Red Soxtober

At the 2007 Red Sox Rolling Rally thousands from Red Sox Nation gathered from Fenway Park all the way to Government Center, hoping to catch a glimpse of the 2007 World Series champions. While most of the parade ran smoothly, a brawl erupted when it was finshed at the Government Center destination. I saw one person on the ground who looked as if he was knocked unconsious while one individual assualted another with a skateboard. After five minuites the Boston Police finally arrived and broke it up.

October 30th, 2007 – This was the scene at the Kenmore Square T Stop during the Boston Red Sox victory Rolling Rally in Boston, MA last Tuesday. The Boston Duck Boat parade ran from Fenway Park to Government Center.

October 30th, 2007 – Boston Red Sox closing pitcher Jonathan Papelbon plays air guitar with a broom on a flat bed truck while the Boston based Rock band the Dropkick Murphys played for fans throughout the parade route. The broom is a symbol for the World Series “sweep” the Red Sox pulled on the Colorado Rockies last Sunday.


October 30th, 2007 – At center, Fox 25 reporter Kevin Lemanowicz delivers a report while being surrounded by Boston Red Sox fans during the 2007 MLB World Series in Front of the State House in Boston, MA last Tuesday.


October 30th, 2007 – After the Red Sox Rolling Rally a brawl broke out at Government Center in Boston, MA last Tuesday. Boston City Police showed up eventually but no arrests were made in the incident.


October 30th, 2007 – Following the Red Sox Rolling Rally, A Boston City police officer threatens to arrest a fan after a brawl that broke out at Government Center in Boston, MA last Tuesday. No arrests were made in the incident.

October 30th, 2007 – At the end of the Boston Red Sox Rolling Rally, Government Center Property Management worker Tommy uses a leaf blower to blow trash into the street near Government Center in Boston, MA last Tuesday. The garbage would later be cleaned by Boston’s department of Public Works.
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Head of the Charles2007

Prof. Southwick had assigned the whole class to shoot the annual Head of the Charles Regatta for our class. Here's the testimony...

October 21st, 2007 –From left, U.S. Naval Academy’s crew rower Chad Healy pins a race number on his teammate John Lee before they race at the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, M.A. last Sunday.

October 21st, 2007 – Second from left Rob Friedrich, head coach of the U.S. Naval Academy varsity crew team, breaks the team meeting before they row in the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, M.A. last Sunday. Just prior Friedrich urged the team, in a speech, to “keep it clean, going, and aggressive.”


October 21st, 2007 – John Lee, USNA ’09, puts on his socks before he rows with the Naval Academy’s lightweight eight man boat in the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, M.A. last Sunday. With a time of 14:49.2, the eight man division placed fifth overall, and second among all colleges.


October 21st, 2007 –U.S. Naval Academy’s Meredith Meehan, Kerry Hannon, and Fiona McFarland, all rowers on the USNA women’s crew team, cheer on the men’s Naval Academy’s lightweight eight man boat in the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, M.A. last Sunday.


October 21st, 2007 –From left, U.S. Naval Academy’s crew team rowers John Lee, Joe Milo, and Tristen Hannah look at their results at the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, M.A. last Sunday. With a time of 14:49.2, the eight man division placed fifth overall, and second among all colleges for the second year in a row.
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Junkyard Ribs

On the way home from doing a story on fishermen in South Boston, i came upon this BBQ stand in the middle of a junkyard. Here is what i saw...
October 12th, 2007 – The truck pictured here is Big Moe’s BBQ Ribs stand located in an industrial lot in the South End of Boston, MA last Friday. Big Moe’s has been in business for about 30 years, but only in this location for at least two months.


October 12th, 2007 – At left, owner of Big Moe’s BBQ Ribs, Leona “Lil’ Moe” Lambert, talks to her son Geovanni “Tiny Moe” Lambert, 20, during a lull at their roadside rib stand in an abandoned lot in the South End of Boston, MA last Friday. Big Moe’s has been in business for at least 30 years.


October 12th, 2007 – Geovanni “Tiny Moe” Lambert, 20, watches over the grill which smokes both chicken and ribs in the industrial lot where Big Moe’s BBQ Rib roadside pit is located in South Boston, MA. The owner Leona Lambert says Geovanni will be the third generation to run the business when she retires.


October 12th, 2007 –At right, Tim Bransfield reacts to the abundance of smoke from the grill, while at left Geovanni “Tiny Moe” Lambert, 20, prepares to take meat off of it at Big Moe’s BBQ Ribs stand in South Boston, MA last Friday.


October 12th, 2007 – Tim Bransfield takes a slab of smoked ribs off of the grill at Big Moe’s Rib’s stand in South Boston, MA last Friday. Big Moe’s will go through six to ten cases of ribs, which include ten slabs, on any given day.

October 12th, 2007 – At left, Anthony Stokes of Roxbury eats ribs from Big Moe’s BBQ immediately after purchase while the owner Leona “Lil’ Moe” Lambert reacts to the praise given by Stokes at the rib stand that is located in South Boston, MA last Friday.


October 12th, 2007 –Tim Bransfield cleans up after a day of grilling at Big Moe’s BBQ Ribs stand in South Boston, MA last Friday. The fire to the right is a product of the cardboard from the empty cases of the ribs used throughout the day.
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Copley Farmer's Market

October 9, 2007 – Keown Orchards farmer Dan Oliver puts apples into a crate for a Farmer’s Market in Copley Square in Boston, MA Tuesday. Local Farmers come sell their produce every Tuesday and Friday from late May until late November.


October 9, 2007 – Consumers crowd around the Keown Orchards tent to purchase produce at the Farmer’s Market in Copley Square in Boston, MA Tuesday. Keown Orchards has been family owned and operated since 1924, and have been apart of the Copley Farmer’s Market for 10 years.

October 9, 2007 – Keown Orchards farmer Kristen Konan completes a sale to a customer at the Farmer’s Market in Copley Square in Boston, MA Tuesday. The Keown Orchard is located in Sutton, MA an hour west of Boston.

October 9, 2007 – At right, Kristen Konan teases Daniel Oliver as he fumbles with hot peppers at the Keown Orchards tent at the Farmer’s Market in Copley Square in Boston, MA Tuesday. Like the other vendors at the Farmer’s Market, Konan and Oliver sell their produce at Copley Tuesdays and Fridays from 11a.m. until 6 p.m.

October 9, 2007 – At the end of the Farmer’s Market, Keown Orchards Farmer Dan Oliver takes a stack of crates and loads them into his truck in Copley Square in Boston, MA Tuesday. During the week Keown Orchards will go to as many as 13 locations in the Greater Boston Area.
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Killing The Industry

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Urban Sprawl

September 22nd, 2007 – Artists came to create and display their work for “Splash” an event held at Re-Up in Brighton, MA last Saturday. The urban street fashion store provided canvases and allowed the artists show up and paint while listening to hip-hop provided by DJ Neebor.

September 22th, 2007 – Ivan “Heat” Cofield, a Mass Art senior painting major, cuts into cardboard that will be used for the art work he creates for “Splash” at Re-Up in Brighton, MA last Saturday. He intends to give his work to the store as a gift.

September 22nd, 2007 – Ivan “Heat” Cofield pastes his character onto a spray painted canvas for his “Splash” creation at Re-Up in Brighton, MA last Saturday. While other artists use a set group of characters for their work, “Heat” said his was created randomly.

September 22nd, 2007 – At right, Mass Art Student Ivan “Heat” Cofield shows Jeff Steinbrink,28, a break dancing move that inspired the character for his “Splash” creation outside of Re-Up in Brighton, MA last Saturday. “Heat” is also a breakdancer who at one time had the opportunity to compete in Tokyo with his dance group “Floor Lords.”


September 22nd, 2007 – Ivan “Heat” Cofield uses broken pieces of pavement to hold cardboard buildings of the Boston skyline after gluing them onto a spray painted canvas for his “Splash” creation outside of Re-Up in Brighton, MA last Saturday.


September 22nd, 2007— The artwork pictured was created from a blend of spray paint and cardboard by “Heat,” a Mass Art senior for “Splash,” an event held at Re-Up last Saturday in Brighton, MA. It took about seven hours for “Heat” to complete this gift for the store.
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Glass Blowing in Roxbury M.A.

A Series from the Diablo Glass Blowing School in Roxbury, M.A.

October 2nd, 2007 – Sean Clarke gathers molten glass from the “Gloryhole” in order to begin creating a glass vase at the Diablo Glass School in Boston, MA on Monday. Clarke is the owner and “Gaffer,” a chief glass blower, of the school and has been toiling over this 2,000+ degree oven since the school opened seven years ago.

October 2nd, 2007 – Sean Clarke “papers” cooled molten glass in order to give shape to a glass vase he is creating at the Diablo Glass School in Boston, MA on Monday. Clarke considers papering to be the best part of glassblowing because according to him, its one of the few times “you actually get to feel the glass.”


October 2nd, 2007 – Sean Clarke blows into the “marver,” a metal tube used to shape, chill, and center the glass piece, in order to add dimension to a glass vase he is making at the Diablo Glass School in Boston, MA on Monday. According to Clarke, glass blowing was invented by Ancient Egyptians 3,000 years ago, and was perfected by the Ancient Romans later on.


October 2nd, 2007 – Sean Clarke uses the bladed side of a tool known as a “jack,” to add indentations to a glass vase he is making at the Diablo Glass School in Boston, MA on Monday.


October 2nd, 2007 – From left, Sean Clarke tells Emily Lombardo to “keep blowing” while he uses folded newspaper to “paper,” or add shape to a glass vase he is working on at the Diablo Glass School in Boston, MA on Monday.


October 2nd, 2007 – This trash can of glass represents mistakes that occur at the Diablo Glass School in Boston, MA on Monday. While trying to create a glass vase Sean Clarke, the owner of the school, had difficulty centering the semi-molten glass piece on the metal tube known as a “marver,” and made a curve in it that was irreparable.
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March from White House to the Capitol Building




An estimated 100,000 people took to the streets to march and rally against the war in Iraq in Washington, D.C. on Saturday. The protesters, led by veterans from Iraq and their family members, marched from the White House to the Capitol building. During the march down Pennsylvania Avenue, the street was packed shoulder to shoulder with people holding antiwar signs. Nearly 5,000 people participated in a "die-in" on the grounds of the Capitol. Shouting, "This is my house!" Many protesters jumped the barricade to the steps of the Capitol and were arrested by Capitol Police. The police arrested close to 200 protesters and used pepper spray on at least two individuals.


September 15th, 2007 -- From left anti-war activists Melida Arredondo and Julie Webster hold images of their sons who served in Iraq during a rally in front of the White House in Washington D.C. last Saturday. In front of them are the boots and a memento filled coffin of Arredondo’s stepson Alex, who was killed in Najaf, Iraq in 2004.

September 15th, 2007 -- Thousands of Iraq war protesters pack Pennsylvania Avenue as they march from the White House to the Capitol Building in Washington D.C. last Saturday. On the grounds of the Capitol building at least 5,000 protesters took place in a “die-in” to demonstrate the number of U.S. casualties in Iraq.

September 15th, 2007 -- An Iraq war protester dressed as the “Grim Reaper” stops to display the number of U.S. casualties in Iraq on Pennsylvania Avenue during a march to the Capitol building in Washington D.C. last Saturday. An estimated 100,000 protesters participated in the march against the war.

September 15th, 2007 – Former Marine Sgt. Adam Kokesh, a veteran of the Iraq war and member of Iraq Veterans Against the War, prepares to jump over a barricade set up by police on the steps of the Capitol building to voluntarily get arrested at a protest in Washington D.C. last Saturday.

September 15th, 2007 -- A protester is taken into custody by police on the steps of the Capitol after jumping a barricade set up to deter the mass of protesters rallying on Capitol Hill from storming the building in Washington D.C. last Saturday. At least 200 people were arrested for crossing the blocked off area.

September 15th, 2007 – An unnamed protester gets help after being sprayed with chemicals by police at the steps of the Capitol building in Washington D.C. last Saturday. At least one other individual had the same action taken against him.





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