A not offended citizen filed a 311 complaint about "a massive cock," of the rubber sort, suction-cupped to a traffic sign at H and Emerson streets in South Boston this afternoon, along with a photo showing "Happy New Year!" written on one side of the shaft. The filer checked "not offensive" on the complaint form. Read more.
Franklin Park road clear to asphalt; sidewalk, clear to ice.
Concerned citizens are filing 311 complaints about unplowed sidewalks, several days after the storm, such as this sidewalk through Franklin Park, next to a meticulously plowed road, and this stretch between the harbor and another clear road on Atlantic Avenue in the North End: Read more.
A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint demanding that the crossing guard at Dorchester Avenue and Columbia Road stop removing the traffic cones somebody put there to try to protect bicyclists in the bike lane turning from Dot Ave. onto Columbia: Read more.
Way to make an impression with the neighbors: Several disgusted citizens filed 311 complaints today about the gauche way 28 Exeter at Newbury advertised it has flats to rent - by spraying stenciled ads on the sidewalk of the Commonwealth Avenue Mall. The building went up in 1979, so you'd think the owners would know how their ads would be received in the Back Bay.
An outraged citizen files a 311 complaint about a large party on East 8th Street between G and H last night that apparently consisted entirely of women, because he or she didn't mention anything about the men there: Read more.
A citizen near to losing his mind files a 311 complaint about unceasing karaoke blasting on King Street in Dorchester:
Very loud, today they have been doing it for 6 hours. Have you ever listened to bad karaoke for 6 hours straight? I'm down the street and it sounds like it's in my living room. Please make it stop before I go insane.