Boston Police report a man inside the CEX store, 44 Winter St., followed a customer outside last night and, after brandishing a gun, grabbed the person's wallet out of his pants at Winter and Tremont.
Police radioed a description. A state trooper patrolling the Public Garden not long after spotted Eric Watson, 27, and detained him "with no incident."
Watson was scheduled for arraignment... Read more
Scott Eisen was on hand today as Bobby the Pig made the rounds of the Public Garden and ran into a guy dressed like his worst nightmare.
Just in case there were any doubt, Django Bliss shows us for whom Mrs. Mallard is rooting in the World Series.
Mike the Mad Biologist shows us what happens when a large willow by the Public Garden Lagoon loses a large branch - fortunately, with nobody under it at the time.
When the world visits Boston, they have no idea why George Washington is wearing corporate graffiti for a Canadian/Russian sport.
For added emphasis, the kvetcher checked the box asking if the item in question is "offensive."... Read more
The annual Make Way for Ducklings parade wound its way around the Common and the Public Garden today (yeah, I don't know why it went that way instead of up and down Beacon Hill, either), ending, of course, by the ducklings statues.
Ducks in a row:
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Masstreehugger spotted this guy and his contraption in the Public Garden today.
Brig Dauber captured the Public Garden tree that plunged to its demise across Boylston Street Friday night.