Holidays

By - 12/27/17 - 9:39 pm
Easter display on Dec. 27 at CVS

Realist Rob reports his wife snapped this display at the CVS on Bridge Street in Weymouth today.

This is retail at its most pathetic state. Who wants candy to sit around their house for a quarter of a year?! WTF

By - 12/25/17 - 1:55 pm
Turkey on VFW Parkway in West Roxbury

Kelly Tynan watched a turkey cross VFW Parkway at Baker Street in West Roxbury this afternoon.

By - 12/25/17 - 9:44 am

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.

By - 12/24/17 - 7:16 pm
Sunset over Boston

John Gage watched the sun go down over the water and Boston this Christmas eve.

He wasn't alone: Read more.

By - 12/24/17 - 5:57 pm

Mark watched the School of Honk jamming on the Common this evening.

By - 12/20/17 - 1:34 pm
Ferry Grinch

"Meanest MBTA ferry customer I have ever shared a shared a boat with," Nathan Peyton reports.

By - 12/18/17 - 11:40 am
Valentine's Day stuff at a South Boston store

Eileen Murphy reports the Valentine's Day stuff is already beginning to crowd the Christmas stuff at one South Boston store.

By - 12/12/17 - 7:57 pm

Lily Goldman shows us the lighting of Temple Ahavat Achim's lobster-trap menorah tonight, ten years after an eight-alarm fire destroyed the temple building.

By - 12/9/17 - 10:15 pm
Santas in Speedos in Boston

Photographynatalia took in the annual Speedo-clad Santa run through the Back Bay today.

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

By - 12/5/17 - 7:09 pm

Jewish Boston goes on a latke hunt in time for Channukah. Not as easy as it might seem:

One would think that the Chestnut Hill Wegmans would stock latkes. They have subs, salads, sushi, and a person whose job it is to offer samples of cannoli. However: You will brave the crowds, and you will be sorely disappointed.

By - 12/2/17 - 11:25 am

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.

By - 11/30/17 - 10:25 pm
Expensive Charlie Brown Christmas tree in Kendall Square

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.

Marainniss quickly replied that with just a little searching, you could do better. Like try this apparently free pitiful tree on the center platform at the Park Street Red Line stop: Read more.

By - 11/26/17 - 1:36 pm
Turkey in Harvard Square

Tracy Strauss found the Destiny's Child of turkeys in Harvard Square today.

By - 11/24/17 - 12:25 am
Line at Dedham Best Buy

The first people we could speak to in line at the Dedham Best Buy tonight only got there around 5 p.m. - to get an Xbox and to, as one of them said, meet some new people and enjoy the cold weather. They were the ones behind the guy scrunched up in the tent, who had no desire to speak to a reporter.

By - 11/23/17 - 9:44 am

The Berkshire Eagle reports:

LEE - Because they couldn't find a dump open in Great Barrington, two youths threw a load of refuse down a Stockbridge hillside on Thanksgiving Day.

Saturday, Richard J. Robbins, 19, of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and Arlo Guthrie, 18, of Howard Beach N.Y., each paid a fine of $25 in Lee District Court after pleading guilty of illegally disposing of rubbish. ...