Esplanade

By - 4/29/18 - 1:53 pm
Charles River muse with two photographers

Stevil photographed the photographers photographing one of the local river nymphs along the Charles yesterday.

Copyright Stevil. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 3/1/18 - 8:23 am
Full moon over the Charles River Esplanade

Derek Lessing just couldn't sleep, so he went for a walk along the Esplanade very early this morning.

By - 2/13/18 - 9:42 pm

Kathy watched the sky show as the sun went down over the Esplanade this evening.

Shortly after, Jed Hresko spotted a different set of colors over Central Square in Cambridge: Read more.

By - 1/23/18 - 1:13 pm

The Esplanade Association reports it's banned a series of Philadelphia-related items from the 3.5-mile Park until after the Patriots make their return to Boston for their Duck Boat celebration.

Now banned from the Museum of Science to the BU Bridge: Read more.

By - 1/7/18 - 7:37 pm
Snowman on the Esplanade

Melissa Sullivan reports the snowman somebody built without snow survived the blizzard, if barely.

Snowman in balmier days: Read more.

By - 11/24/17 - 6:17 pm
Closed trash receptacles on the Esplanade

A roving UHub photographer noticed DCR's announcement that it won't be emptying the trash receptacles on the Esplanade from now until April:

Looks like some slob has already started what will probably end up being a mountain of dog waste bags by April 1. What gives?

By - 10/29/17 - 6:29 pm

Amy Bucher didn't realize she'd need a hard hat to walk under the Longfellow this afternoon.

By - 10/28/17 - 11:22 am
Appleton Bridge over Storrow Drive

Troublewithtribbles reports the first span of the new Frances Appleton pedestrian bridge across Storrow Drive from Beacon Hill to the Esplanade went up overnight. Read more.

By - 8/20/17 - 9:15 pm

CatBoston took in the India Day celebration on the Esplanade today.

By - 7/3/17 - 8:34 pm
Hatch Shell in Boston before the July 4th concert

Molly Lanzarotta took in the Pops rehearsal concert at the Hatch Shell this evening.

By - 6/25/17 - 11:23 pm

State Police report they are looking for a man they say was jumped and robbed by four teens on the Esplanade around 8:25 p.m. on Tuesday, June 20. Read more.

By - 6/9/17 - 9:11 am
Snowman in June in Boston

Teddy Kokoros was a bit startled to see a snowman by the Arthur Fiedler Footbridge this morning.

Later in the morning, though, the snowman had turned into more of a snowbunny: Read more.

By - 4/26/17 - 4:43 pm

Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley said today that the state trooper who shot Santos Laboy to death on the Silber Way Footbridge in 2015 was completely justified. Read more.

By - 4/22/17 - 11:31 am

A passerby noticed a body on the Esplanade bicycle path around 5:30 a.m., the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will attempt to determine the cause and manner of his death, but the preliminary investigation did not reveal signs of violent trauma and the circumstances do not suggest robbery.

By - 4/11/17 - 1:15 pm
Questions most todllers can't process, in the Back Bay

J. Goddell spotted these questions laboriously scrawled inside a piece of equipment at the playground for little kids along the Esplanade by Mass. Ave. today, wonders if the author has ever actually met any toddlers.

By - 4/3/17 - 8:13 pm
Sunset over the Charles River

Mark Novak wasn't alone in enjoying the sunset over the Charles River this evening.

By - 3/18/17 - 2:38 pm
Snowy sailboats in the Charles River

Gary Waldeck stopped to admire the sailboats along the Charles River Esplanade today.

By - 12/3/16 - 10:04 am
Christmas in the Charles River

Mark Novak knows it's the Christmas season when Community Boating lights up its Christmas sailboat along the Esplanade.

By - 10/11/16 - 5:50 pm
A goose in Boston's Public Garden

Winged menace gives you the eye.

Boston city councilors will take a gander at a gaggle of ideas to deal with geese and the crap they leave behind.

At a hearing today, councilors heard suggestions that included fining people who feed them, having parks workers and volunteers coat goose eggs with oil, which kills the chicks but fools the mother goose so she doesn't lay more eggs - and buying more umbrellas for city parks workers with which to find off angry geese when they try to grab the eggs to coat them in oil. Read more.

By - 9/30/16 - 10:30 pm
Misty Charles River dock

JB Parrett wasn't the only one out in the mist on the Esplanade.