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By - 11/15/13 - 12:59 pm
Keytar playing bear

Keytar Bear has been making the rounds of downtown and Back Bay T stops, but he came above ground today to play and mug for the camera by the Old State House, where Jocelyn snapped his photo.

By - 4/17/13 - 3:24 pm

The Celebrity Beacon Hill Town Crier was giving Bostonians on the Common the news they needed today.

By - 2/25/13 - 2:10 pm

Jesus Is Lord guy in Miami

Jason Feifer was ambling about Miami yesterday when he stumbled across our very own Jesus Is Lord Guy. "It's nicer here," he told Feifer about his winter home.... Read more

By - 2/20/13 - 8:32 am

Literally on track. At 8:20 a.m., A.P. Blake tweeted from North Station:

Sob Story Guy is spilling his schtick from IN THE MIDDLE OF THE GREEN LINE TRACKS.

By - 1/27/13 - 9:19 am

Gnimsh captured part of his his show in front of the old Best Buy at Mass. Ave. and Newbury.

Ed. note: It will never happen, but wouldn't it be awesome if he teamed up with Chicken Man and danced in the back of his truck?... Read more

By - 6/19/12 - 8:05 am

Around 8:15 p.m. yesterday, Rachel Zarrell spotted Sob Story Guy getting on the Orange Line at Chinatown:

Needed money to get to Worcester to "treat his staph infection." Was pretty gross.

But by 11, he'd either gotten it looked at or had just become resigned to it. Colin Steele reported from the Red Line near Harvard:

No story this time, just "anybody? Anybody?"

... Read more
By - 11/27/11 - 1:02 am

Singing Spare Change Guy

Photographynatalia captured George, the guy who sings his requests for money, on the Common the other day.

Copyright Photographynatalia. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 11/7/11 - 2:31 pm

Neuroboy files an e-mail report from Downtown Crossing:

Just sitting here at work in Downtown Crossing minding my own business. What is that enchanting sound I hear wafting in from the street below? It’s the siren song of everyone's favorite hollering trike rider, Louie Evans, making his way down the sidewalk on Washington St.

Ride on Louie, ride on.

... Read more
By - 11/3/11 - 5:22 pm

Boston Reddit is hot on the trail of this goth guy who can often be found walking around the Back Bay with the top half of a female mannequin, even though he's made it clear he just wants to be be left alone.

By - 10/25/11 - 10:41 pm

Plastic Bag Lady

The Plastic Bag Lady of Park Street is in touch with the zeitgeist, based on the sign she was wearing on her back today.

By - 7/29/11 - 2:39 pm

Robbie Felder, the omnipresent Mattapan panhandler whose disappearance a few months back sparked rumors he was dead, is back slowly walking up and down Morton Street, quietly asking for money.

On a Facebook page set up to discuss the man who has been a familiar sight for years as he walks from one side of Blue Hill Avenue to the other, people report... Read more

By - 5/2/11 - 9:37 am

Evilada took in a Rambling Dan performance in the Public Garden yesterday.

By - 3/6/11 - 9:43 pm

The rumor spread like wildfire tonight: Robbie Felder, who has spent much of the past decade shuffling up and down Morton Street asking for handouts, was dead.

Not true, counter people who say they know his family: Nobody's seen the white-bearded guy recently on Morton Street by Blue Hill Avenue because he's in rehab.

The story unfolded on his Facebook fan page (yes, of... Read more

By - 12/18/10 - 1:21 am

Chicken Man

As Spearmintkitten, who snapped the Chickenmanmobile near BC on Friday, puts it: "WTF."

He is apparently different from this Chickenman (the one we're supposed to remember) and this one and this one and, of course, the Chicken Man of Codman Square (who... Read more

By - 8/26/10 - 8:46 am

Bird lady of Tremont Street

The Lady with the Cardboard Signs at Park Street looked more like the Lady Who's About to Be Eaten by Pigeons this morning when UncleRico23 snapped her photo.

If you do want to read her signs, without having to actually... Read more

By - 8/17/10 - 9:16 am

Among the people taking in the Boston Photography Center's annual living photo installation in the Public Garden this year: Louie.

By - 7/25/10 - 1:36 pm

Scooterdude updates us on the impending arrival of his new multi-colored, professional-grade sail.

By - 5/5/10 - 12:04 pm

Iseut profiles Marvin Sealey, who can usually be found walking around, no matter the weather:

... Sometimes, fast, sometimes slow: his distinctive gait is a comfort to me when it's late and dark and I'm feeling a little edgy. He's lived with his family, on Kittredge Park for 41 of his 51 years and the other ten, the family lived on Dorr Street. He

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