Carl Stevens’ Journal

A reporter since 1983, Carl Stevens daily transcribes the beat of the street and the varied rhythms of life in and around Boston. Using poetry, video, or weaving lines around soundbites, Carl tells a story any way he can.

(Credit: WBZ's Carl Stevens)

Carl Stevens’ Journal: Meet The Man Who Mows Mass. Pike’s Steepest Hills

One man who has a very challenging job is the Department of Transportation worker who mows a very steep patch of grass – the incline next to the Massachusetts Turnpike inbound at Newton Corner.

06/21/2013

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Carl Stevens’ Journal: A Poem For The Miracle On Causeway Street

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens wrote a poem about the Bruins miracle win in Game 7 Monday night.

05/14/2013

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Carl Stevens’ Journal: A Poem For Victims, Survivors, First Responders

Carl Stevens wrote a tribute to the Boston Marathon bombings victims, survivors, and the first responders who risked their lives.

04/22/2013

Mayor Menino reads Make Way For Ducklings. (Photo Credit: Bernice Corpuz)

Carl Stevens’ Journal: A Poem To Boston’s Mayor

Mayor Tom Menino will not seek re-election when his term expires.

03/28/2013

(Photo by Carl Stevens)

Carl Stevens’ Journal: What Went Wrong With Red Sox?

The 2012 baseball season is over at Fenway Park.

10/03/2012

Apples at New England Apple Products in Leominster. (CBS)

Apple Supply Down, Prices Up This Fall

Apples and apple cider will likely cost you more this fall.

10/02/2012

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Carl Stevens Journal: College Furniture

College students have moved in and many have already bought furniture. But there’s still plenty left. Carl Stevens reports.

09/15/2012

A statue of Rocky Marciano has arrived in Brockton. (Photo Credit: Carl Stevens)

Carl Stevens’ Journal: Rocky Marciano Statue Arrives In Brockton

A tractor trailer, with police escort, pulled up to Rocky Marciano stadium Thursday on the campus of Brockton High School. Inside, in huge crates, was the statue of Rocky Marciano himself.

09/13/2012

Johnny Pesky's Corner at the Salem Diner. (Photo by Carl Stevens)

Salem Diner A Special Place For Pesky

He even has his own table, called Pesky’s Corner, where Johnny would gather with his pals, order one egg, sausage, toast and share stories of a long, full life.

08/14/2012

A tree crashed into a house in Tewksbury. (Photo Credit: Carl Stevens)

Tree Crashes Down On Tewksbury Home

A Tewksbury family got quite a scare Sunday night when part of a tree came crashing down through their home.

08/13/2012

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