Eric Griswold shows us Pope John Paul II's motorcade going down Boylston Street on the way to a mass on the Common in 1979. Read more.
Tamas K-L spotted this B-25 Mitchell bomber at the air show at Norwood Airport today.
Clay Harper watched a World War II-era military plane fly overhead in Norwood today - no doubt going to or heading away from this weekend's air show at Norwood Airport.
Boston Strolls watched a B-24 Liberator fly over Boston.
The Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library (BPL) is hosting an exhibition, "We Are One, Mapping America's road from revolution to independence" to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the colonial resistance to the British Stamp Act.
This week, four new maps from the King George III Topographical Collection and other collections at the British Library were added to the exhibition. These maps are "one-of-a-kind", watercolor paintings in a beautiful 18th-century style. Read more.
Eric Moskowitz recounts the tale of the tenement that somehow survived the destruction of the West End.
Andrew Oliver, appointed by His Majesty's Government to enforce and collect the stamp tax on all paper products, today announced his resignation from the position on the steps of the Old State House after a rabble of protesters marched his effigy around the town, put it on "trial," found it guilty and ripped it to shreds. Read more.
The folks at the Boston City Archives wonder if you can figure out what's going on here, where and when.