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By adamg - 2/25/24 - 12:49 pm

The Washington Post takes a look at what is increasingly stagnant demand for life-sciences lab space - even in Kendall Square - in the Boston area, which saw a huge increase in demand as companies rushed to develop Covid-19 drugs and vaccines.

By adamg - 11/9/23 - 4:05 pm

Cambridge firefighters are at 35 Gore St. for what is now a three-alarm fire that started shortly before 3:30 a.m. Video. Another video.

By adamg - 7/26/23 - 7:12 am

Cambridge Water Department crews are on Portland Street between Hampshire and Washington streets, dealing with a major water-main break that happened early this morning.


By adamg - 7/21/23 - 1:17 pm

MIT News details some of the work required to move decades worth of artifacts from the old MIT Museum to its new digs last fall - and some of the surprising things curators found:

Among the surprises was something that the collection database described simply as a brick. “I noticed it because I tried to move it and it was a lot heavier than I thought it would be,” says Pierri. She discovered that the “brick” was part of a graphite rod created for the world's first human-made self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction ...

By adamg - 4/27/23 - 2:55 pm

A high-pressure gas main ruptured in the area of 300 Main St. around 2 p.m., forcing the evacuation of MIT buildings E19, E28, and E38 and the shutdown of the Kendall Square Red Line station - which led the T to swap in shuttle buses between Harvard and Park. Read more.

By adamg - 9/28/22 - 10:03 pm
A couple of the startup screens on found phones

Look familiar?

In the Lost & Found Cambridge Medford Somerville group on Facebook, Jennifer Abramson reports today: Read more.

By adamg - 9/8/22 - 9:37 pm
All quiet outside the British consulate in Kendall Square

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.

By adamg - 8/14/22 - 11:59 am

The Boston Dynamics AI Institute, named for the robotics company Hyundai is the majority owner of, has set up shop on Broadway. Read more.

By adamg - 7/28/22 - 10:00 am

A train died at Kendall Square, causing delays even after it was hauled away for a proper burial.

By adamg - 4/23/22 - 10:18 am

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."

By adamg - 3/7/22 - 11:14 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the end of Meadhall, although it says it will open somewhere else.

By adamg - 1/17/22 - 2:35 pm
Rainbow over the Longfellow Bridge

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).

By adamg - 11/8/21 - 8:42 pm
Night view of the Charles River

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.

By adamg - 11/8/21 - 11:26 am
Wanted for being a racist attacker

Thoughtfully had his mask pulled down. Photos via TPD.

Transit Police report they are looking for a guy who hurled racial slurs at a woman and her one-year-old child on a Red Line train between Kendall and Park Street - and when that wasn't enough, threw a glass bottle at them. Read more.

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.

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