Cambridge

By - 2/27/17 - 2:40 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Einstein Bros. no longer occupies space at the MIT Coop, so don't waste time going there.

By - 2/27/17 - 12:00 am
What will you tell your kids you did in the Trump resistance?

Maria M. spotted this graffiti'd question in Central Square.

Copyright Maria M. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 2/23/17 - 4:50 pm

The US Attorney's office today announced the arrest of the owner of the former Alpha Omega Jewelers, ten years after he fled the country after banks began questioning the loans they had given him for inventory in his Boston, Cambridge, Natick and Burlington stores that officials say didn't exist. Read more.

By - 2/22/17 - 4:17 pm
Hawk and squirrel

Todd Consentino was bicycling down Memorial Drive in Cambridge today when he noticed a squirrel hiding from a hawk thanks to some conveniently placed bleachers.

By - 2/22/17 - 12:55 pm

The Crimson reports Schoenhof's, founded in Boston in 1856, will close forever on March 25, although it will continue to sell books online. High Harvard Square rents meant the store could no longer continue in the age of Amazon.

By - 2/22/17 - 10:33 am

Candelaria Silva has long enjoyed being able to sit alone at a restaurant, with just her thoughts, her food and, often, a good book:

Two other favorites were in Harvard Square - Hong Kong Restaurant - the Chinese food there was very different from what I’d had in my home town of St. Louis - and Wursthaus, a German restaurant. I can’t remember what I ate there but I remember it was delicious and I was thrilled with the feeling of seclusion I had while there.

By - 2/17/17 - 9:01 am

Red Line riders know the drill.

By - 2/15/17 - 9:43 pm
Passive-aggresive parking note: Sorry you had to go to a funeral, but that's not reason to be a dick about it

Amanda happened upon this Cambridge space-saver note-on-a-stick tonight that was obviously in response to an earlier note posted on a car parked in a space.

By - 2/13/17 - 8:51 pm
Cambridge suspect

Cambridge Police report a 66-year-old woman was robbed by a man on Friday who then broke into a store and took money from its cash registers early the next day: Read more.

By - 2/11/17 - 6:15 pm
Cambridge space saver

Guys, you can't just plop a chair down somewhere - you need to put some actual work into shoveling the space. People across the river, like RoadTrip New England, who took the photo today, can help with the basic rules of space saving.

By - 2/10/17 - 5:29 pm
Space saver and heater in Cambridge

Robert Alvarez spotted this on Bolster Street in Jamaica Plain today.

By - 2/9/17 - 3:22 pm

Councilor Marc McGovern writes:

OK, I laugh at all those folks buying milk and bread because of a storm, but I'm now out of milk and bread. Damn.

By - 2/8/17 - 8:26 pm
Empty egg cases

Sophie went over to the Porter Square Shaw's tonight and now she wonders if New Englanders have never seen snow before. She stood in the "express" line: Read more.

By - 2/8/17 - 5:01 pm

Dead train at Harvard Square is leaving plenty of commuters saying mean things about the T this afternoon.

By - 2/6/17 - 5:16 pm

Saul Blumenthal gives us a little time lapse of the clouds moving in over Kendall Square this afternoon. Read more.

By - 2/4/17 - 12:01 pm

Mount Auburn Cemetery recounts the days when the Cambridge Horse Railroad provided service to the cemetery all the way from Bowdoin Square in Boston.

Its cars made 175 trips each way every day at fifteen-minute intervals until 11:30 pm. Wrought-iron rails assured a smooth ride along tree-lined Brattle Street past the Longfellow House. In 1863 another line brought visitors past Fresh Pond to Mount Auburn via Garden and Craigie streets. ... The low fare made frequent visits possible, unlike the cost of hiring a hack.

By - 2/1/17 - 10:08 am

Cambridge Police are looking for a man they say tried to hold up the Century Bank branch at 2309 Massachusetts Ave. this morning.

The man gave a teller a note, but he fled before getting any actual money.

He's described as 5' and Indian, wearing a blue Patriots sweatshirt and dark gray baggy sweatpants. He wore a gray mitten on his right hand.

By - 2/1/17 - 10:08 am

The Crimson reports two Iranian sisters, one headed to do mathematical work, the other to study philosophy, were barred from a flight from London on Sunday despite having visas. They were denied seats on three other flights as well. The two have a sister who is already in Cambridge, working at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.

By - 1/30/17 - 10:13 am

The Dig informs us about some Cambridge guy involved in a pump-and-dump scheme to defraud investors with some alleged smartphone-based cannabis marketing tool.