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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 - 10/27/19 - 9:44 pm
Marty the robot and somebody in a Marty costume

Kate Estrop reports from the Stop & Shop on McGrath Highway in Somerville:

Even if you've practiced for hours, sometimes the only thing you can say when you meet your hero is, "Beep beep."

By adamg - 10/24/19 - 4:49 pm
Dead tired coffee drinker in Roslindale

Jennifer M reports that a fellow customer at the Green T coffeehouse in Roslindale today was just dead to the world.

By adamg - 10/8/19 - 3:51 pm
Stolen wreath poster vows to find the bastard who stole a South End resident's Halloween wreath

Shamus Moynihan couldn't help but notice this flier in the South End, vowing vengeance on the spineless bastard who stole one Appleton Street resident's Halloween wreath. Halloween wreath? Halloween wreath.

Someone takes their Halloween decorations VERY seriously.

By adamg - 9/30/19 - 5:17 pm
Pumpkins gone on Pond Street in Jamaica Plain

Brendan the roving UHub photographer spotted these stones on Pond Street in Jamaica Plain the other day.

UPDATE: What was stolen were stones painted like pumpkins, not actual pumpkins.

By adamg - 8/26/19 - 3:14 pm
Free fake Christmas tree in South Boston

Eileen Murphy spotted this offering on the streets of Southie today:

Oh, the weather outside isn't frightful and the sidewalks will be delightful tonight with the start of #SouthieChristmas and starting off appropriately with a Christmas Tree.

By adamg - 8/16/19 - 9:29 am
Christmas trees for sale

Roving UHub photographer came back a bit aghast from a trip to the At Home store in Dedham (where the Sears used to be), which already has Christmas trees and large, fake candy canes for sale.

By adamg - 7/5/19 - 9:42 am
Remains of vehicle near Clarendon Street

Some of the remains of the vehicle. Photo by KMV.

KMV reports on a crash shortly after 1:30 a.m. on Back Street at Clarendon Street in the Back Bay, apparently caused when a driver decided to take some friends on a spin down Storrow Drive in his 2000 Cadillac sedan, even though it was still blocked off with barriers for the post-fireworks cleanup. Read more.

By adamg - 7/4/19 - 11:30 am
USS Constitution in Boston Harbor

Theradrebe is on a boat in Boston Harbor, watching the USS Constitution taken out for a tour of the water.

Chrissy, meanwhile, is actually on the Constitution as it's led out into deeper waters: Read more.

By adamg - 7/3/19 - 9:48 am
Fireworks over Boston Harbor

Adam Balsam watched last night's fireworks over Boston Harbor from Lewis Wharf in the North End.

Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By adamg - 5/27/19 - 12:16 pm
Flags at Korean and Vietnam War memorial in Adams Park, Roslindale

The Arredondo Family Foundation turned Adams Park in Roslindale into a commemoration of fallen American service members, including putting flags in front of the memorial to Americans who died in the Korean and Vietnam wars.

In the center of the park, they put a metal structure with paper and markers for people to leave their own thoughts: Read more.

By adamg - 4/21/19 - 3:25 pm
Big bunny hops into South Boston bar

Eileen Murphy spotted a large bunny heading into the Broadway in South Boston at lunchtime.

By adamg - 4/20/19 - 11:56 am
Race is on for Easter eggs in West Roxbury

Tim West reports the rains held off long enough for Parkway in Motion's 22,000-egg scrum at the West Roxbury Education Complex's fields this morning.

Roslindale had moved its hunt indoors based on today's forecast.

By adamg - 4/18/19 - 1:57 pm

Roslindale Village Main Street reports that with Saturday's forecast calling for downpours, it's moved its annual Easter-egg hunt indoors - not just because parents would dread coming home with muddy kids and their mud-laden eggs, but because all that running around in the rain could damage the turf at Healy Field. Read more.

By adamg - 4/17/19 - 9:07 am
Make Way for Ducklings in their Easter Finest

Mrs. Mallard and brood quickly doffed their running bibs and put on their Easter finest, as Lily Wo found out yesterday.

Copyright Lily Wo. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By adamg - 4/15/19 - 9:14 am

NorthEndWaterfront.com has photos from last night's Lantern Ceremony at Old North Church. Sara Cuthbertson got up early to watch the battle on Lexington Green.

By adamg - 4/8/19 - 11:50 am

Here's your chance to take that trip to Fitchburg you've been dying to do: On Patriots Day, you'll be able to ride anywhere commuter rail goes for $15 for the whole day. The "Marathon Pass" is available starting today on the mTicket app and starting Wednesday at ticket offices at North South and Back Bay stations. Don't worry about missing out - the pass will also be available on the trains themselves on April 15. Read more.

By adamg - 3/31/19 - 12:28 pm
Holi colors

Greg Cook captured the colors yesterday as Boston University students celebrated the Hindu spring festival of Holi on Cummington Mall - the road behind Warren Towers.

By adamg - 3/17/19 - 10:58 pm
Guy off a roof in South Boston

Kelley O'Shea snapped a photo of what she saw in South Boston this afternoon after her nieces and nephew alerted her to "some moron" hanging off a fifth-floor deck.

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