City Life

A River Runs Through Us: Boston vs. Cambridge

Edited by Brittany Jasnoff Read a note from Editor Chris Vogel about the April issue of Boston magazine here.  When was the last time you […]

Home & Property

On the Market: A Soothing Single-Family in Cambridge’s Strawberry Hill

17 Vineyard St., Cambridge Price: $2,495,000 Size: 3,100 square feet Bedrooms: 5 Baths: 3.5 Judging by the dark inky blue exterior of this Strawberry Hill […]

Home & Property

Either-Or: A Spacious Lincoln Retreat vs. a Cozy Cambridge Single-Family

Photo courtesy of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage (Lincoln); Photo courtesy of Planomatic (Cambridge) 241 Tower Road, Lincoln Sale Price: $1,500,000 7 Murdock Street, Cambridge $1,489,000 […]

City Life

The Billion-Dollar Blight Changing Harvard Square

Strolling through Harvard Square recently looking for a bite to eat, I had a hard time recognizing the iconic neighborhood. The windows on JFK that […]

City Life

Who Will Be Cambridge’s New Mayor?

It’s been a busy year for Cambridge mayor Marc McGovern. Under his leadership, the City Council advocated for safer bike infrastructure, legal advocacy for immigrants, […]

Home & Property

The Cambridge City Council Has Approved “CambridgeSide 2.0”

Thanks to the Genius-level help I needed to transfer my library of 12,000 photos from my old iPhone to my new one, I logged four […]

Home & Property

So You Want to Live in East Cambridge

It may be a small pocket of the city across the Charles, but East Cambridge is a thriving village in its own right. But back […]

Home & Property

Either-Or: A Spacious Milton Colonial vs. a Slick Cambridge Condo

Photo by Joan Pearsall, Best View Imaging, Courtesy of Mary Beth Grant, Coldwell Banker (Milton); Photo by Matt Delphenich (Cambridge) 9 Cape Cod Lane, Milton […]

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City Life

A Pedestrian Was Struck by a Vehicle in Harvard Square

Update, 9/17 1:15 p.m.: Cambridge Day reports that the pedestrian, a woman in her 60s, has died, and that the investigation so far “suggests that the […]

City Life

Cambridge Police Learned What Happens When You Help a Skunk, the Smelly Way

Guess he could have smelled this one coming. A Cambridge Police officer lent some assistance to a skunk who found itself in a jam this […]

City Life

State Police Threatened Naked Bike Ride Participants With Tasers at a Post-Ride Gathering

The World Naked Bike Ride is staged in support of better biking infrastructure, clean air, and body positivity—but for several riders in this year’s event, […]

City Life

Police Pulled the Body of a Man from the Charles River at Magazine Beach

An investigation was underway Monday morning at Magazine Beach in Cambridge after police pulled the body of a man from the Charles River near its shore. […]

City Life

The Cambridge City Council Wants to Remove the State Flag from its Chamber

Discussions about whether the Massachusetts state flag ought to be canceled have been ongoing for a while now, and for good reason. If you’ve never taken a […]

Arts & Entertainment

Harvard Lampoon Will Salute Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt with a Parade

The cast and producers of the hit Netflix comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt are headed to Cambridge next week, where they’ll be celebrated in a parade hosted by the Harvard […]

City Life

An MIT Crew Team Was Rescued from the Charles River This Morning

A  nine-member crew team had to be rescued from the Charles River Friday morning after choppy waters caused their boat to capsize, Cambridge officials say. […]