Hide the kids' eyes when you walk past the demonically possessed spirit of Marilyn Monroe in a Santa suit.
Anali spotted these Charlie Brown trees for sale the other day in Downtown Crossing.
Dirty Water takes us on a tour of the Washington Street of yore.
Masshole Mommy reports that not only has she finished all her Christmas shopping - and Christmas-card writing - she and family have completed all the rounds of the local Christmas-y attractions.
The Friends of the Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary are holding a holiday bazaar on Thurs.,, Dec. 2, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pick up discounted restaurant and salon gift certificates, various yummies, clothing and accessories. Party of Gold will be there as well, buying used silver and gold jewelry. Proceeds to the Child Life Program. 243 Charles St.
Find an even dozen Christmas-tree ornaments with a Boston theme (from Swan Boats to Red Sox) in the Universal Hub store.
Gloucester begins construction of the lobster-trap Christmas tree.
The Ohnemus family of Medway really likes Christmas, Paul Keleher discovered.
Time Out Boston lists some different places to get gifts this season, from the MIT Glass Lab Holiday Sale to the Fort Point Artist Community’s 12th Annual Holiday Sale.
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.
Although it's kind of a dubious honor: First radio station to go all Christmas, all the time.
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.
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.
Jim Sullivan opens his annual, Sisyphean campaign to remind retailers about this thing called "a calendar."
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?
Kelly shows off her newest but already favorite Christmas-tree ornament.