Workers on the Boylston St Bridge in 1946. The bridge is long gone, but the view isn't entirely unfamiliar as we look toward the Mass Ave intersection and The Fens beyond. Courtesy City of Boston Archives.
Workers on the Boylston St Bridge in 1946 The bridge is long
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Three Women on E 6th St in South Boston in the 50s. Note the expression on the woman's face on the left. Submitted by Lisa Colleameno.
Three Women on E 6th St in South Boston in the 50s
Scott Grandy Grandy
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yesterday at 15:22. Facebook
Human trafficking. Gawkers crowd the entrance ramp to the Central Artery possibly in anticipation of the Tall Ships. This is 1976 judging by the cars. Submitted by Mark Wentworth.
Human trafficking Gawkers crowd the entrance ramp to the Central Artery possibly
Polly Kienle
Heather Beauchene
Alan Hume
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yesterday at 15:19. Facebook
Calling out location specialists. Where are we in this photo? Submitted by Joe Polimer.
Calling out location specialists Where are we in this photo Submitted by Joe Polimer
Carol Goggin Moglia
Matty Gilreath
Catherine Lee
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04/28/2017 at 20:12. Facebook
Great day for DOB. We got Charles Laquidara on film talking about the early days at WBCN on Castle Island in Southie. The DOB documentary is on a roll.
Great day for DOB We got Charles Laquidara on film talking about
Peggy McMahon
Eddie Costigan
Gary Quinton
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04/28/2017 at 15:55. Facebook
Happy Birthday to a guy who got his start during the Golden Age of Comedy in DOB. Illustration by Mike Driscoll.
Happy Birthday to a guy who got his start during the Golden
Larry Smith
John Gorham
Louise Flebotte
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04/28/2017 at 03:25. Facebook
Many DOB types found themselves scarfing it Kosher style at Jack & Marion's in Coolidge Corner.
Many DOB types found themselves scarfing it Kosher style at Jack Marions
Cathy Kilpatrick
Shelley Winer-Remmel
Mary Powers
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04/28/2017 at 02:56. Facebook
Many DOB types found themselves scarfing down late night meals at Ken's in Copley.
Many DOB types found themselves scarfing down late night meals at Ken's in Copley
Michael Shammas
Andrew Anderson
Thom Colby
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04/27/2017 at 16:29. Facebook
Possibly the most low budget sub shop ever. This was located in JP in the 70s and early 80s if memory serves. Probably to cash in on the reconstruction of the Orange Line. Exact location? Someone will know.
Possibly the most low budget sub shop ever This was located in
Michael Foley
Paul Needham
Robert Surabian
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04/27/2017 at 15:50. Facebook
Phillips Drugs at Charles Circle.
Phillips Drugs at Charles Circle
Ken Rawson
Cheryl Boone-Delgado
Jerry Murphy
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04/27/2017 at 15:48. Facebook
J. Geils Band performs in 1970.
J Geils Band performs in 1970
Carol Legere
Jayne Albano
David Vee
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04/27/2017 at 05:09. Facebook
When Dapper O'Neil left his Roslindale rental on Washington up by Pleasant Cafe, he took in the city on his ride to work. He'd see the ambitious legal types hustling along with the Burberrys and Brooks Brothers suits. He called them "Brief Case Fakers" and ran his politics as anti-elitist, translating frequently to anti-liberal and anti intellectual. He was a guy that would stand with Jimmy...
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When Dapper ONeil left his Roslindale rental on Washington up by Pleasant
Tommy McGuire
Frank Gargano
Bob Clarke
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04/27/2017 at 04:32. Facebook
Any South End types with a TV on the fritz? You once had Hancock TV @ 426-1494 and after calling, you probably dragged the set over for a look-see. Located conveniently at the corner of Shawmut & Waltham St, it was early tech support. And when you came home it worked. Usually.
Any South End types with a TV on the fritz You once
Mike Mellor
Betty Fredericks
Stanley Wong
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04/27/2017 at 04:23. Facebook
Check the Thursday weather before you leave. Be prepped for rain. I don't make the news, I just report it.
Check the Thursday weather before you leave Be prepped for rain I
Arthur Medeiros
Bob Hussey
Robert Lane
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04/26/2017 at 17:12. Facebook
Copley Square Hotel in the 50s. Still there. Not to be confused with Copley Plaza which is named something different now.
Copley Square Hotel in the 50s Still there Not to be confused
Arthur Cody
Tommy McGuire
Bob Davis
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04/26/2017 at 04:48. Facebook
By request. The Pilgrim Theater, 1974. Photo by Spencer Grant.
By request The Pilgrim Theater 1974 Photo by Spencer Grant
Lisa Caron
Alvin Bourque
Bonnie Hayward
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04/26/2017 at 04:32. Facebook
You can always tell a Harvard man, but you can't tell him much. Unless you're the Crew Captain on the Charles, then you get to tell him whatever you want, with a megaphone. ADDENDUM: well exCUSE ME, it's the coxswain, not the captain!
You can always tell a Harvard man but you cant tell him
Dorothy Bollen
Will Shock
Sharon Yu
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04/25/2017 at 19:34. Facebook
Rain floods a Cambridge cemetery, 1926. Photo by Leslie Jones.
Rain floods a Cambridge cemetery 1926 Photo by Leslie Jones
Sarah Corvene
Bill Fivecy
Herb Davis
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04/25/2017 at 17:36. Facebook
"If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable" ... Seneca (5 BC-65 AD)
Two sailing types are friggin' with the riggin' ([ Youtube.com Link ] in 1970. Photo by Spencer Grant.
"If one does not know to which port one is sailing no wind is favorable" Seneca 5 BC65 AD
Paul Celeste
Kelley Loftus
Mike Fagan
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04/25/2017 at 17:25. Facebook
The Trolley Museum in Maine sends DOB its greetings. TrolleyMuseum.org.
The Trolley Museum in Maine sends DOB its greetings TrolleyMuseumorg
Steven O'Donoghue
Mike Silva
Celeste Rioux Gobeille