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.

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. […]

City Life

Cambridge Police Say Rumors of Ride-Sharing “Human Trafficking Ring” Are BS

As the alleged kidnapping of 23-year-old Olivia Ambrose continues to grip the city, Cambridge Police are taking the unusual step of disputing a wild rumor […]

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The Best Ice Skating Rinks to Visit around Boston

Chilly weather and twinkling holiday lights signal that it’s time for Bostonians to take part in one of the city’s finest winter activities: ice skating. Now’s the time […]

City Life

Tonight: A Special Ceremony for the Toppled Cambridge Menorah

The mysterious “older Jewish gentleman” who helped right a toppled menorah in Cambridge will play a starring role at a special ceremony Thursday night. Members […]

City Life

A Harvard Official Is Under Fire after a Confrontation in a Viral Video

Harvard higher-up Theresa Lund is facing a hail of criticism over a viral video that shows her confronting a neighbor and her young daughter. The clip shows […]