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Greater Boston author readings April 23-29 - The Boston Globe

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 10:03pm

Greater Boston author readings April 23-29
The Boston Globe
Ave., Cambridge (tickets at www.eventbrite.com/e/noam-chomsky-at-first-parish-church-tickets-32630506724) … Amy Cherrix (“Eye of the Storm: NASA, Drones, and the Race to Crack the Hurricane”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Fred Marchant ...

Ten things to do this weekend: April 20-22 - Cambridge Day (registration)

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 8:18pm

Ten things to do this weekend: April 20-22
Cambridge Day (registration)
MCC Literary Awardees Read at Porter Square Books from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at Porter Square Books, 25 White St., Porter Square. Free. Every two years, the Massachusetts Cultural Council awards grants to some ... The Harvard Square Business ...

There's room for all, so far, as hotels pop up in answer to demands of city development - Cambridge Day (registration)

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 11:54pm

Cambridge Day (registration)

There's room for all, so far, as hotels pop up in answer to demands of city development
Cambridge Day (registration)
A mini-boom in hotels has brought hundreds of rooms to Cambridge in the past couple of years, and there are hundreds of more rooms on the way, including two more hotels for Porter Square following one opened in October. While that one was focused on ...

Greater Boston author readings April 16-22 - The Boston Globe

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 10:05pm

Greater Boston author readings April 16-22
The Boston Globe
Ave., Cambridge … Megan Marshall (“Elizabeth Bishop: A Miracle for Breakfast”) and Lloyd Schwartz (“Little Kisses”) read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Neville Frankel (“On the Sickle's Edge”) reads at 7 p.m. in the Community Room, Canton Public ...

In the wake of recent snowstorm, “The Glove Cycle” cycles on - BU News Service

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 2:54pm

BU News Service

In the wake of recent snowstorm, “The Glove Cycle” cycles on
BU News Service
A huge snowstorm had just hit the city in 1978 when Cambridge artist Mags Harries first had the idea for the iconic Porter Square T station sculpture, “The Glove Cycle.” “The snow was really high, and it took a long time to melt,” said Harries in an ...

In Porter Square, a three-bedroom mansard for the ages - Boston.com

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 8:23am

Boston.com

In Porter Square, a three-bedroom mansard for the ages
Boston.com
Built in 1872 when fashionable Second Empire homes often had mansard roofs, this single-family home in Cambridge's Porter Square neighborhood had a variation of an open floor plan before that design was a thing. Its exterior is painted with bright ...

In Porter Square, a three-bedroom mansard for the ages - Boston.com

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 8:23am

Boston.com

In Porter Square, a three-bedroom mansard for the ages
Boston.com
Built in 1872 when fashionable Second Empire homes often had mansard roofs, this single-family home in Cambridge's Porter Square neighborhood had a variation of an open floor plan before that design was a thing. Its exterior is painted with bright ...

Porter Square Books Aims to Help Community “Be the Change” - BTW

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 4:18pm

Porter Square Books Aims to Help Community “Be the Change”
BTW
Be the Change is a new civic engagement program at Porter Square Books in Cambridge, Massachusetts, consisting of gatherings, workshops, projects, discussions, and traditional author events. Launched in the wake of the 2016 presidential election, the ...

Porter Square Books Aims to Help Community “Be the Change” - BTW

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 4:18pm

Porter Square Books Aims to Help Community “Be the Change”
BTW
Be the Change is a new civic engagement program at Porter Square Books in Cambridge, Massachusetts, consisting of gatherings, workshops, projects, discussions, and traditional author events. Launched in the wake of the 2016 presidential election, the ...

'Uncertainty' installation connects cultures - The Somerville Times (press release)

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 6:01am

The Somerville Times (press release)

'Uncertainty' installation connects cultures
The Somerville Times (press release)
The artist will create an immersive experience for visitors in the gallery, located at 1801 Massachusetts Ave., Porter Square, Cambridge. In this site-specific installation, titled Uncertainty, Cooper will use diverse materials to explore language and ...

Old Schwamb Mill to host open house - Wicked Local Arlington

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 5:32pm

Old Schwamb Mill to host open house
Wicked Local Arlington
Ostow is a Cambridge-based portrait photographer who shoots for national publications and advertising campaigns. He is also the co-owner of two cafes: Cafe Zing at Porter Square, Cambridge, and Kickstand Cafe in Arlington. His grandfather Harry gave ...

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Old Schwamb Mill to host open house - Wicked Local Cambridge

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 5:27pm

Wicked Local Cambridge

Old Schwamb Mill to host open house
Wicked Local Cambridge
He is also the co-owner of two cafes: Cafe Zing at Porter Square, Cambridge, and Kickstand Cafe in Arlington. His grandfather Harry gave Ostow, who was 10 at the time, his first camera and said, "Mark, use this device to capture the fleeting moments of ...

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Greater Boston author readings March 12-18 - The Boston Globe

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 10:10pm

Greater Boston author readings March 12-18
The Boston Globe
Ave., Cambridge … Michael Finkel (“The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Bernhard Schlink (“The Woman on the Stairs”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Marcia ...

Porter Square Books promotes civic-engagement in Trump era - The Boston Globe

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 10:06pm

The Boston Globe

Porter Square Books promotes civic-engagement in Trump era
The Boston Globe
The owners of Porter Square Books in Cambridge held a staff meeting on a Sunday night late last month to discuss how to best serve the community as a bookstore in this charged, challenging political climate. “We wanted to address how to be a third ...

Surveillance cameras capture suspected serial credit card thief - WCVB Boston

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 6:01pm

WCVB Boston

Surveillance cameras capture suspected serial credit card thief
WCVB Boston
The suspect has struck in Boston, Brookline and Cambridge. Cambridge police said it happened to a man buying breakfast in Porter Square earlier this week. "He paid for his breakfast, thought he put his wallet away," Jeremy Warnick of Cambridge police ...

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3 police departments searching for suspected pickpocket - My Fox Boston

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 10:00pm

3 police departments searching for suspected pickpocket
My Fox Boston
Cambridge resident Tracey Joi frequents Porter Square, where the man reportedly targeted a victim and then went shopping. Police in Cambridge say he stole a wallet in a local restaurant and went right to work using a debit and credit card to purchase ...

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Council approves medical marijuana dispensary location rules - Wicked Local Cambridge

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 3:57pm

Wicked Local Cambridge

Council approves medical marijuana dispensary location rules
Wicked Local Cambridge
The city's business zoning districts encompass parts of Harvard and Central Squares, much of Massachusetts Avenue from Richard Avenue through Porter Square to Wendell Street and along much of Cambridge Avenue from Inman Square to Second Street.

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Greater Boston author readings Feb. 5-11 - The Boston Globe

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 10:06pm

Greater Boston author readings Feb. 5-11
The Boston Globe
Daniel C. Dennett (“From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds”) in conservation with Daniel Gilbert at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge (tickets at http://www.harvard.com/event/daniel_c._dennett1/) … Carter ...

7 things to do this week in Cambridge - Wicked Local Cambridge

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 12:47pm

Wicked Local Cambridge

7 things to do this week in Cambridge
Wicked Local Cambridge
1. Dilemmas of Educational Ethics discussion: 7 p.m. Feb. 2, Porter Square Books, 25 White St., Cambridge. Marya Levenson and Jacob Fay of the Harvard Graduate School of Education and State Sen. Patricia Jehlen, D-Somerville, will discuss tough ...

Charges are dropped against man who bumped into officer - Boston.com

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 9:05am

Boston.com

Charges are dropped against man who bumped into officer
Boston.com
All charges have been dismissed against a 20-year-0ld Dorchester man whose tense encounter with a plainclothes Cambridge police officer in Porter Square was captured on video. Cleon Hodge was set to be arraigned on a single charge of disorderly ...

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