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Jesse Costa

Multimedia Producer, WBUR

Jesse Costa is the Multimedia Producer for WBUR.

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Year In Photos: The Best WBUR Images Of 2015

December 14, 2015
A view of a Beacon Hill street, during an early February snowstorm (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

From the winter’s (many) snowstorms, to the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, to the installations of Boston’s new public art, here are our best photos of the year.

Photos: 37,000 Flags Honor Fallen Mass. Veterans

May 21, 2015
A soldier walks down a path looking at the 37,000 flags planted in the Boston common by the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

A sea of red, white and blue was seen across the green Boston Common on Thursday.

Photos: Flag Of South Vietnam Raised At Boston City Hall

April 30, 2015
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Members of Boston’s Vietnamese community gathered on City Hall Plaza Thursday to raise the flag of South Vietnam on the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon.

‘Saigon: The Final Hours’ – A WBUR Documentary

April 27, 2015
In this April 29, 1975, file photo, mobs of Vietnamese people scale the wall of the U.S. Embassy in Saigon, trying to get to a helicopter pickup zone. (Neal Ulevich/AP)

On the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, four Massachusetts Marines offer their account of the final evacuation of U.S. troops and South Vietnamese troops and civilians from the U.S. embassy.

Photos: After Fire, Groton’s Blood Farm Rebuilds

March 12, 2015
Dick Blood, the seventh generation of Bloods to run Blood Farm, stands amongst pork and beef hanging in the refrigerator waiting to be processed. (Andrea Shea/WBUR)

After a devastating fire, the community of Groton joined with the local meat industry to urge the Blood family to rebuild one of only two USDA certified slaughterhouses in the state.

Photos: Bostonians Battle Winter Woes

February 20, 2015
Pauline Sheridan, 82, navigates a small winding path through a large snow bank in front of the Silver Slipper Restaurant at the intersection of Washington St and Malcolm X Blvd. Many people in Dudley Sq. complain the roads and sidewalks around Roxbury have not been cleared properly. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

This week, WBUR reporter Zeninjor Enwemeka and WBUR photographer Jesse Costa took a look at how Bostonians across the city are coping with the historic winter weather. Here are pictures from their trips to Andrew Square, Dudley Square and Maverick Square.

Photos: Boston Sends Patriots Off To Super Bowl

January 26, 2015
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)

The Patriots are Super Bowl bound, and Boston sent them off with a rally at City Hall.

Year In Review: The Best WBUR Photos Of 2014

December 22, 2014
Runners coming over the Mass Pike overpass at mile 25. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

From a deadly fire, to an emotional Boston Marathon, to Market Basket protests, here are our best photos of the year, in chronological order.

Photos: Boston Mourns Menino’s Passing With Messages, Flowers Left At Memorials

October 31, 2014
Jessica Sousa, of Somerville, leave flowers to honor the late former mayor of Boston Thomas Menino at a memorial at Downtown Crossing. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Many Bostonians are mourning the passing of former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino by leaving written messages, artwork and flowers at memorials in City Hall and downtown.

Photos: Gun Salute As Old Ironsides Makes Final Boston Harbor Voyage Before Revamp

October 17, 2014
A cannon shot from Castle Island. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Approximately 300 people gathered on Castle Island Friday to give the USS Constitution a proper bon voyage before docking on dry land for some structural repairs.

From A Subway's Rush, Trumpeter Forbes Graham Invents A New World Of Sound

May 30, 2014
Forbes Graham performing in the Mapparium at the Mary Baker Eddy Library. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Watch our video of the Roslindale musician playing inside the stained-glass globe of the Mapparium at Boston’s Mary Baker Eddy Library.

The Pack A.D.'s Becky Black And Maya Miller Scream New Life Into Garage Rock

April 14, 2014

Watch our video of the Canadian duo performing an exclusive set at Boston’s Waterworks Museum.

‘Immigrants’ Find A Home In Outer Space

March 06, 2014
Theory Engine of Immigrants performing in the Hayden Planetarium at the Museum of Science, Boston. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

“I’m really into science fiction. I’m really into radical politics,” says Theory Engine, the M.C. half of the rap duo Immigrants. “I want it all to sort of work through the filter of rap.”

Seagulls, A Supermoon And Hallelujah The Hills

August 05, 2013
Hallelujah The Hills

Boston-based indie rock band Hallelujah the Hills performs two tracks off their new album “Portrait of the Artist as a Young Trashcan” from a downtown rooftop.

Iron And Wine Tests New ‘Sonic Palette’ At The Boston Public Library

June 03, 2013

Sam Beam, the man behind Iron and Wine, performs two tracks off “Ghost on Ghost” as a part of WBUR’s occasional series “Off The Record,” which takes musicians out of the concert hall to perform at different locations throughout Greater Boston.

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