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Greater Boston author readings Feb. 25-March 3 - The Boston Globe

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 10:02pm

Greater Boston author readings Feb. 25-March 3
The Boston Globe
Jessica Shattuck (“The Women in the Castle”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books ... Joshua Scott-Fishburn, Craig Plaisted, Peter Murdoch, and Stevens Brosnihan read poetry at 7:30 p.m. at Gloucester Writers Center, 126 East Main St., Gloucester ...

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Thu, 02/22/2018 - 8:14pm
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Brew's Clues - Harvard Magazine

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:22pm

Harvard Magazine

Brew's Clues
Harvard Magazine
She was on her way from her day job—coordinating Harvard University Dining Service's Food Literacy Project—to an evening class at the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts in Porter Square, from which she later took a degree in the professional chef's ...

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Brew's Clues - Harvard Magazine

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:22pm

Harvard Magazine

Brew's Clues
Harvard Magazine
She was on her way from her day job—coordinating Harvard University Dining Service's Food Literacy Project—to an evening class at the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts in Porter Square, from which she later took a degree in the professional chef's ...

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Greater Boston's Ballooning Ramen Scene Expands Through Cambridge - Eater Boston

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:12am

Eater Boston

Greater Boston's Ballooning Ramen Scene Expands Through Cambridge
Eater Boston
Maybe it's the urge to seek relief from the chill of winter, maybe it's the delicious appeal of silky broth and stretchy noodles — either way, the local ramen scene keeps expanding, with new restaurants cropping up all over the city with some ...

Greater Boston author readings Feb. 11-17 - The Boston Globe

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 10:07pm

Greater Boston author readings Feb. 11-17
The Boston Globe
Marianne Leone (“Ma Speaks Up”) reads at 4 p.m. at Paul Pratt Memorial Library, 35 Ripley Road, Cohasset. MONDAY. Omer Bartov (“Anatomy of a Genocide”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Coop, 1400 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge ... Tavi Gevinson (“Rookie on ...

Central Square intersection signal change joins growing list of transportation issues - Cambridge Day

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 5:23pm

Central Square intersection signal change joins growing list of transportation issues
Cambridge Day
Police say crashes are distributed broadly across the city, but there are “notable hot spots” along Massachusetts Avenue in the Harvard Square area; near Porter Square; around Inman Square; and in the stretch from the Massachusetts Institute of ...

Anger erupts as Zoots customers seek to retrieve garments from shuttered dry cleaner - The Boston Globe

Sat, 02/03/2018 - 10:21pm

The Boston Globe

Anger erupts as Zoots customers seek to retrieve garments from shuttered dry cleaner
The Boston Globe
Customers waited in line to retrieve their clothes outside of Zoots Dry Cleaning in Porter Square in Cambridge. Get immediate alerts on all breaking news, delivered via Facebook Messenger. Sign up here. CAMBRIDGE -- One man came in search of a hand ...

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Anger erupts as Zoots customers seek to retrieve garments from shuttered dry cleaner - Boston.com

Sat, 02/03/2018 - 7:54am

Boston.com

Anger erupts as Zoots customers seek to retrieve garments from shuttered dry cleaner
Boston.com
Customers waited in line to retrieve their clothes outside of Zoots Dry Cleaning in Porter Square in Cambridge. –Margeaux Sippel for the Boston Globe. By. The Boston Globe. February 2, 2018. CAMBRIDGE — One man came in search of a hand-made $2,000 ...

Zoots customers seize a likely last chance, line up to rescue items at bankrupt chain - Cambridge Day

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 3:29pm

Cambridge Day

Zoots customers seize a likely last chance, line up to rescue items at bankrupt chain
Cambridge Day
Customers of Zoots, a bankrupt dry cleaner, line up Friday in Porter Square to get their clothes back after the chain closed without warning Jan. 19. (Photo: Marc Levy). The line of customers was 50 deep Friday outside Zoots, a bankrupt dry cleaner ...

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Tell us your Blizzard of '78 memories - The Boston Globe

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 2:12pm

The Boston Globe

Tell us your Blizzard of '78 memories
The Boston Globe
I have a few memories of the Blizzard of 78 I lived in North Cambridge, just off Mass Ave, a couple of streets down from Porter Square heading toward Arlington. I went to Boston State College at the time, I was 20 years old and had a couple of part ...

Five things to do this weekend: Jan. 26-28 - Cambridge Day

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 12:29am

Cambridge Day

Five things to do this weekend: Jan. 26-28
Cambridge Day
North American Print Biennial with opening reception from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday in the Roberts and Raizes galleries at Lesley University's Lunder Arts Center, 1801 Massachusetts Ave., Porter Square. Free. More than 1,900 entries arrived for this art ...

Abrupt closure of Zoots dry-cleaning chain leaves customers hanging - Boston.com

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:06am

Boston.com

Abrupt closure of Zoots dry-cleaning chain leaves customers hanging
Boston.com
Srilatha Rajamani wasn't planning to buy her daughter an entirely new winter wardrobe before bringing her back to New York University this semester. But the Cambridge resident has been busy shopping since she learned that the Zoots dry cleaning chain ...

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LETTER: Cambridge takes bold step for affordable housing - Wicked Local Cambridge

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 7:50am

Wicked Local Cambridge

LETTER: Cambridge takes bold step for affordable housing
Wicked Local Cambridge
The city of Cambridge took a bold step forward in addressing the shortage of affordable housing by approving the Frost Terrace development in Porter Square consisting of 40 permanent all-affordable units. The developers are also to be lauded for their ...

Abrupt closure of Zoots dry-cleaning chain leaves customers hanging - The Boston Globe

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 8:40pm

Abrupt closure of Zoots dry-cleaning chain leaves customers hanging
The Boston Globe
Srilatha Rajamani wasn't planning to buy her daughter an entirely new winter wardrobe before bringing her back to New York University this semester. But the Cambridge resident has been busy shopping since she learned that the Zoots dry cleaning chain ...

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Samira Ahmed - BTW

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 10:50am

BTW

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Samira Ahmed
BTW
“This compelling contemporary read features an unapologetic Indian-American heroine trying to navigate crushes, dreams for her future, and the expectations of her family in a world where her culture is routinely misunderstood,” said Rebecca Wells of ...

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Samira Ahmed - BTW

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 10:50am

BTW

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Samira Ahmed
BTW
“This compelling contemporary read features an unapologetic Indian-American heroine trying to navigate crushes, dreams for her future, and the expectations of her family in a world where her culture is routinely misunderstood,” said Rebecca Wells of ...

LETTER: More affordable housing projects like Frost Terrace needed - Wicked Local Cambridge

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 1:12pm

Wicked Local Cambridge

LETTER: More affordable housing projects like Frost Terrace needed
Wicked Local Cambridge
A Better Cambridge congratulates the entire Cambridge community for the unanimous zoning board approval of the Frost Terrace housing development at 1791 Massachusetts Ave. in Porter Square. This development will create 40 much-needed, new, 100 percent ...

5 things to know: Proposed Porter Square traffic pattern changes - Wicked Local Cambridge

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:25am

Wicked Local Cambridge

5 things to know: Proposed Porter Square traffic pattern changes
Wicked Local Cambridge
Cambridge officials presented a proposal for new traffic pattern in Porter Square Thursday night they hope, will make the intersection of Massachusetts and Somerville avenues safer and faster for cyclists, pedestrians and drivers, alike. The changes ...

'Fire and Fury' Drives Big Unit Sales Gain - Publishers Weekly

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 7:04pm

Publishers Weekly

'Fire and Fury' Drives Big Unit Sales Gain
Publishers Weekly
A customer takes home her copy of 'Fire and Fury' at Porter Square Books in Cambridge, Mass. Big sales of Fire and Fury by Michael Wolff helped boost sales 9% higher in the week ended Jan. 14, 2018, than in the comparable week in 2017 at outlets that ...

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