Copley Square

Religious leaders gather on the steps of Trinity Church for the interfaith Light the Fire of Peace vigil. (WBZ-TV)

Interfaith Vigil Offers Chance For Marathon Remembrance, Prayer And Hope

As the next Boston Marathon approaches, the Light the Fire of Peace interfaith vigil was held on the steps of Trinity Church offering an opportunity for prayer, remembrance and hope.


First responders at the Boston Marathon finish line, April 15, 2013. (Image: WBZ-TV)

Bradley Jay: ‘Emotions Ran High At Marathon Bombing Memorial Site.’

Watch this video to share the experience.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/13/2014


Marathon Bombing Survivor Gives Husband A Flash Mob For Valentine’s Day

A flash mob at Copley Place included Boston Marathon bombing survivors, nurses and social workers who treated them, their families, friends and supporters.


First Night fireworks light up the sky over Boston.

Your Guide To First Night Boston 2014

There are lots of exciting changes in store for First Night Boston this coming New Year’s Eve. This year’s countdown to the New Year will be centered in Copley Square with a stunning 3D projection display.


Berkeley & Boylston Streets.(Credit: WBZ-TV's Chris Gobeille)

Boston Marathon Bombing Memorial To Be Removed Tuesday

Mayor Thomas Menino has informed survivors and families of victims of the Boston Marathon bombings that a memorial spontaneously created in Copley Square after the attack is being removed.


Copley Square memorial honoring those killed or injured in the finish line bomb blasts. (Credit: Kim Tunnicliffe/WBZ Radio 1030)

Copley Square Memorial For Marathon Bombing Drawing Holiday Crowds

This Memorial Day weekend, large crowds are being drawn to the memorial at Copley Square for those killed and injured in the Boston Marathon bombings.


Cameron and Patrick visited the makeshift memorial in Copley Square early Tuesday. (Photo by Karen Twomey)

British Prime Minister David Cameron Visits Boston Marathon Bombings Memorial

Cameron and Patrick visited the makeshift memorial that includes T-shirts, letters, running shoes and other items in the city’s Copley Square early Tuesday morning.


Jaime Caputo (C) holds an American flag outside the funeral for 29-year-old Krystle Campbell, who was one of three people killed in the Boston Marathon bombings.(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bradley Jay: ‘Here Is A Quiet Look At The Boston Marathon Bombing Memorial At Copley Square.’

I have created this video so that folks who cannot get to Copley Square will be able to understand what the memorial feels like.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/29/2013

A memorial set up on Boylston Street for the three victims. (Credit: WBZ-TV's Joe Shortsleeve)

A Fourth Cross Appears At Copley Square Bombing Memorial Site.

Click play to see the interview with the man who made the cross honoring fallen MIT officer Sean Collier.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/26/2013

A WBZ-TV video image taken at the Boston Marathon finish line seconds after the second explosion on Boylston Street, April 15, 2013.

Mayor Menino Unveils ‘Re-entry Plan’ For Area Near Boston Marathon Finish Line

Mayor Tom Menino and other city officials have announced a five-phase plan to reopen Boylston Street and other areas of Back Bay affected by the Boston Marathon bombings.