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Charles River TMA’s Mass Commuter Challenge

Filed in Featured, Lifestyle, Local Events by on May 13, 2010 0 Comments
Charles River TMA’s Mass Commuter Challenge

May is National Bike Month and the Charles River TMA is participating in the Mass Commuter Challenge that is being put on by MassCommute.  The Mass Commuter Challenge takes place from next Monday May 17th to Friday May 21st.  There is still time to register. Biking is definitely getting more attention since the rise in […]

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Harvard’s Elena Kagan Nominated by President Obama

Filed in Featured, Local News, Politics by on May 12, 2010 0 Comments
Harvard’s Elena Kagan Nominated by President Obama

To be in politics in this country you really have to want it.  The Supreme Court really isn’t supposed to be so political but the confirmation process is usually so painful you would think you were running to be president.  Solicitor General Kagan who has been nominated by President Obama to fill a vacancy in […]

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Cambridge Celebrates Drinking Water Week 2010

Filed in Featured, Local Events, Things to Do by on May 4, 2010 1 Comment
Cambridge Celebrates Drinking Water Week 2010

Cambridge is celebrating Drinking Water Week with activities culminating with Fresh Pond Day on Saturday, May 8th.  Cambridge was lucky enough to escape the water boil order that affected other parts of metro Boston (the boil order was lifted today).  The main reason is that Cambridge has its own system that runs separately from the […]

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Boston Film Festival Kicks off in Somerville

Boston Film Festival Kicks off in Somerville

The 8th annual Independent Film Festival opens in Boston tonight with an appearance by Kevin Kline.  Kevin Kline will be appearing after the showing of the comedy film The Extra Man in which he also stars.  I am a long time fan of Kline admiring his range of acting.  Though he is better known for […]

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Boston Breakers Home Season Kick’s Off at Harvard

Filed in Featured, Lifestyle, Sports by on April 15, 2010 0 Comments
Boston Breakers Home Season Kick’s Off at Harvard

The Boston Breakers bring women’s professional soccer to the Boston area this weekend at Harvard Stadium.  Whether you live in Boston, Cambridge or the other surrounding towns it is a great opportunity to catch professional level soccer close by.  The other option is Gillette Stadium and the Revolution but we have only made the trip […]

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Cambridge Science Festival – Making Science Fun For All

Filed in Featured, Lifestyle, Things to Do by on April 12, 2010 0 Comments
Cambridge Science Festival – Making Science Fun For All

The Cambridge Science Festival is back this year with even more ways to showcase Cambridge’s leadership in science, technology, engineering and math.  Last year my family and I had a great time both touring Alewife and visiting Harvard’s Natural History Museum.  Last year I was not ready for the festival so this year I am […]

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Central Square Theater A Truly Unique Experience

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Featured by on April 6, 2010 0 Comments
Central Square Theater A Truly Unique Experience

When most people think of the theater(or is it the theatre?) you rarely think of anything related to science.  Cambridge’s Central Square Theater not only delivers entertaining and thoughtful plays but they teach you something about science at the same time.  Their current performance, From Orchids to Octopi is no exception.  Well known local playwright […]

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Twitter App Store Company Comes to Central Square

Filed in Business, Featured by on March 31, 2010 0 Comments
Twitter App Store Company Comes to Central Square

OneForty Inc is coming to Mass Ave Central Square in Cambridge.  This according to reports on the BBJ.  Cambridge is no stranger to cool start ups but we are always ready to welcome one more.  OneForty showcases and provides tools/apps for Twitter via their online store.  It was founded by none other than Laura Fitton […]

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Cambridge Public Schools Trying to Shake Things Up

Filed in Featured, Lifestyle by on March 25, 2010 0 Comments
Cambridge Public Schools Trying to Shake Things Up

As Cambridge deals with the challenges of a major renovation to Cambridge Rindge and Latin they continue to assess changing the way they educate the middle grades.  Superintendent Jeff Young gave a thought-provoking presentation about the status of the Cambridge Public Schools in the middle grades. If you have kids in the K-8 range you […]

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Will Faces in Cambridge Ever be Demolished?

Filed in Featured, Lifestyle by on March 15, 2010 1 Comment
Will Faces in Cambridge Ever be Demolished?

Last week I drove past the Faces off of Route 2 in Cambridge and for a second had a glimmer of hope that some sort of development was being done on this long standing eyesore.  Sadly is looks like the construction and police detail in front of the Cambridge Gateway Inn and the Faces lot […]

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