Colleen Glenney enjoyed the snow in Brighton tonight.
Roving UHub photographer Jonathan happened upon this quiet Cambridge street, about an hour into the storm:
No one had walked or driven down the street since it started, so it was pristine.
Best snow-related Craigslist post of the year, no matter how real it is:
Mommy seeks 3 sexy young shovelers for all night, $300. pay (braintree)
Be 18 -21, all night pay is 300 dollars plus a good tip, hot chocolate, hot tub, will be shoveling all night, driveway is 110 feet long. I have a plow and 3 snow blowers. send a shirtless pic... Read more
So move those cars off snow-emergency routes now, although towing may not actually start until 8 p.m.
No school for BPS kids tomorrow.
Darrel Daniel notes some good news in the storm for the mayor: He's canceled his trip to the National Conference of Mayors meeting in Washington, so he won't have to walk around with a Broncos jersey on.... Read more
Boston woke to a mult-hued sunrise this morning in advance of the afternoon storm, as Annebelle Blake shows us.
State Police report this car flipped over in the snow on Unquity Road this afternoon. Only minor injures, they report, adding the road had to be shut for a short time.
It was supposed to rain in Boston!
Paul Nutting Jr. shows us the view out his office window this morning.
Daniel Guzman is at Fenway Park, where Frozen Fenway has turned into Soggy Fenway and he has now experienced that oddest of things: a hockey game postponed on account of lightning.
He adds the PA started playing "Have You Ever Seen the Rain?"
Dragomir Bozhkov watched the fog caused by warm temperatures and lingering snow and ice this morning.
A wary citizen complains about snow piled up on a ledge at the top of 40 Beach St. in Chinatown:
A wall of maybe a bankers box sized chunk of snow fell onto The street and almost onto a young woman with a baby carriage. Another almost fell on to me. There is more snow up there and I can see from the look... Read more
From downtown office towers to apartments across the city, Boston firefighters were kept busy tonight dealing with sprinkler systems failing under the onslaught of cold temperatures.
Firefighters went floor to floor in the 33-story 44 Federal St. tonight, ordering all unnecessary workers out of the building after they shut the entire building's sprinkler system due to a leak.
Around the same time, firefighters responded to... Read more
The Globe reports MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott will urge her board this week to hire a French company, Keolis, to run commuter rail, rather than re-upping with MBCR, the company that now runs the trains.
Charlene McBride asks:
I wonder if a French company running the commuter rail could bring us the bar car?... Read more
Today, #SnowCrew dug out 24 elderly and disabled neighbors but 32 others still need help digging out after the storm.
Here are the top 5 things you can do to help them get dug out:
Cold-weary Bostonians seeking a little diversion at the Loews found themselves back out on a frigid Tremont Street late this afternoon when a pipe burst and the megaplex was evacuated.
Earlier, the Prudential Center mall developed an impromptu waterfall when a pipe burst. Chico's was ruined, Julie Loncich reports.