By - 11/12/10 - 7:11 pm

The Rockport Legion Band announces the dates for their annual holiday programs. There will be two performances, the first on Friday, December 3 at the Rockport Methodist Church; the second on Thursday, December 9 at the Rockport Congregational Church.. Both programs will begin at 7:00 P.M. Please join us either night for an evening of holiday music and good cheer.

By - 11/2/10 - 1:24 pm

Salvation Army bellringer - on Election Day!

A concerned citizen passes along this photo of, yes, a Salvation Army bellringer, today, Election Day, outside the Government Center T stop. Paging Dr. Suldog.

By - 10/28/10 - 2:50 pm

Is it time for my annual boycott of Karen Blake already? Gah!

UPDATE: OK, they haven't gone to All Xmas All the Time yet, it's for some contest where they play "one of our many versions 'Santa Clause Is Coming to Town' " and if you're the 20th caller you win just enough money to replace the radio you've flung to the ground in disgust.

By - 10/27/10 - 7:41 am

Jim Sullivan opens his annual, Sisyphean campaign to remind retailers about this thing called "a calendar."

By - 9/26/10 - 4:02 pm

Christmas in September

It's Christmas in September at the West Roxbury Home Depot, which has everything from giant fake trees to giant snow globes to a giant collection of Martha Stewart ornaments, including gold-speckled pine cones. When does WODS switch to Christmas music?

By - 12/25/09 - 2:20 pm

Kelly shows off her newest but already favorite Christmas-tree ornament.

By - 12/25/09 - 11:57 am

David Schachner wandered around downtown last night, taking photos, including this one.

Copyright David Schachner. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 12/25/09 - 10:42 am

16WadeSt captured the mood in the Public Garden last night.

Copyright 16WadeSt. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 12/24/09 - 8:55 pm

Legendary Boston DJ Oedipus broadcasts his annual Christmas Eve show on WFNX for the first time.

Listen here

Check out Boston Radio Watch for more info on the history of his Christmas Eve show.

By - 12/23/09 - 3:22 pm

One good Santa deserves another in SomervilleOne good Santa deserves another in Somerville

Scott discovers where Santas are cloned.

Copyright Scott. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 12/18/09 - 9:22 pm

I think our work here is done. That Hottness reviews the Midwesterner's bunched panties.

By - 12/13/09 - 8:08 pm

Matt Conti covers the North End Christmas parade.

By - 12/13/09 - 3:00 pm

Santa made his annual visit to Grove and Washington streets in West Roxbury this morning, where he was serenaded by the Beethoven/Ohrenberger School chorus. Afterwards, kids enjoyed pizza, cookies and hot chocolate.

By - 12/12/09 - 3:00 pm


Paul Keleher watched the annual Santas in Speedos run around the Back Bay today.

Copyright Paul Keleher. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

Another photo.
Leaders of the Santa pack.
Santa and his reindeer.

By - 12/12/09 - 12:47 pm

16WadeSt captures the scene in Downtown Crossing, looking down Washington Street.

Copyright 16WadeSt. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 12/9/09 - 9:25 am

It just wouldn't be Christmas without Joe Fitzgerald and his annual column about the one Jewish woman in Brighton who loves Christmas (past examples).

Jonathan Kamens explains why Fitzgerald and Irina Kotiniuc need to stop hocking about how Christianity is under assault in the Boston area and the U.S.

By - 12/8/09 - 10:43 am
By - 12/7/09 - 12:15 am

BostonMaggie catches Santa saluting the commander of the USS Constitution during a tree lighting at Old Ironsides.