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French Toast Alert Level: Low. Explanation.

Snow

By - 5/21/18 - 9:07 am

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.

By - 4/23/18 - 2:19 pm
Public Garden today and a month ago in the snow

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.

By - 4/19/18 - 12:33 pm

Gracie's in Union Square spoke for many this morning: Read more.

By - 3/22/18 - 8:43 am

"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.

By - 3/21/18 - 6:29 pm

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.

By - 3/19/18 - 5:59 pm

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.

By - 3/16/18 - 9:41 am

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.

By - 3/15/18 - 9:21 pm
Dean Martin space saver

Robin spotted this mini-Dino space saver tonight on Hastings Street in West Roxbury.

By - 3/15/18 - 11:24 am
Space saver/heater

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.

By - 3/14/18 - 11:26 pm

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.

By - 3/14/18 - 10:30 pm
Jesus space saver

Holy parking spot! Vienne spotted this sacred space saver in East Boston today.

By - 3/14/18 - 9:09 am
Snowy morning in Charlestown

"Really nice morning to shovel," Garry Waldeck says in Charlestown.

Mark Smith enjoyed the morning glow on Peters Hill in the Arnold Arboretum: Read more.

By - 3/14/18 - 12:09 am
Newbury Street in the snow

Laura Manning strolled down Newbury Street Tuesday afternoon.

By - 3/13/18 - 8:51 pm
Snowwoman on Boston Common

Charley A went for a walk across Boston Common tonight.

Also on the Common tonight: former Obama White House photographer Pete Souza: Read more.

By - 3/13/18 - 6:10 pm
Eagle shoveling snow in Medford

Meghan captured a hydrant shoveler at work in Medford today.

Meanwhile, Thor Olsen shows us just how deep the snow got in one of those snow bands out in Groton: Read more.

By - 3/13/18 - 6:03 pm

JunctionSouthie captured the action in South Boston today.

By - 3/13/18 - 4:14 pm

Mayor Walsh just announced BPS schools are closed tomorrow, but that City Hall and BPL branches will be open. Read more.

By - 3/13/18 - 11:42 am
Fallen tree on West Concord Street in the South End

This tree fell onto West Concord Street at Newland Street in the South End this morning, according to a 311 report.