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Banned in Boston

After spending eight months living in New York, the last thing Stephen Furda wants to do is live in Boston again. To make the city more bearable, he visits Boston landmarks with his friends in an attempt to find some upsides in a city seemingly founded on downsides. New episodes released every other Monday

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Banned in Boston Episode 5 - Chinatown with Zaji Zabalerio

This week, Stephen tackles one of Boston's most authentic neighborhoods, Chinatown, with his friend, fellow New York ex-pat and 21st century raconteur Zaji Zabalerio. They share their coping mechanisms for living in Boston, argue the merits of fish sauce on banh mi, and talk about the eventual gentrification of Chinatown. Plus, Zaji lists his top five favorite restaurants in the neighborhood!

Banned in Boston Episode 2 - MIT with Jack McElfresh

This week, Stephen prowls the hallowed halls of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with his friend Jack McElfresh. Along the way, they search for Jack's fascist ex-crush, and eat some mediocre falafel at the Central Square Dumpling Festival. Then, Stephen calls his friend and former broadcasting partner Patrick Keenan to get a New York perspective on MIT, Big Papi and the weather.