I took a walk with my camera during today’s blizzard and captured this video slideshow of the North End / Waterfront. The music is “Skating” by Vince Guaraldi which is what I was doing on this walk. In the beginning, there was almost no one outside and I experienced one of those few moments when there is complete silence in the city. Then, toward the end, the car shovelers started to come out and even some birds eating berries in Christopher Columbus Park that forgot to fly south for the winter.
Jon Campanelli shares this photo of the sun poking through the trees in Lewis Wharf, following a snow storm in January. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Email your best photos firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include a sentence (or more) telling us about your photo. See past neighborhood photo posts.
In a snowstorm, we’re lucky to live downtown. The electricity stays on. Many shops stay open. We don’t need to drive. Outside it is silent, at least until your neighbor starts to shovel. If you’ve got a fireplace, so much the better. If someone decides to make soup, even more comforting. Now we have something Read More…