A week ago, there was one koi swimming around at the north end of Jamaica Pond. Today there were at least five, and maybe six - two orange ones, a mostly white one and one or two sort of mud-colored ones. Read more.
The photographer, who doesn't know from ducks, except the ones that come up to you with the geese if they think you have bread, spotted this bird scooting along, and alone, on Jamaica Pond this afternoon. Dr. Google pronounces it a ring-necked duck.
Looks like somebody dumped a sleek and sassy koi into Jamaica Pond recently. Although it doesn't show up in this poor photo, the fish has a splash of orange on its back near its eyes - unlike Moby Carp of years gone by, which was simply white. At one point the goose started going after the fish; the fish was having none of it and swam away.
Since its installation in 2006, Matthew Hincman's bench near the Jamaica Pond boathouse has perplexed people: What's the proper way to sit on it? Geovanie Radcliffe shows us somebody's finally figured it out.
Parkman Drive is once again open to cars, seeing as how there's no longer any need to provide extra space for walkers and joggers around Jamaica Pond, or something. In any case, DCR said it was removing the barriers tonight.
No, Kristen Johnson isn't a spy with a passcode. She just happened to get to Jamaica Pond early this morning, before the maddening crowds of counter-clockwise joggers, and so spotted a deer out for some foraging: Read more.