Kendall Square

News

Huge Gas Leak in Kendall Square Leads to Evacuation

A “major” gas leak on Binney Street in Kendall Square led to a large-scale evacuation of 5,000 people from 11 buildings in the Cambridge neighborhood. The […]

Restaurants

Glass House Debuts in Cambridge

Kendall Square has no shortage of restaurants capable of sating a hungry crowd: Mamaleh’s, the Smoke Shop, Area Four, and so forth. Today, the neighborhood got another new spot: Glass […]

Restaurants

Ames Street Deli and Study (Recently Merged as ‘Study at Ames’) Closed

Bad news for Ames Street Deli fans. As of Tuesday, July 12, the popular Cambridge spot has closed for the foreseeable future. A note posted out […]

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The Story of Boston in Six Squares

As a city, they’ve long defined us. Now they show us how we’re changing.

Arts & Entertainment

An Illuminated, 5,000-Pound Neuron Sculpture Is Coming to Kendall Square

Paying homage to the burgeoning biotech community in Kendall Square, a bronze-and-glass sculpture of a neuron will be unveiled in the neighborhood’s South Plaza Park […]

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Another Million Square Feet of Space Proposed for Kendall Square

For decades the Kendall Square neighborhood in Cambridge was an underutilized space left barren by eminent domain failures but today it is the hottest address in Cambridge. It’s […]

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Massive $1.2 Billion MIT Project Planned for Kendall Square

The booming real estate market around Kendall Square area is about to get a another major boost from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. MIT filed […]

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Facebook Is Opening an Engineering Office in Kendall Square

Facebook, which Mark Zuckerberg famously started in a dorm at Harvard University, is bringing some of its roots back to the Boston area, citing the […]

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Police Are Learning About the Pros and Cons of the Latest Developments In Technology

As technology advances, so does its use by law enforcement officials when responding to police calls, or dealing with certain crimes. For the first-time ever […]

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Will Cheaper Office Space in Kendall Square Drive Innovation?

On Monday night, Cambridge approved some new zoning requirements for 26 acres of MIT property in Kendall Square. The big news is that the city […]

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Why We Should Pay People to Bike to Work

Photo via ThinkStock This morning, it took me 40 minutes to drive 3.5 miles from my house in Jamaica Plain to my office by Symphony […]

Style

Street Style: Boots or Sneakers? How About Both?

A recent transplant from California, Hoon Oh looked great in Nikes. Are they boots? Sneakers? I couldn’t tell, and to be honest, I didn’t care; […]

Style

Street Style: Fringe and Studs

It was Rakhshita Dahr’s shoes that stopped me in my tracks. I’ve got a thing for fringe, so I spotted her adorable moccasins miles away […]

Style

Street Style: Grad Student Swagger

Kittipong Saetia was strolling along Main Street in Kendall Square when I asked to take his photo. He readily agreed when I told him it […]

Restaurants

The Kendall Square Dining Guide

Boston and Cambridge diners may not be accustomed to thinking of Kendall Square in the context of food. After all, for most of its existence, […]