Cambridge

By - 11/20/17 - 3:40 pm

Cambridge Day reports on a deal that will keep the Curious George bookstore in Harvard Square, rather than crushed under the weight of the square's incessant luxury chainification.

By - 11/17/17 - 9:11 am

An outbound Red Line train was put out of its misery at Kendall Square and now there are "minor" delays on the line, the MBTA reports.

By - 11/16/17 - 9:01 pm
Shooting scene in East Cambridge

Shooting scene Photo by e.lizbeth.

Around 7:30 p.m. at Hampshire and Tremont streets.

Cambridge Police report the victim, in his 20s, was shot in the stomach. A dark sedan was seeing fleeing the area.

By - 11/15/17 - 4:51 pm

The MBTA's reporting "moderate" delays due to a train that refuses to budge at the Cambridge end of the line.

By - 11/15/17 - 9:15 am

Cambridge Day reports Cambridge residents and business owners pissed off by bicyclists and their bike lanes have started strategizing how to take over transportation planning in the city.

By - 11/13/17 - 10:36 pm

MIT said today it will replace its current Wright Brothers wind tunnel with a new, beefier Wright Brothers wind tunnel that will feature winds of up to 200 m.p.h., up from the current 150 m.p.h. and which could, among other things, aid in the development of new types of drones.

Boeing is helping to fund the project to replace the current wind tunnel, which has been in operation for 80 years now.

By - 11/11/17 - 10:21 am

NBC Boston reports on a Questrom School of Business professor who showed up late for a reservation at Cafe ArtScience.

Why is it always business-school professors?

By - 11/11/17 - 9:53 am
Geyser in Cambridge

Biotechnical watched Cambridge's new water attraction at Cambridge and 5th streets this morning.

Jessica Feldish took some video of the geyser: Read more.

By - 11/9/17 - 4:56 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line outbound between Harvard and Alewife because of a train that kicked the bucket.

By - 11/7/17 - 4:59 pm
Lamborghini concept car at MIT

Josh Jacobs took a look at the all-electric concept car Lamborghini is building with MIT. Rather than sitting on top of large batteries, the car would be built out of carbon nanotubes that would double as batteries (the devil, natch, is in the details).

By - 11/6/17 - 10:13 am

Vanyaland says farewell to Susan Phelps.

By - 11/5/17 - 5:23 pm
Harvest candidate

For the first time in some 20 years, the Harvest Co-op Markets, which has stores in Central Square and Forest Hills, is having a contested election for its board of directors - 12 candidates running for 5 open seats - which might have something to do with the co-op's currently precarious financial condition.

Read more.

By - 11/3/17 - 10:48 pm
Turkey reader in Harvard Square

Katherine Ferguson watched one of Harvard Square's more feathered residents contemplating a selection at the Harvard Book Store.

Compare to the had-enough-of-your-crap turkey Tracey Strauss spotted elsewhere in Cambridge today: Read more.

By - 11/2/17 - 1:05 pm

Cambridge Day has the details on the newly seized and shuttered Market in the Square, which another grocer will soon re-open with the same 24-hour service, but without the sale of alcohol.

By - 10/31/17 - 5:09 pm

Porter was a good place to die, a Red Line train decided, and now there are "moderate" delays on the line, the MBTA reports.

By - 10/30/17 - 8:43 am

Cambridge firefighters rushed to 500 Technology Sq. off Main Street shortly after 8:30 a.m. after a third-floor transformer exploded. Smoke, but no fire; a technician was requested to deal with the issue as firefighters looked to turn off power to the building.

By - 10/30/17 - 8:37 am

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to signal issues at Porter Square. Ben Chan reports his normal 25-minute commute from Quincy took an hour this morning.

Commuters like myself are frustrated and pretty annoyed.

By - 10/30/17 - 8:23 am
Wet turkey in Harvard Square

Lee McGuire spotted this bedraggled Meleagris gallopavo in Harvard Square this morning - and reports he wasn't alone.