This month, Edgar B. Herwick III from WGBH's Curiosity Desk hosts a group of Bostonians who are reshaping and building a new Boston for the 21st century.
MassChallenge's Partnerships Coordinator, Sumia Hussain offers insight into how startups are transforming Boston.
Design Museum Boston and its VP, Liz Pawlak, aims to spring sculpture from the gallery and create a Boston where accessible art is waiting to be encountered around any corner.
The Boston Promise Initiative's director, Sheena Collier, explains why person-to-person interactions among residents, parents, youth and organizations is still the key to building better neighborhoods.
And LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston Master Model Builder, Megan Amaral, talks about life as the person who literally builds and maintains a scale model of our fair city—out of everyone's favorite thermoplastic polymer bricks.
Join Liz (@designmuseumbos), Sheena (@pensiveinpink), Sumia (@Sewmeasweater), Megan (@LDCBoston) and Edgar (@ebherwick3) and fellow passionate locals for a smarter happy hour.
A Smarter Happy Hour
Hear from and connect with local experts in a variety of fields while enjoying the great company of your neighbors from Boston and beyond. Each event combines short speaking programs, drinks, and a chance for you to join the conversation.
Meet the Host
Edgar B. Herwick III runs WGBH's Curiosity Desk, where he digs a little deeper into topics in the news, explores the off-beat, and searches for answers to questions posed by the world around us. His radio features can be heard on 89.7 WGBH's Morning Edition and All Things Considered, and Edgar’s television features can be seen on WGBH's Greater Boston. Follow him on Twitter @ebherwick3.
Photo Credit: Sheldon Golder
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