JB Parrett watched some folks venture onto the ice off the Esplanade yesterday.
A roving UHub photographer took this panorama inside the renovated Johnson wing of the BPL main branch in Copley Square.
JB Parrett watched the sunset from the Esplanade tonight.
The BPL formally opened its revamped modern wing at the main library in Copley Square yesterday. Whitney Wilson loved the new children's library.
Greg Cook also toured the updated wing:
The first thing you notice about the renovation of the second floor of the Johnson Building at the Boston Public Libraryâ€™s central Copley Square branch ... is the color.
Stanley Staco reports Boston Police are looking for a group of four or five men who, for some reason, began attacking an off-duty trooper shortly after 4 p.m. at Boylston and Berkeley streets.
Michael Jordan, 27, of Roxbury, is scheduled for arraignment Monday on charges he gunned down Ahmir Lee, 22, on Aug. 22, 2013 on Boylston Street, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office and Boston Police report.
A Suffolk County grand jury indicted Jordan yesterday for allegedly firing multiple bullets into Lee outside 553 Boylston St., near Clarendon, around 11 that night. He was arrested this morning, the DA's office reports.
In announcing the end of the parking ban tomorrow, Mayor Walsh also said that in addition to continuing to remove snow, the DPW has started an inventory of all the potholes now lurking beneath the snowpack.
This afternoon, Amy B. spotted this mega-pothole at the intersection of Newbury and Exeter streets.
Laurin Stoler shows us cascading icicles on Harcourt Street, says:
I keep wanting to break out the food coloring.
Jonathan Berk watched in amazement as a snowbank drove by on Huntington Avenue in the Back Bay this afternoon.
Oh, and in response to the doubters, he adds:
Took a right off West Newton onto Huntington. It was moving. Trust me.
Man tees off atop Mt. Copley this afternoon as Catboston watches.
Meg Mainzer-Cohen shows us a giant snow blower going down Commonwealth Avenue in the Back Bay this morning.
Nate Fedor, who watched the whole thing unfold, reports that when a charter bus got stuck trying to turn from Dartmouth Street onto Beacon shortly after 10 a.m. and then just sat there for about 15 minutes, passengers who could wait no longer finally got out of the bus and picked it up and moved it about two feet, just enough for their driver to maneuver the bus onto Beacon.
Not everybody was impressed, at least not by the bus driver. Gerald Burke wrote:
Nilesh Gandhi was awoken at 4 a.m., but at least it was for a good reason: Crews were removing snow from his Back Bay street.
A concerned citizen reports tonight:
Attention! Two ducks stranded across from Christian Science plaza There are two ducks taking shelter in the enclosed walk way. I don't know how long they've been there but I'm worried about their condition. I've called animal control but they aren't very helpful.
It's so bad even some plows are getting stuck. Louise Miller says the plow she saw stuck at Boylston and Berkeley was the second one she saw today.