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By adamg - 6/25/20 - 1:45 pm
Lion's mane jellyfish

Gary Waldeck was walking his dog on Carson Beach today when he realized they were sharing the beach with some of those lion's mane jellyfish that have been turning up all over lately. And no, he didn't manipulate the photo at all - he reports it really looked like that.

Here's a side view: Read more.

By adamg - 4/4/20 - 11:54 am
Castle Island parking lot blocked off

Nick Gemelli learned first hand today that the state wasn't kidding around about trying to reduce crowding in the time of coronavirus at Castle Island: Read more.

By adamg - 4/2/20 - 9:55 pm

Starting tomorrow, DCR is closing the parking areas and spaces along the water from Constitution Beach in East Boston to Castle Island and down to Wollaston Beach because too many people were showing up at the beaches and not spacing themselves out enough.

Affected areas: Read more.

By adamg - 4/1/20 - 10:11 am
Sullivan's logo

The iconic Castle Island take-out stand says it doesn't want to risk the health of either its customers or workers during the expected Covid-19 surge next month and so is shutting down, through at least the first week in May. Read more.

By adamg - 6/22/19 - 9:26 pm
Clouds from Castle Island

Michael Spicher captured the sky view from Castle Island this afternoon.

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By adamg - 6/7/19 - 9:29 pm
Sunset over Pleasure Bay

David Callahan watched the sun go down from Castle Island over Pleasure Bay and the Back Bay and downtown this evening.

By adamg - 4/18/19 - 11:00 am
Wanted pair

State Police have released this photo of a couple wanted on charges they stole somebody's iPhone at Castle Island yesterday.

If they look familiar, contact Trooper Stephen Taylor at 617-740-7710.

By adamg - 3/22/19 - 2:41 pm

WCVB reports on the class at the Perry School in South Boston.

By adamg - 3/20/19 - 6:08 pm
Fence around Worlld War II memorial at Castle Island with sign asking people to not try to clean stains

Eileen Murphy shows us the new sign in front of the World War II memorial at Castle Island.

By adamg - 3/19/19 - 8:16 am

NBC Boston reports on the vandalized memorial at Castle Island.

By adamg - 9/4/18 - 9:07 am

UPDATE: Bail set at $25,000 and Medina has to undergo a mental-health evaluation, per Suffolk County DA.

State Police report arresting a man they say grabbed a 12-year-old's arm near the restrooms at Castle Island yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 8/19/18 - 12:42 pm
Veendam passing Sullivan's at Castle Island

Eileen Murphy captured a cruise ship as it passed Sullivan's at Castle Island yesterday.

By adamg - 7/27/18 - 12:23 am
Rainbow at the bird beak

After the storm, Eileen Murphy walked out to the Sugar Bowl in South Boston (which currently features a bird statue).

By adamg - 6/25/18 - 1:12 pm
A grackle with a French fry

Eileen Murphy reports the grackles at Castle Island have learned where to go when they're hungry:

The grackles around Sullivan's at Castle Island can scare the daylights out of folks when they pop out of a barrel after fishing around for leftovers!

By adamg - 3/23/18 - 9:56 pm

City Councilor Ed Flynn reports a dog was shocked and burned at Castle Island today, an apparent victim of "stray electricity" from a shorted-out or improperly connected electrical cable. Read more.

By adamg - 3/3/18 - 2:58 pm
Flooding at Castle Island

Tyrantill was out at Castle Island as the 12:05 p.m. high tide rolled in - making the cupola on the Sugar Bowl unreachable for anybody without a kayak. The tide also came rushing in further along the South Boston shore: Read more.

By adamg - 12/24/17 - 11:54 am
Dawn at Castle Island

KMV watched the sun come up from Castle Island.

Rus Lodi, meanwhile, walked around Crystal Lake in Newton: Read more.

By adamg - 10/24/17 - 5:17 pm
Unmoored boat off Castle Island

Paul Nutting watched the BPD Marine Unit investigate a sailboat on the rocks off Castle Island in Dorchester Bay this afternoon.

By adamg - 7/19/17 - 12:14 am
Fiery sunset over Boston

A roving UHub photographer watched the sun go down from Castle Island on Tuesday.

By adamg - 7/15/17 - 11:06 am
Towing sail boats through Boston Harbor

A guy in a motorboat towed several sailboats past Castle Island from the direction of the harbor islands towards the inner harbor yesterday.

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