The Globe's Andrew Ryan reports police officers will be instructed to order down anyone they see atop a snow pile during tomorrow's Patriots victory parade.
Too much snow on the ground, too much cold, the Mayor says:
Due to today's bad weather and the worsening forecast for tonight, the New England Patriots and the City of Boston have made the mutual decision to postpone the victory parade until Wednesday, February 4 at 11 a.m.
And today is not one of those days. Jeff Tamagini captured an 18-wheeler stuck in the snow around 12:30 p.m. on Boylston Street by the Hynes.
Because that's when the Patriots Duck Boat parade will start at the Prudential Center. It will end with at City Hall, rather than with the ceremonial dunking in the Charles, because the Duck Boats are not equipped as icebreakers.
UPDATE: Mayor Walsh says no rally at City Hall, though, due to all the snow and the windchill. Also: City is working to remove snow from... Read more
Paula Tennyson looked out at the height of the storm to see a woman making sure a hydrant is clear on Comm. Ave. in the Back Bay.
Christopher spotted one of those snow melters in action in the Back Bay tonight.
Senator Eileen Donoghue .. claimed the high costs associated with..becoming a host city would be outweighed by the economic gains from increased tourism and business.
Boston Magazine talks to him.
Nick Barber created this 40-hour time-lapse video out of 5,000 images, snapped once every 30 seconds on a GoPro camera mounted on a Back Bay roof. The round things are upturned chairs to which a whiteboard with the measurements was zip-tied.
Paula Tennyson looked out her window last night to see a snowmobile zipping around at Comm. Ave. and Mass. Ave.
Some Bostonians are fighting to keep the 2024 Summer Olympics out of their city due.
Plans released by Boston 2024 show most of the Common and a significant portion of the Public Garden - including the Make Way for Ducklings statues - off limits to the public during the Olympics. Construction of a 16,000-seat beach-volleyball stadium and related structures, meanwhile, would shut the ball fields and other parts of the Common for months before the games.
The plans also show... Read more
Bill Palin shows us the scene at Central Square around 9:30 a.m., as passengers wonder if they'll ever get to their destinations due to a train that went to its final destination at Harvard Square.
In think teach transform Molly Richard writes:
"The debate around Boston hosting the Olympics has many asking, â€śWhat makes a world-class city?â€ť
Boston2024, the private entity that bid Boston to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, would like us to think a world-class city emerges from the benefits incurred by Olympic host cities. However, in a public meeting last... Read more
JB Parrett watched the sun go down from the Esplanade tonight.
Titanium Cranium noticed this sign in the window of the Boylston Street Trader Joe's about a small fire yesterday.
We haven't gotten that much snow this year, but somebody in the Back Bay didn't let that stop them this morning, as Nicky Enriquez shows us.
WBUR reports on this evening's formal groundbreaking for a 61-story, triangular tower that will feature the city's second Four Seasons Hotel and luxury condos on Dalton Street at the Christian Science Center.