This site has video of a Somerville cop who just walks back and forth in a crosswalk, signaling drivers who don't stop for him to a uniformed cop in a nearby cruiser, who then pulls the Massholes over and issues them citations. For some reason, the site thinks trying to keep drivers from plowing into pedestrians who have the right of way is wrong.... Read more
A concerned citizen complains about South Street in Roslindale Square by the wallpaper store now that the street has a bicycle lane:
When a car is stopped for a pedestrian at this crosswalk, other motorists will often illegally use part of the bike lane to overtake - I've seen numerous almost-collisions at this location. This is a high pedestrian area. This needs to be... Read more
So this out of towner makes the mistake of parking on Oakview Terrace in JP last night and makes the further mistake of telling the local to be more careful the next time he parks after he bops into her car with his. And then she comes out later and finds a threatening note on her windshield, inside a bag with a biohazard sticker on... Read more
A concerned citizen complains about the parking habits seen on Centre Street in West Roxbury at lunchtime today:
Left car in traffic - in front of a fire hydrant, walked down to post office. 7292 MR Lexus.
So, that would be: Parking in front of a hydrant, parking too far from the curb and obstructing traffic. It's the West Roxbury trifecta!... Read more
Charlie MacSteven spotted the ultimate Masshole snow vehicle today on Comm. Ave. along BU. He counted 18 snowmen on the roof.
GoddessOfCarbs shows us the SUVs of two of our fine drivers who couldn't have been bothered to clear the snow off their vehicles this morning.
Ed. note: Drove the kidlet to Forest Hills this a.m. for the bus to school, noticed that SUV drivers seem totally unaware you can get a long brush for those hard to reach places before all the snow comes... Read more
Amy Derjue was not thinking nice thoughts about the driver in front of her on Newport Avenue in Quincy this morning.
Roving UHub photographer Jed Hresko noticed this interesting parking job on Warren Avenue in the South End this morning.
Boston Police report somebody unfamiliar with Southie moved a sawhorse by the curb in the 400 block of W. 4 Street yesterday afternoon and parked his car.
Officers then spoke to a witness who stated he observed an unknown suspect shooting nails into the tires of the victimâ€™s motor vehicle. The suspect then took the saw horse and fled on foot towards W. Broadway... Read more
In JP, rapidly turning into Southie on the Pond, the cones came out with maybe a couple inches on the ground.
Around 10:45 p.m. in East Boston, meanwhile, police responded to an A&B call on Princeton Street: A woman was standing in a space to hold it for somebody on their way when a guy not of her acquaintance began pulling into the... Read more
Sometimes, yelling at him works.
Pam reports she was having lunch at Stephanie's on Newbury at Exeter this fine summer afternoon when:
Holy crap, a guy just jumped out of his car to punch a pedestrian who crossed in front of him on Exeter at Newbury. Because the driver didn't want to wait for him to cross. I watched.
Went for his neck, another pedestrian pushed them both to... Read more
Roving UHub photographer spotted this special parking space behind 50 Staniford St. today.
Brookline Police report that when an officer tried to stop a bicyclist riding the wrong way down School Street without a light after midnight yesterday, the bicyclist instead pedaled furiously away - only to fall off his bike at Harvard street. Then, when the officer caught up to him:
The cyclist picked up his bicycle and began to swing it in the direction of... Read more