Christmas

By - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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.

By - 12/16/18 - 1:56 pm
Santa on a bicycle on Commonwealth Avenue in the Back Bay

Steven D. Schmitt watched a Christmas bike parade through the Common today.

But where were his reindeer? Over in Somerville for the Jingle Bell 5K: Read more.

By - 12/13/18 - 9:43 am

Billy West Christmas in Kenmore Square WBCN Audio Master courtesy of Tom Sandman Billy & Tom

From the WBCN oldies collection.

H/t Gary C.

By - 12/9/18 - 10:23 pm
Christmas boat at Community Boating on the Charles

Acraftymitch photographed Boston on a cold night tonight, including Community Boating's Christmas boat on the Charles.

Copyright Acraftymitch. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 12/9/18 - 2:20 pm
Santa Claus gets out of helicopter in the North End

Adam Castiglioni watched Santa land in the North End today.

Jessica Kent watched his descent:

By - 12/8/18 - 1:24 pm

When running isn't enough to keep you warm:

By - 11/30/18 - 8:52 am
Boston Common Christmas tree and the towers of Back Bay

Louise Miller got a dawn look today at the Nova Scotia Christmas Tree on Boston Common - lit up last night - and the towers of the Back Bay.

By - 11/19/18 - 8:50 pm
Blue lights on trellis at Christopher Columbus Park

Petra A. wandered around Christopher Columbus Park and Faneuil Hall Marketplace this evening.

By - 12/25/17 - 9:44 am

Thomas Lawson, a native of Charlestown, was not well liked on Wall Street back in the day. Lawson, who started working as a bank clerk after he ran away from home at 12, became rich as a speculator in copper stocks, but later tried to reform Wall Street, which, as you can see from this 1905 cover of Puck magazine, did not much appreciate the attention. Read more.

By - 12/24/17 - 7:16 pm
Sunset over Boston

John Gage watched the sun go down over the water and Boston this Christmas eve.

He wasn't alone: Read more.

By - 12/24/17 - 5:57 pm

Mark watched the School of Honk jamming on the Common this evening.

By - 12/20/17 - 1:34 pm
Ferry Grinch

"Meanest MBTA ferry customer I have ever shared a shared a boat with," Nathan Peyton reports.

By - 12/18/17 - 11:40 am
Valentine's Day stuff at a South Boston store

Eileen Murphy reports the Valentine's Day stuff is already beginning to crowd the Christmas stuff at one South Boston store.