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.
JB Parrett enjoyed the sunset over the Longfellow, the Charles and Kendall Square this evening.
The Wellesley Police Department posted this photo of a cold but otherwise okay Cooper with Officer Christopher Cunningham and Wellesley firefighters after his rescue at Elm Bank this morning.
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.