9 hours ago

#PrideMonth may be nearing its end, but our p...

#PrideMonth may be nearing its end, but our pride in Central Square lives on all year round. 🌈 #CitizensOfCentralSQ 📷: @yvonceknowles on Instagram

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    Central Square Business Association, Cambridge, MA. 2,368 likes · 61 talking about this · 209 were here. The Central Square Cultural District is a...
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3 days ago

Last call! Our open meeting to discuss the po...

Last call! Our open meeting to discuss the potential of Central Square becoming a Business Improvement District will take place tonight at Workbar at 6pm. Get your last-minute RSVP in: Central Square BID Community Meeting

    Central Square Business Association
    Last call! Our open meeting to discuss the potential of Central Square becoming a Business Improvement District will take place tonight at Workbar at 6pm. Get your last-minute RSVP in: Central...
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Jun 14

Get a taste of Greece without traveling acros...

Get a taste of Greece without traveling across the globe! #CSBA member Saloniki Greek has new craft cocktails at their #CentralSQ location 🍹 📷: @sous.tysonian on Instagram

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    Get a taste of Greece without traveling across the globe! #CSBA member Saloniki Greek has new craft cocktails at their #CentralSQ location 🍹 📷: @sous.tysonian on Instagram
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Jun 12

It may only be Tuesday, but we’re ready for t...

It may only be Tuesday, but we’re ready for the weekend. #DrinkLocal with us at the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts’ 7th Annual Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest this Saturday (6/16)! We’ll be tasting local beers, ciders, and meads. Details & tickets: http://bit.ly/2J9aVqu

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    It may only be Tuesday, but we're ready for the weekend. #DrinkLocal with us at the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts' 7th Annual Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest this Saturday (6/16)! We'll be...
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Jun 11

Inman Square - Cambridge, MA. added 2 new pho...

🔦🔍📞🔭⚠️ Have you seen Delilah?? If so, please call 248-8981298 Last seen in East Cambridge on Sunday.

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Jun 10

Sundays are for the #CentralFlea! Shop, eat, ...

Sundays are for the #CentralFlea! Shop, eat, and drink local at University Park from 11am to 5pm. Details & RSVP: Central Flea 📷: @cosmiccultvintage on Instagram

    Central Square Business Association
    Sundays are for the #CentralFlea! Shop, eat, and drink local at University Park from 11am to 5pm. Details & RSVP: Central Flea 📷: @cosmiccultvintage on Instagram
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Jun 08

In 2011 Anthony Bourdain paid a visit to East...

In 2011 Anthony Bourdain paid a visit to East Cambridge during the "Boston" episode of his show "No Reservations." He came to East Cambridge in pursuit of his constant goal to experience the people, traditions and flavors of different cultures. In this particular case, he was drawn to the Azorean Portuguese culture that reminded him of his earliest years learning to cook in Provincetown. He didn't come to the East Cambridge / Inman Square area because it was a "dining destination," he came because the neighborhood's heart and soul embraced diversity of culture, and food was just one of the ways it did that. He wanted everyone to open their eyes and see our differences and celebrate them, even if it got messy. During his visit to Boston, while visiting the radio show of Howie Carr, Bourdain is quoted saying, "Hanging out only with people who agree with me is about as boring a prospect as I can imagine." So, maybe today you'll stop into that market you've been curious about or you'll try that new restaurant you've been meaning to try. Or maybe you'll even buy that plane ticket for that trip you've been dreaming about. And, maybe during dinner tonight you'll raise a glass of Vinho Verde and say "saúde!" No matter what we drink and no matter how we say "cheers!" -- we all appreciate being fed good food and being surrounded by good company. RIP Mr. Anthony Bourdain. You have a place saved at so many tables.

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Jun 08

Central Square Business Improvement District Campaign

Central Square Business Improvement District Campaign

    Central Square Business Improvement District Campaign
    The CSBA is kicking off our campaign to become a Business Improvement District (BID)! Come learn what a BID is, why Central Square is aiming to become a BID, and find out more about process & team behind these efforts.
    https://centralsquarecambridge.com

Jun 07

Summer calls for drinking outside. We’re prou...

Summer calls for drinking outside. We’re proud to sponsor the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts' 7th Annual Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest on Saturday, June 16th! Join us at University Park for unlimited tastings of beers, ciders, and meads. Details & tickets: http://bit.ly/2J9aVqu

    Central Square Business Association
    Summer calls for drinking outside. We're proud to sponsor the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts' 7th Annual Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest on Saturday, June 16th! Join us at University Park...
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Jun 06

One of our favorite parts about #CentralSQ: t...

One of our favorite parts about #CentralSQ: there is ALWAYS something to do! See what's going on in the neighborhood this month in our latest CSBA newsletter (and subscribe if you haven't already)!

    It's going to be a busy month in #CentralSQ!
    The CSBA is a proud sponsor of the Sustainable Business Network's 7th Annual Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest! Join us as we enjoy unlimited tastings of local beers, ciders, and meads. **CSBA members can take $10 off their ticket with the code CSBA10 at checkout!** Saturday, June 16 * University Park (91 Sidney St.)
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Jun 05

We’re excited to have the BIO International C...

We’re excited to have the BIO International Convention in Boston & Cambridge for #BIO2018! Looking to explore more while you’re in town? We’ve got your full guide to #CentralSQ on the Life Sciences Corridor’s blog:

    The Wonders of Central Square
    From the friendly folks who walk the streets to the ever-changing art in Graffiti Alley, every day in Central Square brings something new. Read through to get your guide to a day in the neighborhood from those who know it best - the folks at the Central Square Business Association (CSBA).
    http://lifesciencescorridor.com

Jun 04

A week of events in Cambridge, Somerville: Dance festivals, local authors and dada art

“Here to be Heard: The Story of the Slits” with Q&A from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at Lilypad, 1353 Cambridge St., Inman Square. There’s a $15 cover at the door.

Drum Fest V from 6 to 10 p.m. at The Burren, 247 Elm St., Davis Square, Somerville. Tickets in advance are $12 standing and at the bar; $14 general seating; and $16 off the stage, but $20 at the door, with $3 of every ticket sold going to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

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Dance for World Community Film Festival begins, with showings at 5 and 7 p.m. daily through Wednesday at The Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Harvard Square. Admission to each film is $10.

Romance novel talk with “The Wedding Date” author Jasmine Guillory from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Oberon, 2 Arrow St., Harvard Square. Tickets are $8 (for standing room) or $10, and add a dollar for online service fees for this 18-plus show.

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

Comedian Johnny Pemberton at 8@730 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at 730 Tavern, 730 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. Tickets are $10 (or $11.42 with the online service fee).

Fifth Annual Dance Now Boston at 8 tonight and Sunday, and at 7 p.m. Saturday at The Dance Complex, 536 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. General admission tickets are $25.

39th Annual Boston Dragon Boat Festival from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday (all racing) and 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday (racing and cultural festival) around the Weeks Footbridge, 948 Memorial Drive, in the Riverside neighborhood. Free.

Fresh Pond Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday around the Water Treatment Facility, 250 Fresh Pond Parkway, Fresh Pond. Free.

12th Annual Family Music Festival from noon to 3 p.m. at the New School of Music, 25 Lowell St., West Cambridge. Free.

    A week of events in Cambridge, Somerville: Dance festivals, local authors and dada art
    Harvard Square's José Mateo Ballet Theatre presents a three-day film festival exploring the intersection of dance and social change around the globe - part of the 10th annual Dance for World Community Festival week. Information is here. Lunchtime acoustic music concerts programmed by the Harvard Square folk music institution run through Sept.
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Jun 03

Central Square Business Association added 4 n...

No #SundayFunday is complete without a stop at the Lamplighter Brewing Co. Beer Garden 🍺☀️ Who are you taking on the #CentralFlea with today!?

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Jun 03

🚦Intersection Improvement Project Update: Th...

🚦Intersection Improvement Project Update: The vote on the Home Rule Petition (see "charter right #2" below) at the last City Council meeting was charter-righted. It will be re-visited at the next City Council meeting on Monday, June 4th at 5:30 PM at Cambridge City Hall, 2nd Floor Sullivan Chamber, 795 Massachusetts Ave. This meeting is open to anyone, regardless of whether or not you wish to speak. Members of the public who do wish to speak may do so at the public comment section of the meeting for up to three minutes. You may sign up to speak by calling the City Council Office at 617-349-4280 on Mondays between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., or by signing up at the meeting between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. If you would like additional information to familiarize yourself with this topic, here are a few links to city websites. 1 - Inman Square Redesign FAQ (6/1/18): http://jandevereux.com/2018/06/01/inman-square-redesign-faq-6-1-18/ 2 - Video of May 21st City Council Meeting: http://cambridgema.iqm2.com/Citizens/Media.aspx - Click on "5/21/18 5:30 PM Regular Meeting" - Public comments from 0:05:30 to 1:14:10 - Agenda item #4 discussion from 1:38:46 to 2:11:55 3 - City of Cambridge Intersection Improvement Project: https://www.cambridgema.gov/theworks/cityprojects/2016/inmansquare - - - - - - - "Charter Right 2. CMA 2018 #117 : A communication transmitted from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to a request for approval to submit the attached Home Rule Petition that would authorize the City of Cambridge to include as part of the Inman Square Intersection Safety Improvements Project (“Project”) the planned reconfiguration of the intersection of Hampshire Street and Cambridge Street in the Inman Square area of the City (hereinafter, “Inman Square”) as well as a portion of the land that makes up Mayor Alfred E. Vellucci Community Plaza (“Vellucci Plaza”)."

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    Inman Square - Cambridge, MA., Cambridge, MA. 2,019 likes · 8 talking about this · 4,697 were here. "You've got a bank, pharmacy, you can pick up dry cleaning, get a takeout sandwich from a good...
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Jun 03

Intersection Improvement Project Update: The...

Intersection Improvement Project Update: The vote on the Home Rule Petition (see "charter right #2" below) at the last City Council meeting was charter-righted. It will be re-visited at the next City Council meeting on Monday, June 4th at 5:30 PM at Cambridge City Hall, 2nd Floor Sullivan Chamber, 795 Massachusetts Ave. This meeting is open to anyone, regardless of whether or not you wish to speak. Members of the public who do wish to speak may do so at the public comment section of the meeting for up to three minutes. You may sign up to speak by calling the City Council Office at 617-349-4280 on Mondays between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., or by signing up at the meeting between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. If you would like additional information to familiarize yourself with this topic, here are a few links to city websites. 1 - Inman Square Redesign FAQ (6/1/18): http://jandevereux.com/2018/06/01/inman-square-redesign-faq-6-1-18/ 2 - Video of May 21st City Council Meeting: http://cambridgema.iqm2.com/Citizens/Media.aspx - Click on "5/21/18 5:30 PM Regular Meeting" - Public comments from 0:05:30 to 1:14:10 - Agenda item #4 discussion from 1:38:46 to 2:11:55 3 - City of Cambridge Intersection Improvement Project: https://www.cambridgema.gov/theworks/cityprojects/2016/inmansquare - - - - - - - "Charter Right 2. CMA 2018 #117 : A communication transmitted from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to a request for approval to submit the attached Home Rule Petition that would authorize the City of Cambridge to include as part of the Inman Square Intersection Safety Improvements Project (“Project”) the planned reconfiguration of the intersection of Hampshire Street and Cambridge Street in the Inman Square area of the City (hereinafter, “Inman Square”) as well as a portion of the land that makes up Mayor Alfred E. Vellucci Community Plaza (“Vellucci Plaza”)."

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    Inman Square - Cambridge, MA., Cambridge, MA. 2,019 likes · 8 talking about this · 4,697 were here. "You've got a bank, pharmacy, you can pick up dry cleaning, get a takeout sandwich from a good...
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May 31

"Highland Fried plays to Inman’s “funky” side...

"Highland Fried plays to Inman’s “funky” side, especially with the tiki bar, Romano says. “That’s where the kind of funky Inman Square thing comes into play, where it’s like, ‘What does that really have to do with fried chicken or barbecue? A tiki place?’ But that’s why I like it, because it’s different. Why not?” says Romano."

    After Detour, Highland Kitchen Owners Welcome Highland Fried to...
    The story of the new Inman Square restaurant Highland Fried starts and ends with a local chef's exalted fried chicken, but a detour where the owners veered from their gut instincts nearly derailed the now-flourishing restaurant. Husband-and-wife restaurateurs Mark Romano and Marci Joy-owners of...
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May 31

Making weekend plans is easy when the #Centra...

Making weekend plans is easy when the #CentralFlea is every Sunday 🕶 📷: @etalley_ on Instagram

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    Making weekend plans is easy when the #CentralFlea is every Sunday 🕶 📷: @etalley_ on Instagram
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May 27

Long weekend vibes 🙌 #CitizensOfCentralSQ 📷:...

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

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    Long weekend vibes 🙌 #CitizensOfCentralSQ 📷: @ri.le on Instagram
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May 25

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

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    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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May 25

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

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

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    MemorialDayWeekend plans: stuntin' at the #CentralFlea. 🕶 Every Sunday from 11am to 5pm! 📷: @etalley_ on Instagram
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May 23

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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May 22

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.
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May 22

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.
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May 21

Fresh food coming through! #CSBA member Viale...

Fresh food coming through! #CSBA member Viale is now serving lunch every Monday through Friday from 11:30am to 2:30pm. See the menu: bit.ly/LunchAtViale 📷: @super9v on Instagram

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    Fresh food coming through! #CSBA member Viale is now serving lunch every Monday through Friday from 11:30am to 2:30pm. See the menu: bit.ly/LunchAtViale 📷: @super9v on Instagram
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May 19

Fingers crossed for clear skies tomorrow! We’...

Fingers crossed for clear skies tomorrow! We’ll be rocking the #CentralFlea with from 11am to 5pm at University Park. More details & RSVP: Central Flea 📷: Graffito SP

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    Fingers crossed for clear skies tomorrow! We'll be rocking the #CentralFlea with from 11am to 5pm at University Park. More details & RSVP: Central Flea 📷: Graffito SP
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May 18

FYI, for those interested in the INMAN SQUARE...

FYI, for those interested in the INMAN SQUARE INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT Cambridge City Council General Open Meeting, * * * * Monday May 21st at 5:30 * * * * The following agenda item is planned: Agenda Item # 4 "A communication transmitted from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to a request for approval to submit the attached Home Rule Petition that would authorize the City of Cambridge to include as part of the Inman Square Intersection Safety Improvements Project (“Project”) the planned reconfiguration of the intersection of Hampshire Street and Cambridge Street in the Inman Square area of the City (hereinafter, “Inman Square”) as well as a portion of the land that makes up Mayor Alfred E. Vellucci Community Plaza (“Vellucci Plaza”)." ******************************************************************* WANT TO SPEAK AT THE MEETING? You may sign up to speak by calling the City Council Office at 617-349-4280 on Mondays between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., or by signing up at the meeting between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. ********************************************************************* LOCATION: The meeting is at Cambridge City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave, in the Sullivan Chamber. LINKS: ~~> Background information about the project and supporting documentation. https://www.cambridgema.gov/theworks/cityprojects/2016/inmansquare ~~> City Council Agenda: http://cambridgema.iqm2.com/Citizens/Detail_Meeting.aspx?ID=2142 ~~> City Council Agenda Item #4: http://cambridgema.iqm2.com/Citizens/Detail_LegiFile.aspx?Frame=&MeetingID=2142&MediaPosition=&ID=7065&CssClass=

    2018/05/21 05:30 PM City Council Regular Meeting - Web Outline - Cambridge City, MA
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May 17

Have you heard of Liam's Lunches of Love? Lia...

Have you heard of Liam's Lunches of Love? Liam is an 11-year-old Central Square native who has made it his mission to help the homeless. Learn more about his family’s lunch program in their #CitizensOfCentralSQ spotlight on our blog:

    #CitizensOfCentralSQ Spotlight: Liam's Lunches of Love
    Meet The Hannons! 11-year-old Liam and his father, Scott, founded Liam's Lunches of Love in June of 2017 and are now serving around 50 to 70 lunches per week to those less fortunate in our Central Square neighborhood. "It all started because Liam didn't want to go to summer camp, but I needed him to stay busy.
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May 16

#CitizensOfCentralSQ Spotlight: Liam’s Lunches of Love

#CitizensOfCentralSQ Spotlight: Liam’s Lunches of Love

    #CitizensOfCentralSQ Spotlight: Liam's Lunches of Love
    Meet The Hannons! 11-year-old Liam and his father, Scott, founded Liam's Lunches of Love in June of 2017 and are now serving around 50 to 70 lunches per week to those less fortunate in our Central Square neighborhood. "It all started because Liam didn't want to go to summer camp, but I needed him to stay busy.
    https://centralsquarecambridge.com

May 16

Inman Square - Cambridge, MA. shared Wit's En...

    Wit's End
    Hello Facebook Friends and Fam! We are working to be nominated to the Cambridge Scout's Honored List, and we are hoping you might help us! If you can take two minutes and click on the link below...
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May 14

The Central Square Farmers Market returns tod...

The Central Square Farmers Market returns today! #ShopLocal every Monday from 12-6pm in the parking lot behind Graffiti Alley. 📷: @rego301 on Instagram

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    The Central Square Farmers Market returns today! #ShopLocal every Monday from 12-6pm in the parking lot behind Graffiti Alley. 📷: @rego301 on Instagram
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May 14

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

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.

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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.

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

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.)

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.
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May 11

Take Mom to the #CentralFlea this #MothersDay...

Take Mom to the #CentralFlea this #MothersDay! We’ll have all the vintage, art, food, & drinks she could ever dream of. #CitizensOfCentralSQ

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    Take Mom to the #CentralFlea this #MothersDay! We'll have all the vintage, art, food, & drinks she could ever dream of. #CitizensOfCentralSQ
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May 11

Inman Square - Cambridge, MA. shared Somervil...

The date has changed to Sunday.

    SAC Porchfest Special - Moving to Rain Date
    Wonderland for some great recommendations.
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May 09

Fourth report of gunshots in three months basically replays an incident a week earlier

...1:38 a.m., police officers canvassed the area and found three shell casings outside 106-108 Columbia St., a residential area by a minimart about a block from the Wednesday shots. There were...

A similar incident came March 31, when gunshots were reported at approximately 4:06 a.m. at School and Cherry streets – again, only about a block away – and police found shell casings but no victims.

Before that, the most recent such similar incident was at 5:48 a.m. Dec. 11, another block away at Norfolk and Worcester streets – with shell casings again found, but no victims.

    Fourth report of gunshots in three months basically replays an incident a week earlier
    Police are investigating an apparent firing of a weapon at 2:30 a.m. Wednesday at Norfolk Street and Bishop Allen Drive in The Port neighborhood, where they went after an alert from ShotSpotter technology, which listens for gunshots in the city. A shell casing was found in municipal Parking Lot No.
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May 08

City resists testing employee parking solution as Inman Square braces for roadwork ordeal

...Association, said president Jason Alves, and infrastructure changes and construction – to improve safety around where Cambridge and Hampshire streets meet – will combine to make Inman a place where a test of parking innovations...

...of parking innovations would be welcomes and urgently needed. Driving the residential streets around her 1309 Cambridge St. business, Barandes said she counted at least 38 spaces going using unused during the day...

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...creation of protected bike lanes that have eaten away parking spaces around the city, with Cambridge and Brattle street bike lanes provoking particular outrage from residents with cars and businesses who want curbside...

    City resists testing employee parking solution as Inman Square braces for roadwork ordeal
    Inman Square businesses don't look to be getting day parking for employees anytime soon, despite the threat of up to two years of looming construction, but the city is promising studies that could lead to more creative parking solutions in the future.
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May 08

Central Square Business Association added 4 n...

Thanks to all who came out for the first #CentralFlea of the season! We’re doing it again EVERY SUNDAY at University Park. Shop, eat, + drink local with us in #CentralSQ: bit.ly/CentralFlea2018

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May 08

The May 2018 Meeting of the Inman Square Neig...

The May 2018 Meeting of the Inman Square Neighborhood Association will be this Thursday, May 10th from 7 to 9PM. It will be at Workbar Union at 31 Union Square, Somerville MA. Topics in brief: Elections, bylaws, the sale of the Ryles building, and zoning. If you'd like more information, and to see the complete agenda, please visit: https://inmanneighbors.com/may-2018-meeting/

    May 2018 Meeting
    See the May agenda: ISNA May Meeting Agenda Topics in brief: Elections, bylaws, the sale of the Ryles building, and zoning. Nominations for the May election of the 2018-19 leadership team close on Tuesday, May 8 at 7 pm. Nominate a leadership team member here: online feedback form.
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May 06

Central Square Business Association added 4 n...

35 vintage + antique dealers • 70 artists + designers • 27 food trucks + vendors • Brand new location + beer garden The #CentralFlea opens for the season at 11am! Click through to see everything you need to know.

    Central Square Business Association
    Central Square Business Association added a new photo.
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May 03

Just 3 more days until we kick off this seaso...

Just 3 more days until we kick off this season of the #CentralFlea! Tag a friend you’re shopping, eating, & drinking with at the Flea this Sunday 🕶☀️🍺 Details: Opening Day at the Central Flea!

    Central Square Business Association
    Just 3 more days until we kick off this season of the #CentralFlea! Tag a friend you're shopping, eating, & drinking with at the Flea this Sunday 🕶☀️🍺 Details: Opening Day at the Central Flea!
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May 02

Third reports of gunshots in three months within a few blocks in Port neighborhood

...1:38 a.m., police officers canvassed the area and found three shell casings outside 106-108 Columbia St., a residential area by a minimart about a block from the Wednesday shots. There were...

A similar incident came March 31, when gunshots were reported at approximately 4:06 a.m. at School and Cherry streets – again, only about a block away – and police found shell casings but no victims.

Before that, the most recent such similar incident was at 5:48 a.m. Dec. 11, another block away at Norfolk and Worcester streets – with shell casings again found, but no victims.

    Third reports of gunshots in three months within a few blocks in Port neighborhood
    An early morning argument apparently led to gunshots Wednesday in The Port neighborhood near Central Square, according to a police report. Police responded to Norfolk Street and Bishop Allen Drive at around 2:45 a.m. after 911 calls and an alert from ShotSpotter technology, which listens for gunshots in the city.
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May 01

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

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

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 30

“Sure, for those hustling to work or school t...

“Sure, for those hustling to work or school the alley may seem like just a gritty passageway between street and parking lot. But for the more leisurely and present, the passage could be a conversation starter, a way to connect strangers.” Read The Boston Globe’s feature on #GraffitiAlley: http://bit.ly/2I14KkB

    In this hidden alley, a museum of modern art - The Boston Globe
    Stop walking so fast. Slower. No, even slower. And stop looking at your phone. Pause. Look around. There is beauty in the world. In this hidden alley, the proof is all around you. Cambridge's Richard B. Modica Way - also known as "Graffiti Alley" - is an 80-foot stretch of constantly changing graffiti, street art, signage, and posters.
    https://www.bostonglobe.com

Apr 27

Planning Board Meeting, Room 111, 5/3/2018, 7:30 p.m.

8:00 pm        43 Saint Paul Street – convert basement into two-4 bedroom-units in the basement 

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7:30 pm        21 Sears Road – construct single family home requiring design review (5/10) Pct.15

7:45 pm        37 Sears Road – construct single family home requiring design review (5/10) Pct.15

8:15 pm        15 Alberta Road – construct addition and garage requiring relief for FAR,

8:30 pm        128 Davis Avenue – finish attic space and add two dormers requiring relief for

    Planning Board Meeting, Room 111, 5/3/2018, 7:30 p.m.
    http://www.brooklinema.gov

Apr 27

Have you heard the news!? Lamplighter Brewing...

Have you heard the news!? Lamplighter Brewing Co. will be hosting their very own Beer Garden at the #CentralFlea this year. Get the inside scoop from Boston Magazine: http://bit.ly/2HwpAve

    Central Square Business Association
    Have you heard the news!? Lamplighter Brewing Co. will be hosting their very own Beer Garden at the #CentralFlea this year. Get the inside scoop from Boston Magazine: http://bit.ly/2HwpAve
    http://www.facebook.com

Apr 26

ICYMI — Whole Heart Provisions is NOW OPEN in...

ICYMI — Whole Heart Provisions is NOW OPEN in #CentralSQ! 🥗 They’re taking over our Instagram story for the day to give you an inside look at the new location. Follow along: instagram.com/centralsquarema 📷: @itsbeccawolf

    Central Square Business Association
    ICYMI - Whole Heart Provisions is NOW OPEN in #CentralSQ! 🥗 They're taking over our Instagram story for the day to give you an inside look at the new location. Follow along:...
    https://www.facebook.com

Apr 25

High-end liquor store encounters problems in plan to fill Inman’s Ryles Jazz Club space

...consider assurances that the Ryles’ pouring license and the off-premises license being brought to 212 Hampshire St. wouldn’t overlap by the time the state’s Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission confirmed a...

    High-end liquor store encounters problems in plan to fill Inman's Ryles Jazz Club space
    When the Ryles Jazz Club ends its four-decade run and closes at the end of June, its owners expect a high-end liquor store to open in its place. But neither the East Cambridge Business Association nor councillor Tim Toomey is sold on the idea, and on Wednesday the License Commission deferred a decision.
    http://www.cambridgeday.com

Apr 24

#CentralSQ: Where even the electrical boxes h...

#CentralSQ: Where even the electrical boxes have character. 📷: @brightly_shine on Instagram

    Central Square Business Association
    CentralSQ: Where even the electrical boxes have character. 📷: @brightly_shine on Instagram
    https://www.facebook.com

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