Whilst Ubering about town, roving UHub photographer Frank K. spotted this Public Works pickup full from a de-space-savering run through South Boston today.
The city also replied to this complaint about a space-saver-laden Princeton Street in East Boston with a cheery:
Space savers on Princeton St were reported to Public Works and they were out collecting this morning. Thank you.
WCVB reports a dozen cars were damaged last night by voracious potholes on Rte. 1A.
A newcomer to Boston, unfamiliar with our quaint ways, found this note on her car after parking in a space designated for visitors in South Boston on Monday.
In East Boston, though, they dispense with the pleasantries and just slash the tires right away.
Dan Santry watched the Patriots charter jet from Houston land at Logan this afternoon.
A disgruntled Aaron Rosenberg shows us a cab line at Logan at 12:45 this morning.
"Glad we banned uber...thanks," he writes. Logan has banned UberX and Uber Pool, unless the drivers register their cars as livery.
NorthEndWaterfront.com wonders if the real reason the current operators of First Night have shifted the midnight fireworks from Boston Harbor to Copley Square is not because it's cheaper but to try to build up a Boston version of Times Square:
Watch this year as the TV hosts interview the Copley attendees and count the suburbanites that will have come in to Copley, all decked out in a spectacularly crowded space. The Back Bay event will be instantly labeled a “success” because it will look good on television.
Prevailing sentiment in progressive haunts is “2016, don’t let the door hit you on the way out.” Between a stressful election season, acts of terror, and the crisis in Syria, many of us will be glad to see the calendar page turn on Sunday night. Still, to every cloud there is a silver lining, and at least when it comes to tackling climate change in the US, Massachusetts was a bright spot amidst the clouds of 2016.
East Boston residents plan a peace vigil at 5 p.m. on Thursday in East Boston Memorial Stadium, near where the body of a teenager stabbed to death was found Christmas eve.
The victim was the sixth teen to die in East Boston to die in a violent or suspicious manner since September of 2015.
A list of the deaths: Read more
Updated, 10 a.m., 12/25.
Boston Police report finding the body of a male who appeared to be in his older teens with fatal stab wounds near the East Boston Memorial Stadium around 10:45 p.m. on Saturday. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
He would be the third teen murdered in East Boston this year and the fifth since September, 2015.