Man drops phone in the Charles, jumps in, finds 11 other phones, now he's trying to find their owners
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As word spread of the queen's death, a steady stream of well wishers bearing bouquets of flowers did not descend on the local British consulate
Chris Devers went to see the developing scene outside the British consulate at 1 Broadway in Kendall Square this afternoon - only to find some people eating at the cafe there and a number of Boston news photographers waiting around to see if someone, anyone, would show up to pay their respects.
The Boston Dynamics AI Institute, named for the robotics company Hyundai is the majority owner of, has set up shop on Broadway. Read more.
A train died at Kendall Square, causing delays even after it was hauled away for a proper burial.
The T has been forced to bustitute between Alewife and Park Street this morning due to "a disabled train in the work zone near Kendall."
One rider reports: "my t driver called it what it really is…another derailment."
Boston Restaurant Talk reports the end of Meadhall, although it says it will open somewhere else.
Sara Mak took in an afternoon rainbow over Kendall Square, the Charles and the Longfellow, after the morning rainbow (note: click on the link for bonus dog in boots on a dock).
Myron Freeman captured the early evening over the Charles River and the Longfellow last night.
Copyright Myron Freeman. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.
Unmasked man sought as racist attacker on the Red Line; police say he threw glass bottle at woman and baby
Mamaleh's Delicatessen, which has outlets in Cambridge and Brookline, is not at all happy that Gov. Baker is leaving it up to local towns - and individual businesses - to figure out whether to require indoor mask wearing at a time when Covid-19 cases are on the rise and increasingly angry people are taking out their aggression on restaurant workers. Read more.
Ama Wild has been getting up early to video the raccoons of Kendall Square, including this one, who seems to have taken up residence in a wall: Read more.
The Friendly Toast in Kendall Square announced today it will not be re-opening after its Covid-19-forced shutdown earlier this year.
Via Boston Attitude.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports the impending demise of Flat Top Johnny's.
Solmon and Rokeya Chowdhury, who own the Shanti restaurants on Dorchester Avenue and in Roslindale Square and Kendall Square, alerted their customers today that they've temporarily closed the restaurants: Read more.
Shortly before 2:30 p.m., Tim found this scene in Cambridge.
Bad news for last-minute plague-preppers at the Galleria mall CVS.
A ride on the Red Line became a nightmare after a train developed one of those "mechanical problems" on the inbound tracks after pulling out of Kendall around 7:15 p.m.
Jed Hresko saw the horde recreating a Beckett play on the southbound side of Downtown Crossing, then walked away. Read more.
Tom was among the passengers ordered off an inbound Red Line train at Kendall Square around 8 a.m. because the train just couldn't take it anymore. "Smells of burning rubber/oil," he reported. The T reported the newly ill train caused delays of up to ten minutes southbound.
Cambridge Day reports.
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