Boston Behind the Scenes

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Boston Behind the Scenes is a critically-acclaimed podcast that looks at the people and places that make Boston the unique city that it is. Through interviews with prominent (and not-so-prominent) Bostonians, this show will bring you inside the lives of the people who make this city tick. Whether you're a tourist, have just moved to Boston, or are a life-long resident, Boston Behind the Scenes has a story for you!

North End Festival Sept. 11, 2006
Today we'll hear from an organizer of one of the most famous festivals in Boston: the North End's St. Anthony's Feast. St. Anthony's is one of ...
North End Festival Sept. 11, 2006
Today we’ll hear from an organizer of one of the most famous festivals in Boston: the North End’s St. Anthony’s Feast. St. Anthony’s is one of the biggest of the dozen or so feasts in Boston’s Italian North End each summer. It is put on by the St. Anthony’s Society, …
Hahvahd Tour Aug. 28, 2006
On this episode, I'll talk to two Harvard students who are stirring things up on campus this summer with their unauthorized Hahvahd Tour. That's H-A-H-V-A-H-D. ...
Hahvahd Tour Aug. 28, 2006
On this episode, I’ll talk to two Harvard students who are stirring things up on campus this summer with their unauthorized Hahvahd Tour. That’s H-A-H-V-A-H-D. “Hahvahd.” Two weeks ago, I was walking through Harvard Square looking for topics for Boston Behind the Scenes when I came across a group gathering …
Bob the Evangelist Aug. 14, 2006
This guest is a landmark all by himself: Bob Westin -- AKA "That guy downtown with the sign about the end of the world." I see ...
Bob the Evangelist Aug. 14, 2006
This guest is a landmark all by himself: Bob Westin — AKA “That guy downtown with the sign about the end of the world.” I see him quite often during my day to day travel, and when I do, I always wonder who he is. Does he have a job? …
Street Vendor July 31, 2006
So, you're walking around outside and you feel a little hungry. If you're downtown, that certainly isn't a problem. Hot dogs, roasted nuts, italian ice, ...
Street Vendor July 31, 2006
So, you’re walking around outside and you feel a little hungry. If you’re downtown, that certainly isn’t a problem. Hot dogs, roasted nuts, italian ice, lemonade, sausage and pretzels are for sale on almost every corner. If you’ve ever walked past the Park Street T station on Boston Common, you …
On this episode, we'll play tourist at the Boston Common Visitor's Center. Boston Common is the nation's oldest public park, and throughout the last 350 years, ...
On this episode, we’ll play tourist at the Boston Common Visitor’s Center. Boston Common is the nation’s oldest public park, and throughout the last 350 years, it has served many purposes. From grazing cows to civil rights marchers, the parks has seen visitors of all types. These days, many of …
Haymarket July 3, 2006
Today we're going to take a trip to Haymarket, Boston's weekly outdoor market. Where do you go if you want ten oranges for a dollar? What ...
Haymarket July 3, 2006
Today we’re going to take a trip to Haymarket, Boston’s weekly outdoor market. Where do you go if you want ten oranges for a dollar? What about a case of strawberries for five dollars? Or maybe you’re looking for something more exotic, like 5 loquats for a dollar? You’ll find …
This is the first "Bonus Track" for Boston Behind the Scenes. I recorded this for those of you who have never experienced Boston's Haymarket. You can ...
This is the first “Bonus Track” for Boston Behind the Scenes. I recorded this for those of you who have never experienced Boston’s Haymarket. You can listen to this short soundseeing tour however you’d like, but to get the full experience, you have to put your headphones on. This is …
Cheers June 19, 2006
On this show, I'll take you to what is probably America's most famous pub: the Bull #38; Finch, also known as Cheers. I'd never been to ...
Cheers June 19, 2006
On this show, I’ll take you to what is probably America’s most famous pub: the Bull & Finch, also known as Cheers. I’d never been to Cheers, so I decided to head down there a few weeks ago and find out what it is like to work in part of …
Duck Tours June 5, 2006
Today we'll find out what it's like to be the most conspicuous drivers in Boston with two of the Driver/Tour Guides from the amphibious Duck ...
Duck Tours June 5, 2006
Today we’ll find out what it’s like to be the most conspicuous drivers in Boston with two of the Driver/Tour Guides from the amphibious Duck Tours.If you live in the area, you’ve certainly seen the Ducks. These brightly-colored military vehicles carry thousands of tourists through the streets of Boston, then …
Mike’s Pastry May 22, 2006
On this episode, I'll take you on a visit to one of the hotspots of Boston's Italian North End: Mike's Pastry. The North End is the ...
Mike’s Pastry May 22, 2006
On this episode, I’ll take you on a visit to one of the hotspots of Boston’s Italian North End: Mike’s Pastry. The North End is the place to go for food in Boston. With almost 90 restaurants packed into a neighborhood smaller than some parking lots, some may find the …