1. Winter sports on the Common: Ever wonder what snow sports you can enjoy on the Boston Common after a big storm? The Friends of the Public Garden take a look at some of the timeless ones as well as the newer arrivals. See the post here.
2. Boston on TNT: Donnie Wahlberg’s new reality show “Boston’s Finest” premieres tonight at 9 p.m. on TNT (Channel 32). The unscripted series follows men and women from the Boston Police Department as they go about their business around the city.
3. Esplanade benefit: The Saks Loves a Cause Campaign, in which 5 percent of the value of purchases made with a Saks credit card will be donated to The Esplanade Association as your charity of choice, ends Thursday.
4. No more Fung Wah: After a news report found cracks in most of Fung Wah's buses, federal authorities shut down the company's operations immediately. See more here.
5. Rainy Day, Maybe Snowy Night: Looks like rain today, with a high of 39, according to the National Weather Service, which predicts more precipitation -- and possibly snow -- overnight at the low gets down to 34.