Christmas

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

Sharon Phelan asks:

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

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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.Read more

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.Read more

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.Read more

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.Read more

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

R2_SNEWeather looked up from Quincy Market the other night.

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

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

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.Read more

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?"Read more

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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By - 11/24/13 - 9:53 am
Faneuil Hall Marketplace Christmas tree

Mark Pijanowski watched the tree get lit at Faneuil Hall Marketplace last night.Read more

By - 1/3/13 - 7:48 am

Salem holds its annual Christmas-tree bonfire this Friday at Dead Horse Beach - residents can show up with a tree and watch it go up in flames.Read more

By - 12/25/12 - 11:29 am

Mass Moments reminds us of our Puritan past.

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By - 12/23/12 - 9:23 pm

Fairmount Hill lights

Darryl Houston captured the daylight-powerful lights on Fairmount Hill in Hyde Park - put up by a guy who rents an aerial lift to ensure no surface is unilluminated.

Uma Mirani photographed Cambridge Common:

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