Davis Square

By - 4/1/14 - 10:02 am

Shortly after 9 a.m., it seems, fare machines at Red and Green Line stations stopped accepting credit and debit cards, hosing monthly passholders who thought they could just waltz right in, replenish their cards and get on the T.

Just in case riders failed to appreciate the humor of the situation, the T stationed a particularly jocular CSA at Davis, according to Sweetadelinevt:


... Read more
By - 3/28/14 - 11:24 am
Game of Thrones in Somerville?

Mel Robertson wonders:

Why is the Game of Thrones throne in the middle of Davis Square?

By - 1/28/14 - 11:51 am

Blame a suspicious package at Davis Square for late-morning bollixity.

By - 1/6/14 - 8:25 am

Somebody's a bit upset that the Davis Square Pinkberry advertises "handcrafted" yogurt:

To get a better sense of what’s so, so wrong about this, try googling "handcrafted" and see what comes up in the search results: jewelry, pottery and furniture - all things you craft by hand rather than, you know, dump into a cup or bowl and declare your work at an end.

... Read more
By - 11/8/13 - 6:22 am

Davis Square LiveJournal has details on what happened to the old Social Security building yesterday afternoon.

By - 10/21/13 - 9:19 am

Jim reports the woman fell off a platform at Davis around 8:40 a.m. Several men jumped down to rescue her, he says, adding she appeared to have suffered a broken arm.

Last week, it was Downtown Crossing.

By - 10/19/13 - 4:19 pm

Liam Sullivan warns arachnophobes to stay away from this house in Davis Square.

And let's not forget the giant spider of Fort Point.

By - 10/13/13 - 10:19 am
Perhaps Contraption in Honk

Dan Meade took in Perhaps Contraption during Honk in Somerville yesterday.

Brian D'Amico listened to somebody playing a street piano outside the MFA the other day.

MFA Street Piano

Copyright Dan Meade and Brian D'Amico, respectively. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 9/12/13 - 2:04 pm

Vanyaland has the details and video of Young's performance at Johnny D's.

By - 9/4/13 - 3:58 pm

Wanted dudeWanted dude.

That description should narrow down the suspects. Transit Police report he's wanted for stealing two bikes from the racks at the Davis Square Red Line stop last month.... Read more

By - 7/21/13 - 7:52 pm

Missing FAQ

H_Boston spotted this sign in Davis Square yesterday.

Copyright H_Boston. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 7/6/13 - 12:28 pm

Around 11:10 a.m.

Transit Police report the victim was a white male in his late 30s. After firefighters extricated him from under the train, he was taken to Somerville Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The T substituted shuttle buses for Red Line service until about 1:15 p.m.

By - 6/25/13 - 8:08 am

Thieving suspects

Transit Police have released photos of two guys they say stole three bicycles from the Elm Street side of the Davis Square Red Line stop on the evening of June 8. They cut the locks from bikes and took them.

If they look familiar, contact detectives at... Read more

By - 6/7/13 - 4:03 pm

Ron Newman reports Jonathan Monsarrat's lawyer has filed a motion to dismiss Monsarrat's lawsuit against him, former Somerville Journal editor Deb Filcman and 100 unnamed people with prejudice, which basically means Monsarrat can't file it again.

Pursuant to the provisions of Mass. R. Civ. P. 41(a)(1)(i), the Plaintiff, Jonathan Graves Monsarrat, in the above-captioned matter, hereby files and gives notice of dismissal, with prejudice

... Read more
By - 5/6/13 - 8:42 am

On Friday, the Rosebud Bar and Grill, which is located behind the Rosebud Diner, posted this to its Facebook page:

Update on the sale and closing of the Rosebud: Between last night and this morning something has changed the closing of the sale was scheduled to happen on the 15th of May. But I was informed by the owners of the property that

... Read more
By - 5/5/13 - 7:22 pm

A Somerville man's lawsuit over posts on the local LiveJournal and on the local newspaper Web site went national today, in a request for legal help for Ron Newman, named in the suit.

Meanwhile, lawsuit bringer Johnny Monsarrat has been busy digging up the names behind comments he doesn't like and sending them letters warning them to take down their comments or... Read more

By - 5/1/13 - 7:43 am

Our own Ron Newman, a longtime participant in the Davis Square LiveJournal community, reports that he, former Somerville Journal editor Deb Filcman and 100 "John and Jane Does" are being sued for more than $5 million for libel by Turbine founder Johnny Monsarrat. At issue: A lengthy LiveJournal discussion and a couple of Wicked Local blog posts about Monsarrat's... Read more

By - 2/11/13 - 10:52 am

PintoTransit Police report arresting a Somerville man around noon on Friday when he showed up with a stolen bike to sell to somebody who turned out to be an undercover cop.

Police say a Davis Square commuter had reported her Specialized Hybrid Globe 1 bike stolen from a station bike rack... Read more

By - 1/9/13 - 6:46 am

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.