Erica Mattison got to watch the Esplanade fireworks from the UMass Club in Boston.
JB Parrett reports this Esplanade sunset photo was the last he took as a Boston resident - he's moving up to New Hampshire.
Shannon Dooling wasn't the only one enjoying a nice day along the Charles River Esplanade today.
Along the Esplanade around 12:30 p.m. near the Hatch Shell.
The Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports:
Preliminary evidence including clothing and other factors suggests that the body is not that of a young man from Harvard, MA, previously reported missing. Identification efforts are under way and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of his death.
We're going to assume JB Parrett was bundled up for his walk along the Esplanade on the Charles this afternoon.
JB Parrett walked along the Esplanade as the sun went down this evening.
Nick Cosky reports:
I froze just watching this guy on the Charles last night. Anyone know him?
Nick Cosky went for a walk on the Esplanade last night.
Katia was on the Esplanade this evening when three Santas in a camo gun boat came roaring by. Nobody better mess with Santas in speedboats.
JB Parrett took a walk along the Esplanade today.
JB Parrett watched a man blowing bubbles on the Esplanade at sunset yesterday.
State Rep. Jay Livingstone reports DCR has turned on its new Alfond Spraydeck on the Esplanade.
There were ropes and floats marking off the swimming area. Out in the river, a DCR patrol boat kept watch to make sure other craft stayed well away. Lifeguards on the dock and in kayaks stood and sat at the ready. And shortly after 3:30 p.m., the first band of swimmers, from kids to retirees, began jumping into the Charles River from a dock on the river side of the lagoon.
The Charles River Conservancy's first CitySplash let people sign up for time in the Charles River which, as we all know, used to be pretty dirty, but which has gotten cleaner over the years. Read more.
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