OK, it rained for the Roslindale parade today, but marchers - and parade-goers - were prepared, with umbrellas (well, most of them) and plastic bags for bagpipes and loudspeakers. And if the rain took out a sign or two, dancers still do catapults, kids still collected candy and candidates still worked the (maybe a bit thinner) crowds.
Look who John Gates ran into on the Green Line tonight.
David Wittenberg captured the scene today at the precinct at the State House.
The folks at the Boston City Archives wonder if you can figure out when and where this photo was taken. See it larger (lot of clues in the large version).
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:
Ryan Ruel took several photos of the full moon over South Boston and Dorchester Bay.
Neil Noonan also took a shot of the moon, just for the Hull of it:
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.