2 days ago

A Guide to Boston’s Non-Local Coffee Chains

...within the past 48 hours. Blue Bottle Coffee opened its first location in Massachusetts at 40 Bow St. in Cambridge in early 2018. In mid-May, another location opened in Downtown Boston, and...

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Intelligentsia is on the verge of adding a second location in the area, this one in Boston proper, at 225 Franklin St. in the Financial District.

Founded in Philadelphia, La Colombe has since opened locations in New York, Chicago, Washington, DC, and Boston, starting with a location near South Station, which opened early in 2016. A second location opened in December 2017 in Boston’s Seaport District, at 29 Northern Ave.

...has since grown to have more than 1600 locations worldwide, including one in Boston at 333 Massachusetts Ave. (near Symphony Hall). The chain sources its beans from Brazil, Bolivia, and Papua New Guinea...

...coffee chain that first opened in Boston on Newbury Street in 2014, relocated to Framingham (181 Concord St.) in April of 2017. Owner Diego Gonzales closed down the Boston cafe in October 2016...

Case in point: In May 2016, the South Boston neighborhood contested plans for Starbucks at 749 E Broadway. Members of the community expressed concern that the coffee chain would take business away from...

    A Guide to Boston's Non-Local Coffee Chains
    Bostonians love their coffee, and while New England's loyalty to Dunkin' Donuts runs deep, there are plenty of out-of-towners making moves to contend for a portion of the local love. Here's a look at the non-local coffee companies that have started to lay down roots in Boston, many of which already provide the beans that fuel some of the local shops.
    https://boston.eater.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

3 days ago

Guerilla Opera Looks to the Future at their Season Finale!

OBERON, 2 Arrow Street, Cambridge, MA

    Guerilla Opera Looks to the Future at their Season Finale!
    Whet your appetite for the "enterprising" (Opera News) Guerilla Opera's productions and recordings to come at "Emergence I," a concert presentation featuring a first-listen to new music from Mischa Salkind-Pearl's A Dead Body based on the short story by Anton Chekhov, libretto by Franny Zhang, as well as beloved revivals of Marti Epstein's magical Rumpelstiltskin and Per Bloland's dark and brilliant Pedr Solis with libretto by Paul Schick.
    http://guerillaopera.org

3 days ago

kyannasutton posted 2 photos to Flickr:

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

6 days ago

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

May 17

Alert - Bionic 5K Race

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    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

May 17

Alert - Traffic Delays this Weekend due to Multiple Events

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    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

May 17

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

May 17

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

May 17

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

May 17

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

May 16

Memorial Day Holiday Closures, Observance and Service Information for Cambridge

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...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

May 16

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

May 16

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

May 14

A week of Cambridge, Somerville events: Grolier Poetry Festival, Lego prom, more

Resistance Mic at 8 p.m. at Oberon, 2 Arrow St., Harvard Square. Tickets range from $5 to $25. 

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

World Qualifier Speed Slam at the Boston Poetry Slam from 7:15 p.m. to midnight at The Cantab Lounge, 738 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. Free.

Comedy: 8 O’Clock at 730 Vol. XXVI: Diddle Diddle Haaay Edition from 8 to 10 p.m. at 730 Tavern, 730 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. Free.

FirstWorks theater premiere: “Haunted by Hypatia” from 8 to 10 p.m. at Unity Somerville, 6 William St., just off College Avenue near Davis Square, Somerville. Suggested donation of $5.

Soirée de Musique de Chambre from  7:30 to 9 p.m. at the New School of Music, 25 Lowell St., West Cambridge. Free.

Grolier Poetry Festival: Open House & Street Fair from noon to 6 p.m. at the Grolier Poetry Bookstore on 6 Plympton St., Harvard Square. Free. (Rain date is June 2.)

Red Inman Square Walking Tour from 11 a.m. to noon, leaving from the Practice Space Design Studio, 1307 Cambridge St., Inman Square. Tickets are $5.

Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at The A.R.T. at Harvard University, 64 Brattle St., Harvard Square. Tickets are $20.

    A week of Cambridge, Somerville events: Grolier Poetry Festival, Lego prom, more
    Teams of local filmmakers were given exactly 48 hours to make movies, and here's the first half of the 60 short films they wrote, shot, edited and scored over the sleepless weekend of May 5. Information is here. Each showcase in this semi-regular series features solo artists playing original material.
    http://www.cambridgeday.com

May 12

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May 10

Cambridge Bicycle Safety Project Review Committee Update

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    Cambridge Bicycle Safety Project Review Committee Update
    The Mayor's Office and the City Manager's Office have been working with City staff and members of the City Council to establish a Cambridge Bicycle Safety Project Review Committee.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

May 10

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!
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

May 09

Public Planting Committee Vacancy

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Public Planting Committee Vacancy
    The Public Planting Committee is charged with the responsibility of promoting and improving the quality and diversity of plantings throughout all areas of Cambridge.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

May 08

Panera’s expanded delivery service includes these Boston-area locations

57 Dodge Street - Beverly, MA, 01915

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647 Broadway - Saugus, MA, 01906

797 Providence Highway - Dedham, MA, 02026

100 Independence Way - Danvers, MA, 01923

115 Stuart Street - Boston, MA, 02116

450 Boylston Street - Boston, MA, 02116

201 Brookline Ave - Boston, MA, 02215

430 Market Street - Lynnfield, MA, 01940

130 Providence Highway - East Walpole, MA, 02032

174 Alewife Brook Parkway – Cambridge, MA, 02138

    Panera's expanded delivery service includes these Boston-area locations
    Panera Bread on Tuesday announced it is expanding delivery services to the neighborhoods around nearly 30 of its Boston-area restaurants. "As of today, Panera's delivery service has helped to create more than 13,000 jobs across the country," the company boasted. Delivery of items on the lunch and dinner menus requires a $5 minimum purchase and tacks-on a $3 delivery fee.
    http://www.wcvb.com

May 07

Current Vacancies: Library Board of Trustees, Human Rights Commission, Open Data Review Board

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

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

May 07

Cambridge Library Board of Trustees Vacancy

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Cambridge Library Board of Trustees Vacancy
    City Manager Louis A. DePasquale is seeking to fill a vacancy on the Board of Trustees for the Cambridge Public Library.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

May 07

Kris_Butler posted 2 photos to Flickr:

May 06

Coming Attractions: May 6 through 22 — What Will Light Your Fire

Wig Out! by Tarell Alvin McCraney. Directed by Summer L. Williams. An American Repertory Theater production presented in collaboration with Company One Theatre at Oberon 2 Arrow St. Cambridge, MA, through May 13.

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Childs Gallery, 169 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.

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

...Neil Bartlett. Directed by Daniel Bourdreau. 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...

...Project, 1486 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA, May 11 through 20 and at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre 949 Commonwealth ave, Boston, MA, May 23 through 27...

...Director, Allyssa Jones. Choreography by Jean Appolon. Staged by Lyric Stage Company of Boston at 40 Clarendon Street, Copley Square, Boston, MA, May 18 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.

Performing Arts Center at 51 Walden, Concord, MA

At Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury Street, Boston, MA

Church of the Covenant, 67 Newbury Street, Boston, MA

Sanders Theatre/Harvard University, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

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 6 through 22 - 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 This 17th Annual International Film Series promotes cross-cultural performances as well as ethnic cuisine via Monday screenings of international feature films, documentaries, animation, and shorts.
    http://artsfuse.org

May 04

Updated May 05

Alert - Traffic Delays this Weekend due to Multiple Events

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    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.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

May 05

May 04

Expect Traffic Delays due to Multiple Events May 4-6 Weekend

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Expect Traffic Delays due to Multiple Events May 4-6 Weekend
    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.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

May 02

Open Data Review Board Vacancy

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Open Data Review Board Vacancy
    The city's Open Data Program makes government data easily available in useful formats, and is intended to increase transparency, foster engagement among residents, and create new opportunities for collaboration between Cambridge and the public.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

May 01

Free Document Shredding Saturday, May 5, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Free Document Shredding Saturday, May 5, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    Unwanted documents will be destroyed on the spot in a highly advanced technical mobile shredding truck and sent for recycling.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

May 01

Cambridge’s Annual Commemoration of the Holocaust Thursday, May 3

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Temple Beth Shalom, 8 Tremont St., Cambridge

    Cambridge's Annual Commemoration of the Holocaust Thursday, May 3
    Recalling all who perished during the Holocaust, this year's program features an evening of music, candle lighting, and remembrance.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

Apr 27

Bionic5K Road Race

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Bionic5K Road Race
    Expect minor traffic delays on Sunday, 4/29 beginning at 8 AM in the Harvard Square area for the Bionic5K road race.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

Apr 25

City Seeks Volunteers to Serve on the PB5 Outreach Committee

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    City Seeks Volunteers to Serve on the PB5 Outreach Committee
    Cambridge is seeking volunteers to serve on the PB5 Outreach Committee to help ensure that the PB process engages as many community members as possible.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

Apr 25

Resident Sought for Board Vacancy on Cambridge Human Rights Commission

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

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...process. Paper applications are available in the City Manager’s Office at Cambridge City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue. For more information, contact Nancy Schlacter, Cambridge Human Rights Commission, at 617-349-4396 or...

    Resident Sought for Board Vacancy on Cambridge Human Rights Commission
    City Manager Louis A. DePasquale is seeking a resident to fill a vacancy on the Cambridge Human Rights Commission.
    https://www.cambridgema.gov

Apr 24

City Manager Appoints Administrative Opioid Working Group

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    City Manager Appoints Administrative Opioid Working Group
    The national public health emergency caused by the opioid epidemic is impacting communities across the country. The city of Cambridge has not been spared these tragedies despite the concerted efforts by key stakeholders, clinicians and advocates to aid those who may be struggling with the gravitational pull of addiction.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

Apr 23

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.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

Apr 23

City Manager DePasquale Submits FY19 Budget

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    City Manager DePasquale Submits FY19 Budget
    On April 23, 2018, Cambridge City Manager Louis A. DePasquale submitted his proposed Operating and Capital Budgets for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19), as well as the proposed FY20-23 Operating and Capital Plans, to the Cambridge City Council. The proposed Operating Budget of $636.4 million represents an increase of $25.7 million, or 4.22%, over the FY18 Adjusted Budget.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

Apr 22

Coming Attractions: April 22 through May 8– What Will Light Your Fire

Wig Out! by Tarell Alvin McCraney. Directed by Summer L. Williams. An American Repertory Theater production presented in collaboration with Company One Theatre at Oberon 2 Arrow St. Cambridge, MA, April 26 through May 13.

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Krakow Witkin Gallery, 10 Newbury Street, Boston, MA

33° at Bell Gallery, List Art Building, Brown University, 64 College Street, Providence, RI, through May 27.

Childs Gallery, 169 Newbury Street, Boston, MA

Boston College, 2101 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston MA

Anna Christie by Eugene O’Neill. Adapted and directed by Scott Edmiston. Staged by the Lyric Stage Company of Boston, 140 Clarendon Street, Boston, MA, through May 5.

...by Ilyse Robbins. Staged by SpeakEasy Stage Company at the Boston Center for the Arts, 527 Tremont Street, Boston, MA, May 4 through June 2...

...Directed by Diane Paulus. Staged by the American Repertory Theater at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge, MA, May 5 through July 15...

True West by Sam Shepard. Directed by Daniel Bourque. Staged by the Hub Theatre Company of Boston at First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough Street, Boston, MA, through April 26.

Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA

At Emmanuel Church/Parish Hall, 15 Newbury Street, Boston, MA

At Williams Hall/New England Conservatory, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston, MA

    Coming Attractions: April 22 through May 8- 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 This 17th Annual International Film Series promotes cross-cultural cultural performances as well as ethnic cuisine via Monday screenings of international feature films, documentaries, animation, and shorts.
    http://artsfuse.org

Apr 22

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Apr 22

  • Plastic Makes Practice

    Mr. Babecka is asking for $321.86:
    My students need light-weight instruments for teacher demonstrations between multiple school buildings.
    Amigos School Comment

Apr 22

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Apr 20

Resident Sought for Board Vacancy on Cambridge Human Rights Commission

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Resident Sought for Board Vacancy on Cambridge Human Rights Commission
    City Manager Louis A. DePasquale is seeking a resident to fill a vacancy on the Cambridge Human Rights Commission.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

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