Something like 1,000 people showed up at the Champs Sports Store around 5:30 p.m. to meet Celtics player Jaylen Brown and rapper Desiigner and something got out of hand. Cambridge, MIT, Boston and State Police all showed up.
Seems a train died at Porter Square, and smoke was involved and now there are delays in both directions on the Red Line.
Shortly before 1 a.m. on Memorial Drive at River Street in Cambridge, the Cambridge Fire Department reports.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports Cafe Algiers isn't dead yet.
The Crimson reports the Harvard men's cross-country team keeps a spreadsheet about women athletes, but that it no longer includes notes on specific physical attributes or which women seem to be getting which kind of dick.
"We have really changed the team culture since then, and now the spreadsheet is clean and we try to refrain from making comments like that," [the current team captain] said.
The Crimson reports administrators made the decision after discovering the lewd rating of women athletes that started in 2012 continued right through this year.
Jean Nagy took in the 70-degree sunset along the Charles River near MIT this evening.
US Rep. Mike Capuano reports the Federal Transit Administration has given tentative OK to the state's plans for cheaper stations and other reductions along the proposed Green Line extension from Lechmere into Somerville and Medford - but with a caveat that has to be addressed by year's end, or $1 billion in federal money could disappear and get spent in some other state: Read more.
Cambridge Day reports on the growing controversy.
GHSOT shows us this mini Keytar Bear on the move in Cambridge.
Today's tales from the underground involve delays caused by signal problems at Harvard.
Nick Barber noticed the open doors on the wrong side of the train at Kendall Square around 7:20 a.m.
Ari Ofsevit was among the riders ordered off an inbound Red Line train at Harvard around 9:40 a.m. because, oh, who the hell knows anymore?
The Crimson reports.
My daughter loves miso soup, but wants to be vegetarian. Normally, it's made with fish. Do you have a recommendation for somewhere with a vegetarian option? Ideally, Somerville or Cambridge, or at least Red Line....
On Saturday morning, officials will run an exercise at Alewife station to simulate what happens when a Red Line train stops in a tunnel and the tunnel and T stop start filling with smoke, Cambridge Police report. Read more.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports Cafe Algiers is closing for good today.