Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina says he sometimes gets frustrated with the otherwise beautiful view from Piers Park in East Boston: He can see the Seaport in South Boston, but knows the only way to get there by public transportation is via three subway lines and a bus. Read more.
Thomas Mann reports he paddled out to Thompson Island in Boston Harbor this morning - and spotted this coyote. It's the first time he's ever seen one on one of the harbor islands.
Neil was among those who enjoyed the rainbow (or in some cases, rainbows) after the rain squall that moved through around 4:45 p.m. - heralding the polar front that sets us up for Sunday's nor'easter. He had a front-row seat overlooking the Boston Fish Pier and the harbor.
More photos of the squall and the rainbow action, with bonus hail video from the Back Bay (and now with photos from the second rainbow round around 6:30 p.m.):
The Herald reports.
Nothing new, but still dramatic when the harbor begins moving onto the wharves of downtown.
Ryan watched the sun come up this morning from the McArdle Bridge between East Boston and Chelsea.
The Globe reports Boston officials have decided to tear down the old Northern Avenue Bridge starting in March - although a spokeswoman for the mayor said today that "there will still be an opportunity to preserve the bridge, but it cannot stay where it is because of its current condition." Read more.
John Gage watched surfers from Deer Island today.
The Fort Pointer watched a guy make giant bubbles on the Harborwalk near the ICA this morning.
Rick Macomber watched the sun go down behind the Tobin Bridge.