JB Parrett walked along the Esplanade as the sun went down this evening.
Nick Cosky reports:
I froze just watching this guy on the Charles last night. Anyone know him?
Nick Cosky went for a walk on the Esplanade last night.
Katia was on the Esplanade this evening when three Santas in a camo gun boat came roaring by. Nobody better mess with Santas in speedboats.
JB Parrett took a walk along the Esplanade today.
JB Parrett watched a man blowing bubbles on the Esplanade at sunset yesterday.
State Rep. Jay Livingstone reports DCR has turned on its new Alfond Spraydeck on the Esplanade.
There were ropes and floats marking off the swimming area. Out in the river, a DCR patrol boat kept watch to make sure other craft stayed well away. Lifeguards on the dock and in kayaks stood and sat at the ready. And shortly after 3:30 p.m., the first band of swimmers, from kids to retirees, began jumping into the Charles River from a dock on the river side of the lagoon.
The Charles River Conservancy's first CitySplash let people sign up for time in the Charles River which, as we all know, used to be pretty dirty, but which has gotten cleaner over the years. Read more.
Mooshrimp reported spotting several muskrats along the Esplanade yesterday, including this fellow by Exeter Street.
Video of the post-fireworks crowd by 67thave.
JB Parrett watched as a goose captured some dock sitters on the Esplanade last evening.
Across the city today, winter-weary Bostonians shed their coats, or, at least, unzipped them a bit as they marveled at temperatures that approached 60.
In the Public Garden, as 617 Images shows us, a couple actually had a picnic:
JB Parrett enjoyed the return of above-freezing temperatures to the Charles last night.
Enoch Pratt spotted this chimera on the Esplanade today, goes: "Why?" to which we, of course, reply: "Why not?"