What Boston City Hall (now Old City Hall, of course) looked like on the 400th-anniversary Columbus Day back in 1892, via the Boston City Archives.
The Crimson reports.
Matt Conti attended the Columbus Day Parade in the North End, where a number of people dressed up as pirates.
Tim Mouradian, meanwhile, journeyed to Salem, which, he reports, "is fun in October."
NorthEndWaterfront.com gives us the scoop on the decision by the Sons of Italy, which cited demographic data it says shows Revere now has a higher percentage of residents with Italian background than the North End.
The Herald reports on a man intent on robbing a Maverick Square bank who couldn't understand why the doors weren't open at 9 a.m. yesterday.
At least at the West Roxbury Home Depot, 80-degree temperatures on this Columbus Day weekend (and Thanksgiving) be damned.
Jo marched in the Columbus Day parade in East Boston today. One parade watcher knew how to watch in comfort:
Today was the annual Columbus Day parade through the North End. Lots of marching bands, of course, along with a float of clowns throwing clown noses into the crowds. One lady put hers on:
One high school's uniforms were kind of unsettling: