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By adamg - 11/24/22 - 10:55 am
Man dressed as a turkey in Somerville race

Joe Blankenship gives us a taste of Thanksgiving, Somerville style. You get up early to run in the Gobble Gobble Gobble race, then retire to the Burren to slake that thirst you've worked up: Read more.

By adamg - 11/23/22 - 9:25 am

Peter Muise recounts the hardier pies of yore, so tough that all the pies New England wives made could be stored in the root cellar - without a tin - for weeks: Read more.

By adamg - 11/22/22 - 11:59 am
Wrapped turkey on a downtown Boston street

Jon Hillman spotted this wrapped turkey at Spring Lane and Devonshire Street downtown this morning.

By BOSTON QUACKIE - 11/21/22 - 2:30 pm
Make way for Turkeys

Boston's Finest made sure this flock made it across Neponset Ave earlier today. Their luck may run out by Thursday!

By adamg - 11/8/22 - 3:30 pm
Quincy Market tree

Lisa Green got a gander at the Faneuil Hall Marketplace Christmas tree being delivered today. Read more.

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 - 8/28/22 - 11:22 am
Christmas stuff for sale

MrsRoyKent reports a local Paper Store already has Christmas stuff out.

By adamg - 7/6/22 - 11:38 am

Cambridge Police report that around 8:20 p.m. on July 4th, one of the fireworks two guys were setting off on Cherry Street shot into a house, "causing smoke." Officers who arrived on scene in response to several calls about the bombs bursting in air wrote summonses for the two on charges of illegal fireworks possession and disturbing the peace.

By adamg - 7/5/22 - 11:21 am

Gregory Gill, 23, is scheduled for arraignment on two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon in East Boston Municipal Court today after he allegedly pointed "a realistic-looking replica AK47 at passersby" during preparations for the Winthrop July Fourth parade on Saturday, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 7/4/22 - 4:45 pm
USS Constitution off Castle Island

Out at Deer Island, Matt Frank watched the USS Constitution fire a 21-gun salute off Castle Island this morning.

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