All throughout the winter, the Street (you know, the lower Chestnut Hill Mall) loaded every last bit of snow in a single pile on the Hammond Pond Parkway side, almost as if they were trying to see just how high they could pile snow (answer: High enough that they probably should have installed warning lights for incoming aircraft). Gary Chase shows us this morning (with a closeup if you don't believe him), that some of the snow from that Mount Snowmore is still there.
The Friends of the Public Garden put an empty picture frame on a swiveling stick to let people "frame" photos of the Public Garden. Jonathan Berk compared a photo he took today with one he took a month ago.
Gracie's in Union Square spoke for many this morning: Read more.
"The hell am i supposed to do with all this leftover French toast?" Steve Saleeba asks.
"There ended up being just too much dry air in the lower to mid levels of the atmosphere to support much snow across southern New England," the National Weather Service explains.
Still, the storm had its moments: Read more.
Kids go "Yay!" Kids refuse to listen to parents about how this means they'll have yet another day of school at the end of June.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter-storm watch that goes into effect Wednesday morning and we've got at least one local forecaster begging people not to blame to blame her for what could be up to ten inches of heavy, wet, power-line-snapping snow coming Wednesday into Thursday in what would be our fourth nor'easter of the month. So, really, what choice did the French Toast Alert panic analysts have but to up the alert - get some milk, egg and bread tomorrow.
H/t John Hanzl for the title.
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.
Liam and a friend, both Alaskan natives and so a bit familiar with snow, were trekking through the South Boston waterfront as the storm wound down last night and wound up at Fan Pier, where they got to see a plane taking off from Logan just as a band of clouds was moving out.
Holy parking spot! Vienne spotted this sacred space saver in East Boston today.
Laura Manning strolled down Newbury Street Tuesday afternoon.
Alyssa Hiller spotted a couple of people heading out for some sledding in Malden today.
Mayor Walsh just announced BPS schools are closed tomorrow, but that City Hall and BPL branches will be open. Read more.
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