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Bradley Jay: ‘What Makes Boston So Special?’

Take a video refresher course in why Boston is such a tremendous town.
Click play to be reminded of what makes this place and these people so very excellent.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/16/2013

The Boston Ballet and the Boston Ballet Orchestra perform their free "Night of Stars on Boston Common" on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Boston Ballet Draws Crowd Of Thousands To Free Performance On Common

The Boston Ballet, which is celebrating its 50th season, drew thousands of people to Boston Common on Saturday night for a free performance.

09/21/2013

On Boston Common, young people attend "Hempfest" on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

‘Hempfest’ Held On Boston Common

The city’s annual “Freedom Rally,” also know as Hempfest, was at the Boston Common on Saturday, beginning at noon and running until about 8 p.m.

09/14/2013

Photo Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Boston Common

You may enjoy a nice walk through Boston Common, but here are 5 things you didn’t know about the Common.

09/05/2013

(Photo from Night of Stars on the Common)

Boston’s Best Upcoming Dance Performances

This summer and early fall, Boston has a dance season that spans theaters, parks and even graveyards.

06/17/2013

(Credit: WBZ-TV's Paula Ebben)

19 Gun Salute On Boston Common Monday To Mark June Day

The Ancient Artillery Company will fire a 19 gun salute at 2:45 p.m. to celebrate the June Day Parade.

06/03/2013

(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

National Guard Members To Be Honored For Role in Boston Bombing Response

The chief of the National Guard Bureau is set to pay tribute to hundreds of service members from Massachusetts and New York who played a key part in the response to the Boston Marathon bombings.

06/01/2013

33,000 8-by-12-inch American flags on the Common to honor Massachusetts' war dead from the Civil War to the present. (Photo by Karen Twomey)

33,000 Flags On Boston Common Honor State’s Fallen Heroes

An American flag for every fallen hero in the state of Massachusetts – 33,000 since the Civil War – now sits on Boston Common.

05/23/2013

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Boston Area’s Best Memorial Day Celebrations

Boston is giving residents and visitors plenty of ways to remember the fallen on Memorial Day, 2013.

CBS Boston–05/13/2013

DUCKLINGS

Hundreds Of Children Attend Annual Ducklings Day Parade in Boston

The annual Ducklings Day Parade was held Sunday at the Boston Public Garden.

05/12/2013

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