Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Once called the Enchanted Village of St. Nicholas, the holiday display was originally created in 1958. At that time, Jordan Marsh Company commissioned a Bavarian toy maker to create 28 fully decorated holiday scenes with 250 “magically” animated figures. People from all around New England made the trek to Downtown Crossing in Boston to view the display until Macy's bought Jordan Marsh and auctioned it off. The city of Boston owned it for a short time until funds ran out. Jordan Furniture bought it and have it set up once again.
March has proven to be a fickle month so far. This pre-school play area illustrates it well.
[click image to enlarge] After the Greek Revival period, Quincy followed the national trend of building a majority of its churches in the Go...
A late winter snowstorm named "Stella" is due to bear down on the Northeast Tuesday!
After today's snowfall, the sky took on a watercolor glow of pink, purple and blue. It was a winter wonderland once again.