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.
And, big news this year, it will feature colored lights.
Petra A. wandered around Christopher Columbus Park and Faneuil Hall Marketplace this evening.
CarCarli spotted the Faneuil Hall Marketplace Christmas tree arriving this morning.
Thomas Lawson, a native of Charlestown, was not well liked on Wall Street back in the day. Lawson, who started working as a bank clerk after he ran away from home at 12, became rich as a speculator in copper stocks, but later tried to reform Wall Street, which, as you can see from this 1905 cover of Puck magazine, did not much appreciate the attention. Read more.
Mark watched the School of Honk jamming on the Common this evening.
"Meanest MBTA ferry customer I have ever shared a shared a boat with," Nathan Peyton reports.
Eileen Murphy reports the Valentine's Day stuff is already beginning to crowd the Christmas stuff at one South Boston store.
West Roxbury's usually festive Christmas-tree lighting at Washington and Grove streets turned a little more serious today as parents protested Boston Public Schools' plans for earlier start times at many elementary schools. Read more.
NorthEndWaterfront.com reports on the link between the now former clerk at Somerville District Court and the North End Athletic Association's normally annual Christmas parade and helicopter drop-in by Santa Claus.
Kate Wilson spotted these $45 tabletop trees in Kendall Square and wondered if that's really the going rate in the Boston area or are they just carrying that Kendall Square premium.
Copyright Marla M. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.
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