Sujei ran across this sign on Paul Gore Street in Jamaica Plain this morning.
Southie Spots ran across this plea for mercy at E. 4 and Linden streets in South Boston.
These workers are shoveling snow on the roof of a garage/office building, five stories up, on Lincoln Street today with no safety equipment in sight! Standing right next to the edge! Is this allowed? Someone call OSHA before there is a terrible accident.
A concerned citizen was outraged to see a janitor at the Condon School in South Boston shoveling snow off the sidewalk and onto the street:
I understand the need for the safety of children but what about the rest of us? They have backhoes and trucks removing snow all night and our sidewalks are piled high and now our streets are full of snow... Read more
State Rep. Ed Coppinger (West Roxbury) despaired of the state ever shoveling the Park Street bridge over the Needham Line. So tonight, he and a volunteer went out with shovels and dug a path so people don't have to worry about slipping and killing themselves on it.
MassDOT ignored - We deserve better.... Read more
At first glance, John's photo of a cab stuck in the snow in East Boston this morning seems to paint a pretty awful picture of the sad state of snow plowing in East Boston.
Pregnant women don't have time for that passive-aggressive shit and just go straight for the kill. Somebody posted this note on W. 7 Street in South Boston yesterday, and it raises a couple of questions:
- What did she do?
- Is her spouse/SO out of town? Because the idea of a pregnant lady having to shovel in the snow just seems wrong, no?
Oh, and... Read more
The folks at Conventures have a bird's eye view of the city snow farm rapidly rising in the seaport area - the snow mounds are up to 20 feet high now.
Jared captured the city's latest outdoor artwork this morning.
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.
It's so bad the "next train" signs aren't working. All lines are experiencing delays, but the Red Line is the worst of them all, according to a T spokesman:
A week of constant exposure to frigid temperatures, ice, and record snowfall has taken a major toll on the MBTA's vehicles and infrastructure. Rail service, particularly on the Red Line and Commuter Rail, will be severely... Read more
Somebody in Cambridgeport is listing an igloo on Airbnb - and at just $10 a night, it's a steal:
This is an igloo.
Yes. It is very cool. Juno made it.
Comfortably fits 1, or 2 if curled up. You can use the house bathroom and kitchen if you need. Tarp and yoga mattress provided. You'll need to bring your sleeping bag.
H/t ... Read more
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.
The city today announced a new Web site that lets you look up snow-removal stats across the city and in your neighborhood in particular.
It's interesting, I guess, that as of a few minutes ago, the city has used 50,622 tons of salt and plowed a cumulative total of 136,835 miles of roads, but, to be honest, those numbers are kind of meaningless to... Read more
And today is not one of those days. Jeff Tamagini captured an 18-wheeler stuck in the snow around 12:30 p.m. on Boylston Street by the Hynes.
But of course. Madeline McGill spotted them this afternoon.