South Boston

By - 2/21/15 - 11:10 pm
Giant icicle in Fort Point

Roving UHub photographer Tu Qab stopped to photograph this impressive icicle on the side of 347 Congress St. in Fort Point today.Read more

By - 2/21/15 - 10:04 am
Frozen Fort Point Channel

Kathleen O'Donnell looked across a solid surface on Fort Point Channel this morning.Read more

By - 2/20/15 - 2:15 pm

Twitter comes to us with this example of why parking in someone else's spot is "Not OK". From the looks of the windshield sticker, it's an out-of-state car, probably belonging to someone not familiar with quaint local custom.Read more

By - 2/16/15 - 9:52 am
E. 6 Street in South Boston in the snow

Brian D'Amico has been chronicling the snow, from Boston to Braintree. Last night, he visited E. 6 Street, one of the two-way streets that is now officially one way, at least through April 1.

Copyright Brian D'Amico. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr....Read more

By - 2/15/15 - 5:14 pm
Sunset over South Boston

Jonathan Murphy watched the sun go down over Siberia, uh, South Boston, today.Read more

By - 2/15/15 - 1:03 pm
Snow fire

Neighbors dug the fort all day yesterday from the snow pile in their yard - we added the fire.Read more

By - 2/14/15 - 2:36 pm
BTD crew putting up a Do Not Enter sign in South Boston

Stephen M. watched a BTD crew installing a Do Not Enter sign on E. 4 Street in South Boston, which is one of the nominally two-way streets the city will turn into one-way streets at 10 tonight.Read more

By - 2/14/15 - 8:19 am
West 5 Street in South Boston in the snow.

W. 5 Street, theoretically two-way. Photo by Steve.

At 10 p.m., the city will turn several streets in South Boston into one-way streets to make them easier for public-safety crews to get around the neighborhood, Mayor Walsh announced.

The "South Boston Emergency Transportation Reconfiguation" goes into effect at the same time as the latest citywide snow emergency - which bans parking on major thoroughfares.

"This reconfiguration will enhance the public safety response in...Read more

By - 2/13/15 - 2:20 pm
Subaru crushed by falling ice in Fort Point, Boston

Patti McCarron photographed a Subaru with its hood destroyed by ice that plummeted onto it from a building on Melcher Street today.Read more

By - 2/12/15 - 1:40 pm

Caught in Southie has the photographic proof.

A bald eagle has also been spotted at Jamaica Pond.Read more

By - 2/11/15 - 6:36 am
Lobster traps

Heidi Schneider captured the scene on one South Boston street yesterday.Read more

By - 2/10/15 - 10:23 am
Snow farm on the South Boston waterfront

Several days of running rented snow melters nearly nonstop at the city snow farm in the Marine Industrial Park have helped chop down the snow mountains to size, Conventures reports.

Across the harbor, roving UHub photographer Chris Dagdigian watched a couple of the beasts at work outside Terminal C (the white streaks are reflections of lights in the terminal, not incoming laser beams):

By - 2/10/15 - 9:16 am
Open Dunkin' Donuts at the World Trade Center

TrueNE_79 reports that the Dunkin' Donuts at the World Trade Center is open this morning, unlike all the other ones from South Station to across Fort Point Channel.

Snope reports Tags in Porter Square has plenty of salt - and parking spaces - but is running low on shovels.

Others?...Read more

By - 2/9/15 - 4:27 pm
Santa and elf in South Boston shoveling snow

Southie Spots reports Santa and one of his elves were walking around South Boston today helping people dig out their cars - no charge.Read more

By - 2/6/15 - 11:31 pm

Paul Levy, the first director of the MWRA, writes it's pretty silly to let Boston dump snow into a snow farm right on the water but not let it just push the snow into the harbor - when it's going to melt into the water anyway.

Forcing the city to create snow mountains only means wasting time that could be better spent getting...Read more

By - 2/6/15 - 8:05 pm
Too much snow

Southie Spots ran across this plea for mercy at E. 4 and Linden streets in South Boston.Read more

By - 2/5/15 - 8:43 am
Shoveling snow into the street in South Boston

A concerned citizen was outraged to see a janitor at the Condon School in South Boston shoveling snow off the sidewalk and onto the street:

I understand the need for the safety of children but what about the rest of us? They have backhoes and trucks removing snow all night and our sidewalks are piled high and now our streets are full of snow

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By - 2/4/15 - 8:00 am

Pregnant women don't have time for that passive-aggressive shit and just go straight for the kill. Somebody posted this note on W. 7 Street in South Boston yesterday, and it raises a couple of questions:

  • What did she do?
  • Is her spouse/SO out of town? Because the idea of a pregnant lady having to shovel in the snow just seems wrong, no?

Oh, and...Read more

By - 2/3/15 - 5:23 pm
Snow farm on the South Boston waterfront

The folks at Conventures have a bird's eye view of the city snow farm rapidly rising in the seaport area - the snow mounds are up to 20 feet high now.Read more

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