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

A Commuter Stuck Between a Red Line Train and Platform Has Been Rescued

Red Line service has resumed after a commuter stuck between a train and platform was rescued Thursday morning, an incident that led to rush hour […]

City Life

A Car Crashed into the Sean Collier Memorial, But Didn’t Damage It

Phew. It appears that very little damage was done and no one was was seriously injured when a car crashed into the Sean Collier memorial […]

Arts & Entertainment

The Details for Natalie Portman’s Boston Calling Film Festival Are Out

What do Lolita, The Exorcist, and 2015’s Diary of a Teenage Girl have in common? All three movies in some way involve the concept of “the female gaze,” […]

Frozen Hoagies and Chicken & Rice Guys food trucks parked at the Lawn on D in South Boston

Which Food Trucks Would You Like to See in Cambridge?

Work, play, or live in Cambridge? Ever think it’s weird that food trucks are never stationed at visible public locations like City Hall, near Kendall […]

A woman holding a poster that says "I am woman, hear me roar"
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Activists Prepare for Second Women’s March in Cambridge and Boston

Last January, more than 100,000 people flooded Boston Common with pink hats, signs of resistance, and cheers for science. A year later, organizers of the […]

The Red Line
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Pepper Spray Released at Harvard MBTA Station

Did you get stuck on the Red Line last night? If so, it wasn’t the usual signal problems/disabled train/mysterious MBTA malfunction causing delays. A substance […]

The flashing lights of a police cruiser
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Man Fatally Shot in Inman Square in Cambridge on Thursday Night

A man was shot and killed Thursday night in a fairly quiet Cambridge neighborhood, officials said. The victim, who was in his 20s, was found […]

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Trolls Posted “It’s Okay to Be White” Stickers in Cambridge on Halloween

Here we go again. An internet genius, or geniuses, has taken to the streets of Cambridge with another message designed to rile us all up: “It’s okay […]

Home & Property

Either-Or: A New Hampshire Estate vs. a Cambridge Loft

Which would you choose?

City Life

Cambridge Officials Consider Covering DACA Reapplication Fees

Cambridge City Council will consider a proposal tonight to cover the reapplication fees charged to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients. Every two years, the […]

City Life

Cambridge Librarian: We Don’t Want Your Books, Melania Trump

A librarian in Cambridge has some strong words for First Lady Melania Trump, who sent bundles of children’s books to libraries around the country this […]


Review: Les Sablons in Cambridge

Are you a small-plates progressive, or a structured-course traditionalist? A Harvard Square bistro draws a line in the sand.


The Breakdown: Momi Nonmi’s Striking Sashimi Rose

Chef Chris Chung brings Japanese small plates with a healthy twist to Cambridge.

City Life

Dozens of Professors Were Arrested at a DACA Protest in Harvard Square

At least 20 professors from Harvard and area universities are being arrested in an act of civil disobedience against DACA repeal — Leah Yared […]

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Cambridge Just Banned Non-Rescue Animals at Pet Shops

Following in the pawsteps of cities that are cracking down on sales of pets from commercial breeders, Cambridge’s City Council has just voted in favor […]