L Street Brownies

By - 1/1/15 - 1:58 pm

RoadTrip New England watched the L Street Brownies get ready for a bracing run through 27-degree air into Dorchester Bay this morning.

By - 1/1/14 - 5:02 pm
Freezing crazy people in Dorchester Bay off South Boston

One word: Brr!

Greg Cook stayed safely onshore for this morning's annual run into Dorchester Bay by the L Street Brownies in South Boston.

By - 1/3/13 - 12:13 am

Compare this screen grab from WHDH's report on the annual L Street plunge with this photo of the same swimmer.

By - 1/1/13 - 1:21 pm


Scott Eisen watched the L Street Brownies' traditional New Year's run into the bay this morning. Some people got in and out as fast as possible, but this guy showed the whippersnappers how it's done.

By - 1/1/12 - 3:21 pm


Mystery Pill took in today's annual Dorchester Bay dip by the L Street Brownies - just like Leslie Jones did in 1930:

L Street Brownies in 1930

Top photo copyright Mystery Pill and posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr. Bottom photo from the Boston Public Library's Leslie Jones collection and posted under this Creative Commons license.

By - 1/1/08 - 5:39 pm

And Jpic1 is there this morning to take photos.