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.
Mayor Walsh was the bearer of the bad news - which also includes school going right through June 30. He said school officials are still figuring out what to do if we get more snow days.
Walsh said the T has assured him T buses will be running and that trains will be running on at least a limited schedule.
Walsh made the school announcement... Read more
Jared spotted these stickers in Mattapan today.
Adam Castiglioni spotted this hydrant in the North End today.
The CBC reports:
â€śWe don't think it's prudent for a student to wear a Boston Bruins jersey in a school during this very intensive playoff play,â€ť Cohen said.
"At this stage in the game, with the Canadiens leading the series 2-1, why ignite things, why create a controversy," he added.... Read more
Barstool Sports finds the tweet that started the whole meme about how racist Bostonians made the N-word trend - and the tweet author's admission he just made the statement up.
Yes, he made it up, but that didn't stop the media from wailing about racist Bostonians.
Yesterday afternoon, when I heard about how racist Bruins fans allegedly are, I went looking for evidence.... Read more
WBZ reports some Quebec liquor store has pasted Canadiens stickers over the "Boston" on six packs of Sam Adams.
That got Jeff Israel to thinking:
Alright citizens of Boston, time to rename everything in our city named after the city of Montreal! Ok I've finished.
When the world visits Boston, they have no idea why George Washington is wearing corporate graffiti for a Canadian/Russian sport.
For added emphasis, the kvetcher checked the box asking if the item in question is "offensive."... Read more
Well, they still got further than every other team in the NHL, save one.
NorthEndWaterfront.com has the video.