Cambridge News

Maurice Wilkey, Jan 21, 19
Brian Corr heads the Cambridge Peace Commission. They are one of the lead co-sponsors Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration and Remembrance Day event entitled, Cambridge’s Annual MLK Day Commemoration and Remembrance. Monday, January 21, 2019 • 11:00 AM. Attached is a video of...
Beautiful Mural
Siobhan Bredin, Dec 31, 18
Cambridge has long invested in public art throughout our city. Implemented via City Ordinance, Percent-for-Art requires that one percent of the construction costs on municipal capital investment be designated for use in developing site-responsive public artwork. Nowhere is...
Peter Levine, Dec 28, 18
Cambridge Digs DEEP is an initiative launched by Mayor Marc McGovern and Councilor Sumbul Siddiqui to engage the community in conversations about equity, privilege, diversity, inclusion, and race in a series of forums and workshops starting November 2018 and continuing through...
Close up photo David Ticchi at microphone
Helen Kobek, Dec 23, 18
Every year, since 1983, like clockwork, the National Federation of the Blind's (NFB) Cambridge Chapter Annual Walk takes place, spearheaded by long-time Cambridge resident David Ticchi. In honor of his 35 years of work, raising a quarter of a million dollars, the NFB Cambridge...
Tanina Carrabotta, Dec 17, 18
Travel back in time to the 80's. Check out this local burger joint with a secret in the back. The menu has something for everyone, grill cheese, fries, and even a lentil burger for vegetarians. After your meal, go through the door in the back of the restaurant. Instead of the...
Happy Holidays image, colorful, shining balls of blue, white, green
Helen Kobek, Dec 16, 18
“What Do You Want From Me???” Nah, it’s not like that. Gosh, no. It’s not confrontational or angry. It’s an honest, sincere question geared towards preparing for the traditionally all-consuming HOLIDAY SEASON. What do your friends, family, neighbors, and community want from...
Tanina Carrabotta, Dec 14, 18
This year, the Harvard Square Holiday Fair celebrated its 33rd season at its new location in Saint Paul's church hall. Holiday shoppers will be greeted with a colorful bazaar of unique goods. Everything from items crafted by local artisans to trinkets from around the the world...
Susan Fleischmann, Dec 11, 18
A discussion about Michelle Obama's book, "Becoming," and her tour and what it was like for the Obama's in the White House. People of color are always considered to be "race representatives" and cannot just be "regular." 12-10-2018
Peter Levine, Dec 6, 18
On this episode of "Cambridge Uncovered", a group of local media professionals sit down to reflect on how the media handled the midterm elections. Featuring: Rachel Gans-Boriskin (Senior Lecturer in the Communications Department at Simmons University) as moderator; and Rev....
Tanina Carrabotta, Nov 28, 18
Winter's cold have finally arrived in Cambridge. Are you missing summer already? Head to Harvard Square and visit the Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center. Check out the jungle ferns and visit the rooftop pine forest. The toasty atmosphere here will make you curl up and...
Susan Fleischmann, Nov 26, 18
The Federal Communications Commission is planning to give cable companies a big gift this holiday season: a pass at paying for the use of our streets to run their wires into our homes. The fees that Comcast pays to the City of Cambridge are used to support CCTV. If those...
Tanina Carrabotta, Nov 25, 18
Check out the latest exhibit Glow , a dazzling display of neon signs from Boston's historic past. Lesley University partnered with the Greenway Conservancy to exhibit neon art from the past. The signs on display is from the collection Dave and Lynn Waller. Take a free stroll...