Mary Ellen went for a walk along the Charles in Millennium Park this morning and came across this young bald eagle surveying the snowy scene.
Mark Novak knows it's the Christmas season when Community Boating lights up its Christmas sailboat along the Esplanade.
Tamas K-L looked out on a peaceful Charles River from Cambridge this evening.
JB Parrett savored the sunset over the Charles River and the Back Bay.
Shortly before 1 a.m. on Memorial Drive at River Street in Cambridge, the Cambridge Fire Department reports.
Jean Nagy took in the 70-degree sunset along the Charles River near MIT this evening.
"Holy sunset, Boston," Jean Nagy says.
JB Parrett wasn't the only one out in the mist on the Esplanade.
Jean Nagy watched the sun go down over the Charles and Cambridge tonight.
John Gage captured the front rolling across the area this evening.
The state is shutting the Great Ditch Bridge - that nasty little piece of work on the Dedham side of the Great Plain Avenue exit - at 8 tonight for work to get the bridge ready for its replacement by a span on which you won't have to worry anymore you'll get into a crash that will send you into the water. Read more.
Molly Lanzarotta took in the Revels Riversing along the Charles in Cambridge tonight.
Luisa LaSalle watched the sun come up over the Charles from the BU Bridge this morning.
WBUR chronicles all the issues, including the fact that the bridge is a historic landmark right down to its rivets, which means contractors have to use historic methods to rebuild it, right down to the use of 50,000 historically accurate rivets, rather than more modern, and faster ways to connect metal support beams.
Slowly is the best way to to walk the path along the Charles River and Saw Mill Brook at Millennium Park - more of a chance to see things you'd miss otherwise, such as the small fish swimming along the river bank, the turtles sunning themselves and the small flowers on some stalks. And if you get lucky and you look across the brook, you'll realize what you thought was the top of a 15-foot tree stump is actually a great blue heron. Read more.
Seems there's this guy who's taken to throwing himself off the top of Millennium Park in West Roxbury, but it's OK because he has both a lightweight engine and a parachute and he flies around the Charles and Millennium Park and Cutler Park, no doubt having the grandest time. Mary Ellen captured him in flight the other day.
— Steph Bianchi (@Stephington) September 8, 2016
Steph Bianchi reports the Charles River locks are closed to pedestrians this morning and the water full of what looked like suds.
DCR explains: Read more.
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