Enoch Pratt spotted this chimera on the Esplanade today, goes: "Why?" to which we, of course, reply: "Why not?"
Mix ice, snow, rain and temperatures in the 50s and you get mist rising from the Charles and the Lagoon, as Adam Shutes shows us.
Shortly before noon at Arlington, now riders between Kenmore and Haymarket get to enjoy above-ground scenery in shuttle buses.
Christopher Ryan spotted a bit of spring in a bare patch in the Back Bay on this first day of spring.
The Friends of the Public Garden board has a simple message for Boston 2024: Get offa their lawns.
The park advocacy group, which also looks after the Common, says it's against Boston 2024's proposals to build a 16,000-seat beach-volleyball stadium on the Common and to use Charles Street and part of the Public Garden for a marathon and bicycle races.
Transit Police report they are looking for this guy for stealing a suitcase on wheels containing a Toshiba laptop from somebody who took his hands off the suitcase to take care of other matters in the men's room at the Back Bay train station.
The suspect in the theft, which happened around 7:35 a.m. on Jan. 26, is described as Hispanic, with a goatee, and 45 to 50.
If he looks familiar, contact Transit Police detectives at 617-222-1050 or text an anonymous tip to 873873.
Mike Ball watched a couple of geese navigate the intersection of Mass. Ave. and Boylston Street this afternoon.
Tsarnaev is an engima, the Globe reports.
The Globe reports on the first day of the Tsarnaev trial, which included his lawyer laying the groundwork to blame it all on his older, and, of course, dead, brother and testimony from a manager at Marathon Sports, outside of which one of the bombs exploded.
Tsarnaev faces a possible death sentence if convicted.
Ari Ofsevit took this photo while on skis - on the frozen Charles River.
Michele Connors watched an adult and child walk across the Charles this afternoon, reports they were met on the shore by police officers, who escorted them away.
Meanwhile, Greg Hum reports the water's just fine for biking on. He took this photo from his helmetcam near the BU Bridge this afternoon:
JB Parrett walked the Esplanade at sunset yesterday.
WBUR reports the restaurant, which rebuilt after being damaged in the Marathon bombings, is closing due to rent increases.
JB Parrett watched some folks venture onto the ice off the Esplanade yesterday.