By - 11/26/15 - 4:15 pm
Inflated turkey on Roslindale/Hyde Park line

Thanksgiving comes first on West Street in Hyde Park (or maybe it's Poplar Street in Roslindale).

By - 11/26/15 - 1:30 pm
Thanksgiving in Ward T at Boston City Hospital

Thanksgiving on Ward T at Boston City Hospital in 1897.

From the City of Boston Archives. Posted under this Creative Commons license.

By - 11/25/15 - 8:39 am
When you could buy fresh-killed turkeys at Faneuil Hall

Back in the day, the first floor of Faneuil Hall was the place where Bostonians could buy fresh meat and poultry. In 1952, Leslie Jones captured the scene when Mr. Kelley, of Thresher & Kelley Market, showed off his Thanksgiving turkeys to a mother and her kids.

From the BPL's Leslie Jones collection. Posted under this Creative Commons license.

By - 11/24/15 - 6:33 pm
Gridlock in Boston

Dutch provides some views of the gridlock on this pre-Thanksgiving Tuesday, such as in East Cambridge.

By - 11/21/15 - 2:29 pm
Cranksgiving in Copley Square

Greg Hum was among those who biked to Copley Square for the second Cranksgiving ride to benefit the Greater Boston Food Bank, Red Cross, and the Somerville Homeless Coalition.

By - 11/12/15 - 6:28 am

Peter Gelzinis reports how a BPD officer thanking the man on the bus at Columbia Road and Stoughton Street for his service put him at ease and let police disarm him.

By - 11/11/15 - 3:07 pm
Veterans marching through South Boston today

Jim Gavaghan shows us veterans from the Fitzgerald VFW post in South Boston marching to St. Brigid Church today for a remembrance service in honor of deceased veterans and war dead.

By - 11/11/15 - 9:03 am

Seth Gitell writes about his father, a Green Beret who came back from Vietnam with PTSD - only they didn't call it that, or treat it, back then.

By - 11/8/15 - 2:25 pm
Dog as Pilgrim and turkey

There's this house on Robert Street in Roslindale that has a concrete dog statue outside (to go with their concrete lion statues, of course). She's raring to go for the upcoming holiday.

By - 11/5/15 - 6:06 pm
Santa Clauses in a speedboat at the Back Bay Esplanade

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.

By - 11/4/15 - 3:58 pm
Salvation Army bell ringer in Downtown Crossing

Downtown Crossing bell ringer today. Photo by Craig Caplan.

It's barely the first week in November, and we already have a bell-ringer sighting.

MBTA North Station subway concourse about 3:40 pm.

Sure, the Army does some very good work. But do us all a favor and wait another six weeks before ringing your bells.

By - 11/2/15 - 10:10 am

The City of Boston Credit Union will underwrite fireworks over the harbor as 2016 begins, the mayor's office announced today.

The credit union will kick in $30,000 towards the pyrotechnics, good news since the company now running First Night said last week it didn't have any money for them.

By - 10/31/15 - 7:21 pm
No longer buried in Government Center

Robin and spouse got dressed up as those two costumes buried in cement in the Government Center T stop for decades.

Great minds think alike: Read more.

By - 10/31/15 - 2:31 pm
Pac-Man goalie in Dedham

Chris took in some youth soccer in Dedham today. One coach had his team wear costumes.

By - 10/31/15 - 10:11 am
Dinosaur in Brighton Center

PlunkettPrime stayed well clear of the ravenous dinosaur out for a bite in Brighton Center.

By - 10/31/15 - 9:42 am
Prison costume on the MBTA

Joshua Miller spotted this woman on the T yesterday.

Eileen Muphy spotted some costumes in South Boston: Read more.

By - 10/30/15 - 2:08 pm

The Herald reports Mayor Walsh doesn't want to let go of harbor fireworks without a fight, after hearing they might not go on due to the cost.

By - 10/30/15 - 7:41 am

WBUR interviews the person behind the Newton Haunted House - a Northeastern psychology professor who studies emotions.