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Cambridge's Hollywood Express faces last days - Boston Globe

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 12:09pm

Boston Globe

Cambridge's Hollywood Express faces last days
Boston Globe
But all that ends this month, when Hollywood Express near Porter Square — the last of the company's four locations and one of the last video stores in the Boston area — will close after 29 years in business. “I'd always said to myself that when I can ...

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Lesley receives Preservation Award for Lunder Arts Center - Wicked Local Cambridge

Fri, 06/12/2015 - 3:57pm

Lesley receives Preservation Award for Lunder Arts Center
Wicked Local Cambridge
Lesley's $46 million Lunder Arts Center at 1801 Massachusetts Ave. in Porter Square honors and preserves an important element of Cambridge's history with a fully restored exterior of the 19th-century former Congregational Church building. The ...

Food Trucks Everywhere; Hot Chicken; Barbecue; More! - Curbed National

Fri, 06/12/2015 - 12:08pm

Curbed National

Food Trucks Everywhere; Hot Chicken; Barbecue; More!
Curbed National
... Cluckit!, featuring "cold beer and hot chicken." It's due to start its new poultry-filled life on Monday, June 15. __. PORTER SQUARE/HARVARD SQUARE—Shepard is now open in Cambridge, serving "French-ish" seasonal cuisine in the spirit of Julia Child.

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Cambridge Police Ask: 'Seen this Suspected Stabber?' - Patch.com

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 5:41pm

Patch.com

Cambridge Police Ask: 'Seen this Suspected Stabber?'
Patch.com
Cambridge Police are on the hunt for 45-year-old Stephen Picard, no address or city of residence listed, in connection with a stabbing in Porter Square around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night. They say the victim is a Somerville resident, and was stabbed in ...

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Cambridge cops looking for homeless man in connection to stabbing - Boston Herald

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 2:50pm

Boston Herald

Cambridge cops looking for homeless man in connection to stabbing
Boston Herald
Cambridge police are looking for a homeless man they say stabbed a Somerville man near Porter Square last night. An arrest warrant has been issued for Stephen Picard, 45, on a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, according to police.

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Cambridge police seek suspect in stabbing of Somerville man - Wicked Local Cambridge

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 1:40pm

Cambridge police seek suspect in stabbing of Somerville man
Wicked Local Cambridge
Cambridge police are looking for the suspect involved in the stabbing of a Somerville man last night around 10:30 p.m. in the Porter Square area. The victim was reportedly stabbed in the arm with a knife, following a verbal exchange. Cambridge officers found ...

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MBTA woes from brutal winter of 2015 - Boston.com

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:45am

MBTA woes from brutal winter of 2015
Boston.com
The MBTA Greenbush commuter line in Scituate is shown shut down because of heavy snow. Next. The Porter Square commuter rail station stands idle in Cambridge. Josh Reynolds. The Porter Square commuter rail station stands idle in Cambridge. Next.

The last video store in Cambridge is closing - Boston.com

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 5:41pm

The last video store in Cambridge is closing
Boston.com
The soon-to-be-closed Porter Square location is the last video store in Cambridge after Hollywood Express shut down its Central Square spot in 2010. General Manager Joe McClure said the store is shutting down because business has suffered in the past ...

Participants needed for fMRI study - Uloop News

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 3:47pm

Uloop News

Participants needed for fMRI study
Uloop News
Session 1 takes place at the Center for Brain Science at Harvard University, within walking distance from Harvard or Porter Square in Cambridge (directions will be provided upon appointment confirmation). Free parking is available. Session 1 lasts about 2 ...

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Bookings: Greater Boston author readings May 17-23 - Boston Globe (subscription)

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 11:30am

Bookings: Greater Boston author readings May 17-23
Boston Globe (subscription)
David McCullough (“The Wright Brothers”) reads at 7 p.m. at First Parish Church, 1446 Mass. Ave., Cambridge ($5 tickets at www.harvard. com/event/david_ mccullough1/) … Derrick Z. Jackson (“Project Puffin”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books …

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Project Tracker: Five-story building to replace Gourmet Express - Wicked Local Cambridge

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 1:05pm

Project Tracker: Five-story building to replace Gourmet Express
Wicked Local Cambridge
When Gourmet Express closed its doors last year it marked the end of an era in Porter Square, but a new beginning in the neighborhood is underway.The property owner, Peter Wasserman, demolished the old building at 1868 Mass. Ave. to build a new ...

A Reminder, T Riders: The MBTA Is Free On Friday - WBUR

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 10:00am

WBUR

A Reminder, T Riders: The MBTA Is Free On Friday
WBUR
Commuters waited for the Red Line in Cambridge's busy Porter Square station in early February. After MBTA service was suspended, the rail service was up again but at a limited schedule. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR). Commuters wait for a MBTA bus in Central ...

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This Week's Boston Deal Sheet - Bisnow

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 4:55pm

Bisnow

This Week's Boston Deal Sheet
Bisnow
Canadian Cubresa opened its first US office in the Cambridge Innovation Center. The company based in Winnipeg builds compact pre-clinical nuclear imaging scanners for drug and disease research. As the company looked around the world, it focused on ...

Cracking The Case Of The Bookseller-Novelist Josh Cook - WBUR

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 5:49am

WBUR

Cracking The Case Of The Bookseller-Novelist Josh Cook
WBUR
Cook, a bookseller and the marketing director at Porter Square Books in Cambridge, is a newly minted debut novelist. The book, “An Exaggerated Murder,” was released last month by Melville House, an independent publisher in Brooklyn, and is receiving ...

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Cracking The Case Of The Bookseller-Novelist Josh Cook - WBUR

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 5:49am

WBUR

Cracking The Case Of The Bookseller-Novelist Josh Cook
WBUR
Cook, a bookseller and the marketing director at Porter Square Books in Cambridge, is a newly minted debut novelist. The book, “An Exaggerated Murder,” was released last month by Melville House, an independent publisher in Brooklyn, and is receiving ...

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Cambridge police: Stoneham man knocked unconscious, robbed - Wicked Local Cambridge

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 12:12am

Cambridge police: Stoneham man knocked unconscious, robbed
Wicked Local Cambridge
The victim told police he was at the Porter Square shopping center at 6 p.m. on April 4 when someone suddenly tripped him from behind, causing him to fall to the ground and lose consciousness after hitting his head during the fall, according to the police ...

Cambridge police: Stoneham man knocked unconscious, robbed - Wicked Local Cambridge

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 12:12am

Cambridge police: Stoneham man knocked unconscious, robbed
Wicked Local Cambridge
The victim told police he was at the Porter Square shopping center at 6 p.m. on April 4 when someone suddenly tripped him from behind, causing him to fall to the ground and lose consciousness after hitting his head during the fall, according to the police ...

Cambridge police: Stoneham man knocked unconscious, robbed - Wicked Local Cambridge

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 12:12am

Cambridge police: Stoneham man knocked unconscious, robbed
Wicked Local Cambridge
The victim told police he was at the Porter Square shopping center at 6 p.m. on April 4 when someone suddenly tripped him from behind, causing him to fall to the ground and lose consciousness after hitting his head during the fall, according to the police ...

Cambridge police: Stoneham man knocked unconscious, robbed - Wicked Local Cambridge

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 11:28am

Cambridge police: Stoneham man knocked unconscious, robbed
Wicked Local Cambridge
The victim told police he was at the Porter Square shopping center at 6 p.m. on April 4 when someone suddenly tripped him from behind, causing him to fall to the ground and lose consciousness after hitting his head during the fall, according to the police ...

Guest Column: Boycott SodaStream for peace - Wicked Local Cambridge

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 3:45pm

Guest Column: Boycott SodaStream for peace
Wicked Local Cambridge
A year-and-a-half ago, several residents of Cambridge, Somerville and the surrounding area began conversations with the management of TAGS Hardware in Porter Square in order to share information with the retailer about the growing international boycott ...

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