Nightside With Dan Rea

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NightSide – Are You On Board With Boston 2024?

BOSTON (CBS) – The Boston Olympics bid has been met with serious skepticism, as Massachusetts taxpayers worry about getting stuck with the tab. Last week, we heard from Richard Davey, CEO of the Boston 2024. […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/01/2015

Police on scene of a shooting in Roxbury on March 27. (WBZ-TV)

NightSide – Reverend Eugene Rivers And Reverend Mark Scott Are In Studio

BOSTON (CBS) – Officer John Moynihan, who was shot in the face during a traffic stop in Roxbury, has been upgraded to stable condition after undergoing surgery to remove the bullet. According to reports, Angelo […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/01/2015

Rep. Joe Kennedy talks to WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Joe Mathieu. (Photo by Peter Casey)

NightSide – U.S. Representative Joe Kennedy Is In Studio

BOSTON (CBS) – Congressman Joseph Kennedy III currently represents the 4th District of Massachusetts in the House of Representatives. Congressman Kennedy joins Dan in the NightSide studio to discuss ongoing budget issues, the volatile situation […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/01/2015

Howard Johnson's will soon close its doors for good. (WBZ-TV)

NightSide – Only Two HoJo’s Left. What Do You Miss?

BOSTON (CBS) – Once a massive empire, Howard Johnson’s restaurants have all but disappeared from the local landscape. With the Lake Placid, New York location being sold and closed this week after nearly sixty years […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/30/2015

(File photo credit PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

NightSide Weekend Commentary – Starbucks Wanted A Conversation About Race

BOSTON (CBS) Starbucks wanted a conversation about race, and in this Weekend Commentary, Dan Rea gives it to them. Originally aired March 29th, 2015.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/29/2015

Sen. Elizabeth Warren. (WBZ-TV)

NightSide Weekend Commentary – Some Want Elizabeth Warren To Run For President

BOSTON (CBS) – In this Weekend Commentary, Dan Rea agrees that Senator Warren should run for President. Originally aired March 28th, 2015.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/28/2015

West Roxbury residents protest pipeline. (WBZ-TV)

NightSide – A Look At The West Roxbury Pipeline

BOSTON (CBS) – A proposed natural gas pipeline that would run through West Roxbury has received official approval. But not all West Roxbury residents are happy with the project. Mark McDonald, a natural gas safety […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/26/2015

(Image credit: Boston 2024)

NightSide – Richard Davey, CEO of Boston 2024 Discusses Bringing The Olympics To Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – The group lobbying for Boston to host the 2024 Olympics announced today that they would like to see a statewide vote on whether or not people want to see the games brought […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/26/2015

A bike lane (Photo credit ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

NightSide – New Bike Lanes On Commonwealth Ave?

BOSTON (CBS) – The city of Boston announced last night that new protected bike lanes will be installed on Commonwealth Ave, from about the B.U. bridge to Packard’s Corner. The project will result in seventy-three […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/25/2015

Michael Weiss Book

NightSide – Michael Weiss, Author Of ISIS: Inside The Army Of Terror

BOSTON (CBS) – Michael Weiss, editor of Interpreter Magazine and author of a new book that examines the terrorist organization, joins NightSide to discuss the extremist group that represents one of the greatest threats facing […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/24/2015