7 hours ago

Bush Tetras’ classic punk funk back

The Bush Tetras with Muck & the Mires and DJ Hugo Burnham, at the Middle East, 472 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, tomorrow. Tickets: $15; mideastclub.com.

    Bush Tetras' classic punk funk back
    New York's Bush Tetras are high on the list of bands who'd be millionaires if being influential made people rich.Formed in 1979, they were among the first bands to cross punk with funk, fueled by Pat Place's slashing guitar and Cynthia Sley's striking, confrontational stage presence.
    http://www.bostonherald.com

40 hours ago

We can’t deny — #CSBA member Happie has one o...

We can’t deny — #CSBA member Happie has one of the best views in the neighborhood. 🌆 #CentralSQ 📷: @ektaraochavan on Instagram


3 days ago

Stabbing in East Cambridge caps police day that began with gunshots heard in The Port

...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. There were no reported victims, Warnick said, and as...

A similar incident came March 31, when gunshots were reported at approximately 4:06 a.m. at School and Cherry streets – only a block from this morning’s shots – 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.

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A man has been taken into custody from the same address on Hurley Street near Sciarappa Street, Warnick said. 

    Stabbing in East Cambridge caps police day that began with gunshots heard in The Port
    Officers responded to a nonfatal stabbing tonight on Hurley Street, in what's believed to be a domestic incident. Around 9:30 p.m. the East Cambridge neighborhood was alarmed to hear a woman's voice crying out, "Help, I've been stabbed," neighbors said. Police and fire personnel were on the scene quickly and took the woman to a local hospital.
    http://www.cambridgeday.com

3 days ago

#CSBAspotlight: Teddy Shoes

#CSBAspotlight: Teddy Shoes

    #CSBAspotlight: Teddy Shoes
    It's time for the latest #CSBAspotlight - Teddy Shoes ! This #CentralSQ staple has been a part of our community since 1957 and has evolved with the neighborhood. "When my father (Theodore) started the business, his parents owned this building - so we've always been located in this exact spot.
    https://centralsquarecambridge.com

3 days ago

#CSBAspotlight: On The Rise

#CSBAspotlight: On The Rise

    #CSBAspotlight: On The Rise
    As Women's History Month comes to a close, it's time for a #CSBAspotlight on On The Rise (OTR)! OTR is a team of 13 staff members (and volunteers & interns) that help provide homeless and formerly homeless women with the tools and services they need to succeed.
    https://centralsquarecambridge.com

4 days ago

Cross the finish line, then keep running to #...

Cross the finish line, then keep running to #CentralSQ! #CSBA member Central Square Florist gives away free roses to marathon runners each #MarathonMonday 🌹


4 days ago

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5 days ago

Heads up. 🏃

Heads up. 🏃

    Cambridge announces Patriots' Day closures events
    In observance of the Patriots' Day Holiday on April 16, Cambridge city offices and libraries will be closed, payments will not be required at city of Cambridge parking meters and parking meter pay station and there will be no trash, recycling or compost pickup or street cleaning.The trash, recycling and compost daily pickup routes will be one day behind schedule for the rest of that week.
    http://cambridge.wickedlocal.com

Apr 10

Two words: FREE. PIZZA. 🍕 To close out Oath P...

Two words: FREE. PIZZA. 🍕 To close out Oath Pizza's CSBA Instagram takeover, they’re giving away two gift cards! Visit instagram.com/centralsquarema to enter.


Apr 10

Calling all pizza lovers in #CentralSQ 🍕 #CSB...

Calling all pizza lovers in #CentralSQ 🍕 #CSBA member Oath Pizza is taking over our Instagram today! Follow along on our Instagram story: instagram.com/centralsquarema 👇


Apr 08

From the residents who call #CentralSQ home t...

From the residents who call #CentralSQ home to the officers who keep our neighborhood safe, we’re thankful for all of our #CitizensOfCentralSQ 💙 📷: Cambridge Police Department


Apr 05

Central Square Business Association added 2 n...

Heads up, #CentralSQ commuters! The elevator at the Central MBTA station will be out of service beginning Monday, April 9th. More information: https://mbta.com/stops/place-cntsq


Apr 05

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Apr 03

Please give a warm welcome to our newest #CSB...

Please give a warm welcome to our newest #CSBA member, Whole Heart Provisions! You may have eaten at their Allston location, but we’re excited to announce they’ll be opening up a new location in #CentralSQ very soon 🥗 📷: @the_maya_lifestyle on Instagram


Apr 03

Dairy Joy’s Seasonal Reopening Means Spring Is Really Here, Snow or Not

Viale (502 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge) opened in late 2014 and has been serving up great Italy-meets-New-England...

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...the re-openings of seasonal businesses have really begun, including soft serve destination Dairy Joy (331 North Ave., Weston), which opened for the season on March 26. As Boston Globe correspondent Kara Baskin...

    Dairy Joy's Seasonal Reopening Means Spring Is Really Here, Snow or Not
    Welcome back to Sign of Spring , a round-up of mini news bites to kick off the day. New Weekday Lunch Option Yesterday's sprinkling of snow be damned, spring is here, and the re-openings of seasonal businesses have really begun, including soft serve destination Dairy Joy (331 North Ave., Weston), which opened for the season on March 26.
    https://boston.eater.com

Apr 02

The Spring 2018 Restaurant Opening Guide: Cambridge and Somerville

90 Hampshire St., the Port, Cambridge

Patty Chen’s Dumpling Room (907 Main St., Central Square, Cambridge): Patty Chen’s closed in late October 2017, thanks to construction that...

Pineapple Thai (1108 Cambridge St., Inman Square, Cambridge): A new sibling of a Brookline Thai restaurant. Projected opening: Unknown

Stix Noodle Bar (93 Windsor St., Cambridge): Restaurant group New England Restaurant Concepts, which is behind a variety of restaurants in...

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1394 Massachusetts Ave., Harvard Square, Cambridge

377 Walden St., Cambridge

298 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square, Cambridge

Blackbird Doughnuts (1350 Massachusetts Ave., Harvard Square, Cambridge): This Fenway and South End doughnut shop from the team behind the...

Gustazo Cuban Restaurant & Cafe (2067 Massachusetts Ave., Porter Square, Cambridge): In 2014, Gustazo opened in the former Elephant Walk space in Waltham...

The Longfellow Bar at Alden & Harlow (40 Brattle St., Harvard Square, Cambridge): The latest from Alden & Harlow and Waypoint’s Michael Scelfo, this will...

Sheger Cafe and Ethiopian Restaurant (2376 Massachusetts Ave., North Cambridge): A small Ethiopian restaurant from a nearby salon owner. There will be around a dozen seats inside and a small patio outside. Projected opening: Unknown

20 College Ave., Davis Square, Somerville

    The Spring 2018 Restaurant Opening Guide: Cambridge and Somerville
    Over the river from Boston, Cambridge and Somerville had a bit of a slow winter in terms of restaurant openings; there were a few highlights, from ceviche in Union Square to delivery-only fried chicken sandwiches coming out of Inman Square, but there weren't very many openings overall. Spring might be another story, however.
    https://boston.eater.com

Apr 02

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Apr 01

Happy #Easter from #CentralSQ! We’re looking ...

Happy #Easter from #CentralSQ! We’re looking forward to blue skies & fresh blooms around the neighborhood as the weather starts to feel a bit more like spring ☀️ 📷: @lioshenkawaco on Instagram


Mar 29

Central Square Business Association added 9 n...

As #WomensHistoryMonth comes to a close, it’s time for a #CSBAspotlight on On The Rise (OTR)! OTR is a team of 13 staff members (and volunteers & interns) that help provide homeless and formerly homeless women with the tools and services they need to succeed. Get an inside look at the organization below! “OTR was founded in the mid 1990s by a recent Harvard University graduate who worked at the student-run shelter and realized there is a whole community of people who were falling through the cracks of social services. At the time, many services for the homeless claiming to be inclusive would screen women out because of issues like substance abuse & addiction, mental health issues, domestic violence situations, etc. and require people to prove readiness for services. The basis for OTR was to create a very low threshold for entry and not have a timeline-centered program of how long people have before they should be ‘cured.’ These issues that took a lifetime to develop are not going to disappear overnight — sometimes a 90-day program isn’t enough. Our house, the Safe Haven, really becomes home for the women who come here. They can use our address as their permanent mailing address, relax and watch TV, check email, do laundry, take a shower, enjoy meals, and so much more. With a holistic approach, we aim to let these women become comfortable, form relationships with the staff, and lead us to understanding their needs and allowing us to help them access the services they need. They are the experts in what they need and we’re creating an environment where their initiative can flourish. Our programs have a huge emphasis on building relationships and trust. Some of the main issues associated with homelessness include substance abuse, medical and mental health, and legal issues. In dealing with these issues, many of the women have had experiences that lead them to not trust people, specifically in the social services, healthcare, and legal systems. We work with them to provide and connect them to the services they can trust. A big initiative of ours is the Keep the Keys program — emphasizing the importance of continued services after women have found housing. There are many opportunities that just aren’t an option when you’re homeless (e.g. jobs, healthcare, getting an education) because it’s just too difficult or chaotic. Those opportunities tend to open up for the first time in many years once a woman has secured housing. We’re invested in these relationships long-term and want to be a part of that journey and ensure their continued success.” — Martha Sandler, Benny Wheat, Charyti Reiter, & Delphene Mooney of On The Rise On The Rise would like to send a special thank you to their local partners, volunteers, and interns for all the work they do to keep the organization running! For more information about the organization, visit ontherise.org!


Mar 27

On sunny days, #CentralSQ comes back to life ...

On sunny days, #CentralSQ comes back to life ☀️ #CitizensOfCentralSQ 📷: @wise_photography ft. @maddieoakley on Instagram


Mar 27

The American Immigration Lawyers, Political A...

The American Immigration Lawyers, Political Asylum Immigration Representation Project, City of Cambridge (Official), Commission on Immigrant Rights and Citizenship, Islamic Society of Boston have partnered to host a "Know Your Rights" workshop today from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at 204 Prospect Street. Please join them in learning more about your rights as immigrants living in Cambridge and the United States, or share this event with anyone you think would benefit from this. http://www.cambridgema.gov/CityCalendar/view.aspx?guid=62fcdd730fe645138c4b14e1ceff3420

    Know Your Rights Workshop
    City of Cambridge Commission on Immigrant Rights and Citizenship, in partnership with AILA, PAIR, and the Islamic Society of Boston will be hosting a KYR workshop. Come learn more about your rights from immigration lawyers.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

Mar 25

Central Square Business Association added 4 n...

Who’s ready for the return of the #CentralFlea!? Vendor applications are now open for the 2018 season: newenglandopenmarkets.com/central-flea


Mar 24

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Mar 23

Support #CentralSQ's women this #WomensHistor...

Support #CentralSQ's women this #WomensHistoryMonth! On The Rise is hosting their 5th Annual Empty Bowls Project fundraiser at Puritan & Company tomorrow. For $38, you can select and take home your own handmade bowl from local potters and enjoy tasty soups donated by over 10 local restaurants! Limited tickets are still available for the 1:30pm seating: http://bit.ly/2DNYCZq

    The Fifth Annual Empty Bowls Project to support On The Rise
    Feed the belly, warm the soul. For $38, you select and take home your own handmade bowl donated by local potters from Feet of Clay Studio, MIT SAA, and Indigo Fire Studio and enjoy tasty soups donated by local restaurants such as: 1369 Coffeehouse, Trina's Starlight Lounge, The Druid, City Girl Cafe, Nashoba Brook Bakery, Puritan and Company, The Automatic, Lord Hobo, Atwood's Tavern, Loyal Nine, Highland Fried, Classic Graphx and more!
    https://www.eventbrite.com

Mar 23

Plays, musicals spring to colorful life

...The Women Who Mapped the Stars,” April 19–May 20, Central Square Theater, 450 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, centralsquaretheater.org. In the late 1800s, Harvard employed women as cheap labor to crunch...

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...Anna Christie,” April 6-May 6, Lyric Stage, 140 Clarendon St., lyricstage.com. Eugene O’Neill’s story of a reunion between a coal barge captain...

“The Sound of Music,” May 1-13 Wang Theatre, 265 Tremont St., bochcenter.org. I guess we still need theater that reminds us that Nazis are bad. Come for Maria and the von Trapp family’s unforgettable songs, stay for the enduring message that fascism can’t conquer love.

...Allegiance,” May 4-June 2, Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, 527 Tremont St., speakeasystage.com. Inspired by actor George Takei’s own life, “Allegiance” follows a Japanese-American...

...Jagged Little Pill,” May 5-July 15, 2018 Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge, americanrepertorytheater.org. An all-star team brings this beloved ’90s album to the stage...

    Plays, musicals spring to colorful life
    Spring has spru - well, OK, it still feels like the depths of winter. But eventually spring will arrive, and with it an amazing calendar of theater.From classics to new works, musicals both joyous and intense, this season has everything (note, everything doesn't include "Hamilton" - but that is coming this fall!).
    http://www.bostonherald.com

Mar 22

A #TBT with exciting news: The “Marksons” sig...

A #TBT with exciting news: The “Marksons” sign in this photo, which would later become the Blockbuster sign, is getting a makeover! Each year, the City of Cambridge Community Development Department (Official) invites small businesses & groups to propose projects that will enhance their business districts. We’re proud to announce that the CSBA has been selected as a 2018 winner and will be renovating the sign to better reflect our vibrant Cultural District! Learn more about the Small Business Challenge program: http://bit.ly/2DIwwyD 📷: Cambridge Historical Commission


Mar 22

What would YOU choose to replace Ryles Jazz C...

What would YOU choose to replace Ryles Jazz Club? #inmansquare #justcurious

    Inman Square - Cambridge, MA.
    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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Mar 22

Inman Square - Cambridge, MA. shared 1369 Cof...

    The Fifth Annual Empty Bowls Project to support On The Rise
    Feed the belly, warm the soul. For $38, you select and take home your own handmade bowl donated by local potters from Feet of Clay Studio, MIT SAA, and Indigo Fire Studio and enjoy tasty soups donated by local restaurants such as: 1369 Coffeehouse, Trina's Starlight Lounge, The Druid, City Girl Cafe, Nashoba Brook Bakery, Puritan and Company, The Automatic, Lord Hobo, Atwood's Tavern, Loyal Nine, Highland Fried, Classic Graphx and more!
    https://www.eventbrite.com

Mar 21

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

#foureaster #cutename #itsstillourFOURTHstorminarow ;)

    How the 'Four'easter' will impact Cambridge
    According to forecasters, the fourth nor'easter of the month is projected to hit Cambridge overnight between March 21 and into the morning of March 22.Between 4 and 8 inches of snow are expected to fall.Here's what you need to know about the storm's impact on Cambridge:ParkingAs of 5:45 p.m.
    http://cambridge.wickedlocal.com

Mar 20

Inman Square - Cambridge, MA. shared Union Sq...

    MBTA will hold Somerville meeting on planned Green Line extension - The Boston Globe
    Area residents are invited to hear the latest information on the planned extension of the MBTA Green Line into Somerville and Medford. The MBTA is holding a public meeting on the project Wednesday, March 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the Somerville High School auditorium.
    https://www.bostonglobe.com

Mar 20

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Mar 20

Happy #FirstDayOfSpring! Whether you're bring...

Happy #FirstDayOfSpring! Whether you're bringing home a bouquet for yourself or ordering an arrangement to thank your #Easter host next weekend, fresh blooms from Central Square Florist make every day a little brighter. 🌷💐


Mar 18

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Mar 17

The only proper way to celebrate #StPatricksD...

The only proper way to celebrate #StPatricksDay in #CentralSQ — enjoying a Guinness paired with traditional Irish food & music at The Phoenix Landing, of course. Cheers! 🍺🍀


Mar 15

Inman Square - Cambridge, MA. shared Sarah Fr...

Free Apps & Free Laughs! #laughteristhebestmedicine #inmansquareisforcomedians #rememberthedingho

    Sarah Francis Comedy
    Midwest Comedy Buffet Presents MORE March Madness!!! This week we have the host of Spicy Comedy, Elisha Siegel at the reins! Our featured comedians: Nora Panahi Anthony Massa Awet Teame Will...
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