In April, many of downtown Boston’s sidewalks become lush with pink and white magnolia trees. A particularly striking display of blossoms can be found on Commonwealth Avenue in the Back Bay.
This tunnel of greenery is one of the sensory pleasures of a walk around my Boston South End neighborhood.
It’s 7:02 pm in Boston, and the sun is just coming out.
Today’s the Boston Marathon, and the city is bustling with out-of-towners. As of this mid-morning writing, it’s 42 degrees out, the sky is grey, and there is a 35% chance of precipitation (increasing over the day).