A Cape Cod Notebook
1:47 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

There's No Place Like Downtown

"In Praise of Downtowns," A Cape Cod Notebook, by Robert Finch
Boston's Downtown Crossing is all dressed up for the holidays.
Credit abbyladybug / flickr

Do you make a holiday-season pilgrimage to the Big City for the lights, the smells, the shopping? A nature writer turns his observational powers on the city, as Robert Finch considers Boston's Downtown Crossing. He finds surprises, and cause for wonder, in this urban commercial crossroads.  

Audio essay is posted above - give it a listen. This is a rebroadcast of an essay that first aired in 2012.