The city never looked so good. The open photography community "Instagrammers of Boston" is a daily picture contest of sorts, featuring one stunning view of the city from thousands of submissions from photographers on Instagram. But as the snow fell on the city Tuesday, the group ran a winter spectacular, curating a selection of the best views of the snow on the network.
Read MoreWill Also Respond To 'Snow-Bo-Cop'The City of Boston's 'SnowCOP' is the brains behind the plows
The year 1948 was a bit of a doozy in terms of snowfall in the Commonwealth, with record-setting numbers logged after several storms. But after the city of Boston was pummeled with 89.2 inches, Mayor James Curley sent a letter to the president of MIT asking for help. Would the Institute please ready a flame-throwing apparatus to get rid of the stuff when it melted? Read MorePark ItI just used the City of Boston's new parking app, ParkBoston
My pants are too tight. My blood sugar is all out of whack and I am pretty sure that I did something terrible to the Jello mold at the company office party. It looks like the holiday season has passed us and that the new year is finally upon us.
It’s time for us to resolve to do better in 2015. Read More
There is a Christmas tree at City Hall — there's one every year — but the twist this season is that the colors of the twinkling lights are being orchestrated through tweets. Those who wish to hack the holiday spirit can use the hashtag #WickedCoolTree to take momentary control of the Tannenbaum's hue. Read Morethrough new eyesCambridge data challenge invites residents to design a safer city
The City of Cambridge is calling on citizens to help identify accident-prone intersections, chart safe paths for kids to bike to school, and flag policy issues that need attention as part of the first ever Street Safety Challenge.
The contest opens Friday and Cantabrigians are invited to examine a comprehensive data set of 6,500 road accidents in the city over the last three years, and then share their views or experiences with the city through charts, interactive apps, essays, or performance art pieces. Read More
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