Harvard Square

By - 10/15/11 - 7:25 am

Cambridge, Mass. — Tickets are on sale now for George V. Higgins’ The Friends of Eddie Coyle, Stickball Productions’ world premiere stage adaptation of the quintessential Boston crime novel. The production runs Dec. 8–Jan. 15 at Oberon in Harvard Square, for tickets, visit www.thefriendsofeddiecoyle.com

It is the winter of ‘69 in Boston and Eddie Coyle is a bottom of the barrel hood attempting... Read more

By - 10/3/11 - 8:29 am

More, more and more.

Greg Cook has photos. And if you live in Cambridge, this guy deserves your vote for his obvious support of the arts:

Stohlman... Read more

By - 9/29/11 - 7:21 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports the long-time Harvard Square place can be yours for the right price.

By - 9/27/11 - 7:54 am

Hacked Harvard. As seen on TV (well, YouTube).Hacked Harvard. As seen on TV (well, YouTube).

Oh, phew, the former ophthalmologist is still just the brutal thug strongman of Syria. It was just some Syrian kiddies hacking the Harvard Web site. Wait, what? Maybe... Read more

By - 9/22/11 - 2:30 pm

Harvard Square, 1912.Harvard Square, 1912. Larger.

Photo from the Library of Congress.

Via Tristan via Shorpy.... Read more

By - 9/22/11 - 11:31 am

UPDATE: Body found, death ruled accidental.

Missing

Kolajo Paul Afolabi hasn't been seen since Wednesday morning, when he left his Providence home for a run.... Read more

By - 9/17/11 - 9:59 am

The Crimson reports the guy was nabbed in Newburyport earlier this month on charges he went on an X-ray theft binge across Massachusetts and New Hampshire - including a stop in Harvard Square. He allegedly posed as an employee of a company that recycles old X-rays - in Harvard's case, images of bone fractures from a few years ago - with the intention... Read more

By - 9/9/11 - 12:45 pm

Wanted man

Harvard University Police report this guy pretended to be from a medical and dental recycling company and made off with 500 to 600 pounds of old X-ray film from a Harvard Square location last week. Police report there's silver in them thar films - enough to risk... Read more

By - 9/7/11 - 5:00 pm

AlertNewEngland reports the TD Bank in Central Square was held up around 4:30 p.m. And since T-riding bank robbers seems to prefer the Red Line, the T held up Red Line service to let police search for him.

By - 8/24/11 - 8:44 am

Harvard Klan

The Boston Public Library has posted a ton of Leslie Jones photos from Harvard, MIT and Wellesley, including this June, 1924 charmer, titled, "Harvard Class Day: Harvard Klass Kow & Klans - students having fun on Class Day."

Some context: The Klan was in the news... Read more

By - 8/23/11 - 9:23 am

Shaun Engstrom reports this morning:

BREAKING NEWS: Coraline stop motion ad between Harvard & Central Sq replaced w/ Blue Man Group. It's been 2 years, praise the MBTA gods.

By - 8/12/11 - 11:59 pm

A group of about 50 teens spontaneously started brawling around 10:30 p.m. in the area of Mass. Ave. and Church Street. At least 15 Cambridge and Harvard police cruisers responded; people tweeting there were arrests. Photo.

By - 8/9/11 - 4:15 pm

Similar manhole cover, near MIT. Photo by Liz Coffey.Similar manhole cover, near MIT. Photo by Liz Coffey.

Liz Coffey forwards a copy of a note she dashed off to the Cambridge Historical Commission:

I noticed yesterday my favorite catch basin cover, dated 1875 (or 1873?),... Read more
By - 8/1/11 - 9:22 am

Kerry McDonald posts an FAQ about schooling your kids at home in a Cambridge condo:

Q. Don't you want to live in a big house with a big yard and plentiful parking?

A: We like our cozy home and we rarely drive our car in the city so assigned parking isn't a necessity for us. And who needs a big yard when we have

... Read more
By - 7/30/11 - 9:22 pm

Voldemort for President

Teddyballgame1983 was at the Harry and the Potters concert in Harvard Square last night.

Copyright Teddyballgame1983. Tagged as universalhub on Flickr.... Read more

By - 7/29/11 - 5:01 pm

Bob Slate, which shut earlier this year, is announcing plans to re-open this fall at 30 Brattle St. under new ownership.

The new owner is working closely with Mallory & Justin Slate to create that signature Slate shopping experience. We hope that you will come by to tell us about your favorite products so that we can try to source them for you.

... Read more
By - 7/20/11 - 1:42 pm

Common Cause Massachusetts is hosting a Redistricting Olympics this summer. We will be taking citizen drawn Congressional, State House, and State Senate maps all summer, evaluating them, declaring a winner, giving out prizes and submitting the winning maps to the MA Legislative Redistricting Committee for consideration.

The purpose of the redistricting Olympics is threefold: to educate the public about the steps in the redistricting process,... Read more

By - 7/14/11 - 4:26 pm

Wicked Local Cambridge reports on a Harvard Square incident.

By - 7/13/11 - 10:39 pm

The biggest. most raucous production of this show yet.

"2010: Our Hideous Future," is coming to Oberon, and excitement is high. Have you seen that place? It's pretty much the future right there.

THE WAY, FAR DISTANT FUTURE, A.D. 2010, EAST COAST METRO ZONE A, NEW MALDEN: a time of techno-studded blechhiness. Lonely human freedom fighter Kate Brick plans a last stand against... Read more

By - 6/16/11 - 5:38 pm

Orange Line melting in the dark? T says this is the heat kink near MaldenAn Orange Line problem Ray Davies would love. Photo by MBTA.

A "heat kink" in the tracks near Malden (above) is wreaking all sorts... Read more

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