Owen peered into the abyss from the Cambridge side of the Charles River shortly after noon.
The $1B reconstruction of the Mass Pike and Soldiers Field Road in Allston is also an opportunity to improve the cramped Charles River path between the River Street and BU Bridges. Chicago, Portland, Philadelphia, New York are some of the many cities improving paths and public spaces along their urban rivers and this project is an opportunity to follow suit in Boston. Locally, Kendall Square's Broad Canal boardwalk in the Charles River boardwalk provides a recent precedent. Read more.
The Cambridge Fire Department reports (with photos) that firefighters rescued the freezing pup from the frigid waters of the Charles near the Eliot Bridge around 3:50 p.m. today.
Jim Bishop admits he found it surreal to see a man standing on the Charles River today.
Mary Ellen spotted this skater on the Charles River at Millennium Park in West Roxbury a couple days ago.
Authorities, of course, recommend not skating on the Charles.
Daniel Brim watched the sun go down today after a frigid Back Bay and a frozen Charles River.
Yeah, yeah, but the state really means it this time: The Charles River Basin is full of toxic cyanobacteria, which could make you feel pretty bad - and kill your dog, so be especially careful to keep Fido away from the water.
The state warning went into effect Tuesday.
Chris watched two people on paddle boards with dogs along the Allston shoreline today.
Ryan Murphy got up early on a Sunday to watch the sun come up.
John Gage watched the sunset over the Charles River on Wednesday.
Johnmcboston watched the sun go down over Cambridge and the Charles from an Esplanade dock.
MassLive.com reports Boston Police Commissioner William Evans says young men need to be more careful when they drink in a city surrounded by water, not worry about a serial killer.
This afternoon near the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
UPDATE: Preliminary investigation shows no evidence of foul play, the DA's office reports.
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