The Patriot Ledger reports that when one of his tenants asked him to move his car from his house's driveway during Tuesday's blizzard, he responded by flashing a gun at her. The landlord says the tenant shouldn't have been parked in the driveway to begin with.
Robin spotted this mini-Dino space saver tonight on Hastings Street in West Roxbury.
But regardless, it doesn't hurt to emphasize the point with a cinder block, as Robert Alvarez discovered on the mean streets of Jamaica Plain this morning.
Gwendolyn Stewart noticed one Cambridge car owner just couldn't stop shoveling.
Holy parking spot! Vienne spotted this sacred space saver in East Boston today.
Mayor Walsh announced today he's lifting the snow emergency at 5 p.m. today. That means residents can save their spaces for 48 hours, or until 5 p.m. on Friday - except in the South End, where spaces can never legally be saved.
Increasing parking-meter fees from $1.25 to $3.75 an hour in the Back Bay last year meant faster turnover of spaces, letting more people use them - and reducing congestion on local roads by helping curb double parking, the mayor's office announced today. Read more.
WCVB gets a hold of a list of people who have heavily discounted spaces in the state-owned Haymarket garage - and a lot aren't North End residents like they're supposed to be:
One person on the list is a doctor who lives in a million-dollar home in the suburbs. Her office is downtown, but not in the North End.
Spiff marveled at the amount of work that must've gone into clearing this space on Boylston Street in Jamaica Plain this morning.
The City Council today approved a request by at-large Councilor Michelle Wu to begin looking at charging fees for what are now free resident parking permits - and maybe even limiting the number of permits any one family could get. Read more.
Steve Holt ponders what our atavistic attachment to our parking spaces means.
JPYuppie spotted this note and its riposte on a windshield on Burr Street in Jamaica Plain this morning, although they seemed to have gone up last night after work.
Somebody looking for a parking space in the South End last night found one on East Brookline Street with a recycling bin next to it, so he or she pulled in, perhaps not knowing somebody had been using the bin to save it earlier in the week. As Neal Gaffey shows us the car now has two smashed windows, in the only neighborhood where space savers are never formally allowed.
A roving UHub photographer spotted this space saver on F Street around 12:30 p.m. today: Would-be parkers are invited to take some candy - and a noisemaker - and then just keep on circling.
And what innovative space savers are you seeing?
5 p.m. marks the 48-hour period after the end of the official Boston Blizzard of 2018 Snow Emergency, and that means you have to get your space savers off the streets by then. Don't everybody rush out all at once, though.
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