Roving UHub photographer Tu Qab stopped to photograph this impressive icicle on the side of 347 Congress St. in Fort Point today.Read more
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
Neighbors dug the fort all day yesterday from the snow pile in their yard - we added the fire.Read more
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
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):
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.
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...Read more
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