Snowy Southie Parking War Brews Over Saving Spaces

Boston-area unwritten custom says, of parking spots, "you shovel it: you own it."

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

We've been covering blizzard stories all this week, as well as the aftereffects that come with them. Boston got more than 18 inches of snow on Sunday night, which kicked off a post-blizzard Boston-area neighborhood tradition: saving parking spaces. 

Peter Gailunas, a Boston firefighter, lifelong resident of Boston's "Southie" neighborhood, and writer for the blog, joins us for more on the infamous car parking tradition in snowy Southie.


Peter Gailunas

Produced by:

Jillian Weinberger

Comments [1]

Maddalen from Now FL

Love your station and comments. My Mother was from Southie, C street, always had a good time visiting my Grandmother, Southie has come full circle and memories
of those valuable parking spaces still remain. There never was a problem as no one would dare to take my Grandfathers spot.

Jan. 20 2011 12:02 AM

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