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Blizzard of 2022

By adamg - 2/2/22 - 10:28 pm
Space saver on Beacon Hill

A concerned nob filed a 311 complaint yesterday about this simply ghastly space saver at Spruce Street and Spruce Court on Beacon Hill:

Please remove, this isn't Southie

By adamg - 2/2/22 - 2:51 pm
Note writer hates person who took their space

Jaffejoe617 spotted this discarded note from a car parked in East Boston today.

By adamg - 1/31/22 - 11:26 pm
Snow removal on East Broadway

Eileen Murphy watched a crew clear the asphalt of snow along East Broadway in South Boston tonight, to drive it over to one of Boston's nine snow farms.

By adamg - 1/31/22 - 9:33 pm
Note asking person to move their car from the note writer's space

Sunday, people shoveled out spaces. Monday, they left notes for the other people who parked there. Welcome to Dot discovered one note on Welles Avenue in Dorchester today.

Earlier (like from 2015, the Year of the Blizzard):
The Space Saver's Manifesto.

By adamg - 1/31/22 - 10:04 am

Ed Grzyb reports on the situation in Hyde Park: Read more.

By adamg - 1/31/22 - 9:19 am
Christmas-tree space saver in Jamaica Plain

Brendan Little catalogs this Jamaica Plain installation (at Lakeville Road and Centre Street): Read more.

By adamg - 1/31/22 - 8:52 am
Turkeys blocking an ambulance in Dorchester

Ron Germán looked out his window on Upland Avenue in Dorchester this morning to see a standoff between Boston EMS and the turkey pack that rules the roost in the Melville Park area, a standoff that didn't end when the EMTs turned on their emergency lights and honked: Read more.

By adamg - 1/30/22 - 10:24 pm
Space savers: Walker and Legos

The Night Ridah reports that somebody on Moreland Street at Whiting Street in Roxbury eschewed the more traditional cones or trash cans and used a walker and a tub of Lego pieces to save a space today.

By adamg - 1/30/22 - 6:45 pm
Line for a Blue Line bus replacement at Government Center

At 4 p.m., Teresa Polhemus, the BPDA's executive director, posted a photo of the line she was in at Government Center for a bus across the harbor because the Blue Line was out of service - as it had been since at least 5:44 a.m., when the T first reported "a disabled train" at Maverick. Read more.

By adamg - 1/30/22 - 6:26 pm
Snow piled up at Queensberry Street intersection

Around 5 p.m. Nick Aldwin reported from Queensberry Street in the Fenway:

There's just...no way to get to the even block of Queensberry. All crosswalks are blocked with a plow pile as high as the stop sign. Usually I'd shovel this out..it's way too much snow today.

By adamg - 1/30/22 - 2:43 pm

Which means you can save your parking space until 6 a.m. on Wednesday, except in the South End, where if you save a space, you're bad and should feel bad.

By adamg - 1/30/22 - 12:37 pm
Roof of the White Elephant at North End dock

Roving UHub photographer Kevin Whitely shows us the White Elephant, a houseboat that's normally docked at Lewis Wharf in the North End, but which broke free during the blizzard and wound up sunk in the water at Yacht Haven, at the next wharf over. That gray rectangle in the photo is the White Elephant's roof.

By adamg - 1/30/22 - 10:34 am
White space saver on white snow in the South End

An irate citizen files a 311 complaint about a craftily camouflaged space saver on Union Park Street in the South End, where space savers are never allowed.

By adamg - 1/30/22 - 10:03 am
French toast ready to eat

Carmen Sandiejo shows the French toast (and berries) she was about to tuck into at the height of the storm yesterday.

Need more inspiration? Here at French Toast Central, we've got plenty, thanks to folks who, in between shoveling, gazing out the window and more shoveling, sent in photos of their French toast: Read more.

By adamg - 1/29/22 - 11:55 pm
Flooded Morrissey

Photo by Paul Nutting Jr.

Paul Nutting Jr. videoed Morrissey Boulevard flooding today near Malibu Beach: Read more.

By adamg - 1/29/22 - 11:23 pm
Guy skiing in East Boston

Roving UHub photographer Traci Laichter spotted a cross-country skier navigating Bennington Street in East Boston around 4 p.m.

Not everybody enjoyed the snow in Eastie: Read more.

By adamg - 1/29/22 - 11:19 pm
Pink snow clearer in Arlington

Sean the Roving UHub photographer ran across a snow clearer in the pink in Arlington today.

By adamg - 1/29/22 - 9:09 pm
Snow at Longwood station on the Green Line

Roving UHub photographer Anna Geneva captured the Longwood Green Line stop tonight.

She probably enjoyed the view a bit more than the driver who managed to get a beefy SUV stuck on the Green Line in Cooldige Corner - not to mention the people in the trolleys on either side who got blocked by it, like Agiocochook1: Read more.

By adamg - 1/29/22 - 6:00 pm
Line outside the Broadway in South Boston in the snow

Jay Kenney found quite the line outside the Broadway in South Boston at the height of the storm.

By adamg - 1/29/22 - 2:30 pm

Lisa Green watched a little cross-country action in Coolidge Corner today: Read more.

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