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Is a Secret Banksy Event Headed to Cambridge?

A secret event related to the notorious British street artist Banksy is, apparently, coming to Boston. And Banksy himself might, but probably won’t, be there. […]

Arts & Entertainment

Cambridge’s Annual City Dance Party Returns This Weekend

The streets of Cambridge will be filled with dancing this weekend. Officials are gearing up for the return of the annual City Dance Party on […]

Home & Property

A New Town Beat Out Brookline as the Most Expensive in the State

Brookline usually claims the title as the most expensive place to buy a home in Massachusetts, but this year, there’s a new pricey town on top. Our neighbor […]

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Cambridge City Council Votes to Rename Columbus Day

In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue—to maim and massacre thousands of Native Americans. On Monday night, the Cambridge City Council voted in favor of […]

Arts & Entertainment

Artist Pays Tribute to Muhammad Ali with Mural in Cambridge’s Central Square

When news broke Friday that former heavyweight boxing champion and civil rights icon Muhammad Ali had died at the age of 74, Brian Wentworth knew […]

Arts & Entertainment

In Cambridge, a Fresh Take on Stravinsky’s Immortal Firebird

It’s that classic story of boy meets mythical bird, bird gives boy magical feather, boy rescues girl from evil sorcerer king with bird’s help. “And […]

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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.

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Coors Light Truck Hits Cyclist in Cambridge

A Coors Light truck struck a bicyclist this morning in Cambridge near the corner of Massachusetts Ave. and Sidney Street. The bicyclist suffered leg injuries […]

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A Nine-Year-Old Cambridge Girl Helped Put Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill

A U.S. Treasury official said Wednesday that it would replace former President Andrew Jackson with abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, marking the first time […]

Arts & Entertainment

Middle East to Host Third Annual Keytar Bear and Abby Taylor Day

The Middle East in Cambridge will honor Boston’s most beloved fur-covered merrymaker, hosting the third annual Keytar Bear and Abby Taylor Day. Last seen providing […]

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Owen Labrie’s Bail Revoked After Run-In with Journalist on the T

A judge in Merrimack County Superior Court revoked Owen Labrie’s bail after it was determined he missed curfew. He was taken into custody Friday afternoon. Labrie, […]

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Ray Tomlinson, the Man Who Invented Email in Cambridge, Dead at 74

Ray Tomlinson, the man who invented email in Cambridge in 1971, has died of an apparent heart attack. He was 74. A native of Brampton, […]

Arts & Entertainment

A Rare Opportunity to Hear the Greatest English Symphony in Boston

Arriving at the stately Brattle Street home of Benjamin Zander, conductor of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, I find the maestro in slippers, seated in a […]

News

Crapping on Cambridge’s First Public Crapper

I’ve peed on the streets of Cambridge—more than once, in fact. Faced with a long walk home after hours of being over-served by heavy-handed barkeeps, […]

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GentriWatch: Cambridge Rents Saw Biggest Jump in 2015

Welcome to GentriWatch, where we look for signs of gentrification happening around the city. DEPENDING ON WHO YOU ASK, the Boston area’s hottest neighborhood in […]