Christmas

By - 12/28/13 - 12:32 pm
Downed Christmas trees in the Back Bay

A concerned citizen complains about whichever Back Bay residents moved so quickly onto the next big holiday that they had to ditch their Christmas trees in Public Alley 432 early on Friday.

By - 12/26/13 - 4:01 pm
Martin Richard memorial

Arturo Gossage reports a couple of impromptu Marathon memorials were put up at the finish line yesterday, including one for Martin Richard.

Copyright Arturo Gossage. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 12/25/13 - 12:43 pm

Our own Suldog explains why you should always make the most of your presents.

By - 12/25/13 - 12:26 am
Christmas eve caroling in Concord

Steve listened to the Christmas-eve caroling in Concord.

Copyright Steve. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 12/24/13 - 3:15 pm
Lobster claws on a Christmas tree

Some places celebrate Christmas with piles of lobster pots; James Hook & Co., though, has a tree decked out in lobster claws, as Adam Castiglioni shows us.

By - 12/24/13 - 10:02 am

Sharon Phelan asks:

Does anyone know of a Christmas Day yoga class being held around Boston?

By - 12/24/13 - 12:00 am
Bright Christmas lights in Hyde Park

Darryl Houston snapped his neighbor's house on Fairmount Hill in Hyde Park. The guy rents a cherry picker to put up the higher lights.

By - 12/22/13 - 11:16 am
Public Common gates

Ryan Ruel looks through the gates of the Public Garden at the lights of the Commonwealth Avenue Mall.

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By - 12/18/13 - 1:25 pm

Let's hope he doesn't find the giant shrimp, at least, for the shrimp's sake.

H/t Sarah J. Galvez.

By - 12/16/13 - 5:24 pm

PJA Advertising put together this seasonal message back when we had all those street pianos.

H/t Graham Spector.

By - 12/14/13 - 4:32 pm
Guy in a Speedo on Boylston Street in Boston

Arturo Gossage watched the annual SSRun through the Back Bay today, including this guy in a football helmet.

But, wait, is that other guy wearing a menurkey on his head?

Menurkey?

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By - 12/13/13 - 5:25 pm
Saugus lights

Over at the Artery, Greg Cook has posted photos of some of our brighter Christmas lights, including this display in Saugus.

By - 12/12/13 - 11:18 pm
Tower and tree

R2_SNEWeather looked up from Quincy Market the other night.

Copyright R2_SNEWeather. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 12/8/13 - 8:46 pm
Bright lights in Dorchester

Stefanie O'Shea shows us how Christmas is done on Popes Hill.

By - 12/5/13 - 7:19 am
Bright Christmas lights in Somerville

Merryr marveled at this Christmas display in Somerville last night. See it larger.

Meanwhile, for people who still fondly remember the Arborway Castle, there's always the Millis Wonderland, opening this weekend.

By - 12/2/13 - 8:42 am
Christmas greyhounds

Ron attended the annual Jingle Bell Walk through the Public Garden and Common yesterday. The walk benefits the Morris Animal Foundation.

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By - 12/1/13 - 2:47 pm

Kathryn Elise asks: "Where are the good tree lots in Boston?"

By - 11/30/13 - 8:07 pm
Menino and switch

Mayor contemplates the switch he just threw for the last time as mayor.

As he's done for longer than many of the people in attendance have been alive, Tom Menino threw the ceremonial switch that lit up the Christmas tree in Adams Park in Roslindale - which was part of his city-council district when he suddenly became mayor in 1993.

After getting out of his Tahoe, the mayor gave an impromptu press conference (he's against the arbitrator's award... Read more

By - 11/25/13 - 12:10 pm
Too many trees

An irate citizen complains about the interior of City Hall these days:

Cultural oppression all over Boston City Hall lobby. Why do I have to constantly be reminded that I'm not part of the dominant culture every time I walk into MY City Hall? Where were the decorations for all the other holidays? What happened to Boston being so proud of its diversity???

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