Dirty Water takes us on a tour of the Washington Street of yore.
Masshole Mommy reports that not only has she finished all her Christmas shopping - and Christmas-card writing - she and family have completed all the rounds of the local Christmas-y attractions.
The Friends of the Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary are holding a holiday bazaar on Thurs.,, Dec. 2, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pick up discounted restaurant and salon gift certificates, various yummies, clothing and accessories. Party of Gold will be there as well, buying used silver and gold jewelry. Proceeds to the Child Life Program. 243 Charles St.
The Dorchester Historical Society holds... Read more
Find an even dozen Christmas-tree ornaments with a Boston theme (from Swan Boats to Red Sox) in the Universal Hub store.
Gloucester begins construction of the lobster-trap Christmas tree.
Time Out Boston lists some different places to get gifts this season, from the MIT Glass Lab Holiday Sale to the Fort Point Artist Community’s 12th Annual Holiday Sale.
The Rockport Legion Band announces the dates for their annual holiday programs. There will be two performances, the first on Friday, December 3 at the Rockport Methodist Church; the second on Thursday, December 9 at the Rockport Congregational Church.. Both programs will begin at 7:00 P.M. Please join us either night for an evening of holiday music and good cheer.
Music will include traditional pieces... Read more
Although it's kind of a dubious honor: First radio station to go all Christmas, all the time.
Is it time for my annual boycott of Karen Blake already? Gah!
UPDATE: OK, they haven't gone to All Xmas All the Time yet, it's for some contest where they play "one of our many versions 'Santa Clause Is Coming to Town' " and if you're the 20th caller you win just enough money to replace the radio you've flung to the ground in disgust.... Read more
Jim Sullivan opens his annual, Sisyphean campaign to remind retailers about this thing called "a calendar."
It's Christmas in September at the West Roxbury Home Depot, which has everything from giant fake trees to giant snow globes to a giant collection of Martha Stewart ornaments, including gold-speckled pine cones. When does WODS switch to Christmas music?... Read more
Kelly shows off her newest but already favorite Christmas-tree ornament.