate What's On Greater Boston Wednesday, Aug. 13 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-wednesday-aug-13 <ul class="ul1"><li class="li1">A dispute over sidewalk ramps is pitting Beacon Hill residents against the city. <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/disability-advocates-neighborhood-group-clash-over-beacon-hill-sidewalk-ramps">Hear from the chair of the Beacon Hill Civic Association.</a></li></ul><ul class="ul1"><li class="li1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/how-one-family-market-basket-workers-coping-without-work">Market Basket</a>: We'll introduce you first to a family that's feeling the affects of the stalemate more than most and then to two Chelsea workers who are also struggling after having their hours cut.</li></ul><ul class="ul1"><li class="li2">After Robin Williams' suicide, <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/death-robin-williams-raising-awareness-about-depression">one expert says its time for an honest discussion about depression</a>.</li></ul><ul class="ul1"><li class="li1">Plus, WGBH Arts Editor Jared Bowen on the <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/page-screen-giver-opens-friday">film adaptation of "The Giver."</a></li></ul><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:06:41 +0000 WGBH News 27824 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Tuesday, Aug. 12 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-tuesday-aug-12 <ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/boston-dilemmas-dorm-living">Ditching dorms in favor of an off-campus apartment</a>. Our FOCUS report on the student housing dilemmas facing Boston.</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/role-politics-market-basket-dispute">Market Basket dispute</a>: Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone and Chelsea City Manager Jay Ash discussed the role politicians are playing in the supermarket stalemate. &nbsp;</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/august-recess-rep-niki-tsongas-back-washington">August recess</a>: U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas is back from Washington.</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/remembering-robin-williams-looking-back-stellar-career">Remembering Robin Williams</a>: A local comedian reflects on his legacy.</li></ul><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="color: rgb(12, 76, 162); margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 27741 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Monday, Aug. 11 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-monday-aug-11 <ul><li class="li1">With move-in day&nbsp;for most Boston-area college students&nbsp;just weeks away, city officials hope new regulations will bring apartments up to code and keep tenants safe. <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/boston-cracks-down-campus-student-housing-inspections">We tagged along on an inspection as part of our FOCUS report on student housing</a>.</li></ul><ul><li class="li1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/martha-coakley-balancing-official-duties-campaign-demands">Attorney General Martha Coakley</a> joined us to discuss the lawsuit she's filed against a former college president and the escalating rhetoric in the race for governor.&nbsp;</li></ul><ul><li class="li1">As the Market Basket dispute drags on, <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/should-market-basket-employees-unionize">we explore the potential of employees forming a union</a>.&nbsp;</li></ul><p class="li1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 27635 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Beat The Press Friday, Aug. 8 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-beat-press-friday-aug-8 <ul class="ul1"><li class="li1"><span class="s1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/should-journalists-do-ice-bucket-challenge-air">Ice Bucket Challenge</a></span>: The cause may be worthy, but should news personalities do the dare on air?</li></ul><ul class="ul1"><li class="li1"><span class="s1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/media-taking-sides-market-basket-dispute">Market Basket dispute</a></span>: Has the media taken sides?</li></ul><ul class="ul1"><li class="li3"><span class="s1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/ebola-outbreak-press-stoking-fears">Ebola outbreak</a></span>: How the press is stoking fears. &nbsp;</li></ul><ul class="ul1"><li class="li3"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/rants-raves-week-media-20"><span class="s1">Rants &amp; Raves</span></a>: This week in media.</li></ul><p class="li3"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 27588 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Thursday, Aug. 7 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-thursday-aug-7 <ul class="ul1"><li class="li1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/ice-bucket-challenge-charitable-gesture-or-tacky-stunt">The ice bucket challenge</a>:&nbsp;A stunt to raise money and awareness has gone viral. We discuss why some say it's trivializing a serious illness.</li></ul><ul class="ul1"><li class="li3"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/hbs-historian-nancy-koehn-puts-market-basket-feud-perspective">Is it more like a Greek tragedy or a Shakespearean drama</a>? Business historian Nancy Koehn&nbsp;puts the Market Basket feud in context. &nbsp;</li></ul><ul class="ul1"><li class="li1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/partners-healthcare-ceo-defends-hospital-acquisition-plan">Partners acquisition</a>: CEO Gary&nbsp;Gottlieb&nbsp;defends the controversial proposal that would make the state's biggest health network bigger still. &nbsp;</li></ul><ul class="ul1"><li class="li1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/could-be-end-gulf-maine-cod">Atlantic Cod crisis</a>: WGBH&nbsp;News Science Editor Heather Goldstone talks the uncertain future of the state fish.</li></ul><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 27531 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Wednesday, Aug. 6 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-wednesday-aug-6 <div></div><ul class="ul1"><li class="li1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/can-market-baskets-new-ceos-salvage-chain">Market Basket unrest</a>: The Boston Globe's Shirley Leung and Boston Business Journal's George Donnelly discuss the new CEOs.</li></ul><ul class="ul1"><li class="li1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/meet-massachuestts-new-cable-commissioner">Meet Massachusetts' new telecommunications commissioner</a>, Karen Charles Peterson, who oversees the state's communications industry.</li></ul><ul class="ul1"><li class="li1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/downtown-boston-freemason-lodge-holds-secrets-even-masons">Get a rare glimpse inside Boston's Masonic Temple</a>, and learn what the ancient club says it offers men in the modern world. &nbsp;</li></ul><ul class="ul1"><li class="li2"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/japanese-comic-brought-life-stage-astro-boy">Animating anime</a>: Hear the wildly inventive tale of the Japanese comic hero, Astro Boy.</li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 27482 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Wednesday, Aug. 6 What's On Greater Boston Tuesday, Aug. 5 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-tuesday-aug-5 <p></p><ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/brigham-womens-virologist-discusses-ebola-outbreak">Ebola outbreak</a>: A local expert weighs in on experimental treatments and the threat of the virus spreading. &nbsp;</span></li></ul><ul><li>Our series on growing pains continues. <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/struggle-find-starter-home-luxury-housing-market">With demand for starter homes soaring, why are developers still building luxury houses</a>?</li></ul><ul><li>Plus, the <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/remembering-esther-earl-inspiration-fault-our-stars">local true story</a> behind the summer's biggest movie, "The Fault in Our Stars."</li></ul><div><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></div><p> Tue, 05 Aug 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 27432 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Tuesday, Aug. 5 What's On Greater Boston Monday, Aug. 4 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-monday-aug-4 <div></div><ul><li class="p1">Still no détente&nbsp;in the Market Basket showdown. <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/legal-options-both-sides-market-basket-showdown">We look at the legal options for both sides of the stalemate</a>.</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/creating-thriving-downtown-small-town-massachusetts">Growing pains</a>: How smaller cities like Franklin have used smart growth principles to revitalize their downtown.</span></li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/leash-offers-glimpse-inside-dog-park-culture">"Off the Leash"</a>: Hear t</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">ales of drama and intrigue from a local neighborhood dog park from author Matthew Gilbert.</span></li></ul><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Mon, 04 Aug 2014 15:34:41 +0000 WGBH News 27399 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Monday, Aug. 4 What's On Beat The Press Friday, Aug. 1 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-beat-press-friday-aug-1 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It's an encore presentation of Beat the Press:</span></p><ul><li><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/tweet-prompts-npr-warning-staffers">Twitter censor</a></span>: A tweet prompts an NPR warning to its staffers.</p></li><li><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/when-headlines-distract-story">A headline goes too far?</a></span>&nbsp;When being provocative overpowers the message.</p></li><li><p class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/mass-confusion-perils-quoting-first-responders">"Mass confusion"</a>: The perils of quoting first responders.</p></li><li><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/whitewashing-news-google-and-facebook-have-their-own-agenda">Whitewashing the news</a></span>: Facebook and Google accused of manipulating the news you see.</p></li></ul><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 27296 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Thursday, July 31 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-thursday-july-31 <div></div><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/obrien-juror-fingers-deleo-criticizes-walsh">Juror outrage</a>: The probation verdict and the debate over patronage continues to roil local politics.</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/motorcycle-noise-cuts-through-boston-streets">Enforcing noise limits</a>: Why getting loud motorcycles to pipe down is harder than it seems.</li></ul><ul><li class="p1">The author of "Enchanted Things" shows us how <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/mits-david-rose-demonstrates-enchantment-everyday-objects">everyday objects could soon take on a life of their own</a>. &nbsp;</li></ul><ul><li class="p1">The National Association of Black Journalists comes to Boston<i>&nbsp;</i>to <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/crossroads-black-media-and-community-journalism">discuss the state of black media</a>.</li></ul><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 27237 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Thursday, July 31 What's On Greater Boston Wednesday, July 30 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-wednesday-july-30 <p></p><ul><li class="p1">Local students just back from Israel share their <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/northeastern-students-cut-trip-israel-short-because-conflict">firsthand experience of the Gaza conflict</a>. &nbsp;</li></ul><ul><li class="p1">We all know climate change is blamed for more frequent storms and rising sea levels. <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/how-climate-change-taking-toll-urban-trees">But the impact of the changing temperatures goes beyond that and even takes a toll on city trees</a>.</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/money-magazine-ranks-babson-college-no-1-value">College rankings</a>: Babson's president discussed why Money Magazine named the college the best valued in America.</li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 27180 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Wednesday, July 30 What's On Greater Boston Tuesday, July 29 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-tuesday-july-29 <div></div><ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Population growth is generally considered a sign of success, <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/alewifes-silver-maple-forest-growth-and-conflict">but some say its led to runaway development at the expense of precious open space</a>. &nbsp;</span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A local storm chaser joins us to discuss <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/storm-chaser-explains-why-revere-didnt-see-tornado-coming">why there was so little warning before yesterday's rare tornado in Revere</a>.</span></li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/starting-oct-1-find-out-your-health-care-costs-beforehand">Healthcare comparison shopping</a>: The new tool for finding the best price for medical procedures. &nbsp;</li></ul><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="color: rgb(12, 76, 162); margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 27122 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Tuesday, July 29 What's On Greater Boston Monday, July 28 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-monday-july-28 <ul><li class="p1">Massachusetts&nbsp;could&nbsp;soon house hundreds of immigrant children. <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/what-it-would-cost-mass-if-anything-house-immigrant-children">We look at what, if anything, it would cost the Commonwealth</a>.</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/massachusetts-growing-again-it-smart-growth">Growing pains</a>: We discuss the side effects of a state population on the rise. &nbsp;&nbsp;</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/how-long-can-market-basket-family-feud-continue">Costly dispute</a>: The impact of the Market Basket feud on the grocery chain's bottom line. &nbsp;</li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:35:32 +0000 WGBH News 27093 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Beat The Press Friday, July 25 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-beat-press-friday-july-25 <ul><li><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/sensitivity-mh17-coverage">Coverage of MH17</a>, and the fine line between stoking public outrage, and grossing people out.</li></ul><ul><li>After the return of a mission New Hampshire teen, <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/right-privacy-or-right-know">how hard should the media press for answers</a>?</li></ul><ul><li><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/anchorman-or-pitchman">Anchorman or pitchman?</a> Should journalists do product endorsements?</li></ul><ul><li>Our media <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/beat-press-rants-and-raves-1">rants and raves</a> of the week.</li></ul><div> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 26944 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Thursday, July 24 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-thursday-july-24 <div></div><ul><li><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/probation-trial-concludes-john-obrien-convicted-fraud">Court reaches a verdict</a> on former Probation Commissioner John O'Brien.</li><li>&nbsp;<a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/anxiety-air-new-dangers-flying-overseas">Anxiety in the air:</a>&nbsp;What are the&nbsp;dangers in international flying?</li><li>Lexington landmark: We take a look at the <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/pyramid-scheme-ponzis-lexington-landmark">birthplace of the Ponzi&nbsp;scheme</a>.</li></ul><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 26906 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Thursday, July 24 What's On Greater Boston Wednesday, July 23 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-wednesday-july-23 <p></p><ul><li><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/boston-summer-olympics">Talk of the 2024 Summer Olympics</a> coming to Boston has&nbsp;sparked plenty of debate.</li><li>How should the U.S. respond to foreign policy crises around the world? <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/foreign-policy-crises-how-should-us-respond">BU's Andrew Bacevich joins us</a></li><li><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/outside-box-will-festival-return">Ted Cutler</a> tells us about the future of the Outside the Box festival in Boston.</li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 26827 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Wednesday, July 23 What's On Greater Boston Tuesday, July 22 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-tuesday-july-22 <p></p><ul><li class="p1"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As protests continue, <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/how-market-basket-debacle-has-affected-brand">we look at how the conflict is affecting the Market Basket brand</a>.</span></li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/climate-change-threat-new-england-fisheries">Climate change threat</a>: How rising ocean temperatures could threaten New England's seafood industry.</span></li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/meet-jibo-and-maker-worlds-first-family-robot"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Meet </span>Jibo</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">: The creator of the world's first family robot is here. &nbsp;</span></li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 26791 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Tuesday, July 22 What's On Greater Boston Monday, July 21 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-monday-july-21 <div></div><ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Why thousands of employees are taking a stand in the Market Basket family feud. <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/grocery-fury-market-basket-employees-protest-ceo-firing">Hear from one who was fired over the weekend.</a></span><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/grocery-fury-market-basket-employees-protest-ceo-firing">&nbsp;</a></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; line-height: normal;">Why global warming is a serious concern for local historians, <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/interactive-map-what-boston-would-look-if-sea-levels-surged">and what Boston would look like if sea levels surged</a>.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/genetic-breakthrough-discovery-has-potential-wipe-out-malaria">Gene drives</a>: A genetic engineering breakthrough that could upend everything we know about natural selection.&nbsp;</span></li></ul><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="color: rgb(12, 76, 162); margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 26696 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Monday, July 21 What's On Beat The Press Friday, July 18 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-beat-press-friday-july-18 <ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/misogyny-sports-radio-apology-enough">Another sports radio host in hot water for sexist comments</a>. Does an apology cut it?</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/illegal-immigration-when-journalism-and-activism-collide">Illegal immigration</a>: When journalism and activism collide.</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/reporting-rape-new-york-times-embroiled-debate-campus-sexual-assault">"Reporting Rape"</a>:&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;A story about a campus assault puts the New York Times in the middle of a roiling public debate.</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/rants-raves-week-media-19">Rants &amp; Raves</a>: What our panel of journalism experts loved and hated in the media this week.</li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 26651 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Thursday, July 17 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-thursday-july-17 <div></div><ul><li><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/immigration-crisis-gov-patrick-considers-housing-children-mass">Immigration crisis</a>: How should Massachusetts respond to the flood of Central American children crossing the border?</li></ul><ul><li><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/partners-merger-hospitals-push-back-against-expansion-plan">Partners merger</a>: Why some area hospitals are crying foul over plans to expand the state's biggest health-care system.</li></ul><ul><li><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/charles-w-morgan-century-old-whaler-returns-sea">Charles W. Morgan</a>: A century-old whaling ship returns to the sea with a new mission.</li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 26588 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Thursday, July 17 What's On Greater Boston Wednesday, July 16 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-wednesday-july-16 <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After a nightmarish customer service call goes viral, <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/customer-disservice-cambridge-searches-comcast-alternatives">we look at the plan to free Cambridge from the clutches of Comcast</a>. &nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</li></ul><ul><li class="p1">The newly launched Haystack app directs drivers to open parking spots for $3 a pop. But Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is already putting the brakes on the business. <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/haystack-clashes-boston-mayor-over-pay-public-parking-app">Haystack CEO Eric Meyer joins us</a>. &nbsp;</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/race-governor-don-berwick-buffer-zones-probation-dept-trial-partners">Don Berwick</a>: The candidate for governor joins us for our post-Democratic Convention round of gubernatorial interviews.</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/jamie-wyeth-retrospective-mfa">Jamie Wyeth at the MFA</a>: Jared Bowen interviewed the realist painter and got an overview of the first retrospective of his work.</li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 26517 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Wednesday, July 16 What's On Greater Boston Tuesday, July 15 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-tuesday-july-15 <div></div><ul><li class="p1">Speaker Robert DeLeo is feeling the heat from the Probation Department corruption trial. <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/deleos-dilemma-house-speaker-embroiled-probation-trial">Our political analysts weigh in</a>.</li></ul><ul><li><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/hollywood-loves-boston-should-we-love-it-back">Our focus on the Massachusetts movie industry continues</a>. We look at whether film tax credits cost the state too much and whether Boston is being portrayed in a flattering light on the silver screen.</li></ul><ul><li><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/one-one-congressional-candidate-john-devine">John Devine</a>: The candidate for the 6th Congressional District seat discusses his platform.&nbsp;</li></ul><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 26481 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Tuesday, July 15 What's On Greater Boston Monday, July 14 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-monday-july-14 <p></p><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/religious-objection-salem-cuts-ties-gordon-college">Religious objection</a>: How the city of Salem landed at the center of a national debate over religious freedom and civil rights.&nbsp;</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/devens-sound-stage-promises-boon-bay-state-film-industry">FOCUS report</a>: Can a&nbsp;sound stage an hour from the city lure more movies to Massachusetts?</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/mass-child-advocate-discusses-new-findings-infant-death-dangers">Infant death danger</a>: The state's child advocate addresses the higher rate infants deaths in families under DCF supervision.&nbsp;</li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:04:07 +0000 WGBH News 26373 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Monday, July 14 What's On Beat The Press Friday, July 11 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-beat-press-friday-july-11 <ul><li><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/tweet-prompts-npr-warning-staffers">Twitter censor</a></span>: A tweet prompts an NPR warning to its staffers.</p></li><li><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/when-headlines-distract-story">A headline goes too far?</a></span>&nbsp;When being provocative overpowers the message.</p></li><li><p class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/mass-confusion-perils-quoting-first-responders"><span class="s1">"Mass confusion"</span></a>: The perils of quoting first responders.</p></li><li><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/whitewashing-news-google-and-facebook-have-their-own-agenda">Whitewashing the news</a></span>: Facebook and Google accused of manipulating the news you see.</p></li><li><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/rants-raves-week-media-18">Rants &amp; Raves</a></span>: What our panel loved and hated in the media this week</p></li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:11:25 +0000 WGBH News 26321 at http://wgbhnews.org