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Nate Goldman

Former Staff
Social Media Producer, WBUR
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The Hunt Is Over: Here’s Who Shoveled The Boston Marathon Finish Line

January 28, 2015
Chris Laudani shovels the Boston Marathon finish line during a major snow storm in Boston. Laudani was the focus of a massive internet search to determine who it was that shoveled the finish line. (Adam Reynolds)

The Internet is on a hunt to find #whoshoveledthefinishline.

The 12 Most Popular @WBUR Tweets Of 2014

December 24, 2014
A story about Harvard Medical School students protesting grand jury decisions in NYC and Missouri — with this photo — was among our top tweets this year. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Mayor Menino’s death. The passing of “Car Talk” host Tom Magliozzi. Ferguson protests. All of these, and others, had tremendous reach on Twitter — and WBUR’s account is no exception.

Give Thanks For Kindness With A Postcard

November 17, 2014
Postcard Front

Are you thankful for an act of kindness in your life? From now through Friday, November 21, you can send a personalized postcard to anyone you want to thank, on us.

Jill Abramson Announces Startup Plans In Wide-Ranging WBUR Conversation With David Carr

October 21, 2014
Former New York Times executive Jill Abramson, and New York Times reporter David Carr talk at a WBUR event, where it was revealed that Abramson is working on a news startup. (Robin Lubbock / WBUR)

The former executive editor of The New York Times announced she’s working on a news startup with journalist Steven Brill.

Don’t Let Their Mass. Roots Fool You—The Novel Ideas Are Straight Up Country-Folk

August 20, 2014
The Novel Ideas Featured Image

Country-folk band The Novel Ideas has come a long way since lead singer and guitarist Daniel Radin teamed up with childhood friend Danny Hoshino in 2012.

Listen: A Quick Breakdown Of What Happens To Boston In The Summer

June 06, 2014

From liquor store sales to T ridership to the number of tweets coming from our smart phones, Boston can feel like a whole different city in the summer.

A Brief Explanation Of What Happens To Boston In The Summer

June 06, 2014
A view of the Charles River, with Boston's skyline in the background (Wit Suphamungmee/Flickr)

We all know the collective sigh of relief this time of year, when the students vanish and the city is transformed, seemingly overnight. Which got us thinking: what exactly changes in Boston in the summer? What are some of the numbers behind that transformation?

There Goes My Hero: The Rise Of The Self-Effacing Everyman In Pop Culture

May 12, 2014
Louis C.K. (Frank Ockenfels/FX)

There’s a new kind of hero, or antihero, on the pop culture scene, who turn previous definitions of those terms on their heads.

Should I Stay Or Should I Go? 41 Percent Of Mass. Residents Would Leave, Poll Finds

April 30, 2014

Forty-one percent of Massachusetts residents say they would leave the state if they could, according to a new Gallup poll. We’d like to know why you want to stay.

MBTA Says No Extra Rail Cars For This Year’s Midnight Marathon Bike Ride

March 04, 2014
Midnight marathon cyclist Chris Nolan waits by his bike before the 2013 Midnight Bike Ride begins. (Nate Goldman/WBUR)

The MBTA announced that no extra commuter rail cars will be added to accommodate the hundreds of riders trying to get from South Station to Hopkinton for 26.2 mile ride to the finish line — a service the transportation agency has provided in the past.

Your Holiday Guide To Arts & Culture Events In Boston

December 18, 2013

With winter weather in full gear and retail stores piping Christmas music through their loudspeakers, it’s starting to feel a lot like the holidays.

Emerson College Will Rename School (For 1 Day) After ‘Legendary News Anchor’ Ron Burgundy

November 18, 2013

Ron Burgundy, of “Anchorman” fame, is coming to Boston.

City Hall Wants To Replace Its Stodgy Transfer Music With Sounds From Local Musicians

November 07, 2013
Boston City Hall / 20100424.7D.05964 / SML

Boston officials will be crowdsourcing submissions to replace City Hall’s transfer music with music from local musicians.

BSO And St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Throw Down In Epic World Series ‘Brass-Off’

October 23, 2013

The Boston and St. Louis symphony orchestras are home to some of the country’s most talented musicians, but neither is above some good old-fashioned smack talk ahead of the World Series.

Federally Funded Organizations Shut Down Their Twitter Accounts

October 01, 2013

Federal agencies and federally funded organizations go black on Twitter during government shutdown.

(Even More) Beards Take Over Fenway Park

September 18, 2013
Brian Roy of Waltham, Mass. was just one member of the Boston Beard Bureau in attendance at Fenway Park’s Beard Night. (Nate Goldman/WBUR)

It’s Dollar Beard Night at Fenway Park. Predictably, the ticket booth lines were long with hairy faces both real and fake.

MIT Students To Colorize Cambridge Sky In LED Umbrella Art Show

May 17, 2013
LED-lit umbrellas held by participants in the live art performance "UP" create a colorful design in Camden, Maine. (Courtesy)

MIT is hosting the second annual performance of “UP: The Umbrella Project” – an artistic and scientific collaboration between MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Labs and the internationally acclaimed modern dance company Pilobolus.

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