Mix ice, snow, rain and temperatures in the 50s and you get mist rising from the Charles and the Lagoon, as Adam Shutes shows us.
Shortly before noon at Arlington, now riders between Kenmore and Haymarket get to enjoy above-ground scenery in shuttle buses.
Christopher Ryan spotted a bit of spring in a bare patch in the Back Bay on this first day of spring.
The Friends of the Public Garden board has a simple message for Boston 2024: Get offa their lawns.
The park advocacy group, which also looks after the Common, says it's against Boston 2024's proposals to build a 16,000-seat beach-volleyball stadium on the Common and to use Charles Street and part of the Public Garden for a marathon and bicycle races.
The proposals would... Read more
Transit Police report they are looking for this guy for stealing a suitcase on wheels containing a Toshiba laptop from somebody who took his hands off the suitcase to take care of other matters in the men's room at the Back Bay train station.
The suspect in the theft, which happened around 7:35 a.m. on Jan. 26, is described as Hispanic, with a... Read more
WBUR reports on the confessed murderer's scribblings inside the boat in Watertown. The Herald reports the judge in the case is considering having the boat towed to the South Boston courthouse for jurors to see.
Mike Ball watched a couple of geese navigate the intersection of Mass. Ave. and Boylston Street this afternoon.
Associated Press reports on Bill Richard's testimony at the Tsarnaev trial about watching his son Martin die. MassLive.com reports on Jeff Bauman's testimony. The Globe recaps all the day's testimony. Peter Gelzinis has more.
Tsarnaev is an engima, the Globe reports.
No, he's just a little murdering scum, Kevin Cullen writes. The first day's testimony would back that up, the Herald reports. Gelzinis concentrates on the survivors, one of whom writes about coming to terms with seeing Tsarnaev.
The Herald looks at the defense strategy to save Tsarnaev's life.
The Globe reports on the first day of the Tsarnaev trial, which included his lawyer laying the groundwork to blame it all on his older, and, of course, dead, brother and testimony from a manager at Marathon Sports, outside of which one of the bombs exploded.
Tsarnaev faces a possible death sentence if convicted.... Read more
Ari Ofsevit took this photo while on skis - on the frozen Charles River.
Michele Connors watched an adult and child walk across the Charles this afternoon, reports they were met on the shore by police officers, who escorted them away.
Meanwhile, Greg Hum reports the water's just fine for biking on. He took this photo from his helmetcam near the BU Bridge this afternoon:
JB Parrett walked the Esplanade at sunset yesterday.
WBUR reports the restaurant, which rebuilt after being damaged in the Marathon bombings, is closing due to rent increases.
JB Parrett watched some folks venture onto the ice off the Esplanade yesterday.