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Visit the new Lesley University Lunder Arts Center - Cambridge Community Television

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 11:25am

Cambridge Community Television

Visit the new Lesley University Lunder Arts Center
Cambridge Community Television
The new Lesley University Lunder Arts Center is a state-of-the-art complex in Cambridge's Porter Square created to teach tomorrow's artists, designers, filmmakers and others. It is the new home of the Lesley University College of Art and Design, and will serve ...

Cambridge Police looking for suspected wallet thief - WHDH-TV

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 6:07pm

Cambridge Police looking for suspected wallet thief
WHDH-TV
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (WHDH) - Cambridge Police are looking for a man suspected of stealing a wallet from someone's jacket in Porter Square. They posted a video of the reported incident. Police said they hoped someone could help them identify the man.

Greater Boston author readings January 4-10 - Boston Globe

Sat, 01/03/2015 - 6:04pm

Boston Globe

Greater Boston author readings January 4-10
Boston Globe
... and Pamela Petro (“Sitting Up With the Dead: A Storied Journey Through the American South”) read at 6:30 p.m. at Lesley University's Marran Theater, 34 Mellen St., Cambridge … Anita Diamant (“The Boston Girl”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books ...

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

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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Thick Crowds Of Protesters March Somerville And Cambridge Streets Friday - WBUR

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 6:32pm

Thick Crowds Of Protesters March Somerville And Cambridge Streets Friday
WBUR
... officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man in New York. The protest was organized by students at Tufts University and began at Davis Square in Somerville. Cambridge police are expecting heavy traffic delays in and around Porter Square.

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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 ...