Spotted today at the Dedham Stop & Shop. They were also selling window appliques reading "HAPPY THANKSGIVING, Y'ALL!" for all their Southern customers.
Adam Cheung is at the August Moon Fest in Chinatown, which runs through 5 p.m. and features dancers, music and food, celebrating the year's harvest.
A disgusted citizen files a complaint about the post-Fourth condition of Walker Playground off Norfolk Street in Mattapan:
Fireworks reminants all over basketball and park. Courts damaged. Litter everywhere.
John Gage watched the parade after the reading of the Declaration of Independence at the Old State House.
Molly Lanzarotta took in the Pops rehearsal concert at the Hatch Shell this evening.
Our own Ron Newman got up early this morning to take in the annual Battle of Lexington reenactment.
Paula Tennyson watched police and cadets assemble for Marathon duty near Mass. Ave. around 8:30 a.m.
Brendan M. watched the Marathon at Ashland State Park this morning.
Gary Waldeck spotted Paul galloping through Charlestown this morning.
BqRally snapped a photo as Carlos Arredondo led the annual blessing of the runners at Old South Church's Easter service today.
J.L. Bell recounts the tale of the Wrentham Minutemen. Oh, they saw plenty of action - at local taverns - before finally marching up to West Roxbury, where they found a tory and took him to a patriot tavern at Centre and Allandale to figure out what to do with him (and then Bell leaves us hanging for tomorrow's account).
Jewish Boston taste tests the matzah available in local stores, for example:
If you just need something that people will recognize as matzah and you don’t care about how the box looks or whether it holds up under spreading, this will certainly do. It doesn’t taste terrible, but it doesn’t bring anything to the table either. It literally is what it is.
RoadTrip New England took in the Evacuation Day commemoration at Dorchester Heights this morning.
Snow is the issue again, WBZ reports.
On March 17, 1776, with colonial cannon aimed at them from Dorchester Heights, the British troops occupying Boston evacuated the city. This 1776 German woodcut (from the Library of Congress) shows the British soldiers leaving for Nova Scotia, with only slight artistic license for the height of the hills surrounding Boston.
J.L. Bell quotes from the diary of a Virginia rifleman who was stationed in Roxbury at the time.
- 1 of 48
- next ›