By - 11/10/13 - 4:33 pm
Remembrance Day in the North End

Matt Conti photographed a bagpiper outside Old North Church this morning during a commemoration for Remembrance Day, the British version of our Veterans Day.

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By - 11/9/13 - 12:25 pm
Downtown Boston after the Great Fire of 1872

A fire that started in a downtown basement around 7 p.m. on Nov. 9, 1872, quickly spread and destroyed 776 buildings. Firefighters were hampered by the flu many of the horses that pulled fire wagons had come down with - and by the poor water pressure and bad zoning that Fire Chief John Damrell had earlier warned the city about.

By - 11/8/13 - 11:28 pm
Back Bay sunset

Rory Nolan watched the sun go down over the Christian Science Center this evening.

Brian D'Amico watched the sun go down over the Charles (you want to see this one larger):

Charles River sunset

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By - 11/7/13 - 8:42 pm
Bobby the Pig at the Tasty Burger

Bobby the Pig paid a visit to the Tasty Burger in the Fenway tonight, as Roar of the Tigers shows us.Read more

By - 11/7/13 - 8:34 pm
Winged sunset

Richard Beaubien watched the birds go up as the sun went down over Bolton a couple days ago.

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By - 11/6/13 - 1:12 pm
Flour, hay and straw

Another mystery from the Boston City Archives: Where and when was this? See it larger.Read more

By - 11/5/13 - 3:15 pm
Green Man

Kim Janey got off the 28 bus in Roxbury this afternoon to see this green man just standing there.Read more

By - 11/5/13 - 8:16 am
Foliage on West Roxbury Parkway

There are some amazing trees in West Roxbury today.

Also see Brad Kelly's photo of Mt. Auburn Cemetery.Read more

By - 11/2/13 - 6:26 pm
Allston sunset

Bradley watched the sun go down over Allston this evening.

Also see Greg Hum's panorama of the sunset over the Charles, Tucker Walsh's photo of the sunset over Jamaica Pond and Katherine Larson's photo from Cambridge....Read more

By - 11/2/13 - 5:20 pm
On the Longfellow

On the Longfellow Bridge.

What a great day for a parade.

From Fenway Park to the banks of the Charles, Bostonians lined up early for a chance to see the 2013 World Champion Boston Red Sox - and doesn't that sound good to hear?

When the procession of Duck Boats got to the Boston Marathon finish line in Copley Square, it stopped. Jonny Gomes put the World Series trophy...Read more

By - 10/29/13 - 11:42 am
Happy dancing skeletons in Newton

Lorianne DiSabato ran across some happy skeletons the other day.

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By - 10/29/13 - 10:55 am
Boston street urchins

The folks at the Boston City Archives wonder if you can place this photo. See it larger.Read more

By - 10/27/13 - 8:21 pm
Frog leads parade

A big frog led a parade around the Frog Pond today during the city's Halloween pumpkin festival, which featured floating pumpkins, giant bubbles, kettle corn and a chance to go down a slide while dressed as a princess.

And Tom Menino was there, making his last Halloween appearance on the Common as mayor. He moved slowly through a dense knot of people as parents brought...Read more

By - 10/27/13 - 7:28 pm
Pig and bacon

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.Read more

By - 10/25/13 - 1:12 pm

Earlier this month, Bomba Sankofa put on a "bombazo" flash mob at Mozart Park in Jamaica Plain:

Sankofa uses Bomba -- a genre of Afro-Puerto Rican folk music -- to bridge cultures and create dialogues for multicultural understanding, healing and unity.

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