18 hours ago

Oscar eager? Boston Society of Film Critics holds awards event Sunday at The Brattle

...its annual Reception and Awards Program, planned for Sunday at Harvard Square’s Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St.

    Oscar eager? Boston Society of Film Critics holds awards event Sunday at The Brattle
    While we have to wait until March 4 to see what film wins big at the 90th Academy Awards ceremony, The Boston Society of Film Critics gives cinema fans a chance to get into the awards season mood early with its annual Reception and Awards Program, planned for Sunday at Harvard Square's Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St.
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19 hours ago

Central Square Advisory Committee, Human Services panel have vacancies

...application process.) Paper applications are available in the City Manager’s Office at City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square...

    Central Square Advisory Committee, Human Services panel have vacancies
    From the City of Cambridge, Jan. 31, 2018: Residents are invited to apply to fill vacancies on the city's Central Square Advisory Committee (apply by Feb. 28) and the Human Services Commission (apply by March 2). Appointments are made by City Manager Louis A. DePasquale. The city's online application system is at cambridgema.gov/apply.
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5 days ago

DeRosa, with legacies in housing, health, retires after three decades leading CEOC

A celebration of the accomplishments of DeRosa and the nonprofit will be held at 6 p.m. Feb. 23 at WeWork Cambridge, 625 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. The event is open to the public. Registration is here.

    DeRosa, with legacies in housing, health, retires after three decades leading CEOC
    After three decades as executive director, Elaine DeRosa is retiring from the Cambridge Economic Opportunity Committee, a nonprofit anti-poverty group. The move was announced Thursday by board president Moana Bentin, along with DeRosa's replacement: Tina Alu, the group's associate director, herself a 30-year veteran in poverty alleviation at CEOC.
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5 days ago

Five things to do this weekend: Feb. 16-18

“Delirium,” written and performed by Martin Dockery from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Lilypad, 1353 Cambridge St., Inman Square. General admission tickets are $20 (or $23.16 with the online service fee).

Bread and Bones: A Fusion Dance and Concert from 7:30 p.m. Saturday to 12:30 a.m. Sunday at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Building 50, also known as the Walker Memorial, 142 Memorial Drive. General admission is $10.

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“A Futile and Stupid Gesture” special screening at 10 p.m. Saturday at The Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Harvard Square. Free by downloading a pass here. (Seats are not guaranteed with a pass.)

    Five things to do this weekend: Feb. 16-18
    "Delirium," written and performed by Martin Dockery from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Lilypad, 1353 Cambridge St., Inman Square. General admission tickets are $20 (or $23.16 with the online service fee).
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6 days ago

Anonymous tip confirmed, inspectors say: Underage drinkers at address with history

La Fábrica Central is the restaurant that replaced the Monroe restaurant and nightclub at 450 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square, in February 2017 after owners shut it down rather than accept Cambridge License...

    Anonymous tip confirmed, inspectors say: Underage drinkers at address with history
    State inspectors have called owners and managers of La Fábrica Central to answer to seven charges of serving alcohol to underage patrons last fall. Both scheduled hearings - Tuesday this week and next - have been delayed at the request of La Fábrica Central's attorney, said Ralph Sacramone, executive director of the Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission.
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6 days ago

High school mourns teacher Sam Bixler, 29, who lost fight to recover after hit from car

Bixler, hit by a car at 12:56 a.m. Jan. 13 as he crossed Massachusetts Avenue near Douglas Street, was rushed to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston after the collision for emergency...

    High school mourns teacher Sam Bixler, 29, who lost fight to recover after hit from car
    The pedestrian hit by a car last month - beloved high school history teacher and Cambridge resident Sam Bixler, 29 - died Wednesday after a struggle with the complications of brain trauma. Bixler, hit by a car at 12:56 a.m. Jan.
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Feb 14

Cambridge Street schools are under budget, still identified as opening in September 2019

An expected $131.6 million has come down to $129.5 million in a guaranteed maximum price agreement between the city and construction company Rich-KBE for the King Open/Cambridge Street Upper School & Community Complex at 850 Cambridge St., in the Wellington-Harrington neighborhood.

    Cambridge Street schools are under budget, still identified as opening in September 2019
    The schools being rebuilt on Cambridge Street are coming in under budget - for at least one stage of construction. An expected $131.6 million has come down to $129.5 million in a guaranteed maximum price agreement between the city and construction company Rich-KBE for the King Open/Cambridge Street Upper School & Community Complex at 850 Cambridge St., in the Wellington-Harrington neighborhood.
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Feb 12

Ten Valentine’s Day events to know about, whether shopping, celebrating or rejecting

There’s a “Celebrate Love” pop-up store at Albertine Press, 1309 Cambridge St., Inman Square, with one-stop shopping for floral arrangements by Claudia LaPeña, boxes of...

...Bars made with with crushed Red Hot candies, Vietnamese cinnamon and cayenne at Salt & Olive, 1160 Massachusetts Ave., Harvard Square, through Wednesday.) Information is here...

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...Bride” shows at 10 p.m. both nights. Tickets are $9 at The Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Harvard Square...

Take a lunchtime walk around the Fresh Pond Reservation on Wednesday and hear about “Love in the Animal Kingdom” from a park ranger. The noon to 1 p.m. stroll is rain or shine and and starts at the 250 Fresh Pond Parkway ranger station. Questions? Contact: tpuopolo@cambridgeMA.gov.

“Thorns” is a mix of improv comedy, storytelling, standup, songs, films and rants about love showing at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at ImprovBoston, 40 Prospect St., Central Square. Tickets are $18 general admission, or $14 for students.

...of course, there are zombies. It shows at 8 p.m. Wednesday at The Rockwell, 255 Elm St., Davis Square, Somerville. Tickets are $18 for students (or $21 with the online service fee...

...on Wednesday, starting in Harvard Square at 4 p.m. and walking to City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square, to wrap up at 6 p.m. The young and young at heart...

...Sing-Along is the kind of thing you need, head to the Daddy Jones Bar, 525 Medford St., Magoun Square, Somerville, for a 4 to 6 p.m. break, with Jeff Jams taking...

    Ten Valentine's Day events to know about, whether shopping, celebrating or rejecting
    Valentine's Day is Wednesday, officially. For those participating or opposed, here are some of the more interesting, inexpensive ways to take part. There's a "Celebrate Love" pop-up store at Albertine Press, 1309 Cambridge St., Inman Square, with one-stop shopping for floral arrangements by Claudia LaPeña, boxes of chocolate by EHChocolatier and the Press' own sophisticated cards for loved ones.
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Feb 09

Five things to do this weekend: Feb. 9-11

Boston Bike Party’s Winter Games from 7 to 11 p.m. at North Point Park, 1 North Point Blvd., NorthPoint/Cambridge Crossing. Free.

“Something Wicked: The Bard, Improvised” from 10 to 11:30 p.m. Friday at ImprovBoston, 40 Prospect St., Central Square. Tickets are $18.

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...there’s also an 8 p.m. Wednesday showing for Valentines Day) at The Rockwell, 255 Elm St., Davis Square, Somerville. Tickets are $18 for students (or $21 with the online service fee...

    Five things to do this weekend: Feb. 9-11
    Boston Bike Party's Winter Games from 7 to 11 p.m. at North Point Park, 1 North Point Blvd., NorthPoint/Cambridge Crossing. Free. Instead of watching the opening ceremonies of the traditional Winter Olympics, watch or compete in a half-dozen clever/silly games of skill and endurance, including the One-Meter Lap (around a single cone), Slow Ride (no feet, no zig-zags, last one to cross the finish line wins), Bikesled (measured in Smoots) and Bicycle Dancing (the bike is your dance partner).
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Feb 09

Idea of city-owned broadband disappeared, but conversation’s return might disappoint

In neighboring Somerville, a group has organized a meeting about building community Internet – citing the end of net neutrality as a concern – from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Somerville Public Library, 79 Highland Ave., in the Winter Hill neighborhood.

    Idea of city-owned broadband disappeared, but conversation's return might disappoint
    The long-missing topic of municipal broadband is returning to public discussion Monday, with a City Council order inspired by both some local schoolchildren's lack of Internet access and steps taken by a Republican-led Federal Communications Commission toward undoing net neutrality laws, which keep the Internet a level playing field.
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Feb 08

Central Square intersection signal change joins growing list of transportation issues

...was hit by a car at 12:56 a.m. Jan. 13 as he crossed Massachusetts Avenue near Douglas Street. The driver told police Bixler ran into the crosswalk. He was rushed to Beth Israel...

MIT graduate Phyo N. Kyaw, 23, died shortly after 7:40 p.m. Dec. 27, 2011 at Vassar Street and Massachusetts Avenue, when he was hit by an oil tanker truck turning right onto Vassar. He was on a bicycle.

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...died from a 3:45 p.m. July 2, 2002, dooring incident in front of 501 Massachusetts Ave. – not far from where Bixler was struck, but still three blocks from the intersection with...

    Central Square intersection signal change joins growing list of transportation issues
    While transportation officials work through plans to handle traffic dangers in Porter and Inman squares, two city councillors are proposing a solution for a three-way intersection in Central Square that's part of one of the most dangerous stretches of road in the city - but not the site of the most serious traffic deaths and injuries.
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Feb 05

As The Port endures project against floods, it benefits from art projects known as Flow

...spot. We Flow Together: The Port Playback Co. will partner with Art and Soul Studio, 91 Hampshire St., and other Port organizations, to train community members in techniques and tools for sustaining the...

Port artist David Fichter will lead members of the community in creating exterior glass tile mosaics – expected to take a year and last between two and three decades – on The Elderly and Congregate Housing, 116 Norfolk St., and at a second location to be determined. Grant awarded: $29,000

    As The Port endures project against floods, it benefits from art projects known as Flow
    Eleven art projects grouped under the name "Flow" should start trickling through The Port neighborhood soon, named in part for their funding source: a multiyear flood control project.
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Feb 04

Celebration scheduled for Albert J. Gowan, late designer, writer, graphic design expert

The celebration of life for Albert J. Gowan is planned for 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Fenway Studio in the Design and Media Center at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, 621 Huntington Ave., Boston. Information is here.

    Celebration scheduled for Albert J. Gowan, late designer, writer, graphic design expert
    A celebration of life for Albert J. Gowan - in the words of the organizers, "Designer. Teacher. Writer. Singer. International man of mischief. Player of the long game. Uncle to all" - will be held Feb. 11 at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston.
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Feb 02

Zoots customers seize a likely last chance, line up to rescue items at bankrupt chain

...could be last chance to get their clothing before the doors sealed forever at the 9 White St. branch. Although there has been interest expressed in acquiring the company’s assets, the 17...

    Zoots customers seize a likely last chance, line up to rescue items at bankrupt chain
    The line of customers was 50 deep Friday outside Zoots, a bankrupt dry cleaner, for what could be last chance to get their clothing before the doors sealed forever at the 9 White St. branch.
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