WBZ reports an entomologist who discovered a new wasp species in East Africa has named it after the Boston goalie: Thaumatodryinus tuukkaraski. Seems the guy is from Newton and a big Bruins fan.
The Pawtucket Red Sox have a new owner who's moving the team somewhere else.
Bradley got a good view of Rob Gronkowski as the Patriots parade began down Boylston Street.
The Globe's Andrew Ryan reports police officers will be instructed to order down anyone they see atop a snow pile during tomorrow's Patriots victory parade.
Too much snow on the ground, too much cold, the Mayor says:
Due to today's bad weather and the worsening forecast for tonight, the New England Patriots and the City of Boston have made the mutual decision to postpone the victory parade until Wednesday, February 4 at 11 a.m.
This is the above-the-fold half of the Seattle Times print-edition front page today.
Because that's when the Patriots Duck Boat parade will start at the Prudential Center. It will end with at City Hall, rather than with the ceremonial dunking in the Charles, because the Duck Boats are not equipped as icebreakers.
UPDATE: Mayor Walsh says no rally at City Hall, though, due to all the snow and the windchill. Also: City is working to remove snow from... Read more
With police keeping people out of Kenmore Square who weren't there before the end of the game, fans who just want to be part of something big are streaming towards the Parkman Bandstand.
Chris in Boston captured a large crowd on its way there.
UPDATE, 11:40 p.m. People began leaving the bandstand around 11:25 and started heading towards Kenmore Square. Some people began... Read more
Ryan captured the BPD squad at Landmark Center after the Super Bowl.
Police have locked down Kenmore: No cars, pedestrians being allowed in; only people in Kenmore bars being allowed onto streets - and that to leave the area. The Green Line is bypassing Kenmore station.
What a finish to that game!
Cue the Duck Boats! Maybe that'll get the roads cleared.
Fireworks in Jamaica Plain.
The Jaded Gardener reports:
Overheard at Dorchester Stop & Shop, "Not the fat free cheese, this is the Super Bowl dammit!"
Patty Neal spotted this snowfitti on one of the walls around Angell Memorial in Jamaica Plain today.
Speaking on the WGBH program Boston Public Radio Friday afternoon, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said the city would not take property by eminent domain to facilitate a 2024 Olympics bid.
â€śThis is the first time Iâ€™ve publicly used the words eminent domain, and I am not going to be using powers to remove businesses because of an Olympic bid,â€ť Walsh told hosts... Read more
In a message to students, BPD Commissioner William Evans says play nice and don't do anything you wouldn't want your dean of students to find out about:
The Boston Police Department, in the interest of general public safety, has requested certain temporary parking and access restrictions to several locations in the city both due to the Superbowl event and the recent storm. These traffic... Read more
Sure seem to be a lot of Rozzie rats taking credit for the balls.
Bill Monbouquette, who was a 20-game winner and threw a no-hitter during his years with the Red Sox, but whose greatest contribution to the team was in the area of race relations, passed away on Sunday after a long battle with leukemia. He was 78.
The Medford native, who also starred on the hockey team at Medford High School, played a pivotal role in making... Read more
USA Today thinks Dan Shaughnessy is an arbiter of the Boston zeitgeist, and that we're all depressed because of Deflategate and that somehow has made us sour on the Olympics.
Some Bostonians are fighting to keep the 2024 Summer Olympics out of their city due.