Tag: Our Fair City

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Apr 18, 2013

Ray Reflects on the Boston Marathon Bombing

Staff Blog

Ray shared his thoughts on the Boston Marathon bombing with Tom Ashbrook from NPR's On Point.  Listen here to Ray's hopes for our community as we heal, and what he's taken away from these events.

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Nov 16, 2012

Flashback: Tom and Ray's First Garage

Staff Blog

In the beginning, long before Car Talk, there was Hacker's Haven, Tom and Ray's DIY garage. Join us for a peek into those early days.

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Sep 26, 2012

Car Talk Plaza: The Early Days

Staff Blog

Just who was R.S.R.I., and what did they do? We're taking your guesses, now!

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May 31, 2012

Deathtraps of Yore

Staff Blog

We’ve all heard that cars are safer now than they’ve ever been before. These archival images of auto accidents in Boston really capture that message -- and also the improvements we see in today’s cars.

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Apr 25, 2012

Now We Remember Where Tom Parked the MG!

Staff Blog

A rusty, old MG was spotted at the bottom of the Charles River. Could this be one of Tom's old heaps, uncermoniously laid to rest? Read the whole story right here.

Our Fair City

Jul 06, 2011

S.S. Boat Payment

Staff Blog

Car Talk joined our friends from WBUR at a recent event. The Spring Festival, held at Community Rowing on the Charles River, gives listeners a chance to hang out on the water with their favorite local radio personalities. Captains Click and Clack of the S.S. Boat Payment made a guest appearance.

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