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A 29-year-old Cambridge man was struck by a car and seriously injured in Central Square early Saturday morning, Jan. 13, according to police. The driver was traveling westbound when the man allegedly ran into the crosswalk around 12:56 a.m. in the area of 456 Massachusetts Ave. The last update ...
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Don’t let the #SundayScaries get you down! Head to Craigie On Main for a six-course #ChefsWhim dinner — every Sunday after 9pm. #CSBAspotlight #CSeats
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With last week's bitterly cold temps and with shelters constantly at capacity, the city of Cambridge is hoping to get more of the homeless population out of the cold with the opening. Jan. 16 of its new winter warming center in Central Square. “The last count we did last year, there were 500 or so homeless ...
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An overnight crash sent a Cambridge man to a local hospital for serious injuries, police said today. The collision took place at around 12:56 a.m. as the driver was headed west on Massachusetts Avenue, police said. The driver told police he saw the pedestrian run into the crosswalk from the Douglass ...
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Philips has executed a long-term lease for 243,000 square feet and will relocate its [innovation and commercial health care technology teams] from Andover, MA as well as its existing Cambridge-based North American Research Center to the new building. Formerly a rail yard, CX will be a new ...
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The East Cambridge shop will fill a 3,500-square-foot space less than 10 minutes from the Lechmere T stop and 15 minutes from Kendall. The larger shop will have approximately 40 seats and more room for a display kitchen. Production will also move from the original Central Square location, Boston ...
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The Cambridge Art Association introduces its Small Group Show for the month, “Over Time,” (above) from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at its Kathryn Schultz ... and Camper Van Beethoven play from 8 p.m. Saturday to 1:30 a.m. Sunday in The Middle East Downstairs, 480 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square.
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The City of Cambridge Department of Public Works (Official) has plans to make renovations to Carl Barron Plaza in Fiscal Year 2020. The Central Square Business Association is working alongside members of the Planners Network Greater Boston in leading an effort to gather feedback from local stakeholders, constituents and the public to provide recommendations for the plaza to the DPW. Join us in a design charrette and provide your input on how the plaza can be better activated and imagined! Lunch will be provided. Meeting Objectives: • Generate ideas for recommendations to Cambridge City Council and Department of Public Works for infrastructure and amenity improvements as part of the 2020 redesign. • Generate ideas for small-scale “tactical” interventions to test new ideas and provide proof of concepts. • Strengthen a working partnership between key stakeholders in Central Square around issues of quality of life, vulnerable populations, and economic development. • Identify a key working group that can review, refine, and endorse recommendations.
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You can #ShopLocal in #CentralSQ all year round at the Cambridge Winter Farmers Market! 10am to 2pm every Sunday at the Cambridge Community Center. #CSBAspotlight 📷: @cambridgewintermarket on Instagram
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Central Square already has a 24-hour restaurant – Cambridge's only – at CloverHFI, the 496 Massachusetts Ave. branch of the popular healthy fast-food chain. Clover won approval from the License Commission in July 2014 with two members in favor and then-police commissioner Robert Haas ...
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Volunteers can then join several hands-on service projects between 2 and 5 p.m. at the following Central Square locations: the YWCA, the Senior Center, The Possible Project, St. Peter's Church, and Cambridge City Hall. You can make fleece blankets for the homeless, Valentine's Day cards for the ...
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A personal trainer for a women's gym in Cambridge, Schettler has set up two gatherings so far during lunchtime in Harvard Square, in between her training sessions with clients. “I've found it's convenient for those who work in the Harvard or Central Square area and want to take an hour for lunch to talk ...
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“Guards at the Taj,” March 1 to April 1, Central Square Theater, 450 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, centralsquaretheater.org — Two old friends, both imperial guards at the Taj Mahal, get swept up in the blood, beauty and intrigue of the Indian palace in 1648. Rajiv Joseph's dark comedy takes a look at ...
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If you are a resident of Inman Square or work in the neighborhood you are invited to attend a special reception TONIGHT! Albertine Press in collaboration with Practice Space will host a reception celebrating Just A Start's 50th Anniversary and the year-long events that will be taking place. JAS is a community development corporation dedicated to building the housing security and economic stability of low- to moderate-income people in Cambridge and nearby communities. Folks from Inman Square are invited to hear JAS talk about the organization turning 50 and Practice Space will discuss their participation in creating public programming for the upcoming year. All who attend are invited for drinks, appetizers, and to listen to the various opportunities for volunteering. Thursday January 11,2018 5pm-7pm at Albertine Press 1309 Cambridge Street
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A 44-year-old Cambridge man was arrested for allegedly stabbing an Allston man, who was trying to break up a fight, according to police. Police responded to a report of a person suffering from a non-life-threatening stab wound around 2:45 a.m. Dec. 28 on Massachusetts Avenue near Central Square.
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Councilors push for affordable alternative once Star Market in Central Square closes .... By Adam Sennott Cambridge@wickedlocal.com ... The City Council is hoping an affordable grocery store, such as Market Basket, will replace Star Market at 20 Sidney St. in Central Square once the supermarket ...
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, David Auburn's Proof is a moving exploration of the nature of genius, women in mathematics, and father-daughter relationships. Proof plays at Central Square Theater, 450 Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge from January 18 to February 18, 2018. Tickets may be ...
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Looking to learn something new in 2018? Try taking a DJ class at #CSBA member Mmmmaven! #CSBAspotlight 📷: Mmmmaven
When New Englanders start drinking hot coffee, you know it’s cold. 📷: @erinmckenziee on Instagram #CSBAspotlight
Cambridge resident and photographer Bimal Nepal captured this image of Massachusetts Avenue in Central Square on Jan. 4, 2018. ... Hubway system remains closed, Hubway field staff will be working to clear stations, after which stations in Cambridge, Brookline, Boston, and Somerville will reopen.
Come On Out & Meet Your Neighbors!! The next monthly meeting of the Inman Square Neighborhood Association is Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 from 7:00–8:45 pm Location: Bondir Restaurant 279A Broadway, between Columbia & Elm. We'll be discussing . . . - Announcements Intersection redesign update, and Events in the Square - Bylaws Between the January and February meetings, we’ll be accepting edits, suggestions, and questions, and we’ll move to formally adopt the bylaws at the February meeting. - Zoning in Inman Square We’d like the neighborhood to have more control over what types of businesses and buildings are permitted in Inman Square. - Outreach Campaign We want to make sure the Association represents the neighborhood in full, so we’re thinking of doing another flying & social media campaign. - Dispensary Update The Planning Board is generally disposed to accept the Special Permit for Commonwealth Alternative Care with our conditions and recommendations.
Stefanie Dhanda, senior director of consumer scientific innovation at J&J's Innovation Center in Kendall Square, said in an interview that the collaboration would build on previous research into the “gut-brain axis.” That term refers to the two-way communication that takes place between the central ...
Dry cleaners and beauty shops were closed, while Inman Square Hardware was busy Thursday morning with people buying rock salt and shovels. At the nearby 1369 Coffee House, lifelong Cambridge resident Terry Carter came in for his hot caramel apple cider before he expected to shovel snow for ...
Dire Literary Series reading from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at The Middle East Corner, 480 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. ... This 202nd reading includes Cambridge's Laura van den Berg (above, in a photo by Paul Yoon), whose second novel, “The Third Hotel,” is set for publication in August; Mark ...
Star Market leases the 50,000-square-foot second-floor retail space one block off Massachusetts Avenue from Forest City Boston, the developers of ... and a 14,000-square-foot store on Prospect Street; and H Mart, the Harvest Cooperative and Target, all on Massachusetts Avenue in Central Square.
There is not a new tenant lined up for the space at this time, Jan Devereux, Vice Mayor of the City of Cambridge, told The Tech in a phone call ... Devereux has also been in contact with Michael Monestime, Executive Director of the Central Square Business Association, about maintaining grocery options ...
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Wondering what's open in #CentralSQ? We're updating our Instagram story with info all day — follow along at instagram.com/centralsquarema! Brave the storm & head to these local spots:
Central Square Theater in Cambridge has hosted Bedlam productions of “Saint Joan” and “Twelfth Night,” and in March, ArtsEmerson will present Bedlam's “Hamlet and “Saint Joan” at the Cutler Majestic Theatre. Bedlam's minimalist staging demonstrates the power of live theater to cast a spell through ...
In Dudley Square's Bolling Building, Dudley Dough said farewell as 2017 drew to a close, but several new restaurants are in the works there, including a yet-to-be-announced new venture in the building's long-empty flagship space. In Cambridge, Dennis Benzan and Hector and Nivia Pina, the team ...
The Phoenix Landing (512 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square, Cambridge): “We're ready. ... Boston Winter (City Hall Plaza, Government Center, Boston): In January and February — exact opening date to be announced — the heated “Uber Lounge” will open at City Hall Plaza by the Skating Path ...
Day or night — our neighborhood shines bright ✨ #CentralSQ 📷: @eatluvtravel on Instagram
Police said Reddick shot and killed a 28-year-old man in the area of Tremont and Hampshire streets in Cambridge back in Novemver. Reddick was arrested on New Year’s Eve near Stuart Street in Boston.
The restaurant, situated at 246 Elm St., displayed a note of thanks for customers and the neighborhood for supporting the business through the years.
Perry shared this story of her substance use disorder during performances at Central Square's Dance Complex the first weekend in December. The performance is part of ongoing new programming, "All In Movement/No Others Here,” according to Peter DiMuro, Dance Complex executive director.
Kick off 2018 with brunch! Little Donkey has everything you're dreaming of. #CSBAspotlight 📷: Little Donkey on Instagram
The shooting took place at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at Tremont and Hampshire streets in Cambridge. Police found the victim and took him to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston with a wound to the abdomen; he was pronounced dead there. The shooting was not believed to be random.
Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Cambridge Police Commissioner Branville Bard Jr. have confirmed that Kevin Reddick, 17, of Cambridge, has been arrested in connection with the November 16, 2017 shooting death of 28-year-old Malachi Mims. Reddick has been charged with murder, armed assault with intent to murder, two counts of armed assault with intent to rob, possession of a firearm without a license, possession of ammunition and possession of a loaded firearm. An arraignment date has not been scheduled. The defendant was located on Stuart Street in Boston on December 31 and placed under arrest. On November 16, 2017, at approximately 7:30 p.m., Cambridge Police responded to a report of a shooting in the area of Tremont and Hampshire Street in Cambridge. They located the victim who was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. The shooting was not believed to be random and the subsequent investigation led to the issuance of a warrant for the defendant's arrest. These charges are allegations and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty. The prosecutor assigned to this case is Assistant District Attorney Nicole Allain.
Spend your #NYE in #CentralSQ! Swipe through to see events from some of our awesome CSBA members 👉 RSVP: Saved By The 90s NYE Bash! w/ DJ Rugged One // Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub New Year's Eve at Studio A4cade // A4cade by Area Four New Year's Eve Comedy Countdown 2017 - 10PM // ImprovBoston NYE at The Phoenix Landing // The Phoenix Landing
... New Year's Day is expected to hit a low of -1 degrees – but by then Cambridge and Somerville will already be acclimated to a seemingly relentless cold snap, and staying in would mean missing the sixth year of “100 First Jokes.” The tradition, held at the ImprovBoston comedy club in Central Square, ...
EveryBlock collects 19 types of news in Boston — including articles, real estate listings, meetups and conversations neighbors are having — and organizes it by location. Here is all the recent news and discussion near 146-201 Elm St.