508 #31: It’s nice hair

posted by Mike on April 18th, 2008

508 is a show about Worcester. This week’s show includes Brendan Melican.


The Transgender Emergency Fund, previously announced on 508, has a fundraiser Saturday night at the Hotel Vernon. The Antiquarian Society has settled its feud with neighbors; Brendan and Mike don’t like the precedent that has been set. Brendan says people like his idea of a green grid for North Main Street, but that doesn’t mean it’s going to happen.

Worcester Magazine’s best-of issue hands awards to both Alec Lopez of the Dive Bar and a runner-up to Happy Birthday Mike Leslie.

Brendan and Mike talk for a really long time about Gary Rosen and Kate Toomey’s hair. The powers-that-be are proposing new regulations on scrap dealers that Mike doesn’t think will solve the problem of metal theft. Brendan likes Rosalie Tirella’s article on sidewalks in the InCity Times.

This article about skateboarding in Sterling provides almost no information.

Brendan will start appearing on Mike Messina’s radio show Monday nights.

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4 Comments Leave a comment.

  1. On April 19, 2008 at 08:59 Jeff said:

    Excellent show! And the part about Gary Rosen’s part… As an older person, I tell you that we always subconsciously tend to dress and groom the way we did when we “peaked”…

  2. On April 22, 2008 at 16:55 Scott said:

    Look, don’t bring my thinning ‘do into this Mike…and I will reveal that Kate Toomey was a close second in the “best hair” contest. If Irish was still on the council, he would have also had a decent shot.

    Best hair in the media? Nick Kostopolous, without a doubt.

  3. On April 23, 2008 at 12:57 Mike said:

    I think Clive McFarlane wins Worcester’s “best hair in the media” on quantity alone.

  4. On April 23, 2008 at 14:56 Kate Toomey said:

    LOL, you guys are too funny! Thanks for the accolades on my hair. My kids got a great laugh with this issue!

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