A garden of 33,000 flags lines Boston Common on Monday to honor fallen Massachusetts service members from the Civil War until the present. The display, sponsored by the Mass. Military Heroes Fund, drew observers throughout the weekend.
Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig sings and plays guitar during the band's Boston performance at Agganis Arena on Wednesday evening. The New York City-based rock band is currently on a nationwide tour to promote its third studio album, Modern Vampires of the City, released Tuesday.
Boston artist Efon Elad adjusts his display at the City Heart Art Show, which features the work of homeless and low-income artists, in the Prudential Center on Saturday. Now in its third year, City Heart's one day show and sale included the work of seventy artists, including Elad, who creates art inspired by scenes from Cameroon and Boston at the St. Francis House shelter in Boston.
Harvard University Police Department officers Christopher Riccardi, Michael Rea, and Ryan Stanton are honored as "Heroes Among Us" at the Celtic-Knicks playoff game on Friday evening. Riccardi, Rea, and Stanton were recognized for the life-saving first aid that they provided to Richard H. Donohue Jr., a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Police officer who was injured during last Friday's manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.
A "closed until further notice" sign appears on the door of the J.P. Licks on Mass Ave. on Friday afternoon. J.P. Licks, like most businesses in Harvard Square, remained closed as authorities searched for the suspect from the Boston Marathon bombings.