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