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Thai and Vietnamese specialties at a new Porter Square spot - Boston Globe

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 7:28pm

Boston Globe

Thai and Vietnamese specialties at a new Porter Square spot
Boston Globe
1790 Massachusetts Ave., Porter Square, Cambridge 617-547-8888. http://www.phohousema.com. Liquor: Wine and beer. Suggested dish: Dac biet (Vietnamese beef noodle soup), Vietnamese sandwich with pork, spicy eggplant, green curry with shrimp, ...

Thai and Vietnamese specialties at a new Porter Square spot - Boston Globe

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 7:28pm

Boston Globe

Thai and Vietnamese specialties at a new Porter Square spot
Boston Globe
1790 Massachusetts Ave., Porter Square, Cambridge 617-547-8888. http://www.phohousema.com. Liquor: Wine and beer. Suggested dish: Dac biet (Vietnamese beef noodle soup), Vietnamese sandwich with pork, spicy eggplant, green curry with shrimp, ...

Woman takes wrong turn onto tracks, barely escapes oncoming train - WCVB Boston

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 7:49am

WCVB Boston

Woman takes wrong turn onto tracks, barely escapes oncoming train
WCVB Boston
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. —A Belmont woman who took a wrong turn and mistakenly drove onto train tracks in Cambridge Saturday night managed to escape from her car before it was hit and dragged 100 feet by an MBTA commuter rail train, Cambridge fire ...

Protesters Hit Streets, Cause Delays in Cambridge and Somerville - Boston.com

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 8:08pm

Protesters Hit Streets, Cause Delays in Cambridge and Somerville
Boston.com
Protesters in Somerville and Cambridge shut down several MBTA stops and blocked streets on Massachusetts Avenue on Friday afternoon in another demonstration against the lack of indictments for two high-profile police killings in New York and Ferguson, ...

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Protesters Hit Streets, Cause Delays in Cambridge and Somerville - Boston.com

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 6:24pm

Protesters Hit Streets, Cause Delays in Cambridge and Somerville
Boston.com
Protesters in Somerville and Cambridge shut down the Davis Square MBTA stop and blocked streets on Massachusetts Avenue on Friday afternoon in another demonstration against the lack of indictments for two high-profile police killings in New York and ...

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Mix-It Bestows Sushi and Noodles Upon Porter Square - Eater

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 2:10pm

Mix-It Bestows Sushi and Noodles Upon Porter Square
Eater
The new Cambridge restaurant has opened in the former Harvard Law location of The Coop on Massachusetts Avenue. Mix-It — which at one point was going to be called Spice & Noodle, and then Yoi — has opened at 1678 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston ...

Holiday gift guide: Best boutiques in Cambridge, Newton, Scituate - Boston Globe

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 1:24am

Holiday gift guide: Best boutiques in Cambridge, Newton, Scituate
Boston Globe
Holiday gift guide: Best boutiques in Cambridge, Newton, Scituate. We browsed the shops in Cambridge's Porter Square, Newton Centre, and Scituate Harbor to find that special something, even for that hard-to-please someone. E-Mail ...

Cambridge Police: Lexington woman slapped in road-rage incident - Wicked Local Cambridge

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 3:45pm

Cambridge Police: Lexington woman slapped in road-rage incident
Wicked Local Cambridge
A Lexington woman was slapped in the face last week during a road-rage incident in Porter Square, Cambridge Police said. The victim was stopped at a red light in Davis Square in Somerville on Nov. 15 at approximately 4 p.m. when an unknown woman ...

Sign of the Dove moves to Burlington Mall - Wicked Local Burlington

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 9:17am

Sign of the Dove moves to Burlington Mall
Wicked Local Burlington
Known since 2002 as Sign of the Dove Holiday Artisans' Cooperative, the group scrambled to find elusive retail space in a different location each year in Cambridge's Porter Square or, if that was impossible, in Harvard Square. In 2003 a portion of the ...

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Sign of the Dove moves to Burlington Mall - Wicked Local Burlington

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 9:17am

Sign of the Dove moves to Burlington Mall
Wicked Local Burlington
Known since 2002 as Sign of the Dove Holiday Artisans' Cooperative, the group scrambled to find elusive retail space in a different location each year in Cambridge's Porter Square or, if that was impossible, in Harvard Square. In 2003 a portion of the ...

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There Is a Cambridge House for Sale Smaller Than a Studio - Curbed National

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 11:33am

Curbed National

There Is a Cambridge House for Sale Smaller Than a Studio
Curbed National
What happens when you have an entire single-family house that's smaller than the former and about as big as the latter? You have 12 Sargent Street in Cambridge. The 420-square-foot spread about halfway between Porter Square and Alewife just dropped ...

Porter Square Books thriving under new owners - Jewish Advocate

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 3:52pm

Porter Square Books thriving under new owners
Jewish Advocate
In an age when big chain bookstores are shuttering their doors, some small independent bookstores are actually thriving. Porter Square Books is one of them. Located on the Cambridge/ Somerville border, the bookstore has become a neighborhood fixture ...

For Muslim women at hair salons, a room without a view - Boston Globe

Sat, 11/08/2014 - 5:16pm

Boston Globe

For Muslim women at hair salons, a room without a view
Boston Globe
For some haircuts, Zaynah Qutubuddin and her stylist squeezed into the salon's break room, beside the trashcan, the microwave, and the bathroom door -- a private, if dim, substitute for the studio with big mirrors. Sometimes her mother -- a psychiatrist, not a ...

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Boston Area Breaks Ground on New Boutique Hotel - Meetings Focus (press release) (blog)

Sat, 11/08/2014 - 11:24am

Boston Area Breaks Ground on New Boutique Hotel
Meetings Focus (press release) (blog)
The 45-room independent full service hotel will be located at 371 Beacon Street, on the Somerville, Cambridge border, just three blocks from the bustling Porter Square area. The location is a short walk to the campuses of both Leslie and Harvard Universities.

Hay Creek Hotels to manage new upscale independent hotel in Somerville ... - Travel Daily News International

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 2:44am

Hay Creek Hotels to manage new upscale independent hotel in Somerville ...
Travel Daily News International
The 45 room independent full service hotel will be located at 371 Beacon Street, on the Somerville, Cambridge border, just three blocks from the bustling Porter Square area. The location is a short walk to the campuses of both Leslie and Harvard Universities.

Restaurant Q&A: Cambridge's Temple Bar is back in business after fire - Wicked Local Cambridge

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 7:56am

Restaurant Q&A: Cambridge's Temple Bar is back in business after fire
Wicked Local Cambridge
The Porter Square restaurant features new lights, lampshades, tap tower at the bar, floor tiling around the bar area, a mural of Dublin's Temple Bar—after which it is named—and larger televisions. Banquettes now have charcoal black covers and most of the ...

Former pop-up Bagelsaurus opens brick and mortar in Porter Square - Daily Free Press (subscription)

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:18am

Former pop-up Bagelsaurus opens brick and mortar in Porter Square
Daily Free Press (subscription)
An expansion had always been the plan, and Cambridge was a great spot in which to build, she said. Not only does she live in and love Cambridge, she also looks forward to getting business from the large student population in the area. All of the bagels at ...

Cambridge fosters growing bicycle culture - Boston Globe

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 3:02pm

Boston Globe

Cambridge fosters growing bicycle culture
Boston Globe
From Porter Square to Central Square and farther, cyclists in Cambridge logged 15.5 million miles in 2012, a 237 percent increase in mileage from 2004. That made Cambridge one of the top bicycle commuting cities in the nation, according to the city's bicycle ...

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Bagelsaurus Looks Set to Open a Week From Today in Porter Square - Eater

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 11:39am

Bagelsaurus Looks Set to Open a Week From Today in Porter Square
Eater
The best bagels in the Boston area, as voted on by Eater Boston readers, will soon be available in Cambridge. Bagelsaurus, previously a pop-up at Cutty's in Brookline, is shooting to open its first dedicated shop in Porter Square as earlier as October 21, ...

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MICE 2014 Showcases Independent and Alternative Comics - Cambridge Community Television

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:47pm

MICE 2014 Showcases Independent and Alternative Comics
Cambridge Community Television
On October 4th and 5th independent graphic novelists and cartoonists from Cambridge, Massachusetts, and beyond will converge on University Hall at 1815 Massachusetts Ave. in Cambridge's Porter Square for the Massachusetts Independent Comic Expo ...