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By adamg - 3/18/23 - 10:53 pm

Chris Lovett posts a collection of his parade photos through the years.

By adamg - 3/15/23 - 10:10 pm
Duckling dressed in St. Patrick's attire

Robert Adams captured Mrs. Mallard and her ducklings dressed in their St. Patrick's finest today.

By adamg - 12/31/22 - 8:25 pm
Fireworks over Boston Common

Josh Borrow took in the family fireworks over the Common tonight.

Michael Burstein watched them, too:

By adamg - 12/26/22 - 9:51 am
Tree out for disposal this morning

A concerned citizen or, perhaps, a Public Works employee out and about, based on the way the 311 report is written, noted at 6:28 this morning that somebody has already de-trimmed their Christmas tree and put it out for disposal at Beckler Avenue and K Street in South Boston.

By adamg - 12/24/22 - 6:08 pm
Harvey Leonard does the weather

An old tradition among Jewish reporters is to take shifts on Christmas Eve and Christmas day so that their Christian co-workers can take the time off. Harvey Leonard came out of retirement tonight to give one of his former weather colleagues time off.

H/t Monica.

By adamg - 12/21/22 - 10:39 am

The Puritans may not have been quite as dour as we think, but their aversion for celebrating Christmas is well known - and persisted in Massachusetts long after they were gone. Aline Kaplan recounts how 19th-century Boston Unitarians began to change that.

By adamg - 12/18/22 - 5:05 pm
Santa on a State Police boat on the way to Chelsea

Matt Frank tracked Santa making his way across the harbor on a State Police patrol boat to Chelsea.

By adamg - 12/11/22 - 3:29 pm
Santa in his Jeep

Adam Castiglioni watched Santa (and the Italian consul in Boston) ride down Hanover Street today.

By adamg - 12/10/22 - 12:01 pm

A decision not to put a Christmas tree in a Dedham branch library has turned into the sort of brouhaha you don't normally expect to see in a quaint Massachusetts town, or Dedham, for that matter.

By adamg - 11/24/22 - 10:55 am
Man dressed as a turkey in Somerville race

Joe Blankenship gives us a taste of Thanksgiving, Somerville style. You get up early to run in the Gobble Gobble Gobble race, then retire to the Burren to slake that thirst you've worked up: Read more.

By adamg - 11/23/22 - 9:25 am

Peter Muise recounts the hardier pies of yore, so tough that all the pies New England wives made could be stored in the root cellar - without a tin - for weeks: Read more.

By adamg - 11/22/22 - 11:59 am
Wrapped turkey on a downtown Boston street

Jon Hillman spotted this wrapped turkey at Spring Lane and Devonshire Street downtown this morning.

By BOSTON QUACKIE - 11/21/22 - 2:30 pm
Make way for Turkeys

Boston's Finest made sure this flock made it across Neponset Ave earlier today. Their luck may run out by Thursday!

By adamg - 11/8/22 - 3:30 pm
Quincy Market tree

Lisa Green got a gander at the Faneuil Hall Marketplace Christmas tree being delivered today. Read more.

By adamg - 11/1/22 - 10:51 am

Transit Police report arresting a man with a knife and two egg-tossing teens at Ashmont station last night in what quickly, if only briefly, turned into a melee for which Transit Police requested aid from BPD. Read more.

By adamg - 11/1/22 - 9:14 am
Halloween bike ride

Peter Cheung helped organize - and video - last night's annual Halloween Bike Ride. Read more.

By adamg - 10/31/22 - 8:52 pm
Woman dressed like the McBride Street mural in Jamaica Plain

Tess Scheflan captured Tanya Nixon-Silberg being inspired by Sharif Muhammad's new mural on McBride Street in Jamaica Plain.

By adamg - 10/31/22 - 5:39 pm
Dinosaur on Revere Beach

Matt Frank stayed a respectable distance away from this T Rex on Revere Beach late this afternoon - as well as Rex's dog-walking dinospouse: Read more.

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