The Supreme Judicial Court today overturned the foreclosure sale of a Cambridge couple's condominium because the company servicing their mortgage failed to follow its own agreement with them and never told them they had the right to sue to try to stop the foreclosure. Read more.
The Library of the Royal Irish Academy wants to identify the people in the photograph below. Please contact the Library if you recognize any of the subjects. The Library can be reached via Twitter @Library_RIA, or by email at www.ria.ie/library/contact, citing "8 May Photo Query Tweet."
If more information regarding the location, subjects, time, et cetera, of the photograph become available, I will update this post.
The Zakim gets all the attention, but the old commuter-rail bridge next to it has its own charms, including a spiral staircase to the top. Molly Hester admired its form from North Point Park in Cambridge yesterday.
Ari Ofsevit couldn't believe his eyes at the River Street Whole Foods in Cambridge today.
Wicked Local Cambridge reports on city planning to make the kiosk - the former entrance to the Red Line - more inviting.
iFnLvBos wonders about the meaning of this scrawl at the Harvard Square T stop.
Informally, it asks whether every problem whose solution can be quickly verified by a computer can also be quickly solved by a computer. It was essentially first mentioned in a 1956 letter written by Kurt GÃ¶del to John von Neumann.
Barbara S. hopped over to the Cambridge Dance Party outside City Hall in Central Square.
Clover, which offers food both on wheels and in fixed locations, is going for kosher certification:
I had a colleague at McKinsey who kept fairly strict Kosher, and I was shocked what a nightmare it was for her to try to find food she could eat. I have no idea how many people in Boston keep Kosher, but I want Clover to be accessible to everybody and I started thinking about getting Kosher certification a long time ago.
A train that headed across the rainbow bridge is causing the dreaded "severe" delays in both directions on the Red Line this morning.
UPDATE: The T reported at 7:44 a.m. that regular service had resumed.
N. Anthony Coles, who recently returned to head up a biotech startup (based on work at MIT, natch), writes about the area's emergence as the world's leading innovation center in the field:
It has become an almost utopian community, where intellect knows no bounds, and science always trumps difficult disease treatment problems, cracking code after code to derive new state-of-the-art therapies with space-age technologies.
The Boston Business Journal reports on Councilor Leland Cheung's idea to let a developer put a 1,000-foot tower on the land now occupied by the comparatively puny Volpe transportation building.
JB Parrett didn't have to worry about oncoming trains as he stood where the actual train tracks used to be in North Point Park on the Cambridge side of the Charles.
Cambridge Police report two men were robbed at gunpoint in the span of a few minutes in Area 4, likely by the same two guys.
Around midnight, a man walking down Norfolk Street towards Central Square was approached by a man who asked him for change for a $5 bill, police say: Read more.