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Cambridge Celebrates Fall with RiverSing

Filed in Lifestyle by on September 16, 2009 1 Comment
Cambridge Celebrates Fall with RiverSing

The Charles River is one of the attractions I have always liked about Cambridge and Boston.  It is no surprise that it is the location of the Annual RiverSing event put on by the Revels organization.  For those of you not familiar RiverSing is a Free Family event that takes place this Sunday September 20th […]

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Cambridge Area Popular Movie Location

Filed in Arts & Entertainment by on September 15, 2009 1 Comment
Cambridge Area Popular Movie Location

Ben Affleck is filming his new movie today in Harvard Square. Five years ago it may have gotten much more attention but we seem to be getting used to all the celebrities in our midst. Cambridge was a popular movie location before Massachusetts started their tax incentive programs to lure movie makers here. Among the […]

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Festival Weekend in Cambridge

Filed in Arts & Entertainment by on September 14, 2009 0 Comments
Festival Weekend in Cambridge

Last week I announced how Cambridge Carnival was taking place this past weekend on Sunday.  The weather panned out for them since Sunday definitely was the better of the days and was actually very nice.  As my family and I were driving around Cambridge on Sunday we noticed another festival that I should have mentioned […]

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A123 Hoping to Cash In With an IPO

Filed in Business by on September 11, 2009 0 Comments
A123 Hoping to Cash In With an IPO

MIT grads Dr. Yet-Ming Chiang and Ric Fulop are hoping that the environment for IPOs goes their way soon.  According to BBJ A123 Systems has filed for an offering of 25 million shares of common stock.  They are hoping to raise up to about $240 million based on the price of between $8 and $9.50 […]

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Cambridge Carnival Moves to Kendall Square

Filed in Arts & Entertainment by on September 10, 2009 1 Comment
Cambridge Carnival Moves to Kendall Square

Don’t miss the annual Cambridge Carnival and Parade this Sunday September 13th, 2009.  The parade which has normally ended at Central Square will now end in Kendall Square.  The date was changed from an August date. The City of Cambridge has a mix of old and new data that is showing up so be sure […]

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Cambridge’s Harmonix Releases Beatles Rock Band

Filed in Business by on September 9, 2009 1 Comment
Cambridge’s Harmonix Releases Beatles Rock Band

I continue to be amazed at the innovation that comes out of Cambridge based companies and universities.  Harmonix’s new release of The Beatles:  Rock Band is another example how ideas that come out of the MIT Media Lab have the ability to create products and companies with staying power. Harmonix is a subsidiary of MTV […]

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BU Bridge Controversy Surprising for Most

Filed in Lifestyle by on September 8, 2009 0 Comments
BU Bridge Controversy Surprising for Most

Reconstruction for the Boston University Bridge has officially started.  As a former BU student I have to say it has been a long time coming since I was there in the late 80’s.  As you come over the bridge that leads into Cambridgeport we will all feel safer.  The Chronicle reports that the project will […]

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Cool iPhone Apps from Cambridge

Filed in Business by on September 4, 2009 0 Comments
Cool iPhone Apps from Cambridge

Many innovations come out of Cambridge based companies and universities. Two iPhone apps were recently released both from Cambridge developers. The first was the MassTransit app that was developed by a company here in Cambridge. Sparkfish Creative made use of the recently released APIs for the MBTA to create an app that stores schedule information […]

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Martha Coakley Announces Senate Candidacy

Filed in Lifestyle by on September 3, 2009 1 Comment
Martha Coakley Announces Senate Candidacy

Today Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced her candidacy for the US Senate.  Coakley who lives in Medford and was District Attorney for Middlesex County for 8 years is the first to throw her hat into the ring to replace Senator Ted Kennedy who passed away recently from brain cancer.  As District Attorney for Middlesex […]

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BBN To Be Bought by Raytheon

Filed in Business by on September 2, 2009 1 Comment
BBN To Be Bought by Raytheon

BBN, one of the more established companies in Cambridge,  has agreed to be bought by Raytheon.  BBN was established way back in 1948 by 2 MIT professors Richard Bolt and Leo Beranek.  They later added a former student Robert Newman.  They employ 700 across 7 locations here in the US.  Headquartered right off of Concord […]

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