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Boston Restaurant Opening Guide, Summer 2016

When T'ahpas 529 opens late this summer at 529 Franklin St., it will serve Spanish tapas and other small and large entrees with a wider Mediterranean...

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Otto Pizza is taking over the former Comella's space at 202 Massachusetts Ave. in East Arlington during July 2016. Looking further ahead, Flora will close this summer, to...

...Jared and Liz Kiraly, Bone Up Brewing Company will debut its taproom this summer at 38 Norman St. Their beers "celebrate American styles while taking inspiration from old-school Belgian techniques," and some...

...Company is planning a mid-August opening in the former Jack's Abby space at 81 Morton St. Know of another Framingham summer opening that should be on our radar? Let us know...

...similar restaurant called The Trident Galley & Raw bar in late August at the Hingham Shipyard (23 Shipyard Dr.) Houlihan also owns The Tinker’s Son in Norwell and Bia Bistro in Cohasset. Know...

An Italian restaurant called Trattoria Orsini will open in the former Grapevine space (26 Congress St.) very soon with 90 seats inside and 90 on a seasonal patio. Also opening imminently...

    Boston Restaurant Opening Guide, Summer 2016
    From crab nachos in Central Square to bao in Harvard, crepe cakes in Back Bay to tinned fish in Downtown Crossing, we're tracking summer restaurant openings in Boston proper and beyond. We'll be...

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Collision kills bicyclist in Inman Square ahead of traffic safety redesign process

...She was forced into traffic when a car door opened ahead of her bicycle near Hampshire and Cambridge streets in Cambridge, where she was hit by a landscaping truck, Middlesex County District Attorney...

    Collision kills bicyclist in Inman Square ahead of traffic safety redesign process
    Thursday's death of a bicyclist in Inman Square came exactly a month after the most recent request by city officials for a solution to tame its convoluted and dangerous traffic patterns. The victim of the 12:17 p.m.

Jun 24

Amanda Phillips Dies After Being Hit By A Truck

...was struck by a landscaping truck at 12:17 p.m. at the intersection of Hampshire and Cambridge streets, said Middlesex District Attorney Marian T. Ryan and Cambridge Police Commissioner Christopher Burke in...

    Amanda Phillips Dies After Being Hit By A Truck
    Written by Boston Biker on Jun 24 As we mentioned yesterday there was a horrible crash in Inman Square. Sadly Amanda Phillips has succumbed to her injuries and has died. A 27-year-old woman was killed Thursday after she was hit by a truck while riding her bicycle in Inman Square, a four-way intersection often jammed with cars, pedestrians, MBTA buses, and bikers, authorities said.

Jun 24

Five things to do this weekend: June 24-26

Cambridge Symphony’s Pops on the Lawn at 3 p.m. Sunday at Sennott Park (Broadway at Norfolk Street, near Central Square). Free.

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The Festival of Us & You & We & Them from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at The Dance Complex, 536 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. Most events are free; evening concerts cost $17 general admission (or $18.59 with an online service fee).

Summer Readings (and screenings and writing) over three weekend days at the Marran Theater, 34 Mellen St., on Lesley University’s Doble Campus in the Agassiz neighborhood near Harvard Square. Free.

Dan Boulger comedy album release show at 7 p.m. Saturday at The Burren, 247 Elm St., Davis Square, Somerville. Tickets are $15 in advance or $18 at the door.

    Five things to do this weekend: June 24-26
    Quilt and Widowspeak with opener Doug Tuttle at 9 p.m Friday (doors are at 8 p.m.) at The Sinclair, 52 Church St., Harvard Square. Tickets are $15 for this 18-plus show.

Jun 23

Bicyclist struck by vehicle in Cambridge

The 27-year-old woman, who lives in Cambridge, was struck at 1410 Cambridge St., officials said.

    Bicyclist struck by vehicle in Cambridge
    A bicyclist was struck and seriously injured Thursday by a vehicle in Cambridge.

Jun 23

Free Yoga at the Boston Common Frog Pond Tonight

668 Memorial Dr., Cambridge, MA 02139

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Pop Allston, 89 Brighton Ave., Boston

    Free Yoga at the Boston Common Frog Pond Tonight | BU Today | Boston University
    Exercise your body and mind at no cost at different places, times Looking for a way to stretch your body but not your wallet? Visit the Frog Pond in the Boston Common tonight from 6 to 7:15 p.m. for Free Summer Yoga at Frog Pond, a free power vinyasa yoga class led by certified instructors.

Jun 22

Study and Ames Street Deli in Cambridge's Kendall Square Reopen as Study at Ames

The address for Study at Ames is 73 Ames Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142. Its website can be found at http://73amesstreet.com/

    Boston Restaurant Talk
    A pair of dining spots in Cambridge have merged and now are being run as one restaurant. According to a press release, Study and Ames Street Deli have reopened after a brief closure, with the two eateries now being under one name--Study at Ames.

Jun 22

Patriots WR Julian Edelman lists the 5 best burger joints in Boston

Craigie’s on Main: Near MIT at 853 Main Street. Edelman tells Bloomberg this is “the one I always go to.”

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Hojoko: Near Fenway at 1271 Boylston Street. “It’s a Japanese place,” says Edelman, “but they have an insane burger.”

Back Bay Social Club: Across from the Prudential Center at 867 Boylston Street. I can personally say this place is awesome and that brunch here is also fantastic.

Toro: Near Northeastern University at 1704 Washington Street. Edelman recommends the sliders here.

JM Curley’s: Near the Boston Commons at 21 Temple Place. Edelman likes the smaller 5-oz Griddle Burger at this restaurant as a “midnight snack”, per Bloomberg.

    Patriots WR Julian Edelman lists the 5 best burger joints in Boston
    Well, now I know what I'm doing this weekend. New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman is known for his love of the hamburger. He hosts his own YouTube show called Burgertyme and acknowledges his never-ending hunt for the perfect burger.

Jun 22

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Jun 21

Restaurant Opening Guide, Summer 2016: Cambridge

Address: 1271 Cambridge St.

Dave Cagle and Chris Schlesinger Will Combine Forces to Open The Automatic in Cambridge [Interview] Address: 50 Hampshire St.

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Address: 505 Massachusetts Ave.

Address: 310 Massachusetts Ave.

Address: 100 CambridgeSide Pl.

Address: 15 Dunster St.

Address: 8 Holyoke St., Cambridge

Address: 1288 Massachusetts Ave.

Address: 1030 Massachusetts Ave.

Address: 1 Kendall Sq.

    Restaurant Opening Guide, Summer 2016: Cambridge
    From the founder of a Chinese bao chain with more than 200 locations comes a new concept for the US market. Tom's Bao Bao will serve bao, of course, and there could ultimately be locations throughout the Northeast, but this will be the first in the Boston area.

Jun 21

Restaurant Opening Guide, Summer 2016: Boston Proper

...around since 1962 in various locations and under different owners, but the current Cambridge location (40 Hampshire St. in Kendall Square) opened in 2000 and has been under the same ownership since 2004...

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Address: 145 Brighton Ave.

Address: 557 Boylston St.

Address: 304 Newbury St.

Address: 291 Newbury St.

Address: 780 Boylston St.

A Ramen 'Mothership' Touches Down in Back Bay This Month [Interview] Address: 66 Hereford St.

Address: 1250 Massachusetts Ave.

Address: 11 Granite Ave.

Address: 1282 Boylston St.

Address: 160 Federal St.

Address: 45 Province St.

Address: 256 Marginal St.

Address: 1 Harborside Dr.

Address: 132 Brookline Ave.

Address: 319 A St.

Address: 360 Longwood Ave.

Address: 326 Commercial St.

Address: 505 Congress St.

Address: 100 Northern Ave.

Address: 569 Tremont St.

Address: 537 Columbus Ave.

Address: 3 Appleton St.

Address: 643 Tremont St.

Unnamed farm-to-table restaurant at 100 Federal St., aka the "pregnant" building (Downtown) — unknown

    Restaurant Opening Guide, Summer 2016: Boston Proper
    Almost every upcoming summer opening in Boston proper is a new location of an existing brand. We'll potentially see the opening of two more Sweetgreens, two more Blaze Pizzas, and two more Clovers this season, as well as the first Massachusetts arrivals of out-of-town brands Dig Inn and Lady M.

Jun 21

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Jun 20

Mainely Burgers to Open in Former Four Burgers Space in Cambridge's Central Square

The address for the upcoming brick-and-mortar location of Mainely Burgers is 704 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139. Its Twitter page is at https://twitter.com/mainelyburgers

    Boston Restaurant Talk
    Last night we reported that a burger place in Cambridge had shut down for good, and now we have learned that another burger spot is moving into the space, with this one having its roots in the food truck business.

Jun 20

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Jun 20

Water Board seeks applicants by July 1

Interested people should send a letter and résumé via email to citymanager@cambridgema.gov or by mail to Richard C. Rossi, city manager for the City of Cambridge, 795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA  02139.

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...on the second Tuesday of each month at the Walter J. Sullivan Water Purification Facility, 250 Fresh Pond Parkway, in West Cambridge...

    Water Board seeks applicants by July 1
    From the City of Cambridge, June 3, 2016: Residents interested in filling a vacancy on the Cambridge Water Board should apply by July 1. This five-member board is appointed by the city manager to advise the managing director of the Cambridge Water Department.

Jun 20

Four Burgers in Cambridge's Central Square Has Closed

The address for the now-closed Four Burgers in Central Square was 704 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139.

    Boston Restaurant Talk
    It looks like a burger spot in Cambridge has shut its doors for good. According to a Facebook post from the place, Four Burgers in the Central Square section of the city has decided to close, with the note saying that its last day was looking like either June 15 or June 17; a commenter on the page mentions that the Mass.

Jun 19

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Jun 18

Cambridge Symphony takes stage for Firebird tonight

They are Stravinsky’s complete ballet The Firebird in a new semistaged production in its Boston debut, and Antonín Dvorák’s The Water Goblin. The performances conducted by Cynthia Woods will take place 8 p.m. Saturday, June 18, at Kresge Auditorium at MIT, 48 Mass. Ave., Cambridge.

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Selectmen Monday: Comcast denial, Common Ground, 1207 Mass. Ave.

    Arlington, Massachusetts | YourArlington.com - Your news, your views - Cambridge Symphony takes stage for Firebird tonight
    Arlington residents perform Arlington residents Vitaliy Slobotskoy, violinist; David Tresner-Kirsch, cellist; and Andrea Campbell, clarinetist, will perform as part of the 90-piece orchestra in the next Cambridge Symphony Orchestra (CSO) performance of two works based on fairy tales in their final performance of the 2015-16 season.

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Jun 16

Searching Out Lobster Rolls at Boston's Seafood Shacks

269 Putnam Ave., Cambridge, Massachusetts. 617.876.0451.

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15-17 Northern Ave., Boston, Massachusetts. 617.423.5501. 

300 Northern Ave., Boston, Massachusetts. 617.345.9799.

    Searching Out Lobster Rolls at Boston's Seafood Shacks
    Is there any other dish that better denotes July and August in New England than the lobster roll? This signature summer sandwich doesn't have to be fancy to taste awesome. In fact, when it comes to lobster rolls, less is always deliciously more.

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Jun 15

‘The Rocking Sky’ screening June 25

...place at 9:30 AM on June 25 (Saturday) at Microsoft Building at Kendall Square (255 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02142), and will be hosted by the New England Association of Chinese Professionals...

    'The Rocking Sky' screening June 25
    The Rocking Sky (沖天) is a documentary film produced by General Association of Chinese Culture (中華文化總會, GACC) in association with CNEX Studio Corporation (視納華仁文化傳播公司) in Taipei, Taiwan, that uses actual footage taken during the Second Sino-Japanese War between 1937 and 1945 to tell the story of the Republic of China's Air Force.


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