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The ugly truth behind Boston’s tradition of space savers

The ugly truth behind Boston’s tradition of space savers

| November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Boston, there is a tradition-turned-rule that if you shovel a parking space after a blizzard, you can own it merely by placing a “space saver” there. From trash barrels, coolers, tables, grandfather clocks, shopping carts, beach chairs, potted plants, and floor waxer to traffic cones, broken microwaves and even old television sets in wooden […]

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Space saver disasters from Winter Storm Jonas

Space saver disasters from Winter Storm Jonas

| February 15, 2009

There’s nothing like a snowstorm to turn adults into kids again—and by “kids” we mean irritable, entitled children fighting over handmade igloos, err, parking spaces. After Jonas ravaged the east coast last week, drivers were forced to dig out their cars—and, as in storms past, more than a few became territorial over their shovel jobs. […]

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