Cambridge

Cambridge, Massachusetts is a historic city situated directly north of Boston, across the Charles River. Just moments away from the hustle of Boston, Cambridge is an eclectic town with unique shops, restaurants and cafes, and is home to several notable colleges, including Harvard University and MIT. From bars to coffee shops and bookstores, there is plenty to explore and enjoy in Cambridge.

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Zipcar Is Moving from Cambridge to Boston (They're Probably Set for Moving Vans)

Zipcar announced Wednesday that it’s relocating its headquarters from Cambridge to South Boston’s Innovation District next year. The Globe‘s Scott Kirsner notes that this makes […]

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The Cambridge Tootsie Roll Factory, Explained!

A Google Street View of Central Square’s mysterious Tootsie Roll factory. For my money, there’s no more mysterious building around here than the Tootsie Roll […]

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Cambridge Developer Buys AMC Harvard Square Theater

Real estate firm Carpenter & Company, Inc. purchased the theater, which shut down on July 8, for $6.5 million. President and Chief Operating Officer Richard […]

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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 […]

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The Daily Show is Cambridge's New Health Czar

It’s no laughing matter. Fear of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” is driving public policy in Cambridge. At least that’s the impression whippersnapper Leland […]

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The Daily Show is Cambridge's New Health Czar

It’s no laughing matter. Fear of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” is driving public policy in Cambridge. At least that’s the impression whippersnapper Leland […]

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The Daily Show is Cambridge's New Health Czar

It’s no laughing matter. Fear of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” is driving public policy in Cambridge. At least that’s the impression whippersnapper Leland […]

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Cambridge Considering NYC-Style Soda Ban

Cambridge Considers Banning Big Sodas in Restaurants. “In addition to being an obesity threat, soda is one of the contributing factors to an increasing rate […]

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Cambridge Considers Banning Big Sodas in Restaurants

“In addition to being an obesity threat, soda is one of the contributing factors to an increasing rate in diabetes and heart disease amongst younger […]

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Amazon.com Ranks Cambridge as the Second Most-Read City in the U.S.

This year’s annual most-read cities ranking is determined from all print/Kindle book, magazine, and newspaper sales since June 1, 2011 (on a per-capita basis for […]

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Cambridge-Newton-Framingham Ranks Most Peaceful Metropolitan Area in U.S.

The Institute for Economics & Peace, which releases the 2012 U.S. Peace Index each year for states and metropolitan areas, defines peace as the “absence […]

Home & Property

Sneak Peek at Cambridge's Newest Design Spot: Kristin Paton Home

If you don’t know designer Kristin Paton, you will now. The décor powerhouse, who recently moved back to Boston after a decade in London, has […]

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Three Cambridge Startups Win Big at SXSW

Massachusetts had representation in seven of 65 finalists at the South by Southwest Interactive Accelerator, and three teams from Cambridge won grand prizes: Funf Project […]

Restaurants

Details on Bridgestreet, Will Gilson's Upcoming Cambridge Restaurant

Last week, BRT shared that Will Gilson (formerly of Garden at the Cellar and Adrian’s in Truro) had plans to take over the Bosphorous space […]

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Boston/Cambridge Political Tug-of-War for Google Is On

At stake is another Vertex-esque scenario (packing up heading to the Innovation District), and so, the tough-talking starts. “I think Boston’s energies would be better […]