BOSTON (Reuters) - One tourist wanted to eat at a restaurant as close to the Boston Marathon finish line as possible. Other well-wishers made a point of buying shoes at the running store just a few steps away from a bomb blast site. Full story
The bustle of Boston came to a standstill Monday as the city honored the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings with a moment of silence. The first funeral was held in Medford, while a spontaneous memorial of signs and flowers continued to grow on Bolyston Street. NBC’s Katy Tur reports.
Blood and debris are seen on the sidewalk along Boylston Street a day after two explosions at the Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts April 16, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi
A lone official walks through the scene of the Boston Marathon bombings after much of the finish line area was dismantled overnight on Boylston Street in Boston, Massachusetts April 21, 2013.REUTERS/Jim Bourg
Boston police officers patrol down Boylston Street near the scene of multiple explosions near the end of the Boston Marathon finish line in Boston, Massachusetts April 15, 2013. REUTERS/Scott Eisen
A Boston Marathon bombing survivor visits the site of the first bomb explosion on Boylston Street in Boston, Massachusetts April 24, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder