Cambridge Day reports on a recent Cambridge City Council meeting about MIT and Kendall Square - scroll down for the interchange between councilors Kenneth Reeves and Marjorie Decker after Reeves described three Kendall Square buildings as having been "raped" because their original facades were removed. When Decker said "stripped" would have been a better word, Reeves retorted "stripped" was a "gruesome" word as well... Read more
Jill watched yesterday as some guy went down Mass. Ave. in Cambridge, hauling away Phoenix boxes.
You can read articles from what would have been this week's issue on the Phoenix site (scroll past the big box where the... Read more
And in that, Delian Asparouhov succeeded - which prompted him to apologize to the entire MIT campus early this morning:
I made a lot of people mad, and made many people very scared, and for that I feel terrible. MIT has already gone through a lot in the last few months, and my actions were completely inappropriate. I should have never written the email,... Read more
The family of Aaron Swartz, who committed suicide in January weeks before he was due to face trial on data-theft charges, is asking a federal judge to order both the government and MIT to release documentation relating to his prosecution, including the names of law-enforcement and MIT officials actively involved in the case.
Through its lawyers, the Swartz family argues the public outcry and... Read more
A body of a man pulled out of the Charles River yesterday is that of a 32-year-old South End man whose apparent jump into the river on Jan. 1 sparked a massive search that came up empty at the time, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports, adds:
The investigation during the intervening months into that man's death has not developed any indication of... Read more
Greg Hum shows off his two-wheeled drumming during the Friday snowstorm.
The venerable Longy School of Music, which merged with Bard College in New York last year, told parents this week that programs for children - and adults... Read more
An inbound Red Line train that left Harvard at... Read more
Cambridge Police report neighboring businesses were evacuated as a precaution but that there were no injuries.
As in the MBTA is announcing significant delays due to signal problems at Harvard.
UPDATE: The E Line is being a tad extreme today, as well, thanks to a little fire at Symphony that's shut service on the line.
Time-lapse animation from MassDOT. With bonus new-agey guitar track that fortunately you can just turn off when it gets really annoying. And don't worry - they'll be putting the shakers back on.
Need a break from the stress of work, the economy, and everyday life? Looking for something to do that is fun, free, and progressive? Join us for Games for Justice at Andala Cafe! Arrive by yourself or bring a friend.
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Scrabble, Boggle, Apples to Apples, Scattegories - what's your... Read more
Wicked Local Cambridge reports on a March 2 incident in front of the Alewife T station.
Can anyone recommend a Cambridge-area tattoo place that can do Hebrew lettering? Having no luck searching.
Join Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders at our annual Summer Party held outside in the heart of Provincetown, MA on Saturday, July 27 from 4:00-7:00PM. Enjoy the view of the harbor, mingle with other GLAD supporters and learn more about our ground-breaking cases.
Tickets are $75 online | $85 on site | $30 student
Purchase at www.glad.org/events.
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