40 hours ago

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

    Central Square Business Association
    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...
    https://www.facebook.com

42 hours ago

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

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

    Central Square Business Association
    MemorialDayWeekend plans: stuntin' at the #CentralFlea. 🕶 Every Sunday from 11am to 5pm! 📷: @etalley_ on Instagram
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

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

    Central Square Business Association
    With all the public art in #CentralSQ, there's a photo op at every corner 👑 #CitizensOfCentralSQ 📷: Art and Seeking
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

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

    Central Square Business Association
    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
    https://www.facebook.com

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

    Central Square Business Association
    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
    https://www.facebook.com

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.
    https://centralsquarecambridge.com

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...
    https://www.facebook.com

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

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

May 13

Attend meetings about tree loss, light laws, recreational marijuana, tenant rights, more

...18 residential units and 4,564 square feet of ground-floor commercial use to at 1043-1059 Cambridge St., Inman Square (to be heard at 6:30 p.m.); and the office building at...

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The council meets at City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square.

...Inman Square (to be heard at 6:30 p.m.); and the office building at 125 CambridgePark Drive, Alewife, could get a cafe called Revival and full-service restaurant – described as a craft...

Cambridge Police Commissioner Branville G. Bard Jr. and police officer will be available at Darwin’s, 1629 Cambridge St., Mid-Cambridge, near the Cambridge Main Library, for coffee and conversation about any topic of interest to residents.

    Attend meetings about tree loss, light laws, recreational marijuana, tenant rights, more
    City Council , 5:30 p.m. Monday This meeting includes an order expressing worry about the loss of city trees - 7 percent of city trees were lost between 2009 and 2014, according to a flyover analyzed by the University of Vermont Spatial Labs - and asking for updated information, since a "thriving tree canopy is an essential component of our climate resilience," writes councillors Quinton Zondervan, Sumbul Siddiqui and Craig Kelley with vice mayor Jan Devereux.
    http://www.cambridgeday.com

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

    Central Square Business Association
    Take Mom to the #CentralFlea this #MothersDay! We'll have all the vintage, art, food, & drinks she could ever dream of. #CitizensOfCentralSQ
    https://www.facebook.com

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.
    http://web-extract.constantcontact.com

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

    Central Square Business Association
    Central Square Business Association added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

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.
    https://inmanneighbors.com

May 08

Lady-bug posted 3 photos to Flickr:

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.
    https://www.facebook.com

May 04

Updated May 05

Five things to do this weekend: May 4-6

Santo Cristo Feast Portuguese-American festival from 6 p.m. to midnight Friday, 5 p.m. to midnight Saturday and noon to 11 p.m. Sunday at Saint Anthony Parish, 400 Cardinal Medeiros Ave., in the Wellington-Harrington neighborhood.

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Somerville Public Library Comix Con from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Somerville Public Library, 79 Highland Ave., in the Winter Hill neighborhood. Free.

...A kids’ art show is up at the The Center for Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave. Q’s Nuts has even gotten into the spirit and turned its windows over to...

...into the spirit and turned its windows over to artists for nut-themed displays at 349 Highland Ave., not far from Davis Square. Information is here...

Coro-Dante Spring Concert from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Dante Alighieri Society Center, 41 Hampshire St., Kendall Square. Free – registration is here – with donations accepted gratefully. 

Cafe Zing Poetry Open Mic from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Porter Square Books, 25 White St., Porter Square. Free. Sign-ups begin at 5:15 for three-minute time slots.

    Five things to do this weekend: May 4-6
    Somerville Public Library Comix Con from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Somerville Public Library, 79 Highland Ave., in the Winter Hill neighborhood. Free.
    http://www.cambridgeday.com

May 05

Actors' Shakespeare Project's Much Ado About Nothing Must Close Tomorrow

Receiving rave reviews from both critics and audiences, Actors' Shakespeare Project's Much Ado About Nothing set to close Sunday, May 6. Saturday's 3 PM & 8 PM have tickets still available.

Read More https://www.actorsshakespeareproject.org/plays-events/much-ado-about-nothing/

Tickets: http://www.actorsshakespeareproject.org/tickets/

    Actors' Shakespeare Project
    Benedick is determined to "die a Bachelor." Beatrice can't imagine loving a man she can't tolerate! They might just be the perfect couple. While the villain Don John sows seeds of rumor and alternative truths, the success of two noble marriages hinges on the hilarious efforts of local law enforcement.
    https://www.actorsshakespeareproject.org

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!
    http://www.facebook.com

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

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 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

Apr 24

Inman Eats & Crafts May 20th

About Us

    Inman Eats & Crafts May 20th
    The East Cambridge Business Association (ECBA) is proud to present Inman Eats & Crafts 2018 , on Sunday May 20, 2018 from 12:00 noon - 4:00pm. Inman Eats & Crafts will take place on Cambridge Street in Inman Square, between Springfield Street and Prospect Street.
    http://www.eastcambridgeba.com

Apr 21

The #CentralFlea is BACK! Join us on Sunday, ...

The #CentralFlea is BACK! Join us on Sunday, May 6th as we celebrate our opening day of the season — with a brand new location and an exclusive Beer Garden. RSVP & tell your friends: Opening Day at the Central Flea!

    Central Square Business Association
    The #CentralFlea is BACK! Join us on Sunday, May 6th as we celebrate our opening day of the season - with a brand new location and an exclusive Beer Garden. RSVP & tell your friends: Opening Day at...
    http://www.facebook.com

Apr 18

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


Apr 16

#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

Apr 16

#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

Apr 16

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 🌹


Apr 15

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 11

East Cambridge & Inman Square Clean Up Day – April 28th

About Us

    East Cambridge & Inman Square Clean Up Day - April 28th
    Join your neighbors and help keep Cambridge Street clean! When : Saturday April 28th Time: 9:30a.m. - 1:00p.m. Kennedy-Longfellow: East Cambridge Silva Park: East Cambridge Intersection of Columbia and Cambridge St: Wellington Harrington Vellucci Plaza: Inman Square Join us for coffee starting at 9:15 and spend a morning beautifying our community.
    http://www.eastcambridgeba.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 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 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!


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