Tracy Strauss found the Destiny's Child of turkeys in Harvard Square today.
The first people we could speak to in line at the Dedham Best Buy tonight only got there around 5 p.m. - to get an Xbox and to, as one of them said, meet some new people and enjoy the cold weather. They were the ones behind the guy scrunched up in the tent, who had no desire to speak to a reporter.
The Berkshire Eagle reports:
LEE - Because they couldn't find a dump open in Great Barrington, two youths threw a load of refuse down a Stockbridge hillside on Thanksgiving Day.
Saturday, Richard J. Robbins, 19, of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and Arlo Guthrie, 18, of Howard Beach N.Y., each paid a fine of $25 in Lee District Court after pleading guilty of illegally disposing of rubbish. ...
If you really want to recreate the famous song, you'll have to cross over the Mystic River in Medford and head for the house that still stands at 114 South St. When Lydia Maria Child wrote the song, as part of the book, Flowers for Children, in 1845, she was recalling her childhood visits to her grandfather's house there. Read more.
Or as octr202 puts it, Pie crisis at Petsi Pies. This is the line on the side of the pie bakery just to get to the front of the bakery on Beacon Street.
Shortly before 7 p.m., one of the signboards by the side of I-93 north of the city showed it would take 81 minutes to go just five miles, Caitlin DiMartino reports.
Spotted today at the Dedham Stop & Shop. They were also selling window appliques reading "HAPPY THANKSGIVING, Y'ALL!" for all their Southern customers.
Matt Fede spotted these Thanksgiving leftovers this morning on the roof of Arborway Motors on South Street, near the Arborway in Jamaica Plain.
Normally, the lines outside the Walmart in Walpole and the Best Buy in Dedham for the Black Friday sales start Thursday morning and stretch way, way back around the sides of the building.
Tonight, though, most of the twisty lanes Walmart created with barriers to slow the hordes went empty. Read more.
Derek Kouyoumjian spotted some relieved turkeys at Mt. Auburn Cemetery.
Adam Cheung recalls growing up in Chinatown, where Thanksgiving was celebrated in part because it was the one day of the year restaurant workers tended to have off.
I think one time at Kwong Kow we had a potluck before Thanksgiving and my mother made Mash Potatoes. The Chinese kids devoured it so fast and all the leftovers were these intricate Chinese dishes. My mother thought that was kind of strange. But the thing is, When you eat home cooked Chinese food everyday and you grow up in America you start to crave the mainstream American food.
Stores near Roxbury that aren't out of fresh cranberries. Go.
The doors opened at 1 a.m. at the Walpole Walmart. Workers let in 10 to 15 shoppers - the earliest of whom had been there since 4 p.m. - at a time.
Just in case, four of Wapole's finest were on hand: Read more.
Thanksgiving comes first on West Street in Hyde Park (or maybe it's Poplar Street in Roslindale).
Back in the day, the first floor of Faneuil Hall was the place where Bostonians could buy fresh meat and poultry. In 1952, Leslie Jones captured the scene when Mr. Kelley, of Thresher & Kelley Market, showed off his Thanksgiving turkeys to a mother and her kids.
Dutch provides some views of the gridlock on this pre-Thanksgiving Tuesday, such as in East Cambridge.
There's this house on Robert Street in Roslindale that has a concrete dog statue outside (to go with their concrete lion statues, of course). She's raring to go for the upcoming holiday.
This guy was first in line at the Walpole Walmart tonight. He says he got there at 1 p.m. to make sure he could get some video games, a game controller and a TV stand for his mom. What about Thanksgiving dinner? He said his dad cooked dinner early so he could eat with him and still have time to get to the Walmart.
The next people in line were all sitting in chairs and mostly bundled up completely, like those mountain climbers with their own mini-tents.
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