We'll be mourning together outside the closest Google office, in Cambridge, near Kendall Square, where perhaps a Google employee or two will briefly notice our useless grief.
Bring flowers or signs or memes or... Read more
The Friendly Toast is for sale as the owner gets ready to move to Detroit, with which she and her husband have fallen in love.
The MBTA posted this video from the re-dedication of the Kendall Band at the Kendall Square Red Line stop today.
Like, say, this one, from Copley Square to Kendall Square, as described by Colleen Cunningham.
So the city better be snappy with those permissions, Cambridge Day reports:
â€śWe want to create this space as quickly as possible,â€ť Owu said.
The Tech reports on MIT plans for the area around its campus, starting with construction of a new $100-million, five-story R&D facility at 298 Mass. Ave. next year and continuing with a decade-long effort to add up to 1 million square feet of office sapce and 100,000 square feet of retail to Kendall Square. A key part of the school's Kendall plans is... Read more
1:30 update: Scene cleared, full service resuming.
12:45 update: Red Line service restored between Park and Broadway. Busing continues between Park and Harvard.
Service is stopped in both directions as rescue crews extricate the body of the victim from underneath the inbound train.
Finn reports he was in the first car of the train:
The driver honked and yelled "No!" and then slammed... Read more
Some guy in England has filed the obligatory shareholder lawsuit over Oracle's proposed $1-billion takeover of Cambridge's Art Technology Group.
In his suit, filed this week in US District Court in Boston, Thomas Granados makes the obligatory arguments about how the deal screws ATG stockholders, and company directors should be ashamed of themselves.
The Globe today thunders against a Cambridge bylaw that lets companies advertise themselves on their buildings in Kendall Square. Setting aside for a moment the way the Globies ignore the fact that the astroturf effort to overturn the measure is one company's grudge against Microsoft (as Scott Kirsner noted in the Globe just the other day), they managed to pen this WTF... Read more
MBTA Transit Police say they are looking for a clean-cut 20-something white guy for an incident shortly after midnight on an outbound Red Line train about to pull out of Kendall Square.
According to police, just before the doors closed, the man walked over to a 16-year-old sitting with her friend and pulled her top down, exposing one of her breasts. He then ran out... Read more