56 min ago

Citizens’ appeal freezes Inman Square plans as legislative session ticks down to summer

An overheard shot shows the unusually elongated nature of the intersection of Cambridge and Hampshire streets in Inman Square.

    Citizens' appeal freezes Inman Square plans as legislative session ticks down to summer
    A request to the state for permission to reconfigure Inman Square was put on hold Monday by a city councillor after learning an appeal of the project had been filed. "I'm not supportive of the project.
    http://www.cambridgeday.com

6 hours ago

Memorial Day Holiday Closures, Observances, and Service Information

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Memorial Day Closures, Observances, & Services
    In observance of the Memorial Day Holiday on Monday, May 28, City offices, libraries, and senior centers will be closed. Payments will not be required at City parking meters and parking meter pay stations, and there will be no trash, recycling, or compost pickup, and no street cleaning.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

7 hours ago

Cambridge Honors 2018 Fresh Pond Stewardship Award Recipients

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Cambridge Honors 2018 Fresh Pond Stewardship Award Recipients
    The 2018 Fresh Pond Stewardship awards ceremony hosted by the City of Cambridge on May 16 recognized retired Cambridge City Manager Richard C. Rossi and retired city Recreation Director Paul Ryder for their environmental stewardship and dedicated commitment to preserving, protecting and maintaining Fresh Pond Reservation, one of the area's most precious natural resources.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

8 hours ago

The Nora Theatre Company presents Christopher Hampton’s ‘Les Liaisons Dangereuses’ May 31 – July 1

Les Liaisons Dangereuses plays at Central Square Theater, 450 Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge from May 31 to July 1, 2018. Tickets may be purchased by calling 617.576.9278 x1, at the Central Square Theater box office, or online at CentralSquareTheater.org

    The Nora Theatre Company presents Christopher Hampton's 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses' May 31 - July 1
    The Nora Theatre Company is proud to present Christopher Hampton's Les Liaisons Dangereuses from May 31 to July 1, 2018 and is directed by Artistic Director Lee Mikeska Gardner. France, before the revolution. Two decadent, aristocratic ex-lovers conspire in drawing rooms and boudoirs, swooping down on the innocent and naïve, and playfully keeping score of their depravity with delicious ribald wit.
    http://sampan.org

15 hours ago

13 Healthy Things To Do Around Boston This Week

$250, May 25 6 p.m.-9 p.m., May 26 11 a.m.-7 p.m., May 27 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 181 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, healthyogalife.com. 

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$20/team, 7 p.m.-10 p.m., The Kinsale, 2 Center Plz., Boston, s3boston.com.

$20-30, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Sterling’s, 60 State St., Boston, eventbrite.com. 

Free, 6:45 a.m., meet at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 776 Boylston St., Boston, mandarinoriental.com.  

$10, 12 p.m.-1 p.m., The Kitchen at the Boston Public Market, 100 Hanover St., Boston, eventbrite.com.  

Free, 6:15 p.m.-7 p.m., 25 Drydock Ave., Boston, trill.fit.

Included with price of admission, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Boston Children’s Museum, 308 Congress St., Boston, facebook.com.   

$30, 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Ride North End, 420 Commercial St., Boston, facebook.com. 

$20, 10-15 a.m.-11:30 p.m., Dorchester Brewing Company, 1250 Massachusetts Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com. 

    13 Healthy Things to Do This Week
    A Memorial Day Weekend cycling challenge, the Boston Run to Remember, and more. Corn hole tournament: Sling some bags with S3 and win up to $100 to split if you're the last team standing. With four boards running up until the final round, sign up as a team of two or come and you'll be put on a team.
    https://www.bostonmagazine.com

16 hours ago

Ask the Editor: What’s a Good Spot for Group Brunch in Boston?

The dining room is spacious and versatile for groups of many sizes, and there’s also a seasonal patio. Brunch is on every Saturday from 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. (310 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, 617-945-9290, gopagu.com.)

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...and there are even pasta dishes for those who prefer the lunch side of brunch. (500 Harrison Ave., Boston, 617-338-9500, cinquecentoboston.com...

Brunch runs from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on weekdays, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. (425 W. Broadway,

    Ask the Editor: What's a Good Spot for Group Brunch?
    Welcome to Ask the Editor, Boston magazine's new dining advice column by associate food editor Jacqueline Cain. A reader asks, what's a good spot for group brunch in Boston? Here are our picks. Seeking restaurant recommendations? Leave it to the pro, and ask the editor.
    https://www.bostonmagazine.com

22 hours ago

A week of events in Cambridge, Somerville: Impeachment, sacred spaces, Jelly comedy

“The Amorous Heart: An Unconventional History of Love” with Marilyn Yalom from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at The Harvard Coop, 1400 Massachusetts Ave., Harvard Square. Free.

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Skip the Small Talk from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Aeronaut Brewing, 14 Tyler St., near Union Square, Somerville. Admission is $10 for this 21-plus event.

Malcolm Mooney and Herbcraft from 8 to 11 p.m. at First Church Somerville UCC, 89 College Ave., between Davis and Powder House squares in Somerville. Tickets are $12 (or $13.41 with the online service fee).

Jelly: Women in Comedy Night from 9:30 to 11 p.m. at ImprovBoston, 40 Prospect St., Central Square. Tickets are $10.

Fresh Dance Friday with ProviDance Project from 4 to 5 p.m. Friday at Green Street Studios, 185 Green St., Central Square. Free.

Standing Waves Series with Aki Onda from 4 to 6 p.m. at The MIT Press Bookstore, 301 Massachusetts Ave., in The Port neighborhood near Central Square. Free, with a suggested donation of $5 to $10.

    A week of events in Cambridge, Somerville: Impeachment, sacred spaces, Jelly comedy
    "The Amorous Heart: An Unconventional History of Love" with Marilyn Yalom from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at The Harvard Coop, 1400 Massachusetts Ave., Harvard Square. Free. Scholar Marilyn Yalom explains the history of the two-lobed heart symbol from scripture and tapestry to T-shirts and text messages, shedding light on how we have expressed love since antiquity.
    http://www.cambridgeday.com

23 hours ago

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

23 hours ago

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36 hours ago

Coming Attractions: May 20 through June 5 — What Will Light Your Fire

MIT List Visual Arts Center, 20 Ames Street, Cambridge, MA

...Directed by Diane Paulus. Staged by the American Repertory Theater at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge, MA, through July 15...

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Childs Gallery, 169 Newbury Street, Boston, MA

Gallery NAGA, 67 Newbury Street, Boston, MA

Boston College, 2101 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston MA

Allegiance Book by Mark Acito, Jay Kuo & Lorenzo Thione. Music and Lyrics by Jay Kuo. Directed by Paul Daigneault. Music Direction by Matthew Stern. Choreography by Ilyse Robbins. Staged by SpeakEasy Stage Company at the Boston Center for the Arts, 527 Tremont Street, Boston, MA, through June 2.

The Plague, the novel by Albert Camus, adapted for the stage by Neil Bartlett. Directed by Daniel Boudreau. Staged by Praxis Stage at the Dorchester Art Project, 1486 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA, May 11 through 20 and at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre 949 Commonwealth ave, Boston, MA, through May 27.

The Plague, the novel by Albert Camus, adapted for the stage by Neil Bartlett. Directed by Daniel Boudreau. Staged by Praxis Stage at the Dorchester Art Project, 1486 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA, May 11 through 20 and at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre 949 Commonwealth ave, Boston, MA, through May 27.

...Director, Allyssa Jones. Choreography by Jean Appolon. Staged by Lyric Stage Company of Boston at 40 Clarendon Street, Copley Square, Boston, MA, through June 24...

Brokelahomo musical comedy by Ryan Landry. Staged by the Gold Dust Orphans, at MACHINE, 1254 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, through May 27.

After Grace by Cary Crim. Directed by Regge Life. Staged by Shakespeare & Company in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre, 70 Kemble Street, Lenox, MA, May 24 through July 15.

At the First Lutheran Church of Boston, 299 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA

At the First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough Street, Boston, MA

    Coming Attractions: May 20 through June 5 - What Will Light Your Fire
    Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual arts, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks. By The Arts Fuse Staff Film A restoration of this great 1968 revisionist Spaghetti Western. The Italians had no interest in heroism; their westerns flourished in an era seething with cynicism and contempt for government.
    http://artsfuse.org

37 hours ago

New England Open Markets added 25 new photos....

Central Flea open now till 5pm. University Park, 91 Sidney Street, Central Square Cambridge.

    New England Open Markets
    New England Open Markets added a new photo.
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47 hours ago

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3 days ago

Here’s Where to Watch the Royal Wedding in Boston

...citrus, and carrot cake treats available starting at 11 a.m. $3 per doughnut, Harvest, 44 Brattle St., Cambridge, harvestcambridge.com...

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...the event proceeds will be donated to Franciscan Children’s hospital. $88, Mandarin Oriental Boston, 776 Boylston St., Boston, tickets...

...s lovely Royal Roses gummies to commemorate the day. Sold out, the Fairmont Copley Plaza, 138 Saint James Ave., Boston, fairmont.com...

...booth will be open to make guests’ Instagrammable dreams come true. Prices vary, Café Fleuri, 250 Franklin St., Boston, reservations...

...Framingham 16 to screen the festivities starting at 10 a.m. $10, Fenway Stadium 13, 201 Brookline Ave., Boston; AMC Assembly Row 12, 395 Artisan Way, Somerville; AMC Framingham 16, 22 Flutie Pass...

    Where to Watch the Royal Wedding in Boston
    From the Mandarin Oriental Boston to the Fairmont Copley Plaza, several spaces around the Hub will be hosting festive streaming parties in honor of the special bash. You've memorized a slide deck with details on the royal family tree. You've decided you can pull off saying the words "posh" and "rubbish" without it being too weird.
    https://www.bostonmagazine.com

3 days ago

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4 days ago

Alert - Bionic 5K Race

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    Bionic 5K Race - City of Cambridge, Massachusetts
    Expect minor traffic impacts in Harvard Square on April 29 due to road race.
    https://www.cambridgema.gov

4 days ago

Alert - Traffic Delays this Weekend due to Multiple Events

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    Traffic Delays this Weekend due to Multiple Events - City of Cambridge, Massachusetts
    A number of events, in and around Cambridge, including Walk for Hunger along the Charles River, Santo Cristo Feast in Wellington-Harrington neighborhood and MayFair in Harvard Square will cause traffic delays this weekend.
    https://www.cambridgema.gov

4 days ago

Current Vacancies: Library Board of Trustees, Human Rights Commission, Open Data Review Board & Public Planting Committee

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Current Vacancies: Library Board of Trustees, Human Rights Commission, Open Data Review Board & Public Planting Committee
    The City is seeking to fill vacancies on several boards and commissions
    https://www.cambridgema.gov

4 days ago

Cambridge Announces 2018 Outstanding City Employee Award Recipients

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Cambridge Announces 2018 Outstanding City Employee Award Recipients
    The annual award recognizes a select number of employees for superior performance, positive attitude, hard work and dedication to public service.
    https://www.cambridgema.gov

4 days ago

Take a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Cambridge Open Archives

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Take a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Cambridge Open Archives
    Take a behind-the-scenes tours of archives, libraries, and special collections around Cambridge!
    https://www.cambridgema.gov

4 days ago

Ice Cream Social for MSAC Members and Parents...

Ice Cream Social for MSAC Members and Parents. Friday, May 18th 6:15pm – 9:30pm at the Russell Youth Center 680 Huron Ave, Cambridge. To register and for more information, contact Patricia Bradshaw, Special Projects Manager @617-498-1289 or email: pbradshaw@cambridgema.gov

    Department of Human Service Programs, Cambridge MA
    Ice Cream Social for MSAC Members and Parents. Friday, May 18th 6:15pm - 9:30pm at the Russell Youth Center 680 Huron Ave, Cambridge. To register and for more information, contact Patricia Bradshaw,...
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4 days ago

What to Eat (and Drink) This Weekend

...and cupcake with elderflower meringue buttercream, inspired by the betrothed’s wedding cake. At Harvest (44 Brattle St., Cambridge), there will be handful of wedding cake-inspired doughnuts to have in-house (or...

Central Flea, Sundays, May 6-October, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 41 Sidney St, Cambridge, newenglandopenmarkets.com.

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Sunday, May 20, seatings at 5:30 and 8 p.m., Wink & Nod, 3 Appleton St., South End, Boston, Eventbrite.

    What to Eat (and Drink) This Weekend
    Plus, where to celebrate Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Royal Wedding with English pale ale and fancy cupcakes; new brunch menus at Fat Baby in South Boston, Bambara Kitchen and other restaurants; and more weekend dining events, food, and drinks.
    https://www.bostonmagazine.com

4 days ago

Five Reasons to Leave the House This Weekend

$15, May 19-August 12, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St., Cambridge, harvardartmuseums.org.

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$38, May 18-June 24, Lyric Stage Company, 140 Clarendon St., Boston, lyricstage.com.

$20, through Saturday, May 20, Laugh Boston, 425 Summer St., Boston, laughboston.com.

$11, through May 31, Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Ave., Boston, mfa.org.

    Five Reasons to Leave the House This Weekend
    Including The Wiz at the Lyric Stage Company, Sean Patton at Laugh Boston, and more. While many people know the all-African American Wizard of Oz retelling The Wiz from the classic 1978 film starring Diana Ross and Michael Jackson, the show earned itself an update in recent years.
    https://www.bostonmagazine.com

4 days ago

Harvard Square was live — at The Harvard Coop...

Meet our new friends from Brownsville Collegiate Charter School in Brooklyn visiting Harvard Square for the first time! #wheresdenisetoday #cambridge #harvardsq #harvardsquare #youdidagoodjob #7thgrade #HarvardCoop #wings #photoop

    Harvard Square
    Meet our new friends from Brownsville Collegiate Charter School in Brooklyn visiting Harvard Square for the first time! #wheresdenisetoday #cambridge #harvardsq #harvardsquare #youdidagoodjob...
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4 days ago

Playback In The Port: Will Chalmus leads a pl...

Playback In The Port: Will Chalmus leads a playback theatre workshop at Central Square YWCA, 7 Temple St., Cambridge, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19. The program is funded in part by Cambridge Arts as part of our FLOW program. http://www.cambridgema.gov/arts/Calendar/view.aspx?guid=%7b166A12D3-D91C-401B-B5E8-D07E708C5DF0%7d&start=20180519T023000&end=20180519T173000

    Cambridge Arts Council
    Playback In The Port: Will Chalmus leads a playback theatre workshop at Central Square YWCA, 7 Temple St., Cambridge, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19. The program is funded in part by Cambridge Arts...
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4 days ago

The Cookie Monstah joins the Thursday Cambrid...

The Cookie Monstah joins the Thursday Cambridgeport Food Truck location starting today! Stop by Sidney at Erie from 10:00a.m. to 3:00p.m. on Thursdays to sample teriyaki treats from Teri-Yummy and cookies & ice cream sandwiches from Cookie Monstah! Full food truck schedule - www.cambridgema.gov/foodtruckpilot

    City of Cambridge Community Development Department (Official)
    The Cookie Monstah joins the Thursday Cambridgeport Food Truck location starting today! Stop by Sidney at Erie from 10:00a.m. to 3:00p.m. on Thursdays to sample teriyaki treats from Teri-Yummy and...
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4 days ago

Access Drug User Health Program To Host Open House

Ever wonder what goes on inside? We invite any and all members of the community to come as you are and check out the Access Program on June 6 from 5-8 PM at 359 Green Street, Cambridge.

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Ansin Building at 1340 Boylston

    Access Drug User Health Program To Host Open House
    AIDS Action's Access Drug User Health Program invites you to join us for a celebration of our new and improved program for people who use drugs. Formerly The Cambridge Needle Exchange, this program has been active in The Greater Boston area for 25 years! Ever wonder what goes on inside?
    http://fenwayhealth.org

5 days ago

Memorial Day Holiday Closures, Observance and Service Information for Cambridge

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

...for May 28 will be swept on May 29. The offices at the Cambridge Cemetery, 76 Coolidge Ave. will be closed on the holiday, however the gates will be open from dawn to...

    Memorial Day Holiday Closures, Observance and Service Information for Cambridge
    City offices will be closed on Memorial Day
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

5 days ago

Backyard Block Party 2018

Where: 20 Sacramento Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Backyard Block Party 2018 - Agassiz Baldwin Community
    Join us for an afternoon of FREE fun at our 8th annual Backyard Block Party at Agassiz Baldwin Community and Maud Morgan Arts. When: June 3rd, Sunday, 12:00 Noon-4:00 PM, rain or shine Where: 20 Sacramento Street, Cambridge, MA ...
    http://agassiz.org

5 days ago

2018 Outstanding City Employee Award Winners and Brian Murphy Award Winner Honored at Special Ceremony

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    2018 Outstanding City Employee Award Winners and Brian Murphy Award Winner Honored at Special Ceremony
    City Manager Louis A. DePasquale and other city officials honored the recipients of the 2018 Outstanding City Employee Award and winner of the Brian Murphy award during a special ceremony on May 11. The annual employee award recognizes a select number of employees for superior performance, positive attitude, hard work and dedication to public service.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

5 days ago

Cambridge Awards $234,000 to Recipients of 2018 City Scholarship

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Cambridge Awards $234,000 to Recipients of 2018 City Scholarship
    The City of Cambridge hosted a special ceremony this week to honor the recipients of the 2018 City of Cambridge Scholarship. This year, the city awarded 78 scholarships of $3,000 each for a total $234,000 to Cambridge high school seniors and others pursuing higher education.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

5 days ago

Planning Board Meeting (sign & facade), Room 103, 5/23/2018, 8:15 a.m.

5 Brookline Place – Replacement of existing awning with new lettering indicating address (formerly Knowledge Beginnings) Pct. 4 (Approved 05/11/18)

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9:00 am    46-48 Station Street – Renovate façade, Pct 4

9:15 am    1329 Beacon Street – Install new façade signs and window signage for AT&T, Pct 10

9:30 am    43 Hawes Street – Install new façade signs and freestanding directional signage for Boston University (formerly Wheelock College), Pct 1

    Planning Board Meeting (sign & facade), Room 103, 5/23/2018, 8:15 a.m.
    http://www.brooklinema.gov

5 days ago

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5 days ago

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6 days ago

Attend the Envision Cambridge Alewife Public ...

Attend the Envision Cambridge Alewife Public Meeting tomorrow (Weds. 5/16) to learn about the draft Alewife district plan & provide feedback. The meeting will be held at the Tobin School Cafeteria, 197 Vassal Lane, 6:30-8:30PM https://camb.ma/2rNb878

    City of Cambridge Community Development Department (Official)
    Attend the Envision Cambridge Alewife Public Meeting tomorrow (Weds. 5/16) to learn about the draft Alewife district plan & provide feedback. The meeting will be held at the Tobin School Cafeteria,...
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6 days ago

11 Books and Exhibits for Your Summer 2018 Design Fix

6/30–8/5, 32 Quincy St., Cambridge, 617-495-9400, harvardartmuseums.org.

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6/1–7/15, 450 Harrison Ave., Boston, 617-262-4400, lanouefineart.com.

7/3–7/30, 129 Newbury St., Boston, 617-247-0610, ardengallery.com.

    Happenings: Summer 2018
    Here's where to go and what to read. Rock Solid Before walls of glass and recycled steel beams became all the rage, people built their homes with a much simpler material: stone. Written by Linda Leigh Paul, Stone Houses explores more than 25 recently completed stone abodes, including a South African beach escape and a winter retreat nestled in the mountains of Montana.
    https://www.bostonmagazine.com

6 days ago

Five Places to Get Ice Cream in Boston Right Now

1702 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, 617-714-3983, honeycombcreamery.com.

505 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, 617-945-1008, littledonkeybos.com.

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1651 Washington St., South End, 617-236-1680, 665 Washington St., Downtown Boston, 857-233-4094, 197 Derby St., Salem, 978-744-4300, jaho.com.

Southern Proper, 600 Harrison Ave., Boston, 857-233-2421, southernproperboston.com

    Five Places to Get Ice Cream in Boston Right Now
    Boston is an ice cream town, no matter the weather. While spring temperatures are rising, thunderstorms are also in the forecast. Take shelter at these five restaurants, cafés, and ice cream shops, from Jaho Coffee to Little Donkey, to try the best new ice cream this spring.
    https://www.bostonmagazine.com

6 days ago

Central Square’s Amazon store opening blocked by ruling it’s a ‘formula business’

The exterior of the store at Prospect Street and Massachusetts Avenue has yet to be updated. (Photo: John Hawkinson)

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...Pickup Points store, intended as a location to pick up items ordered online, is at 624 Massachusetts Ave., also known as One Central Square – a long-vacant space in the Holmes Building at...

    Central Square's Amazon store opening blocked by ruling it's a 'formula business'
    Amazon cannot open its planned " Amazon Campus " store in Central Square without a formula business special permit from the Planning Board, the Inspectional Services Department has ruled. And the online retail giant has so far been silent on whether it will seek one.
    http://www.cambridgeday.com

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