A South End citizen is aghast to see a car parked facing the wrong way on Father Gilday Street:
Where are we, Southie? Who parks in the wrong direction and thinks it's ok?
File this under "Only in Southie."
Technically, a concerned citizen was complaining about this, but hey, give the person credit for just parking a car on that "yard" instead of applying to the zoning board for a six-unit condo building on the space, amirite?
Capt. John Greland at C-6 is tweeting neighborhood crimes and annoyances, including this one:
9/25 10 Mercer St, mv tires slashed, note left on mv about taking up 2 spots.
On a day with an official heat advisory, somebody on Bay State Road in BUville is clearly already getting ready for winter by putting out a cone. Or maybe they do things differently on Lawn Guyland or wherever the cardboard writer is from and cones... Read more
In reply to a Citizens Connect complaint about spots along N Street held for people with disabilities that never seem to get used at night, the city replies:
The mayor's commissioner for persons with disabilities investigated a number of spaces on this street and removed some. for further questions or specific addresses where the commission should investigate a space, contact our office at (617)... Read more
This van, which Mike the Mad Biologist spotted on Comm. Ave. in the Back Bay.
Hammond Residential is offering a deeded parking space for only $55,000. It's in a nice lot, well lit, plowed in the winter and all, but, gosh, why is it so much cheaper than spaces in Back Bay and Beacon Hill - especially since "This is the ONLY PARKING FOR SALE IN BROOKLINE?" Makes you wonder what else is wrong with the town.... Read more
A perplexed citizen notes conflicting parking signs on Beacon Hill:
The resident parking sign at the corner of River and Chestnut was recently modified to say "7am-7pm", with an arrow pointing forward. But the next sign has an arrow pointing backwards that says "7PM - 7AM". The two signs conflict with each other, creating a very confusing situation.... Read more
A concerned citizen reports the same commercial vehicle from a Brookline business keeps parking in a resident-permit spot on Cummings Road in Brighton:
This will be the fourth time in 2 weeks this brookline car has parked and been ticketed in residential permit area. Boot them!
The city responds, however, it is powerless to stop this parking fiend:
Vehicle is tagged it is a... Read more
Nestochan observed this statue on Montrose Street in Roxbury.
Marcelo, a roving UHub photographer, spotted this keyboard-stand space saver on Sanderson Place in Brighton this morning.
It's official: We suck. Boston Police report seven cases of post-blizzard parking-space vandalism across the city this week.
In most of the cases, tires were slashed. In one case, a window was smashed. In another, a plastic sawhorse was heaved at a car door. Two examples:
About 10:49AM, on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, officers from District D-14 (Brighton) responded to a radio call involving... Read more
Caught in Southie reports, although since this is South Boston, naturally they were seen as bad guys and were caught and confronted and forced to put some of the chairs back instead of getting a proclamation from the city.