Evening Garden Stroll

After decades spent underground beneath a parking lot, a portion of the Muddy River has been uncovered to see daylight once again. Hear the story of how river and parkland were reclaimed and how the vision of Frederick Law Olmsted is being restored for the 21st century. Register on our website! Limited spots! Meet at REI, 401 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02215.

Tour: Historic Gems of the Back Bay Fens

From foul muddy flats to the parkland of today, the Fens has undergone many transformations in the last 125 years. Join Emerald Necklace docents as they talk and walk the historic landscape. Stops include the Kelleher Rose Garden, with 1,500+ roses and a reconstructed fountain, as well as the oldest WWII Victory Gardens in America. Register on our event website. Limited spots!

Tour: Historic Gems of the Back Bay Fens

From foul muddy flats to the parkland of today, the Fens has undergone many transformations in the last 125 years. Join Emerald Necklace docents as they talk and walk the historic landscape. Stops include the Kelleher Rose Garden, with 1,500+ roses and a reconstructed fountain, as well as the oldest WWII Victory Gardens in America. Register on our event website. Limited spots!

Dog Playing in Water Enrages Branch-Wielding Man

A woman walking her dog at Willow Pond Meadow told police a man threatened to beat her pooch with a tree branch. The incident took place about 3:31 p.m. on Wednesday. The woman told police she was walking her dog on the path by the Muddy River. She let the dog get a drink and splash in the water. That's when she was approached by a bearded white man with partially braided hair, who was wearing a gray shirt, blue pants and gray shoes.

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