It’s fitting that Boston teems with fascinating podcasts across all topics thanks to its long history with developing new forms of technology, from the Polaroid to Alexander Graham Bell’s telephone. This spring, Freepoint Hotel announced a partnership with RadioPublic, a mobile app that allows guests to access curated podcasts upon checking in, with playlists including Boston Like a Local and Milk Street Radio from America’s Test Kitchen’s Chris Kimball. Here are 6 other Boston podcasts to tune in to each week.
Hosted by Meghna Chakrabarti, this podcast gives listeners a comprehensive overview of Boston news while seamlessly weaving in interviews with artists, business people, and visionaries in the city. Chakrabarti is live every weekday at 3 p.m.
Another hit from host Meghna Chakrabarti, this WBUR podcast is based on The New York Times’s weekly reader essays of the same name. Chakrabarti hosts the podcast alongside Modern Love editor Daniel Jones as they share readers’ updates to the essays. New episodes are released every Thursday.
Tech in Boston
Host Dave Gerhardt tackles tech topics including what companies are worth investing in, the newest startups in Boston and important developments in the local community. He interviews investors, entrepreneurs and tech journalists so the podcast is well-rounded and insightful.
Tune in for health advice from Stephen Cabral, a Boston-based Board Certified Naturopathic Doctor and Ayurvedic and Functional Medicine Practitioner as he covers topics like wellness, weight loss, and anti-aging.
History buffs will love these informative 30-50-minute podcasts on topics pertinent to early New England, ranging from the Boston Massacre to Paul Revere’s ride. The episodes are a great primer for those visiting Boston for the first time or wanting to brush up on Massachusetts history.
It’s no surprise that one of Boston’s most informative podcasts come from the talented students at Emerson College. Every Sunday at 7 a.m., Emerson’s student journalists discuss topics of local and global importance from politics and technology to health, sports, and the arts in their Boston podcast studio.