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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 - 9/26/22 - 7:23 pm
Creepy doll

Phderelict reports from the Porter Square Star Market:

This Halloween decoration at Star Market was too scary to begin with and keeps getting worse as more people accidentally/on purpose hit her with their carts ⁦

She gets around: Read more.

By adamg - 9/24/22 - 10:49 pm

The Crimson reports the university at some point will ask the BPDA for permission to build a new home for the theater - and new housing for grad students - at 175 North Harvard St in Allston, next to Harvard Stadium.

By adamg - 9/23/22 - 9:28 am

The Crimson reports on problems electing a student government at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

By hrose - 9/19/22 - 8:50 am

Has anybody else noticed that there is a noticeable slowdown on the Red Line going northbound between Central and Harvard? It started at some point last week.

By adamg - 9/18/22 - 12:55 pm
Turkey on steps of church rectory in Cambridge

Roving UHub photographer Melissa Hirshson spotted this bird seeking a chance to speak about her Lord and Savior, or maybe to ask to see an electric bill or even to seek a donation for GBH, at the main entrance to the rectory of Christ Church in Harvard Square this morning (bonus: Note the boot scraper on the step).

By adamg - 9/17/22 - 8:54 pm
Night across the Charles River

Myron Freeman walked along the Cambridge side of the Charles the other night.

Copyright Myron Freeman. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By adamg - 9/15/22 - 9:06 am
Eggs on Memorial Drive after storrowing

Eggs over easy on Memorial Drive this morning

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.

By adamg - 9/11/22 - 2:07 pm

Cambridge Police report finding "multiple shell casings after gunfire was reported at Market and Bristol streets around 1 p.m. Nobody hit, no arrests, police are maintaining "an active presence" in the area.

By adamg - 9/9/22 - 9:16 pm
Sunset over the Charles River

Quentin watched the sun go down from the Mass. Ave. Bridge.

Matt Frank watched the moon come up between the supports of the pedestrian bridge at Revere Beach: 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 - 9/1/22 - 10:59 am

MIT News reports an MIT-designed device, known as the Mars Oxygen In-Situ Resource Utilization Experiment, or MOXIE, has been generating oxygen on Mars since April, 2021, about two months after it landed there with the Perseverance rover.

By adamg - 8/29/22 - 4:39 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that the bar, closed all this time because of the pandemic, is set to re-open.

By adamg - 8/29/22 - 12:44 pm
Jacob Pimentel, allegedly

Surveillance photo via Brookline PD.

A Dorchester man already behind bars awaiting trial for a Harvard Square bank robbery now faces up to 20 years in federal prison for that and bank robberies in Boston and Brookline. Read more.

By adamg - 8/29/22 - 10:31 am

An off-duty Cambridge police officer was arrested on an OUI charge early this morning after he drove into three motorcyclists stopped at a light on Broadway in Cambridge, sending two to the hospital with what appeared to be minor injuries, Cambridge Police report. Read more.

By adamg - 8/28/22 - 3:25 pm
Oscar Meyer Wienermobile in Cambridge

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.

By adamg - 8/28/22 - 3:03 pm

Cambridge Day reports Cambridge will be shutting off the water from its reservoir out by 128 on Tuesday for several months because it could take that long to acquire and install better filters to reduce what has become a rising amount of nasty PFAS in Cambridge's supply. In contrast, MWRA water, which Bostonians and other greater-Boston-area residents drink, has shown little to no PFAS.

By adamg - 8/26/22 - 10:05 am

Covid-19 vaccine maker Moderna, founded in Cambridge in 2010, this morning sued Pfizer, which has research facilities here, for patent infringement, alleging Pfizer and its German partner copied its patented mRNA technology to make their competing vaccine. Read more.

By adamg - 8/24/22 - 2:25 pm

The Harvard Crimson reports that Bill De Blasio, who went to Cambridge Rindge and Latin before becoming the second straight New York mayor from the Boston area, will be a "visiting fellow" at the Harvard Institute of Politics this fall.

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