Spanning the Web
Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment.
You can now feel more confident that you’ll get help when you call 9-1-1: The Boston Police Department says the glitch that caused officers to respond to the wrong address for a report of a homicide has been fixed. Now all you have to worry about is making it clear you have an actual emergency when speaking to a dispatcher. [Boston.com]
Not as awesome as we may have believed: The MBTA will unveil the system’s first-ever bike cage at Alewife Station. We thought it was one of those cool globes that motorcyclists perform tricks in, but it’s just a fancy place to park your bike when you get to the subway. Oh, well. [Cambridge Chronicle]
The power of the Lord compelled them: Parishoners at a Cape Cod church pinned a would-be robber down until the cops showed up. [WCVB]
This rider got peace and quiet and a heartwarming story: A T rider watches a boy comfort a crying preschooler on the bus. [Universal Hub]
And here’s what Bostonista has for you.
Taking it to the Banq: We try out the South End’s newest hotspot.