Weather

By - 2/22/18 - 5:09 pm
Pigeon sheltering from the snow in Downtown Crossing

As the snow began to fall on Washington Street in Downtown Crossing this afternoon, a pigeon found a place to ride out the storm.

On the other side of the Shawmut Peninsula, some sailors were not as eager to get in from the snow: Read more.

By - 2/21/18 - 2:11 pm

For February, of course, that's normal, and that's why the French Toast Alert has been upped a notch. It's the 70-degree temps we had yesterday and have today that are, no, not in the least surprising or alarming or anything.

By - 2/20/18 - 2:09 pm
Warm day in South Boston means open windows

Eileen Murphy noticed the firefighters had opened the garage doors and most of the windows at her neighborhood firehouse in South Boston today.

By - 2/18/18 - 12:15 pm
Jamaica Plain space saver

Spiff marveled at the amount of work that must've gone into clearing this space on Boylston Street in Jamaica Plain this morning.

By - 2/18/18 - 12:00 pm
Snow on Beacon Hill

Damaskin got up early enough to enjoy the snow on Beacon Hill. Read more.

By - 2/7/18 - 1:56 pm

How will Steve Cooper at Channel 7 respond? Can Channel 4 and 5 get back in the battle? Tune in tonight.

By - 2/7/18 - 12:35 pm
Charles River in the snow

Owen peered into the abyss from the Cambridge side of the Charles River shortly after noon.

By - 2/7/18 - 9:01 am
Sunrise over Boston Harbor

Our own Cybah took in the pre-storm sunrise from Long Wharf this morning.

He had some fellow early risers: Read more.

By - 2/2/18 - 9:24 am

"Chronicle" on Channel 5 tonight will feature a 40th-anniversary look at the Blizzard of '78. Ye humble French Toast scrivener may be on, not to reminisce about his epic battle of survival during the blizzard, but about French Toast. And maybe space savers. Starts at 7:30 p.m.

By - 1/30/18 - 10:04 am

Alex E. Weaver reports from Charlestown:

Levy break in Charlestown. Never seen the water this high.

By - 1/30/18 - 9:13 am
Flooded Morrisse Boulevard

Ndorb managed to avoid being washed out to sea on Dorchester's Morrissey Boulevard, reports it's now closed, at least heading south, due to the usual flooding. It'll probably be closed for awhile, what with the storm and the impending high tides from the superdupermoon.

By - 1/30/18 - 9:02 am
Snow in Chinatown

Rick Macomber walked around Chinatown at the start of the storm last night.

By - 1/27/18 - 11:03 am

The Winter that Never Ended kicked into high gear three years ago today:

HERE WE GO - the storm begins to hit (More coverage of the first blizzard).

By - 1/17/18 - 9:27 am

And is that what started us down the road to French Toast? Sean Barnacoat at WBZ found this clip in the station archives:

By - 1/17/18 - 9:20 am
Bicyclist in weird ski mask in Cambridge

Jacquelyn Goddard spotted this unusual bicyclist at Concord Avenue in Cambridge this morning.

By - 1/17/18 - 8:50 am
Snow in the Public Garden

Damaskin went for a walk through the Public Garden early this morning.

By - 1/13/18 - 10:49 am

KMV had his eye on an underpass on the outbound side of Memorial Drive near the Longfellow earlier this morning when two cars tried to make it across a new lake there, but only one made it.

By - 1/10/18 - 11:14 am
Kendall and Central squares in the snow

A roving UHub photographer sent in these two photos from Cambridge squares this week - on the left, Kendall Square, on the right, Central Square - and wonders why one gets the ultimate plow and shovel job and the other doesn't. The Central Square photo is from Monday, but the photographer reports there are still mounds and mounds of snow there today.

By - 1/7/18 - 7:37 pm
Snowman on the Esplanade

Melissa Sullivan reports the snowman somebody built without snow survived the blizzard, if barely.

Snowman in balmier days: Read more.