Tracy Strauss shows us the major icicles at Porter Square today.
Laurin Stoler spotted this guy on a unicycle twice in Cambridge today, the second time on Broadway in mid-Cambridge.
Emily O'Donnell passed a car that had flipped over on Alewife Brook Parkway approaching the T station around 9:30 this morning. So take it easy out there.
Somebody in Cambridgeport is listing an igloo on Airbnb - and at just $10 a night, it's a steal:
This is an igloo.
Yes. It is very cool. Juno made it.
Comfortably fits 1, or 2 if curled up. You can use the house bathroom and kitchen if you need. Tarp and yoga mattress provided. You'll need to bring your sleeping bag.
H/t ... Read more
Nick Smith spotted this truck in Cambridge today. Closer inspection showed it's from the National Science Foundation's Center for Severe Weather Research.
More specifically, it's one of the center's Doppler on Wheels trucks:
The DOW radars made the first 3D maps of tornado winds and debris, the first maps of multiple vortex structure in tornadoes, the first maps of anticyclonic tornadoes; discovered hurricane... Read more
Some Bostonians are fighting to keep the 2024 Summer Olympics out of their city due.
Cambridge Police report arresting the man they say held up two convenience stores at gunpoint earlier this week.
Richard Perry, 41, of Somerville, was nabbed in Jamaica Plan by Cambridge officers with the help of Boston Police and the US Marshal's service.
Police say Perry stuck up a Cambridge Street store on Jan. 20, making off with $700 he ordered a clerk to put in... Read more
Oh, look, another GPS user drove into the Harvard Square bus tunnel tonight.
Bill Palin shows us the scene at Central Square around 9:30 a.m., as passengers wonder if they'll ever get to their destinations due to a train that went to its final destination at Harvard Square.
Cambridge Police report they are looking for a man with a goatee and a black handgun who held up a convenience store on Cambridge Street near Hampshire around 1:35 p.m. on Tuesday.
If he looks familiar, you can drop a quarter to Det. Dennis Marshall at 617-349-9391.
President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron say they will harness the collective geekpower of trans-Atlantic Cambridges in a bid to help squelch cybercrime. As MIT reports:
Cambridge Police are - again - warning Cambridgeport residents of a guy who likes breaking into houses and apartments via windows during the day to steal laptops and other electronics.
In an alert to residents today, police say the burglar typically looks for cut or unlocked screens, then shimmies into houses between 3 and 6 p.m. Since Dec. 23, laptop guy has hit six houses,... Read more
Two separate natural-gas incidents sent Cambridge firefighters scrambling along Mass. Ave., from Albany Street to Brookline Street.
Around 11:30 p.m., a gas main began leaking at Albany Street, possibly because a construction crew hit it. Then, around the same time, firefighters had to evacuate 8 Brookline St., several blocks away, due to high gas readings.... Read more
Cambridge Day reports what it knows about possible reuse of the 14-acre Volpe Transportation Center parcel in Kendall Square, which could include zoning for buildings up to 300 feet high. But both the federal government, which owns the land, and city planners, have turned very shy.
The Crimson reports.