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By adamg - 8/17/21 - 11:07 pm

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.

By adamg - 7/23/21 - 12:55 pm
A raccoon in a Kendall Square wall

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.

By adamg - 3/19/21 - 9:58 am

Cambridge Police report somebody walked into a convenience store on Main Street in Technology Square shortly after midnight on Wednesday and "took a box of 20 individual 'Dunkaroos' from the store as it was being restocked." The sugar fiend then sped off in a red car, police say.

By adamg - 8/31/20 - 1:21 pm

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.

By adamg - 7/16/20 - 9:12 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the impending demise of Flat Top Johnny's.

By adamg - 4/13/20 - 9:56 am
Arrested for allegedly being lewd and crude

Transit Police report arresting a Boston man on various charges at Kendall Square station Thursday night after, they say, he committed "a lewd act with his genitals fully exposed to everyone on the train." Read more.

By adamg - 3/30/20 - 3:03 pm

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.

By adamg - 1/29/20 - 6:14 pm
No masks at local CVS

Shortly before 2:30 p.m., Tim found this scene in Cambridge.

Bad news for last-minute plague-preppers at the Galleria mall CVS.

By adamg - 12/13/19 - 7:14 pm
People waiting for the Red Line

It's pretty bad when people are camped out on the steps at Downtown Crossing.

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.

By adamg - 11/14/19 - 9:15 am
Empty train at Kendall Square

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.

By adamg - 9/5/19 - 8:51 pm
Blowing the shofar against ICE

Blowing a shofar against ICE at 101 Main St., Kendall Square. Photo by Ron Newman.

Jewish protesters and their allies marched across the Longfellow Bridge during the evening rush hour for a protest against companies that sell technology to ICE, including Amazon, whose Kendall Square lobby at 101 Main St. was briefly occupied before police arrested 13 of the Never Again Action demonstrators. Read more.

By adamg - 8/1/19 - 11:22 am

Cambridge Police report on an incident shortly before 1 a.m. yesterday in Kendall Square, involving a motorized scooter and a driver who "failed to stop and was observed from a distance operating in a reckless manner while making obscene hand gestures at officers." Read more.

By adamg - 7/24/19 - 6:21 pm

The MBTA reports the Red Line is not quite deader than a doorknob, but it's getting there, this time due to a train with "low air pressure" at Kendall/MIT, which we suspect isn't something you can fix with a bicycle air pump.

By adamg - 7/22/19 - 9:00 am
Carn turned over in Kendall Square in Cambridge

Carty Castaldi ran across this flipped over car around 8:10 a.m. at 3rd and Binney streets in Cambridge.

Wicked Local Cambridge reports two people were injured in the crash, which involved another vehicle.

By adamg - 7/14/19 - 10:02 am

Cambridge Police report a woman walking on Loughery Walkway was "struck in the head with a blunt object" by a guy on a bicycle around 10:45 p.m. on Saturday. A passerby found her bleeding from the head and called police. Read more.

By adamg - 6/27/19 - 2:16 pm
Hawk outside Friendly Toast in Cambridge

Serge spotted this rather odd looking pigeon hanging out outside the Friendly Toast in Cambridge's Tech Square today.

C. Scott Ananian had to show he didn't have any succulent mice in his order: Read more.

By adamg - 5/4/19 - 10:43 pm

The MBTA reports Alewife-bound delays of up to 20 minutes due to a train that has gone to meet its maker at Kendall Square.

By adamg - 1/20/19 - 7:17 pm
Smoke in Kendall Square station

Hazed and confused at Kendall. Photo by Luke Ward.

The MBTA reports Red Line delays of up to ten minutes due to a train with "mechanical issues" at Kendall that belched a lot of smoke.

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