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By adamg - 5/22/22 - 6:04 pm
Double rainbow over Pleasure Bay in South Boston

It didn't last long, but a wind-heavy storm brought down trees and power lines in Hyde Park and Roslindale and turned Truman Parkway by the Hyde Park Stop & Shop into a lake.

But after it was all done, Pleasure Bay in South Boston got a double rainbow, as photographed by David Geller. Read more.

By adamg - 7/1/21 - 9:36 pm

WBZ reports two brothers swam out into Pleasure Bay this afternoon and got into trouble. Only one was able to make it back to shore.

By adamg - 4/23/21 - 1:31 pm
Painting and new owner

A couple weeks ago, we introduced you to Jacob Garcia, who likes to paint local landscapes, then leave his work where people can find it.

Today, he painted another scene along the water in South Boston ...
Read more.

By adamg - 1/11/20 - 2:17 pm
People breaking out the beach chairs in South Boston

Eileen Murphy spotted some people enjoying the beach off N Street in South Boston today.

Meanwhile, up on the Charles River, just upstream from the Arsenal Street bridge, some geese just couldn't be bothered to try out the water: Read more.

By adamg - 12/25/19 - 7:48 pm
Sunset over Pleasure Bay

Tim Colby watched the sunset over Pleasure Bay today.

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 - 2/3/19 - 2:11 pm
Bringing Kai to shore

Bringing the victim to shore. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports that around 9:40 a.m., its dive team rescued a 12-year-old dog who swam out too far in Pleasure Bay and then couldn't get back to shore. Read more.

By adamg - 12/12/18 - 11:15 am
South Boston sunrise

Moooonchiiilldd was up early enough to catch the sunrise over Pleasure Bay in South Boston this morning.

By adamg - 8/12/18 - 2:39 pm
Foggy Sugar Bowl

TyrantII took in the view, such as it was, heading west around Pleasure Bay in South Boston.

Adam Liberatore wondered where the city went as he drove in from the north on I-93: Read more.

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 - 6/20/18 - 11:03 am
City reflected in a calm Pleasure Bay

SteveBikes took in the view across Pleasure Bay this morning.

It's a rare treat when Pleasure Bay is calm enough to mirror the skyline.

By adamg - 5/5/18 - 10:27 am
Kite surfers on South Boston's Pleasure Bay

C. Carew watched the kite surfers on Pleasure Bay while also enjoying a lobster roll from Sullivan's yesterday.

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 - 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 - 7/16/17 - 3:47 pm
M Street beach in South Boston

Mike reports a packed beach at M Street in South Boston today.

Jordan Frias reports a packed Toscanini's in Cambridge: Read more.

By adamg - 4/22/17 - 9:44 am

Katia reports:

SO stoked to see a pair of loons at the Sugar Bowl in Southie this morning.

Her sighting comes a couple weeks after somebody spotted a loon at Jamaica Pond.

By adamg - 1/17/17 - 9:49 am
Pleasure Bay with still waters

SteveBikes spotted something unusual this morning: A still Pleasure Bay:

Between the wind and the tides, it's fairly rare for Pleasure Bay to be still enough to be reflective.

By adamg - 6/20/16 - 10:44 pm
Strawberry moon over Pleasure Bay in South Boston

Nick Cosky watched the strawberry moon over Spectacle Island and Pleasure Bay this evening.

By adamg - 6/13/16 - 9:52 am

Malia Lazu reports she went down to Carson Beach with a paddle board yesterday, figuring she'd get a little water exercise in. But, she continues: Read more.

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