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RiverWalk Brewing Company
Beer/Wine

I’ve been hearing a lot of buzz from folks who’s opinions I hold in high esteem about this brewery in Newburyport, so I had Owner/Head Brewer Steve Sanderson and Princess of Ales Alyssa Kirk from RiverWalk Brewing Co. in studio for a visit this afternoon. They were delightful. And their message of “beer as community” is as refreshing as their IPA. More

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RadioBDC Sports: Celtics-Pistons on ESPN as 2015 becomes 1988
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Seriously, you hear “Celtics-Pistons on ESPN” and immediately think 1988 Eastern Conference Finals, right? But no, it’s 2015 and the Celts, despite a losing record, are fighting for a playoff spot and playing some pretty exciting basketball. Jeremy Gottlieb joined me to preview Wednesday night’s NATIONALLY TELEVISED game and break down what the Celtics need to do in their last five games to secure a playoff spot. More

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RadioBDC Sports: Red Sox Thoughts on Opening Day 2015
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Baseball is back, baby! The 2015 MLB season got underway in Chicago last night, where former Red Sox ace Jon Lester was anything but for his new team, and Cubs fans were peeing in cups. Back here in Boston, Steve Silva and Chad Finn joined me to talk a bit about wretched Wrigley Field, then make some predictions for the upcoming Red Sox season. More

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RadioBDC Sports: Celtics Push Toward Playoffs, But Still Have a Long Road Ahead
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The last two Celtics games have been a tale of two teams: the transitioning Celtics that were blown out by the Clippers; the scrappy Celtics that handled the Hornets. I chatted with Jeremy Gottlieb of Boston.com Sports about how many of these exciting young players might still be around a year or two from now and the team’s playoffs chances for this season. More

Nostalgia
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Dissecting the Dark Years in Music Between the Alternative Boom and the Indie Revival
Nostalgia

Last week, Perry Eaton of BDCwire asked me to contribute to this piece on post-9/11 rock music. Today, we continued the conversation, widening the scope to that period in rock that followed the alternative boom of the early-to-mid 90s and preceded the indie rock bloom of the early-to-mid 00s. Then we tied it all in to the present-day, and the recent announcement of the Jay Z-backed streaming music service Tidal. More