Boston man will ship 'historic' snow anywhere in the US - News
Scott StumpTODAY contributor
3 hours ago
Where others in the Boston area see mountains of snow, Kyle Waring sees hills of gold.
Waring, 27, of Manchester-by-the-Sea, about 30 miles outside of Boston, has taken advantage of the 100-plus inches of snow that have buried his state this winter to make some money and lessen the drifts of white stuff outside his window.
He is packaging and selling what he has termed the Boston area's "historic snow" online to buyers all over the country through his site, ShipSnowYo.com. Six pounds of Boston's finest powder can be had for $89, while a 14-pound "blizzard in a box" sells for $149.
More than 150 orders have been processed so far, many to warm-weather places like Florida and California. Waring mails the snow in insulated packaging usually reserved for steaks that costs about $15 to $20 per package.
"The best tips I can give you are... put it in the freezer! Or at least, the refrigerator,'' Waring joked in an email to TODAY.com. "That certainly extends its lifetime."
The TODAY anchors look at authentic Boston 2015 snow, available for purchase for $89 for six pounds.
The TODAY anchors tested it out on Friday, with the snow still in fine f....
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