The long awaited renaissance of Magoun Square!:
Hub Blog can picture it now: fountains, an opera house, glittering restaurants, limousines clogging streets -- all in Somerville's Magoun Square due to extension of the Green Line.
... Hub Blog, whose mother grew up just down the road on Medford Street, has had a soft spot for Magoun Square ever since, long ago, I was driving through and saw a bar being renovated. The front exterior wall was knocked down, but inside perched on the bar stools were the regulars with their Schlitz beers -- at 9 a.m. They were watching TV. ... 'Where we unfortunately excommunicated several people':
Magoun Square is headed up. Salem center
is headed down -- unless Nicole Kidman shows up for the statue's unveiling. ... Hey, if you're going to go Hollywood, go for the best: The Wicked Witch of the West
-- unless Nicole Kidman refuses to show up for the statue's unveiling.