There are many places and events during the nicer months that make Boston special, such as a visit to the Public Garden, U.S.S. Constitution, outdoor movies and concerts, fairs and festivals, the Boston Marathon, and, of course, the big July 4th Pops Concert and Fireworks.

Welcome to a new year in the City of Boston. Not everyone enjoys the winter season. For many people, cold temperatures, snowy weather, bleak skies and early sunsets are not as much fun as the warmer, sunnier days of spring and summer or as comfortable and colorful as fall.

For those looking forward to having to wear fewer layers of clothes to avoid frostbite, better days will arrive soon. We are already picking up an extra few minutes of sunshine every day and before too long, the trees and flowers will be blooming again.

There are many places and events during the nicer months that make Boston special, such as a visit to the Public Garden, U.S.S. Constitution, outdoor movies and concerts, fairs and festivals, the Boston Marathon, and, of course, the big July 4th Pops Concert and Fireworks.

Here are a few photos to remind you of some of the other things to look forward to as 2020 marches towards the warmer months.