The Great Boston Snowpocalypse of 2013

This page will be all about links, sites, sounds and other bits from the blizzard. I’ll be updating the page periodically during the night and day on Saturday.

Some useful information to keep handy:

Knock on the door

Sunday afternoon Jay and I were sitting in the office and we heard a knock on the door. Given that hardly anybody just “drops by” apartment seeing as you need to be buzzed into the building, Jay and I shot each other a puzzled look.

The two of us had slept in that day and even though it was past 2:00, we were sill in our PJs. I was a little hesitant to go answer the door in my crazy-bed-hair state, but curiosity got the best of me. So, I headed down. As I got to the stair well, I called out “Hello?” before I opened the door. (It would be nice if we had a peephole.) A young woman’s voice returned and said. “Hi, I’m Allie* [see note below] and I’m with the Massachusetts Democratic Party” This was my first time getting a visit from the get-out-the-vote machine since college. The door swung open: suddenly I didn’t care I a looked like a hot mess. Continue reading

MBTA D-Line Delays

To all my D-line riders. Looks like the D is running but will be bussing between Riverside and Newton Highlands this morning.

For more info: > Current Service Alerts, Advisories, Delays, and Outages.


Sandy forcing the MBTA to shutdown

I was just watching WCVB and heard the MBTA will shut down service today at because of Hurricane Sandy.