Cambridge

By - 3/15/18 - 10:54 am
Cozy Coupe space saver in Cambridge

Gwendolyn Stewart noticed one Cambridge car owner just couldn't stop shoveling.

By - 3/14/18 - 10:27 am

Shortly before 9 a.m., people across the city had their lights flicker and their Internet service go down. Read more.

By - 3/9/18 - 8:52 am

WBUR reports:

"If we succeed, the world’s energy systems will be transformed,” said Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Maria Zuber. "An entirely new industry may be seeded potentially with New England as its hub.”

By - 3/8/18 - 3:59 pm
Sinking sailing center

That sinking feeling. Photo by Caitlin.

The Crimson reports the U's sailing center has lost buoyancy and is settling with the fishes down by the Longfellow Bridge.

And please, now would not be the time to bring up the old joke about why the Harvard Bridge is named that.

By - 3/7/18 - 2:57 pm

Scout Cambridge reports on the use of technology based on the way geckos' feet work to cling to things to help a man climb up the EF building along the Charles in Cambridge.

No word how much the man who did the climb saved on his insurance.

By - 3/7/18 - 2:39 pm

Hubway, the Boston-area bike-share program today announced a deal with Blue Cross Blue Shield that will dramatically increase the number of Hubway bikes and rental stations. Read more.

By - 3/5/18 - 9:38 pm

Cambridge firefighters responded around 8:30 p.m. to 50 Follen St. for the fire in the five-story apartment building. April captured the fire.

By - 3/4/18 - 8:10 pm
Tough turkeys in Harvard Square

JP Shipley was boxed in this morning on Mass. Ave. in Harvard Square by a trio of turkey toughs, one of which turned to give a look that said "you wanna piece of me?"

By - 2/23/18 - 8:44 am

The MBTA reports service is back to normal on the Red Line for now, following the removal of a husk of a non-moving train from Central around 7:45 a.m.

By - 2/20/18 - 10:37 pm
Turkey at Harvard University

John Overholt spotted this Crimson turkey today.

Of course, you know what they say: You can always tell a Harvard turkey; you just can't tell it much.

By - 2/16/18 - 10:31 am
Wanted man

Cambridge Police report they are looking for a guy holding up convenience stores at gunpoint in Cambridge and nearby. Read more.

By - 2/15/18 - 10:20 am

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays towards Alewife due to a train that keeled over at Porter 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 - 2/13/18 - 11:53 pm
Along the train tracks in east Cambridge

Nick Gillham walked along the train tracks near the old Metropolitan Storage building off Mass. Ave.

Copyright Nick Gillham. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 2/13/18 - 9:42 pm

Kathy watched the sky show as the sun went down over the Esplanade this evening.

Shortly after, Jed Hresko spotted a different set of colors over Central Square in Cambridge: Read more.

By - 2/13/18 - 9:29 am

The Crimson reports Harvard is leasing space to seven different food spots for its revamped Smith Center at Mass. Ave. and Dunster Street - although one, Oggi Gourmet was already open in another part of what used to be the Holyoke Center.

By - 2/12/18 - 10:26 am
Zakim Bridge from the North Point Bridge

Nick Gillham took a walk on the North Point pedestrian bridge last night.

Copyright Nick Gillham. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr..

By - 2/12/18 - 8:38 am

The MBTA reports its managed to dispose of the train that died near Porter Square, but that there are still "minor" residual delays because of it.

By - 2/11/18 - 3:55 pm

White smoke wafted above the steeples of Harvard Yard today as Harvard announced its new president: Lawrence Bacow, who spent ten years as president of nearby Tufts and 24 years as a professor at nearby MIT.

He is the university's 29th president in its 381-year history.