Category Archives: Holiday
(Or, “Bostonography goes back to kindergarten.”) This town is no stranger to turkeys. Above is a rude, slow pedestrian near Harvard Square, for example. Wait, maybe Harvard Square is a turkey! We tried our hand at mapping this thought: Actually, … Continue reading
In early December, we Tweeted the following: Bostonographers—Tweet your favorite Boston-based news story of 2011. Boston is a place where things happen. What happened this year & where? We received one response . . . and that’s only if you count … Continue reading
That’s right—it’s Memorial Day weekend. Most of us may not do much in the way of observing (or even noticing) this beyond partaking in the sudden and delicious influx of backyard barbecues (where the Sam seasonal is suddenly summery). And even if we do … Continue reading
It turns out that searching Google images for “Boston Easter map” returns, among other noise, maps of Boston nor’easters. Luckily today’s forecast looks better than that: Happy Mappy Easter!
Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Boston. Today is a day held in very high esteem among the Boston Irish (by which I mean… everyone). And what better way to celebrate this day cartographically than to showcase the green in our fair … Continue reading
9,872 smoots. That’s how far I walked to make this deformed heart map for Valentine’s Day. That’s a GPS track of my path around Boston and Cambridge (and a bit of Somerville) to trace something like a heart shape. Over … Continue reading
If so, just enjoy this map of ambiguously colored dots. This will be clarified at a later date. It’s this, but in Christmas-y red and green, for part of Boston. In 1898.