How much longer will WBZ stay at 1170 SFR?

Kevin Vahey
Mon Jun 13 16:16:16 EDT 2011

Ground Round lost booze license after a now channel 5 anchor was nailed.
They also had problems with a sports anchor between 6-11.

Without liquor the place closed even before the chain did.

On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 4:05 PM, Scott Fybush <> wrote:

> Kevin Vahey wrote:
>  BUT - CBS IS Westinghouse :)
> It wasn't when they were designing the building! That was an
> all-Westinghouse project, even though CBS entered the picture towards the
> end of the work.
>  Harvard obviously has something in mind....but Harvard thinks 50-100 years
>> ahead. They made a mistake 100 years ago when they did not lock up the land
>> on the Cambridge side south of Harvard Yard. They will never make that error
>> again.
>> BTW I assume 68 is still in the Ground Round /HoJo's building that WBZ
>> helped closed when they made it off-limits to employees after work. High
>> profile arrest of some news talent was the reason. Ground Round had a
>> captive audience next door for lunch/dinner.
> When was this? It was never made explicitly off-limits during my time
> there, and since when would management have had any right to tell employees
> (especially AFTRAns and other unionized employees) where they can and can't
> go when they're off the clock?
> During my time there, we held several farewell parties for departing
> co-workers at the Ground Round. I remember Jacquie Goddard's in particular,
> when she was headed off to work for Mayor Menino. (Where is Jacquie now, I
> wonder?)
> And yes, 68 is still in the building, last I checked.
> s

More information about the Boston-Radio-Interest mailing list