Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's 'hood

I'm currently under lockdown in Cambridge about a mile from the Watertown neighborhood where Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is reported to be holed up. He's in a quiet residential neighborhood that has a large Armenian population, and many great Armenian food stores on nearby Mount Auburn Street. Many times I have taken a short-cut through these streets, and I have eaten at a restaurant called Strip-T's, whose roof is now covered with SWAT teams. Last night I was at a meeting of the Cambridge GOP near MIT. We adjourned at around 9:15 PM and I drove down Mass Ave past the 7-11 that the brothers robbed at around 10 PM. So far I only know what I've heard on the television. My kids are home from school and my poor dog is wondering when why her morning walk was canceled. I can second Thomas Lifson's assessment of Cambridge Rindge & Latin. The school has improved in the last decades, and it offers many opportunities for motivated students --  for example, students can take classes at...(Read Full Post)