Rachel Blumenthal checks out Somerville's newest round-treat emporium: Union Square Donuts, where most donuts go for $3, but the maple-bacon specials will set you back $3.50 each:
I found them to be worth the splurge, but I wouldn't make a frequent habit out of it.
She also reports that Backbar is now making ramen, but that it only makes ten portions of the stuff... Read more
Abigail Coyle photographed her street before and after the blizzard.
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Our own Ron Newman points us to some city bid documents for the municipal lot at Day and Herbert streets. The city is seeking at least $1 million for the property.
A car chase involving four kids from Charlestown ended with a crash on Leonard Street around 10:40 p.m. - after shots were fired on Gilman Street around 9 p.m. Three of the people in the car were arrested, but one fled, sparking a manhunt that brought in State Police and the State Police helicopter and prompted the city to issue this request:... Read more
National Geographic's "Disaster Preppers" featured Brian Murdock of Somerville, whose survival plan is to drive his RV west (with his new bride), away from the Boston area, because nobody else will think of doing that, apparently. Some disaster-prep experts, though, say he needs to up his efforts:
Dead train at Broadway and those residual delays just killed the last part of the morning commute. Erika Gordon reports on how she and some fellow commuters put their left foot in, they put their left foot out, they put their left foot in and they shook it all about:
And now we're playing musical trains. "Everyone get off of the train, there's a... Read more
I offer my most heartfelt condolences to his husband, David Lebahn, family, friends and the entire Somerville News staff.
Jimmy Tingle made his way to Highland Avenue Saturday night for the first of two shows in the main hall of the Armory. Tingle will end his run tonight with a New Year's Eve show, doors at 7pm with a start time of 8pm. My suggestion is to grab a VIP ticket as it puts you in the front row, as well as,... Read more
WFXT reports you don't need a video arcade for a room-clearing brawl:
Nearly 100 people were inside the Night Games lounge in the Holiday Inn Express when the fight that broke out at early Friday morning.
Didn't think so. As one rider put it:
At Davis starting at an Alewife train sitting in the tunnel. MBTA you sure know how to suck the happy out of a morning.