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Polar Bear Plunge

Some of the swimmers at the L Street bath house for the Polar Bear Plunge, Jan. 1, 2014. (Photo by Carl Stevens-WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Hundreds Shake Off Cold Weather For Southie Polar Bear Plunge

At 9:29 a.m. a couple of hundred people in bathing suits stood on the beach outside the L Street bath house in South Boston – on January 1, with the temperature in the low 20’s.


(Photo by Carl Stevens)

Swimmers Ignore Cold In South Boston Polar Bear Plunge

The L Street Brownies took their annual frigid dip into Dorchester Bay Tuesday morning.


3 Polar Bear swimmers in Boston Harbor, January 1, 2011 (photo by Dominick Aielli)

Huge Turnout For Polar Bear Plunges

About 1,000 people took advantage of the warmer weather Saturday and went swimming outside.


The L Street Brownies of South Boston race into Boston Harbor for their 104th consecutive New Year's Day Polar Bear swim, January 1, 2007.

The Polar Bear Plunge – Why Not?

If you’re thinking about trying something new for the New Year, how about the Polar Bear Plunge?