Kendall Square

By - 2/14/18 - 8:53 am
Ames Street fire in Cambridge

Firefighters at the scene. Photo by Jesskowski.

Cambridge firefighters made short work of a fire on the first floor of 88 Ames St., around 8:15 a.m., Matt Carter reports.

By - 1/10/18 - 11:14 am
Kendall and Central squares in the snow

A roving UHub photographer sent in these two photos from Cambridge squares this week - on the left, Kendall Square, on the right, Central Square - and wonders why one gets the ultimate plow and shovel job and the other doesn't. The Central Square photo is from Monday, but the photographer reports there are still mounds and mounds of snow there today.

By - 12/28/17 - 11:28 am

This time a train died at Kendall, the MBTA reports.

By - 12/15/17 - 11:53 am

Cambridge Day reports MIT has agreed to lease space at One Broadway to Roche Bros. for one of its fun-sized Brothers Marketplace stores.

By - 11/30/17 - 10:25 pm
Expensive Charlie Brown Christmas tree in Kendall Square

Kate Wilson spotted these $45 tabletop trees in Kendall Square and wondered if that's really the going rate in the Boston area or are they just carrying that Kendall Square premium.

Marainniss quickly replied that with just a little searching, you could do better. Like try this apparently free pitiful tree on the center platform at the Park Street Red Line stop: Read more.

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 - 9/15/17 - 5:03 pm

Would it surprise you terribly to learn that the Red Line is having signal problems again? This time they're at Kendall/MIT. The MBTA says the delays, on the southbound side, are "minor," but some riders beg to differ:

50 minutes from Alewife to Andrew is not minor.

By - 9/10/17 - 5:17 pm

Around 4:45 p.m. at 200 Tech Square off Main Street, Joshua Fabian reports.

Cambridge Police report both victims are expected to survive injuries to the lower parts of their bodies. Read more.

By - 9/5/17 - 8:15 am

Signal problems at Kendall mean the dreaded "severe" delays on the Red Line, the MBTA advises.

By - 7/28/17 - 8:50 am
Binney Street blocked off

Police have evacuated Binney Street between 2nd and 3rd streets due to a gas leak at 100 Binney St. Cambridge Police report: Read more.

By - 6/7/17 - 2:00 pm

Bobbie, who lives off Green Street between Washington and Amory in Jamaica Plain, reports her power has been out since 3 a.m.: Read more.

By - 6/7/17 - 10:36 am

Cambridge Police report an incident at the Kendall Square involving a man who'd fallen on the Red Line tracks ended with him revived and on the way to the hospital after two Cambridge officers administered Narcan, which counteracts the deadly effects of opioids. Read more.

By - 3/31/17 - 6:23 pm

"Moderate" delays on the Red Line, the T reports.

By - 3/27/17 - 3:28 pm

"Moderate" delays on the Red Line following the demise of a train at Kendall Square, the T advises.

By - 2/27/17 - 2:40 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Einstein Bros. no longer occupies space at the MIT Coop, so don't waste time going there.

By - 2/6/17 - 5:16 pm

Saul Blumenthal gives us a little time lapse of the clouds moving in over Kendall Square this afternoon. Read more.

By - 12/23/16 - 10:31 am

Neal Doyle reports Emma's, 40 Hampshire St., is closing for good next week. The South End outlet, he adds, is staying open.

Boston Restaurant Talk has some background on Emma's, which opened in 1960 in Huron Village, then moved to Kendall Square in 2000.

By - 12/12/16 - 6:42 pm

The Cambridge Fire Department reports it will be doing training - complete with simulated smoke - at One Kendall Square, Cardinal Medeiros Ave. and Binney St. between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. tomorrow (and will then repeat the training on Dec. 15, 19 and 20):

The exercise will include multiple fire trucks staging in the loading dock areas. This simulated smoke will likely be seen by people in the vicinity but will not be a hindrance to the public or traffic.

By - 12/6/16 - 5:33 pm
Elf at Kendall Red Line station

David Weininger reports that not only was this elf at Kendall Square on the Red Line playing an accordion this evening, she was playing "Paint It Black."