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.
JB Parrett watched some folks venture onto the ice off the Esplanade yesterday.
JB Parrett walked along the Charles today.
JB Parrett watched the sun go down from the Esplanade tonight.
UPDATE, 7 p.m. Boston Fire reports no body found.
State Police have shut the Anderson Bridge between JFK Street in Cambridge and North Harvard Street in Allston so firefighters can comb the Charles for somebody a 911 caller said jumped into the river around 5 p.m.
JB Parrett walked along the water at the Esplanade Lagoon yesterday.
JB Parrett braved the elements to show us North Point Park in Cambridge this afternoon.
JB Parrett captured more than just the sunset on the Esplanade yesterday evening.
Shortly after 4 p.m., Boston and Cambridge firefighters and Boston and State police began rushing to the Mass. Ave. Bridge on a report of a sailboat tipping over in the wind and dumping somebody in the water. Just as firefighters were about to begin their "tech rescue," however, the person managed to get back in the boat and make his way to shore on the Cambridge side - where he was met by troopers and Cambridge firefighters. He declined medical attention.
Lorianne DiSabato photographed some of the more unsually attired competitors in the Head of the Charles Regatta today.
Ari Ofsevit enjoyed the view of the fog from the BU Bridge this morning.
Christopher Schmidt reports he was flying his quadcopter over Magazine Beach on Wednesday when a hawk took exception to the craft's existence. Both bird and drone appeared to survive OK (Schmidt says he shut off the rotors to avoid hurting the bird).
Last week, two teams organized by the Boston Society of Architects proposed that the $260M reconstruction of the Mass Pike in Allston should include a great new public place and civic amenity along the Charles River.
Monday is the deadline to send comments on this project to [email protected]
Images from the BSA presentations and a sample comment letter to MassDOT are online at http://peoplespike.com/AllstonEsplanade/