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By adamg - 11/16/23 - 1:02 pm

A disgusted citizen files a 311 complaint about the all-electric space hoarder in the municipal parking lot on Belden Square in Uphams Corner in Dorchester: Read more.

By adamg - 11/14/23 - 9:20 am

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about the situation on Itasca Street, where neither residents nor the city's BTD ticketing crew seem to know just which side of the street is OK to park on on street-sweeping days: Read more.

By adamg - 11/5/23 - 5:33 pm
What looks like a parking ticket is really a 'positive affirmation'

One of three photos posted with the complaint via Boston Reddit.

A perplexed citizen filed a 311 complaint today about the fake BTD parking ticket he or she got on Bromfield Street downtown today: Read more.

By adamg - 11/1/23 - 11:34 am

We're not the only ones who prowl 311 complaints on the regular.

At 7:09 this morning, an irate citizen filed a 311 complaint about the parking situation along Summer Street in the area of East 1st Street in South Boston: Read more.

By adamg - 10/13/23 - 3:44 pm
Chair space saver in the South End

Heshan de Silva-Weeramuni spotted this early space saver at Shawmut Avenue and Hanson Street in the South End today. Oh, wait, what's that? The South End is the one neighborhood where the city bans space savers? Are you going to tell steely South Enders they can't save a space - even if the leaves on local trees are still mostly green?

By adamg - 10/10/23 - 3:49 pm

A peeved, yet still somehow not completely outraged, citizen files a 311 complaint about a car that has long been parked on Leyden Street in East Boston: Read more.

By adamg - 9/18/23 - 9:41 pm

Some 20 to 30 feet of a retaining wall behind 121 Tremont St. in Oak Square in Brighton gave way around 8:45 p.m. after a tree fell on it, leading to a mudslide that partially buried two or three cars in the building's parking lot. Nobody inside the cars, at least.

By adamg - 8/23/23 - 11:47 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports on one of the potential effects of the proposal to add bus and bike lanes in the center of the road, says a September meeting has been scheduled to try to figure out a solution.

By adamg - 8/7/23 - 5:31 pm
Car with New Hampshire plates parking in resident-only spot on Horace Street

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint about this New Hampshire Tesla with LINUX plates parked in a two-hour spot for more than three hours this afternoon on Horace Street just off Byron Street this afternoon.

By adamg - 7/27/23 - 11:51 am
Electronic sign altered from No Parking After Dusk to No F--king After Dusk

"Noted," Jonathan Mardukas says about the slightly altered electronic signboard he spotted at the playground parking lot at McConnnell Park, overlooking beautiful Dorchester Bay.

By adamg - 5/11/23 - 9:37 am
Boston parking ticket with obscene response on a BMW

Roving UHub photographer Jed Hresko came upon this charming message on the back of a BMW parked on Dix Street in Dorchester.

By adamg - 4/26/23 - 9:58 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports some Fields Corner merchants have asked BTD to look at installing meters as a way of freeing up some spaces from day-long freeloaders who park, then get on the Red Line.

By adamg - 4/8/23 - 10:32 am

A fed-up citizen files a 311 complaint about the way the owners of three cars have figured out a sort of musical-chairs approach to always getting a parking space on Princeton Street - and blocking everybody else: Read more.

By adamg - 4/7/23 - 9:58 am

Jamaica Plain News reports somebody who apparently went for a walk around the pond forgot to do that and so his or her car rolled onto the Jamaicaway, where, no, it didn't cause a 17-car pileup, but did just sit there for 20 minutes until some passing garbagemen and a state trooper pushed it out of the way.

By adamg - 4/3/23 - 10:48 pm
Sign that urges people to pull up as far as possible so two people can park between driveways

Shamus Moynihan spotted this helpful parking sign a resident of Oakview Terrace in Jamaica Plain has tied to a tree.

By adamg - 3/28/23 - 9:50 am
Wrecked car at Readville train station

Transit Police report that early Sunday, a man plowed into the cement-anchored sign at one of the Hyde Park Avenue parking lots at the Readville commuter-rail stop, called an Uber and then left the destroyed remains of his car behind.

Police say they tracked down the man and will charge him with leaving the scene of an accident.

By adamg - 3/16/23 - 11:36 pm

The city reports that all parking meters are free all day on Friday, OK, officially because it's Evacuation Day, not St. Patrick's Day, but still.

By adamg - 3/9/23 - 2:11 pm
Stupid Nissan parked in space reserved for an EV

A disgusted citizen files a 311 complaint about a gas hog from Connecticut whose owner has managed to defeat the reason Boston's been busy installing EV-charging stations in municipal parking lots, like the one on London Street in East Boston: Read more.

By adamg - 2/15/23 - 11:39 am

The Boston Licensing Board today began grilling operators of new restaurants how they plan to keep their establishments from becoming street-clogging destinations for food-delivery drivers who insist on parking right out front even if that means double or even triple parking. Read more.

By adamg - 2/14/23 - 8:44 am
Mixed-greens salad space saver in Malden

Given the amount of snow we've gotten this season, somebody on Mountain Avenue in Malden probably figured a salad (with croutons) in a plastic bowl was enough to warn others off the space they'd so meticulously not cleared this morning, as roving UHub photographer Brian Coonley shows us.

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