Mary Ellen spotted this recliner and end table this morning at Millennium Park in West Roxbury (where she reports somebody also built a TV, but it's seems to be broken because all it shows is snow). Jax the wonder dog for scale.
That means Bostonians can save their parking spaces until noon on Thursday (except in the South End, where space saving isn't allowed). It also means people who parked in lots or garages with snow discounts have to get them out by 2 p.m. today before the regular rates kick in again.
Mary Ellen, who normally focuses on birds, turned her lens this morning on the road to the Boston Public Works salt shed at Millennium Park in West Roxbury, where truck drivers lined up to get their allotment of snow-fighting crystals.
The GOES-16 satellite took this photo around 5 p.m. of the storm coming across Indianapolis and Ohio that will move over the Atlantic and then swing north, become a nor'easter and dump a lot of snow on us starting mid-day tomorrow.
Most immediately, that means no parking on designated main roads - towing begins promptly at noon, so look for free or low-cost parking. BPS kids who normally would go to school will instead have to fire up the Zoom screens - and all students will be released from classes 2 1/2 hours early. BPS meal sites will be open on Monday, but BYCF meal sites will not. Read more.
On Jan. 10, 1957, a news photographer captured Dr. Paul Dudley White, then 70, shoveling snow along what looks to be Storrow Drive, where, later, a 17-mile bike and pedestrian path would be named in his honor. Read more.
Why, yes, you can now buy a life-sized cardboard cutout of Bernie Sanders in his mittens and folding chair. Adam Balsam got his today, just in time to let Bernie enjoy his Vermont-made jacket while touring a snowy North End.