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Cambridge 2009 Halloween Planning Guide

Filed in Lifestyle by on October 19, 2009 2 Comments
Cambridge 2009 Halloween Planning Guide

Halloween is around the corner.  Are you ready?  In the United States Halloween is a very popular holiday which is primarily not associated with any religion.  Based on an old Celtic festival called Samhain which basically seems like a celebration symbolizing the end of “summer” and the beginning of the darker seasons of fall and […]

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Cambridge Harry Potter Fans in For Treat

Filed in Arts & Entertainment by on October 16, 2009 0 Comments
Cambridge Harry Potter Fans in For Treat

Harry Potter is visiting the Museum of Science at least in spirit.  The Museum is the second venue to host Harry Potter The Exhibition which has been very popular in Chicago where it first opened.  You have to literally have been hiding under a rock to miss the craze generated by Harry Potter and his […]

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Trader Joe’s Hiring at the Fresh Pond Mall

Filed in Business by on October 15, 2009 0 Comments
Trader Joe’s Hiring at the Fresh Pond Mall

The rumors are true.  Trader Joe’s is opening another Cambridge store which will be located at the Fresh Pond Mall.  It will be next to the totally remodeled CVS where Kappy’s used to be. This past weekend I stopped in to get an updated view at the changes that were being completed since I last […]

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Cambridge Boat Club’s Head of the Charles

Filed in Travel & Tourism by on October 13, 2009 4 Comments
Cambridge Boat Club’s Head of the Charles

This past weekend I decided to scope out the Charles River in anticipation of the Head of the Charles Regatta which is happening this weekend October 17th and 18th. As I thought there was plenty of activity at both the Cambridge Boat Club and along the banks of the Charles River. Tents were already set […]

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Oktoberfest A La Harvard Square

Oktoberfest A La Harvard Square

When most people think of Oktoberfest they think of beer and oh yeah that festival in Germany.  In Cambridge we think of the Annual Oktoberfest and Honk! Festival Parade.  For the 31st year the Harvard Square Business Association is putting on a show that starts off with a marching band parade.  The marching bands are […]

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MIT’s Enterprise Forum Welcomes Ray Kurzweil

Filed in Business by on October 8, 2009 1 Comment
MIT’s Enterprise Forum Welcomes Ray Kurzweil

Cambridge and innovation go hand in hand.  Next week on Wednesday evening, MIT is hosting a discussion about innovation at it’s well-known Enterprise Forum.  The presentation is called The Democratization of Innovation A Conversation with Ray Kurzweil.  Also participating will be Bill Warner and Simeon Simeonov. Understanding the evolution of technology and how it impacts […]

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Red Sox ALDS Predictions More Art Than Science

Filed in Sports by on October 7, 2009 0 Comments
Red Sox ALDS Predictions More Art Than Science

As a lifelong Red Sox fan I know that the numbers don’t always tell the story. The press is famous for giving their prognostications with a certainty that makes me laugh. I will try to add to the discussion on what I think can make a difference in the upcoming series with the LA Angels. […]

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Cambridge and Harvard’s Nobel Prize Legacy

Filed in Lifestyle by on October 6, 2009 2 Comments
Cambridge and Harvard’s Nobel Prize Legacy

Cambridge Massachusetts has long been known as a smart city.  There is no better proof of that than the sheer number of Nobel Prizes that have been awarded to faculty and alumni of it’s 2 biggest universities.  Yesterday a Harvard Medical School professor of 30 years received the 2009 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine.  […]

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Cambridge’s Idera Hoping to Capitalize at Mass Bio

Filed in Business by on October 5, 2009 0 Comments
Cambridge’s Idera Hoping to Capitalize at Mass Bio

Tomorrow the MassBio Investor’s Forum is taking place at the Sheraton Boston Hotel.  Idera Pharmaceuticals based out of Cambridge is going to be one of the companies presenting at the 11th annual event.  MassBio otherwise know as the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council has a mission to make Massachusetts a center of and for biotechnology. Since the […]

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Free Historical Cambridge Bike Tour

Filed in Travel & Tourism by on October 2, 2009 0 Comments
Free Historical Cambridge Bike Tour

Tour Cambridge by bike this Sunday and learn all about why Cambridge is called “The People’s Republic“. Cambridge has long been known for its political activism from the time of the American Revolution to today. The Cambridge Historical Society cosponsors the the tour that starts off at Cambridge Common at 10:15am this Sunday October 4th. […]

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