Rebecca F. Elliott
The subway, the train, the T, the underground, the metro, the tube-whatever you call it, it's how we get around. Boston's happens to be the first, and when one has the world's most ancient subway system, it's easy to dismiss it as old news. But the MBTA has a big birthday this year, and it deserves its rightful centennial celebration. For the week, we played "I Spy." This is what we saw.
"I believe that there is a God. I didn’t used to. In fact, I was convinced that there wasn’t.”
With a belltower that casts shadows across its romantic, ivy-covered courtyards each morning and afternoon, Lowell House is known first and foremost for its beauty. This river house may not have a view of the Charles, but its residents don’t seem to be too upset. One commenter discussed loving Lowell because of "the people, the dining hall, the house masters...everything!"
Ken A. O’Brien is sitting where he always sits, on the stoop in front of the Harvard Shirt Shop, lifting a cigarette to his lips.
Some days there are home-cooked meals. Eggs, rice, bittersweet chocolate.
Once a year, two football teams and an industry of advertisers collaborate to create an unforgettable night of American entertainment. The commercials aired on this Sunday in February are often the most innovative ones seen for the rest of the year. Here's our roundup of this Super Bowl's best.
Harvard Square was packed this afternoon with a multitude of chocolate lovers mulling about and sampling desserts from Cambridge businesses such as J.P. Licks and Bertucci's Italian Restaurant. A few hundred individuals also participated in the Harvard Square Treasure Hunt, which took treasure-seekers to Harvard Square stores to answer questions such as "What band and candy, made in Cambridge, share the same name?"
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