From left, Mairead Murphy of Watertown and Shannon Komow of Waltham danced to the sounds of the Hot Tamale Brass Band. A family friend of Murphy's was performing in the band and they said snow wasn't going to deter them from getting out.
"We took the bus," Murphy said. "And we trudged through the slush," added Komow. That's what friends are for.
Erik Jacobs for the Boston Globe