4 hours ago

A week of events in Cambridge, Somerville: River Fest, Grolier Fest, Big Gay Dance Party

Musicians’ open mic from 8 to 9 p.m. at The Burren, 247 Elm St., Davis Square, Somerville. Free.

“Miss Julie,” a Bare-Bones staged reading from 8 to 10 p.m. at Unity Somerville, 6 William St., just off College Avenue near Davis Square, Somerville. There is a suggested donation of $5.

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Singer-Songwriter Showcase from 10 p.m. to midnight at The Plough & Stars, 912 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. Free.

Comedy open mic from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at The Middle East Corner, 480 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. Free.

East Cambridge & The Facts History Café from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Atwood’s Tavern, 877 Cambridge St., East Cambridge. Free.

Spring Foraged Banquet from 6 to 10 p.m. at Gallery 263, 263 Pearl St., Cambridgeport. Tickets are $70.

“Book of Shadows,” an original play about The Port from 7 to 9:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) at the Dante Alighieri Society Center, 41 Hampshire St., Kendall Square. There is a suggested donation of $10.

Grolier Poetry Festival: Open House & Street Fair from noon to 8 p.m. at the Grolier Poetry Bookstore on 6 Plympton St., Harvard Square. Free.

“‘Sweeney Todd’ in Concert,” a pop-up musical benefit from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St., Harvard Square. General admission is $30.

    A week of events in Cambridge, Somerville: River Fest, Grolier Fest, Big Gay Dance Party
    Campfire. Festival from noon to 11 p.m. at Passim, 47 Palmer St., Harvard Square. Daily passes are $10. Passim's twice-a-year homegrown festival of Americana, bluegrass, blues, Celtic, country, folk and related musical styles winds down Memorial Day weekend with a full 23 musical acts (including Isa Burke, in a photo by Louise Bichan).
    http://www.cambridgeday.com

9 hours ago

Long weekend vibes 🙌 #CitizensOfCentralSQ 📷:...

Long weekend vibes 🙌 #CitizensOfCentralSQ 📷: @ri.le on Instagram

    Central Square Business Association
    Long weekend vibes 🙌 #CitizensOfCentralSQ 📷: @ri.le on Instagram
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37 hours ago

Attend Memorial Day parade, observances; gun violence panels; building reuse appeal

A long-empty 12-unit apartment building at 12 Arnold Circle is the subject of a legal class that gets a hearing Thursday before the Board of Zoning Appeal. (Photo: Marc Levy)

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...at sea. A collation will end the day at the VFW Mount Auburn Post 8818, 688 Huron Ave., in the Strawberry Hill neighborhood. Participants in the events include veterans groups, elected officials, police...

The board meets at the Citywide Senior Center, 806 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square.

    Attend Memorial Day parade, observances; gun violence panels; building reuse appeal
    Public events starting at Cambridge Common, starting at 9:30 a.m. Monday The city's Veterans Services department and the Cambridge Veterans' Organization plan their annual Memorial Day Parade and Observance starting with a cannon salute at 9:30 a.m., proceeding through Harvard Square up Mount Auburn Street to Coolidge Avenue and concluding at Cambridge Cemetery.
    http://www.cambridgeday.com

2 days ago

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2 days ago

Heads up, #CentralSQ! Due to the weather fore...

Heads up, #CentralSQ! Due to the weather forecast and holiday weekend, we have decided to cancel this weekend’s #CentralFlea. Enjoy the long weekend! Be sure to visit us when we pick it back up on June 3rd: bit.ly/CentralFlea2018

    Central Square Business Association
    Heads up, #CentralSQ! Due to the weather forecast and holiday weekend, we have decided to cancel this weekend's #CentralFlea. Enjoy the long weekend! Be sure to visit us when we pick it back up on...
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2 days ago

#MemorialDayWeekend plans: stuntin’ at the #C...

#MemorialDayWeekend plans: stuntin’ at the #CentralFlea. 🕶 Every Sunday from 11am to 5pm! 📷: @etalley_ on Instagram

    Central Square Business Association
    MemorialDayWeekend plans: stuntin' at the #CentralFlea. 🕶 Every Sunday from 11am to 5pm! 📷: @etalley_ on Instagram
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2 days ago

Where to Eat Memorial Day Brunch in Boston

Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-10 p.m., Fridays, 9 a.m.-11 p.m., 450 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, 617-497-1513, veggiegalaxy.com.

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Brookline open 11 a.m.-3 p.m. for brunch, 1700 Beacon St., 617-264-8900; South End open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. for brunch, 525 Tremont St., Boston, 617-266-2600, barcelonawinebar.com.

Brookline open 11 a.m.-3 p.m. for brunch, 1700 Beacon St., 617-264-8900; South End open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. for brunch, 525 Tremont St., Boston, 617-266-2600, barcelonawinebar.com.

11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 50 Northern Ave., Seaport, Boston, 617-737-5051, committeeboston.com.

11 a.m.-4 p.m., Deep Ellum, 477 Cambridge St., Allston, 617-787-2337, deepellum-boston.com.

11 a.m.-3 p.m., 118 Dorchester St., South Boston, 617-766-3450, fatbabysouthboston.com.

10 a.m.-3 p.m., Lincoln Tavern, 425 W. Broadway, South Boston, 617-765-8636, lincolnsouthboston.com.

11 a.m.-4 p.m., 479 Cambridge St., Allston, 617-782-8226, 635 Cambridge St., Cambridge, 857-285-6179, lonestar-boston.com.

11 a.m.-4 p.m., 479 Cambridge St., Allston, 617-782-8226, 635 Cambridge St., Cambridge, 857-285-6179, lonestar-boston.com.

11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., 421 Cambridge St., Allston, 617-787-1117, lulusallston.com.

10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 1 Kendall Sq., Bldg 300, Lower Level, Cambridge, 617-848-4355, statepark.is.

    Where to Eat Memorial Day Brunch
    Looking for Boston restaurants serving brunch on Memorial Day? Check out these 10 Monday brunch menus at Committee in the Seaport, Fat Baby in South Boston, State Park in Cambridge, Lulu's Allston, and more, with breakfast, lunch, cocktails, and patio dining.
    https://www.bostonmagazine.com

2 days ago

City Dance Party

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    City Dance Party
    Join us in front of Cambridge City Hall for the 2018 City Dance Party on Friday June 29, from 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

2 days ago

Boston man arrested in Cambridge shooting

Cambridge police officers responding to a report of shots fired in the area of Elm and Cambridge streets about 3:22 a.m. determined that someone had fired into a second-story room of a house on Elm Street. There were no reported injuries.

    Boston man arrested in Cambridge shooting
    CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (WHDH) - A Boston man arrested in connection with an early morning shooting earlier this week in Cambridge will face a judge Friday, police said. Jean Griffin, 41, was arrested in Dorchester Thursday by U.S.
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3 days ago

Five Reasons to Leave the House This Weekend

$18, Friday, May 25, the Middle East Upstairs, 480 Mass. Ave., Cambridge, mideastoffers.com.

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$30+, 8 p.m., Friday, May 25, Symphony Hall, 301 Mass. Ave., Boston, bso.org.

    Five Reasons to Leave the House This Weekend
    Including La Sylphide performed by the Boston Ballet, Laura Veirs performing at the Middle East, and more. When you have a repertoire spanning as many years and as many types of music as the Boston Pops does, it makes sense to do the occasional recap show.
    https://www.bostonmagazine.com

4 days ago

With all the public art in #CentralSQ, there’...

With all the public art in #CentralSQ, there’s a photo op at every corner 👑 #CitizensOfCentralSQ 📷: Art and Seeking

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    With all the public art in #CentralSQ, there's a photo op at every corner 👑 #CitizensOfCentralSQ 📷: Art and Seeking
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4 days ago

Harvest Co-Ops around Boston Need Cash, or Will Close

Harvest Co-Op Markets, 580 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, 617-661-1580; 3815 Washington St., Jamaica Plain, 617-405-5300, harvest.coop.

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Harvest Co-Op Markets, 580 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, 617-661-1580; 3815 Washington St., Jamaica Plain, 617-405-5300, harvest.coop.

    Harvest Co-Ops around Boston Need Your Help (and Cash)
    The natural food stores need to raise $300,000 by August, the board told members. If you like shopping for bulk items, organic produce, and natural cosmetics at a member-owned store, double down this summer: Harvest Co-Op, which has two markets in the Boston area, needs your help.
    https://www.bostonmagazine.com

4 days ago

On the Market: A Stunning Second Empire in Cambridge

307 Harvard Street, Cambridge

    On the Market: A Stunning Second Empire in Cambridge
    This Dana Hill manor is flanked by flowering trees. Separated from the brick sidewalk by stately wrought-iron gates, this stunning Second Empire home for sale flaunts major curb appeal. Built in 1865, the pale blue manor in Cambridge's Dana Hill neighborhood not only exhibits stained glass windows, a grand portico, and ornate cornices and trim, but it's flanked by flowering magnolia and dogwood trees.
    https://www.bostonmagazine.com

5 days ago

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5 days ago

On the Market: A Charming Central Square Condo

5 Lamson Place #3, Cambridge

    On the Market: A Charming Central Square Condo
    Tucked away on a side street in Cambridge, this condo for sale is nestled on the top floor of an 1843 rowhouse. Though it feels worlds away from the bustle of Mass. Ave., the place is a five-minute walk to the Central Square T stop.
    https://www.bostonmagazine.com

6 days 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

6 days 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

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