Cambridge

By - 2/21/15 - 2:21 pm
Cambridge ice bar

Not long after we heard about the Roslindale ice bar, Booze Epoque alerted us to this ice bar in Cambridgeport.

By - 2/21/15 - 1:49 pm

Hoorayfluff4me asks:

Any idea which bars in Boston or Cambridge geneticists frequent?

By - 2/21/15 - 11:52 am
Cambridge water-main break near Kendall Square.

Note the marina dock savers on the left.

Chelsie Ouellette shows us the water-main break on Portland Street at Harvard Street in Cambridge, which she reports has been gushing since 7 a.m.

Bridgette Hylton wonders when it will be frozen enough for a skating party.... Read more

By - 2/20/15 - 7:33 pm

Central Square on the Red Line right now is just full of Cambridge firefighters bearing hoses. There's a hazmat truck on Mass. Ave. A train in the station was evacuated. The T is warning of moderate delays due to "Cambridge Fire Department activity."

Evacuation photo.... Read more

By - 2/19/15 - 4:53 pm
Former Marine vows retribution on anybody who touches his van in Cambridge

Curt Nickisch spotted this note on a van in Cambridge today. You know, if only the note writer had used a smaller font, he could have included the rest of his feelings:

And I don't like nobody touchin' MY STUFF. Just keep your meathooks off. If I catch any of you guys in my stuff, I'll kill you.

... Read more
By - 2/19/15 - 3:11 pm

A Belmont man convicted of his second OUI offense appealed, arguing his arrest was illegal because a trooper only showed up at his home based on the word of an anonymous 911 caller and that's just not good enough to warrant a potential arrest.

But the Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled that the caller provided enough details of what he'd seen - not just stating that... Read more

By - 2/18/15 - 11:05 pm

Around 6:30 p.m., snow slid off the roof of Simoni Rink at the Gore Street Park, hitting four people and burying one. WCVB reports two people were taken to the hospital.

By - 2/16/15 - 9:26 pm

Stephen Bronstein give's us a drone's eye view of Harvard Square (also see Harvard Yard from the air).

By - 2/16/15 - 9:19 pm
MIT Alps

Dan Meade chronicles his expedition to the top of the snowy mounts on the MIT campus. He does not say if he brought oxygen with him or risked the thinner air.

Photo copyright Dan Meade. Tagged as universalhub on Flickr.

By - 2/13/15 - 9:28 am
An angry note about a parking space in Inman Square in Cambridge.

Yesterday, some guy posted a note on a parking space he shoveled out on Tremont Street in Inman Square saying anybody was free to use it as long as they didn't attempt to claim it with a space saver - and that he would remove and throw out any space savers. He wrote it on orange paper, of course, to make it stand out.... Read more

By - 2/12/15 - 8:53 am
Car under snow

Andy Woodruff reports somebody on Kinnaird Street in Cambridge has ruined at least one entry in our game of Car or Snow Mound?

By - 2/11/15 - 7:47 pm
1616 Massachusetts Ave. in Cambridge

Cambridge firefighters are at 1616 Mass. Ave. for what is now a three-alarm fire.

By - 2/10/15 - 10:22 pm

The Friendly Toast apologizes for a drink called Strange Fruit after Cambridge Day detailed Billie Holiday's use of the name for a song about lynchings in the South.

By - 2/10/15 - 9:16 am
Open Dunkin' Donuts at the World Trade Center

TrueNE_79 reports that the Dunkin' Donuts at the World Trade Center is open this morning, unlike all the other ones from South Station to across Fort Point Channel.

Snope reports Tags in Porter Square has plenty of salt - and parking spaces - but is running low on shovels.

Others?... Read more

By - 2/9/15 - 11:25 pm
Snow unicyclist

Laurin Stoler spotted this guy on a unicycle twice in Cambridge today, the second time on Broadway in mid-Cambridge.

By - 2/7/15 - 12:02 pm
Icy Charles River reflecting the early morning sun

Sure, people's muscles ache from shoveling snow, T trains drop like flies, there's no place to park, it's freezing out there and more snow is on the way, but we still have views like the one JB Parrett captured this morning from the Cambridge side of the Charles River.

By - 2/5/15 - 11:10 am
Car flips over on Alewife Brook Parkway

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.

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