Today's the 75th anniversary of the Hurricane of 1938 smacking New England upside the head. And as you can see from Leslie Jones's photo, it pushed a sailboat or two onto the beach along Dorchester Bay - just like Hurricane Sandy did last year.
The Hurricane of '38 meant crushed cars in Cambridge:
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Pete Leslie wonders if we need some sort of education program for photographers who are increasingly likely to get our two iconic bridges mixed up.
Our own Swirlygrrl reports workers took down the Dewey Square mural by Os Gemeos and began putting up its replacement - some black and white seascapey thing.
David Geller filed this report on some excitement on the Common yesterday:
Landed right next to our Sunday morning football game at the softball field. Was swooping for a squirrel but missed him.
Ryan Ruel stitched together 147 photos he took this morning from Piers Park in East Boston to create a giga-zoomable image of the other side of the harbor, from South Boston to the North End - 1.55 gigapixels of zoom-in action.
Max Grinnell spotted this statement on Somerville Avenue in Porter Square.
Adrienne M. photographed and meme'd up an Orange Line car today.
John wonders whose parakeet went missing and wound up in Peters Park in the South End this afternoon. It did not appear to budgie when he approached with camera.
On a day with an official heat advisory, somebody on Bay State Road in BUville is clearly already getting ready for winter by putting out a cone. Or maybe they do things differently on Lawn Guyland or wherever the cardboard writer is from and cones... Read more
Our own Dvdoff captured the fans outside the Four Seasons tonight waiting for the Brazilian national soccer team's bus to arrive. They're here to play Portugal at Gillette Stadium tomorrow.... Read more
Greg Cook took lots of photos at the annual Cambridge Carnival International parade from Central Square to Kendall Square today.... Read more