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By adamg - 7/10/20 - 7:52 pm
Back Bay rainbow

Aegon Targaryen VI spotted this rainbow this afternoon:

Rainbow over back bay, ending over the hatchshell. Brb, getting that gold.

By adamg - 7/10/20 - 12:43 pm
Great blue heron enjoying a fresh fish snack at Millennium Park

Roving UHub photographer Mary Ellen reports the great blue herons have discovered the water around Millennium Park makes for some good fishing.

By adamg - 7/9/20 - 8:56 pm
Deer and geese at Millennium Parrk

Roving UHub photographer Mary Ellen spotted a pair of geese and what appears to be a pair of deer, but which she reports is actually a trio, but a fawn is hidden in the grass by the Charles River.

By adamg - 6/27/20 - 8:12 pm
Rabbit on the Esplanade

Aegon Targaryen VI spotted a bun bun by the Charles River today, raising the question of what happens when the first Cambridge bun crosses the river and meets a Boston bun.

By adamg - 6/25/20 - 4:17 pm

The Charles River Watershed Association this afternoon issued a public-health advisory for the Charles River from the Mass. Ave. Bridge to the Museum of Science due to a bloom of the dreaded cyanobacteria: Read more.

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By adamg - 6/6/20 - 2:13 pm
Snapping turtles in West Roxbury

Roving UHub photographer Mary Ellen spotted a pair of snapping turtles down by the river in Millennium Park today, and you know what they say about snappers and broomsticks (even if those stories aren't true).

By adamg - 4/10/20 - 10:26 pm
Hyatt Regency in Cambridge with heart reflecting off Charles River

617 Images photographed several Boston-area hotels that are lit up to show support for healthcare and other essential workers during the Covid-19 crisis, including the Hyatt Regency on Memorial Drive in Cambridge, which reflected off the Charles River tonight.

By adamg - 3/21/20 - 8:52 pm
Man on a paddleboard in the Charles River

Neal Gaffey spotted this guy putting maximum distance between himself and pretty much everybody else today.

By adamg - 3/1/20 - 1:49 pm
Mallard hen ensconced in the Charlestown locks

Theodore Hook noticed a mother duck all ready to go, in a nest ensconced in one of the Charlestown locks today.

By adamg - 2/10/20 - 9:23 pm

WFXT reports state officials might have to push back a planned 2022 start for a ten-year program to replace the current Allston/Cambridge turnpike interchange because of mounting opposition to a proposal to build a bridge over the Charles while the work is being done.

People living near the "temporary" Forest Hills T bus depot could probably speak to how temporary "temporary" is around here.

By adamg - 2/7/20 - 4:33 pm
Whitecaps on the Charles River

Michele Scarlata looked out his window at the evidence of just how windy it is this afternoon.

By adamg - 1/11/20 - 2:17 pm
People breaking out the beach chairs in South Boston

Eileen Murphy spotted some people enjoying the beach off N Street in South Boston today.

Meanwhile, up on the Charles River, just upstream from the Arsenal Street bridge, some geese just couldn't be bothered to try out the water: Read more.

By adamg - 1/11/20 - 11:09 am
Mystery bunker in Brighton

Just off the ramp from the Arsenal Street Bridge to Soldiers Field Road at the Charles River is this bunker. Presuming it's not a failed Dharma Initiative project with a keyboard where somebody has to enter a sequence to save the world every 108 minutes, anybody know what it is, or was, for?

By adamg - 12/27/19 - 6:09 pm
Sunset in ice

Jonathan Berk watched the double sunset at the Esplanade lagoon today.

By adamg - 11/15/19 - 9:38 pm
Tobin bridge at sunset

Matt Frank looked towards the Tobin Bridge from Chelsea this evening.

Pat Quintin took in an equally stunning view of the sunset from the Mass. Ave. Bridge: Read more.

By adamg - 10/20/19 - 7:01 pm
Head of the Charles

Jonathan Berk took in the Head of the Charles today:

Have to love Boston on days like today with views like this!

By adamg - 9/15/19 - 1:04 pm
Egret on the Charles

Yesterday afternoon, an egret waded along the shallows on the Cutler Park side of the Charles in Dedham for awhile, before a duck got it riled and it began flapping its wings and tried to make the duck go away and then it walked onto a sandbar in the low river before flying the final 30 feet or so to the Millennium Park side of the river in West Roxbury.

Earlier:
Egrets, she's seen a few.

By adamg - 9/5/19 - 8:03 pm
Sunset over the Charles River

Mary Ellen watched this evening's sunset over the Charles River from Millennium Park in West Roxbury.

By adamg - 9/5/19 - 7:00 pm
Sneaky rainbow

Daniel Rothenberg spotted a subtle rainbow over the Charles River late this afternoon.

Georgy Cohen saw it, too: Read more.

By adamg - 8/31/19 - 10:40 pm
Man in a swan tube in the Charles River

Leslee spotted an unusual photo shoot in the Esplanade lagoon today; wonders what the story was.

Posted under this Creative Commons license and in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

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