Holidays

By - 12/17/18 - 9:11 am
Illuminated house in Somerville

Brad Kelly went on the annual Somerville Illuminations Ride the other night.

Copyright Brad Kelly. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 12/16/18 - 2:52 pm

WMFO, 91.5 FM in Medford, played two straight hours of "Baby, It's Cold Outside" this morning - including the versions by Leon Redbone and Zooey Deschanel and Michael Buble and Miss Piggy.

H/t Ron Newman for noticing, since here at UHub World Headquarters, we get WMLN in Milton on 91.5.

By - 12/16/18 - 1:56 pm
Santa on a bicycle on Commonwealth Avenue in the Back Bay

Steven D. Schmitt watched a Christmas bike parade through the Common today.

But where were his reindeer? Over in Somerville for the Jingle Bell 5K: Read more.

By - 12/13/18 - 9:43 am

Billy West Christmas in Kenmore Square WBCN Audio Master courtesy of Tom Sandman Billy & Tom

From the WBCN oldies collection.

H/t Gary C.

By - 12/9/18 - 10:23 pm
Christmas boat at Community Boating on the Charles

Acraftymitch photographed Boston on a cold night tonight, including Community Boating's Christmas boat on the Charles.

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

By - 12/9/18 - 2:20 pm
Santa Claus gets out of helicopter in the North End

Adam Castiglioni watched Santa land in the North End today.

Jessica Kent watched his descent:

By - 12/8/18 - 1:24 pm

When running isn't enough to keep you warm:

By - 12/2/18 - 8:20 pm
By - 11/30/18 - 8:52 am
Boston Common Christmas tree and the towers of Back Bay

Louise Miller got a dawn look today at the Nova Scotia Christmas Tree on Boston Common - lit up last night - and the towers of the Back Bay.

By - 11/22/18 - 7:31 pm

The Washington Post interviews Scott Macaulay, who has been making dinner for all who ask since 1985.

By - 11/22/18 - 9:48 am

The Quincy House hotel, at the corner of Brattle Place and Brattle Square, had this cover printed for its Thanksgiving dinner in 1899 (from the New York Public Library collection). Read more.

By - 11/19/18 - 8:50 pm
Blue lights on trellis at Christopher Columbus Park

Petra A. wandered around Christopher Columbus Park and Faneuil Hall Marketplace this evening.

By - 11/18/18 - 4:28 pm
Whole Fole Mole

Mike Toole reports:

Man, tryin to get the last of the turkey day shopping done, and my brain is turning to mush. all of these damn supermarkets are starting to blend together~

By - 11/16/18 - 2:24 pm

Somerville Local First proudly presents their annual Holiday Marketplace on Sunday November 25th in the historic main hall of the Armory- located at 191 Highland Avenue. The market will run from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m with a $2 suggested donation at the door.

These popular makers market returns this year with a list of even more amazing vendors ready to make your holiday shopping list obsolete. With jewelry, pet accessories, housewares, textiles, fragrances, leather goods, gifts and specialty food items available – there is something for everyone!

By - 11/3/18 - 10:59 am

OK, this is from Halloween, but still: Roy Krantz videoed a Thriller flash mob on Dunster Road in Jamaica Plain.

By - 10/31/18 - 8:30 pm

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By - 10/31/18 - 12:12 pm
Marlborough Street decorations for Halloween

Carpundit spotted these dragons on Marlborough Street in the Back Bay today.

By - 10/31/18 - 9:44 am
A very bony pathologist on Halloween

Dr. Peter Sadow is a pathologist at Mass. General. He dressed a bit differently today:

Who says pathologists only see dead people? Not true! Sometimes we are the dead who walk, but only on Halloween.