Mike Mac noticed the lights at Newbury and Berkeley were both red and green this afternoon.... Read more
The Herald has photos from yesterday's public swim in the Charles River basin.
Among not jumping in yesterday: Bill Weld.
When the world visits Boston, they have no idea why George Washington is wearing corporate graffiti for a Canadian/Russian sport.
For added emphasis, the kvetcher checked the box asking if the item in question is "offensive."... Read more
The New York Times follows Bauman from the moments before the explosion to his first steps with his new prosthetic legs.
One highlight was when Keith Lockhart turned the baton over to Transit Police Officer Richard Donohue.
Several people said attendance seemed to be down... Read more
Mambo Miam Miam photographs an actual rabbit hopping along the Commonwealth Avenue Mall.
There was a bit of haze in the air between the Back Bay and Roslindale around 5:45 p.m.
Cheryl Stober reports on the annual summer migration:
Each summer, a group of teenage ballerinas starts getting on the train at Kenmore Square, and riding the few stops to Copley Square. With their yoga mats and hair done up in perfect buns, I'm just fascinated by them. I don't know anything about their program, but seeing them as I'm trudging off to my office... Read more
He faces 30 counts, a number of which could mean the death penalty. Read the whole thing for yourself, in the attachment.
David Bernstein talks to Michael Nichols, one of the numerous candidates running to replace Mike Ross as district 8 councilor in the fall elections.
Read a report on his 1990 visit, which included a rally on the Esplanade:
Mandela admirers arrived on foot and by car, bus, train, bike, boat and even inner tube. Families spread out blankets and set up lawn chairs on the grass for picnics, while giant screens brought the speech closer. Hawkers sold T-shirts bearing such slogans as "Boston Welcomes Mandela" and "Sanctions Until... Read more
Watch some video of Old South Church Minister Nancy Taylor and Associate Minister Anthony Livolsi ringing the church bells after the Supreme Court released its decision overturning the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
The ruling means, among other things, that same-sex couples in Massachusetts are now eligible for the same federal benefits as other married couples.
Down at City Hall, city workers raised... Read more
For a couple of midday hours, Pedro Martinez handed and tossed Good Humor ice-cream bars to fans lined up outside an ice-cream truck in the broiling sun on Dartmouth Street, across from Back Bay station. He signed one woman's do-rag - while it was... Read more
Well, maybe one surprise: The Mass. Ave. bridge will be shut at 4... Read more