Duke Nukem for a Limited Time Only got a great view of the results of an 18-wheeler driver trying to get to the Trader Joe's on Memorial Drive this morning. Read more.
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Aegon Targaryen VI relished seeing the Oscar Meyer Wienermobile today, but wonders why it was parked behind the Micro Center on Memorial Drive in Cambridge.
Roving UHub photographer Wiley Cox spotted a freshly storrowed truck sitting outside Micro Center on Memorial Drive in Cambridge this morning. He reports it's the first Mem Drive storrowing he's ever seen, so a round of applause.
The Harvard Crimson provides an overview of the growing brouhaha over whether Cambridge should rescind the pandemic-inspired Saturday shutdowns of its river road. On the one hand: Bicyclists and others who appreciate the addition to the long-standing seasonal Sunday shutdown. On the other hand: Nearby residents who say they are trapped in their homes by drivers diverted from the road.
Cambridge Police have released surveillance video of a man breaking into a Memorial Drive apartment building and making off with packages while wearing a purple bathrobe - after first trying to figure out how to use a traffic cone to prop open a door with just one hand since he was clutching a ciggie in the other. Read more.
NBC Boston shows us what happens when a guy driving an oyster truck from Martha's Vineyard storrows on Memorial Drive at Mass. Ave. Compare to yesterday's Man from Nantucket storrowing and decide who did it better. And who can come up with a suitable limerick for our latest best Islands storrower?
Shortly before 8 a.m., Carol Beggy spotted at least 60 people - and one dog - lined up outside the Cambridge Micro Center, waiting so they could rush in and snap up $600 graphics cards. Read more.
Police say Cambridge dognapper returns to the scene of the crime, where he is promptly arrested thanks to an alert TV reporter
Cambridge Police are crediting a Channel 7 reporter for the safe return of Titus the Pointer - and the arrest of his alleged dognapper - today, after the guy decided to go walkies with the dog right past the parking lot where he'd allegedly taken him yesterday, and where the reporter was getting ready to do a report on the case. Read more.
State Police reported at 10:11 p.m. that Memorial Drive between JFK Street and Flagg Street was shut as investigators processed the scene.
Matt Frank captured the setting sun through the lens of the Shell sign on Memorial Drive this evening.
DCR announces that the traditional weekend banning of the cars on Memorial Drive in the Harvard Square area will start April 10 and run through Nov. 28: No cars allowed between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.
Jonathan spent some time by the Shell sign on Memorial Drive in Cambridge last night.
The Dig reports DCR is soliciting bids for a $75,000 contract to create new signs that are somehow bolder and more, um, impactful, than the current "CARS ONLY" signs in preventing reading-impaired truckers from getting on the river roads.
DCR will continue to shut Memorial Drive on Saturdays and Sundays between Western Avenue and JFK Street to cars through Nov. 29.
Volvos may really be safe, but you probably still don't want to drive one the wrong way down Memoral Drive
Matt Morong reports he was perusing Volvo's line of hybrid and electric vehicles when he came across this dramatic image of a Volvo SUV blithely being driven outbound on the inbound side of Memorial Drive near the Longfellow Bridge. Read more.
The driver of a box truck just wouldn't take no for an answer and so had the top his vehicle shorn off this morning by the unforgiving Mass. Ave. bridge on Memorial Drive, where trucks can storrow just as easily as across the river. Read more.
617 Images photographed several Boston-area hotels that are lit up to show support for healthcare and other essential workers during the Covid-19 crisis, including the Hyatt Regency on Memorial Drive in Cambridge, which reflected off the Charles River tonight.
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