Guy shows off his basement microapartment in Porter Square, which he's trying to sublease for the summer - at $1,200 a month.
Peter Muise takes us back to the 1640s, when some Harvard men decided to take advantage of President Henry Dunster's trip to Concord to raise some hell:
The students did succeed in raising Satan, but unfortunately were not able to control him. The Evil One proceeded to run amok on campus. In a panic, the students sent a message to Dunster that he needed... Read more
Atinuke Diver reports she was running on the Cambridge side of the river, across from the MIT tennis courts, this morning, when a man approached her, exposed himself and then started fondling himself.
Not sure what leads someone to spend a beautiful Sunday Mothers Day morning sexually harassing/assaulting Boston & Cambridge women runners.... Read more
A Boston man was arrested yesterday for allegedly exposing his genitals to a woman on a Red Line train around 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Transit Police report.
According to police, Henry Rojas, 59, aired his junk out in the direction of a woman on an outbound train heading into Harvard. She exited the train there, he stayed on, police say.
Innocent, etc.... Read more
Keytar Bear showed up at his benefit at the Middle East tonight. Mary Anne Rodis reports:
Keytar Bear is making the entire place sing! He's baaaaaack.
She adds that Cambridge City Councilor Leland Cheung attended with a proclamation making May 8 Keytar Bear and Abby Taylor day in Cambridge; Taylor being the organizer of the benefit.... Read more
Ari Ofsevit spotted poor Slyde, the Revolution mascot, waiting for a CT2 bus in Kendall Square this afternoon.
A Red Line train felt death's icy grip at Alewife, leaving riders with little choice but to simmer and stew, or in the case of Chloe Gotsis at Kendall:
Ugh stopped train at Kendall and a man is yelling about the constitution.
Update he is now yelling about how he could be riding in a limousine but is down with the people. "Power to... Read more
Cambridge Police report officers had just broken up a fight outside Moksa, 450 Mass. Ave., early Saturday when another fight broke out, this time involving a man in the mood to get stabby on his adversaries.
Abdias Aime, 32, of Medford, was charged with stabbing one man repeatedly in the back and slicing another in the hand in the 1:45 a.m. incident, police say:... Read more
Some 2,000 police officers, firefighters and EMTs will converge on several locations in the area this weekend for simulated "public safety incidents" that could include sirens and the sound of gunfire, the mayor's office reports.
Among the incidents, between 9 a.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday: An "active shooter" in Brookline; a rescue of "hostage" elected officials in Boston; a bomb on the T, an... Read more
Police say the guy pried open three doors to get into an office around 4:50 a.m. on April 22. He then removed a 2'x'3' safe containing the money.
If he looks... Read more
Greg Cook reports on the Autonomous Fighting Robot Challenge at the Middle East today:
[I]n just two weeks, eight teams attempted to design, fabricate and build autonomous robots that would kill their opponents.
Or maybe there's a sentimental reason. Whatever, yes, that's a wedding party on the Red Line. Jason Robert got a snapshot of the lucky couple and their party this afternoon.
He reports they got on at Harvard and were still on the train when he got off at Park Street.
Paul MacMaster wondered:
Maybe Sob Story Guy will offer a toast...for the price... Read more
JB Parrett watched the clouds come in over the Charles in advance of the rain forecast for tomorrow.
Boston Magazine reports on a Red Line bar crawl tomorrow sponsored by Future Boston to promote late-night T service. Well, to be exact, they'll start in a bar on Savin Hill, present CharlieCards for a ride to a bar downtown and then finish up with sushi in Harvard Square.
Ed. note: What would an Orange Line equivalent be? Start at Forest Hills, where the... Read more
Cambridge Day reports the city has given the movie house permission to screen films until 2:30 a.m., Fridays through Sundays; owners cite later T service hours for the potential new market.
Somerville Police report a woman was attacked as she walked down the 300 block of Beacon Street early Monday.
She had departed the Porter Square MBTA Station and was walking alone on Beacon Street when her attacker grabbed her from behind and made an attempt to force her into a nearby alley. The victim was able to scream and fend off her attacker. The... Read more
Cambridge Day reports Clover Food Lab will be moving into the space from which Hi-Fi Pizza was booted - and that if it had its druthers, it would stay open 24 hours.