Archive for February, 2007


Tuesday, February 27th, 2007

I was going to blog about a couple of squishings on the commuter rail caused by the sheet of ice that has covered the city for the past two weeks: a squished car reported in the Metro and a squished foot reported in the Concord Journal. But one hopes that this Little Ice Age will eventually end, the ice will recede, and with it the ice-related squishings.

Commuter-rail squishings are, unfortunately, nothing special here in the City That Sleeps. But here’s a T story that made it out of the little papers all the way to the Boston Globe: the special brand of customer service provided by the MBTA was amply demonstrated by an accidental kidnapping of a 7-year-old by a Green Line conductor. I can just picture the frantic mother pounding on the door of the trolley in vain.

Now if only they’d kidnap Little Doggie

Mass Barbie

Friday, February 23rd, 2007

It can’t be explained. Just click for Massachusetts Barbie

Shiny New Apple Store

Tuesday, February 13th, 2007

MacRumors says we’re getting a shiny new Apple store in Boston to go with the one across the river in Cambridge. It’s going to be on Boylston near the public library. (Check out the GoogleMap.)

Cartoon Scare

Thursday, February 1st, 2007

Slashdot reports better than I could on our brief cartoon scare in Boston yesterday. I was at work and missed the whole thing, but here’s a memorial for all those affected