Gedalia Pasternak noticed some trash waxing philosophical in Inman Square this morning.
Cambridge Police report officers will fire guns between 8 and 9:30 p.m. in Area 4 and Inman Square to test the city's new system for detecting gunfire.
The city is installing a ShotSpotter Flex system, which uses sensitive sensors and software to help police "hear" gunfire. The tests are to help calibrate the sensors. Boston has had a similar system in place in high-crime areas... Read more
Melissa Jean captured this snowman in Inman Square.
Cambridge Police report the man who's been sticking up convenience stores in the Boston area over the past few months, struck again around 9 p.m. on Monday at a Cambridge Street convenience store.
According to police, the man, about 5'11" and 30-35, went up to the counter, lifted the bottom of his hoodie to show off his gun and demanded money from the register. Police... Read more
Prairie Rose Clayton bids us a Merry Inman Square Christmas and a happy New Chair.
Somerville Patch reports a Papa John's delivery guy was arrested on charges of trying to run somebody down in Inman Square - after first chest bumping and spitting at his alleged victim.
Meanwhile, across the river, Papa John's delivery guys think nothing of parking 18-wheelers in major intersections while they make deliveries:
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Roving UHub photographer Bob Meier happened upon an expanding sinkhole in Inman Square in Cambridge last night, reports:
It started out as a sinkhole about the size of a manhole cover. I first saw it around 6 pm yesterday when it was being blocked by two Public Works pickup... Read more
The Herald reports police followed signals from a GPS device slipped into some money taken in an Inman Square bank robbery to a 91 bus in Somerville - and arrested the guy they said had a pocket stuffed with cash.
Tom Myers took this photo of the Cambridge Street bus stop in Inman Square, adds:
Worth closing the T.
Erin is now in DC, but still pines for the All Star Sandwich Bar in Inman Square - so much so that when she checked out their specials from afar the other day, she was forced to make her own version of one of them:
I told Alex to pack, we had to get in the car, we had to get to Cambridge... Read more
Pop.Bop.Shop tries out, enjoys Trina's Starlite Lounge, which swapped out the biker feel of the Abbey Lounge for the era when smoking was cool and posters of pinup girls were, well, pinned up.
... [T]he onion strings and the apple boursin sandwich were sublime. Those two items make a mouth watering meal. ...... Read more
Hey, what's say we block off part of Inman Square and turn it into a tropical wildlife refuge for a week? Wouldn't that be cool?
... Temporarily closing the street allows it to be transformed into a dense, urban jungle, with large trees which create a virtually impenetrable maze of greenery. A series of bridges and viewing platforms will connect the rooflines of the... Read more