Roving UHub photographer Alice Murphy was amazed to see some BU kids sailing on the Charles today.
Rick Macomber reports:
The crackle of breaking ice pierces the silence as this boat slowly pushes through the frozen Charles River last night
Gary Waldeck spotted the ice that had formed overnight by the mouth of the Charles River.
Why, yes, that was Santa dashing through the Charles by the Esplanade today, as captured by Rob Colonna.
A disgusted citizen files a 311 complaint about the condition of the tops of the newly rebuilt seasoning shakers along the Longfellow Bridge:
Lovely seagull poop on all 4 towers of the beautiful Longfellow bridge.
Rory Nolan watched storm clouds move in over the Charles shortly before 6 p.m.
At the very end of Rivermoor Street in West Roxbury, just behind the last building in the industrial park there, is a dead tree that towers over everything else. This afternoon, a bald eagle perched up there for a long time, taking in the view over the Charles River, the train tracks and the banks of Millennium Park.
The body of a 59-year-old Boston man was recovered from the Charles River near the Longfellow Bridge this morning, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Petra A. took in the sunset from the BU Bridge this evening.
First responders, including a Boston Fire dive team, rushed to the Charles River near Millennium Park in West Roxbury this evening after a conductor on a Needham Line commuter-rail train reported seeing a kid jump off the bridge that crosses the river there as the train approached. Read more.
Carty Castaldi took this photo of the sun rising over Boston and the Charles yesterday, but, honestly, it would work equally well tomorrow, what with the temperatures expected to rise into the 90s.
Max Grinnell, meanwhile, gives the forecast for Constitution Beach in East Boston: Sunny, with a chance of Modelo: Read more.
Ryan Murphy was up at 4:45 a.m. to take this photo from Kenmore Square.
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