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By adamg - 7/15/20 - 12:34 pm

The Paget family, which has run the Swan Boats in the Public Garden for decades, announces they've called off the entire 2020 season after concluding there's just no way to keep riders and employees safe in the current Covid-19 environment.

By adamg - 6/25/20 - 4:30 pm
Ice-cream truck on Boylston Street at the Public Garden.

Adam Castiglioni reports the original Boston Frosty ice-cream truck is back on Boylston and Arlington streets - and now taking credit cards.

By adamg - 5/10/20 - 12:24 pm

Arnold Arboretum | Spring

The Arnold Arboretum canceled its traditional Lilac Sunday today, but Greg Cook provided an online way to enjoy the lilacs, if without the aroma. Read more.

By adamg - 5/9/20 - 8:14 pm
Hawk with lunch in the Public Garden

A roving UHub photographer spotted this hawk with some fresh lunch - a black bird of some sort - in the Public Garden today. She also spotted Revolutionary hero Tadeusz Kosciuszko showing some support for workers at local hospitals: Read more.

By adamg - 4/25/20 - 4:34 pm
Croquet in the Public Garden

A roving UHub photographer captured the scene this afternoon. OK, no, we have no idea when these folks got their croquet set. On the one hand, it's almost charming, and we're hope the holes they left in the grass of the Public Garden did no permanent damage. On the other hand: Jesus, have you guys not seen the news for the last month?

By adamg - 4/20/20 - 8:20 pm
Sunset over the Public Garden and George Washington

Jonathan Berk watched the sunset from the Public Garden this evening.

By adamg - 4/11/20 - 11:23 am
Make Way for Ducklings in Masks

Paul Levy reports Mrs. Mallard and her ducklings are once again wearing masks as they stroll through the Public Garden.

By adamg - 3/22/20 - 6:17 pm
Make Way for Ducklings in Masks

As he wandered through a pandemic-stricken region, Greg Cook came across the statue honoring Make Way for Ducklings in Masks in the Public Garden.

By adamg - 3/21/20 - 10:47 pm

Scenery of Boston during the Novel Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic Saturday 3/21/2020

So a videographer walked through the Common, the Public Garden and downtown today.

By adamg - 1/19/20 - 5:40 pm
Message written in the ice in the Public Garden lagoon: Stay Tom

Leslee spotted this imploring message to our local NFL quarterback inscribed in the ice on the Public Garden lagoon today.

By adamg - 1/1/20 - 2:13 pm
Prudential building welcomes 2020

David Parsons took in the Back Bay as the New Year arrived.

Leslee captured the Public Garden bridge on First Night: Read more.

By adamg - 12/25/19 - 4:27 pm
Public Garden lagoon now a skating rink

Greg C. was among those who ventured onto the ice at the Public Garden lagoon today.

By adamg - 12/24/19 - 11:10 am
Grinch on Charles Street

Patrick Marvin spotted the lord of Mt. Crumpit at the Public Garden yesterday.

By adamg - 10/31/19 - 9:48 am
People on trees in the Public Garden

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint:

Walking through public garden observed many people climbing and jumping on tree branches

By adamg - 10/28/19 - 4:43 pm
Public Garden ducks ready for Halloween

JC Considine watched Mrs. Mallard and her brood getting ready for Halloween in the Public Garden today, along with the aid of some human helpers.

By adamg - 10/26/19 - 10:39 pm
Public Garden on a fall day

Jonathan Berk reports there's nothing quite like the Public Garden on a gorgeous fall day.

By adamg - 9/23/19 - 10:28 am

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about mass hysteria, cats, dogs, etc., on the more manicured side of Charles Street: Read more.

By adamg - 9/20/19 - 9:00 pm
Hawk on Washington

Roving UHub photographer Jake K. noticed the Public Garden's latest anti-pigeon effort this afternoon.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 1:20 pm
Squirrel getting a drink from the Boston Public Garden lagoon

A squirrel held on tight as she got a drink from the Public Garden lagoon this afternoon.

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