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By Adam Gaffin

September 25, 2005

3,000 channels

Whole lotta dishes

A single-family home on Wellesmere Road in Roslindale at twilight. They must really like their satellite TV - there was a fifth dish on the other side of the chimney.

September 03, 2005

HEH-LO! The return of the ice-cream man

Click for Henry!For several summers, Henry the Ice Cream Man has traversed the streets of Roslindale, always accompanied by this weird song featuring quacking ducks, oinking pigs, barking dogs and a maniac woman yelling "HEH-LO!"

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September 21, 2003

Orange Street

Downtown has the Boston Stone. Roslindale has the Orange Street stone, at the corner of Orange and Walworth streets:


Tin Can Man

He stands guard over Glendower Road. And he changes his look for major holidays - lilac with bunny ears for Easter, red, white and blue for July 4th, orange and black for Halloween. Here, he gets ready for Santa: