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French Toast Alert Level: Low. Explanation.

Weather

By - 2/7/18 - 1:56 pm

How will Steve Cooper at Channel 7 respond? Can Channel 4 and 5 get back in the battle? Tune in tonight.

By - 2/7/18 - 12:35 pm
Charles River in the snow

Owen peered into the abyss from the Cambridge side of the Charles River shortly after noon.

By - 2/7/18 - 9:01 am
Sunrise over Boston Harbor

Our own Cybah took in the pre-storm sunrise from Long Wharf this morning.

He had some fellow early risers: Read more.

By - 2/2/18 - 9:24 am

"Chronicle" on Channel 5 tonight will feature a 40th-anniversary look at the Blizzard of '78. Ye humble French Toast scrivener may be on, not to reminisce about his epic battle of survival during the blizzard, but about French Toast. And maybe space savers. Starts at 7:30 p.m.

By - 1/30/18 - 10:04 am

Alex E. Weaver reports from Charlestown:

Levy break in Charlestown. Never seen the water this high.

By - 1/30/18 - 9:13 am
Flooded Morrisse Boulevard

Ndorb managed to avoid being washed out to sea on Dorchester's Morrissey Boulevard, reports it's now closed, at least heading south, due to the usual flooding. It'll probably be closed for awhile, what with the storm and the impending high tides from the superdupermoon.

By - 1/30/18 - 9:02 am
Snow in Chinatown

Rick Macomber walked around Chinatown at the start of the storm last night.

By - 1/27/18 - 11:03 am

The Winter that Never Ended kicked into high gear three years ago today:

HERE WE GO - the storm begins to hit (More coverage of the first blizzard).

By - 1/17/18 - 9:27 am

And is that what started us down the road to French Toast? Sean Barnacoat at WBZ found this clip in the station archives:

By - 1/17/18 - 9:20 am
Bicyclist in weird ski mask in Cambridge

Jacquelyn Goddard spotted this unusual bicyclist at Concord Avenue in Cambridge this morning.

By - 1/17/18 - 8:50 am
Snow in the Public Garden

Damaskin went for a walk through the Public Garden early this morning.

By - 1/13/18 - 10:49 am

KMV had his eye on an underpass on the outbound side of Memorial Drive near the Longfellow earlier this morning when two cars tried to make it across a new lake there, but only one made it.

By - 1/10/18 - 11:14 am
Kendall and Central squares in the snow

A roving UHub photographer sent in these two photos from Cambridge squares this week - on the left, Kendall Square, on the right, Central Square - and wonders why one gets the ultimate plow and shovel job and the other doesn't. The Central Square photo is from Monday, but the photographer reports there are still mounds and mounds of snow there today.

By - 1/7/18 - 7:37 pm
Snowman on the Esplanade

Melissa Sullivan reports the snowman somebody built without snow survived the blizzard, if barely.

Snowman in balmier days: Read more.

By - 1/6/18 - 11:32 am

Some gormless git named Harley Tamplin, who writes for the UK version of the Metro, writes today: Read more.

By - 1/6/18 - 11:19 am
Skater on the Charles River

Mary Ellen spotted this skater on the Charles River at Millennium Park in West Roxbury a couple days ago.

Authorities, of course, recommend not skating on the Charles.

By - 1/5/18 - 8:56 pm
Icy Charles River

Ari Ofsevit gazed at the frozen wasteland between Cambridge and the Back Bay today.

Casie Gillette shows us the real ice joining the iceberg statues in Fort Point Channel: Read more.

By - 1/5/18 - 1:28 pm
Flooded car in Chelsea

Chelsea firefighter Jonathan Morel was photographed yesterday about to rescue a motorist on Eastern Avenue who'd gotten trapped by a slushy flood from the nearby Chelsea Creek. About a dozen city blocks turned into slush rivers at the height of the storm and firefighters rescued several dozen people from their cars.

Ed. note: Nothing's on fire in the background; those are lights at a parking lot.

By - 1/5/18 - 9:37 am
Neponset Circle rescue

The Boston Fire Department posted this photo of firefighters rescuing a man from his car, trapped by floodwaters in Neponset Circle in Dorchester as the tide came in early yesterday afternoon (another photo).

By - 1/5/18 - 9:22 am
Crossing a street in the Back Bay in the snow

Matt Thomas went for a walk around the Back Bay last night. Read more.