By - 10/5/15 - 9:01 pm
Sunset over Centre Street in West Roxbury

People were getting their phones out along Centre Street in West Roxbury this evening to take photos of the sunset.

And people everywhere else were looking up as well: Read more.

By - 9/30/15 - 10:24 am

The T is reporting the feared "severe" delays on the Red Line inbound due to a dead train at Central - a train that may be dead because shortly before 10 a.m., a passenger tried rushing through closing doors, which got stuck on his bag, and he couldn't get it out, so he pulled the emergency brake.

By - 9/30/15 - 7:25 am

The exigencies of another day at work caused a Red Line train to take an eternal rest near Alewife and an Orange Line train to take a ride with the Grim Reaper at Downtown Crossing between 7 and 7:30 a.m.

By - 9/27/15 - 11:42 pm

Cambridge Day reports on Harvard's revised plans for the space.

By - 9/26/15 - 6:11 pm
Pickup truck driving down the Charles River

Bettlebrox spotted this novel craft in the Charles today:

It wasn't very fast, I passed it while cycling along the river and I last I saw of it was when it went under Harvard Bridge (Mass Ave Bridge)

Posted under this Creative Commons license and in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 9/25/15 - 4:38 pm

Antwan Gonsalves, 33, was arraigned today for the fatal stabbing of Tywann Jones of Roxbury in Central Square, Cambridge Police report. Read more.

By - 9/25/15 - 10:48 am

Ari Ofsevit ran into the Bernie Guy - with his sign done in a local font, natch - yesterday. He reports that if you take a picture of him, he smiles and yells "Bernie!" Read more.

By - 9/23/15 - 8:01 am

A Cambridge woman who bought an Audi A3 TDI in 2010 has sued Volkswagen Group of America for breach of contract, breach of warranty and "unjust enrichment" for selling diesel cars that belched more pollutants than allowed. Read more.

By - 9/22/15 - 10:53 pm
George Eastman's shiny nose

Among the many scientists and inventors honored along the Infinite Corridor at MIT is Kodak founder and MIT benefactor George Eastman. Is rubbing his nose supposed to bring good luck?

By - 9/17/15 - 3:13 pm

This video shows people playing a part of a song on a piano placed in Central Square on July 18 as part of the Hands Movement.

Participants were taught how to play a part of an original song, and then filmed as they performed it. In the end, a video captured the many different hands and participants coming together to make one complete song.

By - 9/14/15 - 8:38 am

Craig Kelley, Cambridge City Council, facebook:

How does one answer a completely loaded, manipulative, junky City Council questionnaire like the one these people, calling themselves Democrats for Education Reform, just sent to me? People for Public School Privatization would, I suspect, be a more accurate name given their pro-Charter stance. It's not the first slanted questionnaire we've received, but, arguably, it's the worst.

By - 9/13/15 - 4:50 pm

Scene in Back Bay. Photo by Paula Tennyson.

Cambridge Police report somebody was shot as the Caribbean parade wound down in Kendall Square this afternoon.

The victim, a 25-year-old woman from Roxbury, was shot in the leg but is expected to survive, police say. Read more.

By - 9/12/15 - 4:20 pm

Cambridge Police report Tywann Jones, 35, was stabbed around 1:40 a.m. outside the Central Square 7-Elevent at Mass. Ave. and Pleasant Street.

Jones was rushed to Mass. General, where he was pronounced dead around 4:40 a.m., police say.

By - 9/10/15 - 6:02 pm
Soggy white people in Central Square, Cambridge

Central Square shows us some of the soggy people gathering for tonight's Le Diner en Blanc, an annual event in which invited people dress in white and eat dinner on white table cloths outdoors somewhere.

By - 9/9/15 - 6:50 pm

Cambridge Police report a woman groped in Harvard Square around 8:30 p.m. yesterday is the latest victim of what may be a serial groper in the area. Read more.

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By - 9/8/15 - 11:06 pm
Brady Freed VW Bug in Dorchester

Mark Leonard spotted this guy on Rte. 1 today: Stephen Libman of Alliance Glass and Sign in Dorchester.

Perhaps he was on his way to or from the Fleming Printing Company in Porter Square (which Claire Blechman photographed today):

Fleming Printing Company loves Tom Brady
By - 9/4/15 - 7:24 pm
Door in a convertible in Cambridge

Psychlo Hexane sat behind this on Mass. Ave. near Porter Square this evening.