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By adamg - 9/10/20 - 10:11 pm
Egg nog and elf creamer

Aren't there a couple of holidays to promote the heck out of first? In any case, Eileen reports the South Boston Stop & Shop is now pushing Christmas stuff.

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 - 12/23/19 - 11:23 pm
Creepy Santa in West Roxbury

Photo by Robin the roving UHub photographer.

Who knows what goes on inside the old Gilmore place on Centre Street in West Roxbury? It's now guarded by a Santa that's had its hands replaced with small, yellow doll's hands, and who knows what it has sheathed in that "candle," so be careful.

By adamg - 12/23/19 - 10:22 pm

NetwerkBear asks:

I’m home for Christmas and don’t wanna cook and want Chinese instead. Anyone know what’s open? (Boston north preferably)

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By adamg - 12/21/19 - 4:31 pm

Leonard Cohen - Hallelujah (Happy Holidays from Berklee)

Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee students perform Pedro Osuna's arrangement of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah," with vocalist Shalyah Fearing and cellist Nathaniel Taylor.

By adamg - 12/18/19 - 7:33 pm
Sign that reads: NOT playing Xmas music

ThatIsOzone says she appreciates Susana, the women's boutique on Centre Street in Jamaica Plain, for this sign.

By adamg - 12/15/19 - 12:03 pm

So Hallmark bows to bigots? Matt Frank is compiling a list of places to get locally made and bigotry-free greeting cards and stationery: Read more.

By adamg - 12/14/19 - 11:01 pm
Santas in Speedos

Photographynatalia watched the annual run of the Santas in skimpy suits through the Back Bay in today's balmy climes.

Later, Gary C watched Santas by the boatload getting ready for some old-school bar hopping along Union Street: Read more.

By adamg - 12/12/19 - 11:00 am

Steve asks:

Any Boston area places still selling mini Xmas trees? Do any tree farms around here cut minis?

By adamg - 12/8/19 - 10:19 pm
Santa Claus on the Orange Line

Roving UHub photographer Marilyn M. spotted the jolly old elf headed to JP on the Orange Line this evening after bouncing kids on his knee at the Downtown Crossing Macy's.

Earlier:
St. Nick taking the Orange Line into town.

By adamg - 11/30/19 - 3:01 pm
Santa Claus at Green Street on the Orange Line

Roving UHub photographer David Dines spotted the Jolly Old Elf on the platform at the Green Street Orange Line station, said he hopes he at least got one of the new trains on the way in.

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 - 1/3/19 - 12:35 pm
Big Christmas tree being taken down at Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Ashish Kasturia said good bye to the giant Christmas tree at Faneuil Hall Marketplace today.

This week and next, Boston will pick up residents' un-decorated Christmas trees on their recycling days.

By adamg - 12/22/18 - 4:09 pm
Santa Claus on the Charles River

Why, yes, that was Santa dashing through the Charles by the Esplanade today, as captured by Rob Colonna.

By adamg - 12/17/18 - 9:11 am
Illuminated house in Somerville

Brad Kelly went on the annual Somerville Illuminations Ride the other night.

Copyright Brad Kelly. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By adamg - 12/16/18 - 2:52 pm

WMFO, 91.5 FM in Medford, played two straight hours of "Baby, It's Cold Outside" this morning - including the versions by Leon Redbone and Zooey Deschanel and Michael Buble and Miss Piggy.

H/t Ron Newman for noticing, since here at UHub World Headquarters, we get WMLN in Milton on 91.5.

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