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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.

By adamg - 10/28/22 - 1:01 pm
Charlie costume

Alejandro Pérez asks: "Who did it better?"

Also see this four-person Orange Line costume.

By adamg - 10/18/22 - 9:47 am
The bushes have eyes

Tim Lepczyk spotted some roving eyes on bushes on Hillburn Street, between Metropolitan Avenue and Whitford Street in Roslindale.

By adamg - 9/26/22 - 7:23 pm
Creepy doll

Phderelict reports from the Porter Square Star Market:

This Halloween decoration at Star Market was too scary to begin with and keeps getting worse as more people accidentally/on purpose hit her with their carts ⁦

She gets around: Read more.

By adamg - 9/8/22 - 9:46 am
Pumpkin-spice dog bones

Spotted yesterday at the Dedham Stop & Shop. And look: It's human grade, so you can enjoy a hearty gnaw yourself.

By adamg - 11/1/21 - 9:43 am
Christian proselytizing on Halloween

Don't be scared of goblins, the tract tells kids: Admit you're a sinner and Jesus will save you.

A Jamaica Plain tradition is the Halloween parade along Centre Street, where kids in costumes patrol as local businesses and residents hand out treats. Yesterday, one parent reports, she was a bit miffed when her daughter showed her one goodie bag that had a come-to-Jesus pamphlet stuffed in it as well, down near Mozart Street. Read more.

By adamg - 10/31/21 - 8:29 pm
Storrowed man: Storrowed-truck costume in Cambridge

But did Justin listen to Erin? The photo tells the story.

Elsewhere in Cambridge: Read more.

By adamg - 10/31/21 - 1:34 pm
AlEx the garbage-seeking hound in Jamaica Plain

John Savoia reports he left his booster-shot appointment on Centre Street in Jamaica Plain today just in time for the annual Halloween dog parade. "Good omen," he concludes. Read more.

By adamg - 10/25/21 - 4:47 pm
Bee and fake spider

Eileen Murphy decorated a mum plant for Halloween with "spider web fluff" and a fake spider. But then a poor bee got tangled. She reports:

Needed sewing machine tweezers, decoupage scissors & most tiny crochet hook to remove all the fluff from very angry bee. No more fluff from me.

By adamg - 7/18/21 - 7:17 pm
Halloween candy at Packards Corner Star Market

Oh, look what Jenni K spotted at the Star Market at Packards Corner in Allston today.

By adamg - 10/31/20 - 6:11 pm

Kim Foley MacKinnnon got to work with the snow on her Roslindale front steps today to create a social-distancing candy luge: Read more.

By adamg - 10/23/20 - 12:06 am
Halloween decorations on Marlborough Street in the Back Bay

Kyle Stratis reports from Marlborough Street between Exeter and Fairfield in the Back Bay:

This is where I was when the Great Back Bay Blackout of 2020 finally ceased its half hour long reign of terror

By adamg - 10/21/20 - 4:28 pm

COVID-19 Update: October 21, 2020

Seriously, just stay away, Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll and Gov. Baker said today. Driscoll said the city is so worried about becoming a superspreader it's canceling events and spending money on advertising to warn people to find something else to do that night. "This is not the year to come to Salem," Driscoll said. Also, MBTA commuter-rail trains will be bypassing Salem on numerous runs.

By adamg - 10/16/20 - 10:44 am
Mission Park pumpking

Don't Panic captured the city's biggest pumpkin at Mission Park off Huntington Avenue the other day.

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