Seems somebody managed to drive into a Dunkin' Donuts in Union Square in Somerville at lunchtime, but didn't get very far inside. Stanley Forman shows the aftermath, reports two people were injured.
Peter Morgan reports a Somerville police officer and a bystander teamed up to rescue a man trapped by rising flood waters in the Medford Street underpass in Union Square tonight.
At the time they helped him out of the car, water was up to his chest, with him sitting in driver's seat.
Not long after, Alexandra Sear photographed the man's car:
Aram Boghosian photographed the SUV that plowed into the Brass Union in Union Square shortly before 11 p.m. on Thursday.
H/t Ron Newman.
Vanyaland reports the Live Nation/Paradise/House of Blues/Brighton Music Hall guy is buying the old post office in Union Square, although he's yet to say exactly what he'll be doing with it.
Ron Newman reports Sherman Cafe is closing for good this weekend.
Somerville Patch reports on the incident in Union Square.
Somerville, MA, July 29, 2014 â€“ While pleased the grounding of the McGrath highway is moving forward, residents and local elected officials who attended a recent meeting told Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) representatives that they want to make sure everyone is kept updated on planning and construction, and that the project is well-coordinated with other work going on around the city.
â€śAs things change... Read more
Vanyaland reports some goon lifted the Jimmy Fund can from the bar at Bull McCabe's in Union Square, Somerville, earlier this week - and that a surveillance camera caught him in the act.
Shortly after 8:15 p.m., Union Square went dark, the victim, Nstar says, of "damage to high voltage equipment." It proved an inconvenience to many, but a lucky few found it kind of nice, as Spatch reports:
Power outage in Union Square; the block with Bronwyn was affected. Anniversary dinner in growing darkness is very romantic.... Read more
Dan Meade reports that not long after he took this photo yesterday, one of the swords went flying into the assembled crowd of onlookers in Union Square. "And that's the roller coaster of life. Everything is going great until it's not," the sheepish swordsman quipped. Nobody was injured.
An incredulous citizen wonders who approved these ads for the Economist for the sides of city recycling bins, in this case the one in Union Square in Allston:
Not to be picky, but seriously?! Who approved a sign that contradicts the act of recycling ON a recycling container the city spent extra money on in gold faith? Come on now people....... Read more
Paris of the '90s? More like the Orlando of the '10s.
Union Square Main Streets posted this video of a truck-eating sinkhole that opened up this morning next to the Dunkin' Donuts.
Via Chris Devers, who asks:
This calls for a â€śtime to repair our crumbling infrastructureâ€ť commercial, eh?... Read more
Boston Restaurant Talk reports Griddler's Burger and Dogs on Beacon Hill and Union Square Donuts in Somerville are teaming up on a $6 "bronut:"
The dish will include a Griddler's burger patty that has a fried egg on top, with both being inside a sweet and salty maple-bacon glazed donut "bun" from the donut shop.... Read more
Apparently, Union Square Main Streets, which runs the market, keeps getting asked. So they're telling you it has nothing to do with a bias against the city's caffeinated masses. It's because the market's goal is to promote local brick-and-mortar businesses, and none of the local coffee sellers (including the local Dunkin' Donuts) has chosen to get a stall.
To meet the goal of supporting... Read more
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