Matt Cocco estimated 50 people waiting for the Porter Square Zoots to open one last time so they can get their clothes back - which had gone into limbo when the chain went bankrupt and locked all its doors a couple weeks ago.
Cambridge Police report they are investigating the gunfire this evening.
The New Yorker interviews Gar Alperovitz, one of the anti-war academics associated with Harvard and MIT who helped get the famous documents to the New York Times and the Washington Post (and other papers) even as they shuttled Ellsberg around Cambridge and Somerville apartments and motel rooms to keep him out of the hands of the FBI.
Greg Cook took photos at yesterday's Hasty Pudding parade with Mila Kunis yesterday, reports the drag club has agreed to let women perform with the men.
Marc Ebuña shows us an inbound Red Line train that was barely able to get out of Harvard Square because the incline past the station proved just too tough. The train finally realized that no matter how many times it muttered "I think I can, I think I can," it really couldn't and had to be taken out on a stretcher at Central Square. And now the MBTA is reporting "moderate" delays.
The Cambridge Fire Department reports (with photos) that firefighters rescued the freezing pup from the frigid waters of the Charles near the Eliot Bridge around 3:50 p.m. today.
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that developer-written condo-trust provisions that make it impossible to sue the developer for construction-related problems are illegal. Read more.
Jacquelyn Goddard spotted this unusual bicyclist at Concord Avenue in Cambridge this morning.
The Boston Palestine Film Festival and Palestinians Podcast are thrilled to bring the third installment of Palestinians, Live! to Boston, following the sold out sensations from previous years!
Palestinians, Live! is an evening of true and compelling stories told by Palestinians from all over the world, live on stage and in their own words. These stories, all told in English, are based on real life experiences and involve universal themes of love, loss, identity and overcoming adversity. Come enjoy authentic Palestinian voices and a drink in a cabaret setting for a unique and memorable evening!
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.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to a train that flunked out at Harvard.
Shoppers at Whole Foods stores across the Boston area are reporting serious shortages tonight - not of milk, eggs and bread, but of some fruits and green vegetables. Read more.
Kevin Reddick, 17, was arrested today on charges he shot Malachi Mims to death during a robbery at Tremont and Hampshire streets on Nov. 16, Cambridge Police and the Middlesex County District Attorney's office report.
The MBTA reports "minor" delays from a non-moving Red Line train near Porter Square.
This time a train died at Kendall, the MBTA reports.