Looking Past Storrow and Beacon

Looking Past Storrow and Beacon

I was down at the Charles photographing some of the blooming trees the other day when this small slice of Boston across Storrow drive caught my attention.  As I Looked from the river and past Beacon Hill at the skyline, it suddenly occurred to me I was seeing several...
My First View from Harvard Yard

My First View from Harvard Yard

The firts time I had a chance to see one of the majestic views from Harvard Yard I was at a friend’s apartment in the middle of Summer. Even though I am originally from New York, there was just a wonderful quality and beauty to these towers located all over the...
Leif’s Winter Watch

Leif’s Winter Watch

This life-size bronze statue memorializes Leif Eriksson, the Norse explorer believed to be the first European to set foot on North America. Originally sited to overlook the Charles River, Eriksson stands atop a boulder and shields his eyes as if surveying unfamiliar...
The Reflecting Hancock

The Reflecting Hancock

You gotta love Copley Square.  There’s so much history in this very small piece of ground.  Trinity Church, and Hancock Tower, in this photo, are but a small bit of it.  The old location of the Museum of Fine Arts was here, as well as the current location of the...
Rolling out the Yellow Carpet

Rolling out the Yellow Carpet

The Boston Common and the Public Garden are so beautiful this time of year, and it’s hard not to walk through over the bed of yellow pedals.  I’m in the Public Garden here, with the Ether Monument in the background.
Longfellow Bridge

Longfellow Bridge

The Longfellow Bridge rehabilitation project has been going on for about 5 years now, at a cost of more than a quarter-billion dollars. The bridge, formally dedicated in 1907 carries close to 30,000 cars a day. It’s fantastic to finally see the completed facade and...