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Cambridge Cuisine Without All the Chemicals

If you’ve found yourself lulled by the standard culinary offerings of Cambridge, if you detest chemicals in your cuisine, or if you have some obscure dietary restriction, Life Alive Urban Oasis and Organic Café is worth looking into. Located just a few blocks from Central Square, Life Alive offerings include a menagerie of organic and therapeutic meal choices. 

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Cambridge Painter to Showcase Works at Karen Aqua Gallery

Opening Reception Feb. 24; Works on Display through April 7

An opening reception for the exhibition of paintings by local artist Joanna Bunker Rohrbaugh will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 24 at the Karen Aqua Gallery inside Cambridge Community Television, 438 Massachusetts Avenue in Central Square. The paintings will be on view until April 7. The event is free and open to the public.

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State Rep. Marjorie Decker Organizes Panel Discussion at Cambridge Citywide Senior Center

Issues of Civil Liberties and Immigration Highlighted

On Wednesday, February 8th, a meeting was organized by State Representative, Marjorie Decker (D-MA)  held at the Citywide Senior Center Central Square Ballroom to discuss pending policy changes originating from the White House. 

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A Day Without Immigrants

Anna's Taqueria Restaurant in Cambridge Among Businesses Closed for the Day

Alberto Vasallo, publisher of El Mundo Boston, went to Anna's Taqueria in Cambridge to find that it had closed its doors for "A Day Without Immigrants." Watch his Facebook Live report here.

Did you encounter any other Cambridge restaurants or businesses that closed for the day?

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Cambridge African American Heritage Trail Timeline

Timeline Highlights Lifetimes, Accomplishments of 20 Notable African Americans in Cambridge from 1840 to 1940

African American Heritage Trail Book Cover

Cambridge is home to one of the oldest African American communities in the nation and has long attracted African Americans of national prominence and influence. For many years, local groups worked separately to gather and maintain the history of the community. In November 1990, then-Vice Mayor Kenneth E. Reeves sponsored a City Council resolution asking these independent organizations to collaborate in the creation of "a Cambridge African American Historical Trail, to serve as . . .

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Invest in Your Community with $1,000 Cambridge Minibonds

Minibond sale opens on February 17 and closes on February 23, 2017

Cambridge Minibonds Banner

The City of Cambridge is offering Cambridge residents the chance to directly invest in Cambridge by buying $1,000 denomination minibonds. The City will use minibond proceeds to support capital projects such as school building renovations, municipal facility upgrades and implementation of the Complete Streets plan.

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Politically Active? We Want to Hear Your Story.

Have recent political events got you politically active? Are you taking part in demonstrations, protests and rallies, such as the Women's March in Boston or D.C., the Muslim and Immigration Rally at Copley Square, or the Unity Rally at Cambridge City Hall? Are you otherwise politically engaged to make change in the country and advocate for what you feel is right? NeighborMedia wants to hear your story.

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NeighborMedia Reports from the Unity Rally at City Hall

On Monday, Feb. 6, Cambridge city officials and residents alike gathered on the lawn of City Hall to express their support for equality, social justice, and Cambridge's status as a sanctuary city. "We will put up our own wall, and our wall will keep people in and the bad people out," Mayor Denise Simmons said in defiance of President Donald Trump's executive orders relating to an anti-Muslim travel ban and building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Beyond Boston, Ep. 6

Women's Marches and Political Activism at Center of Monthly Regional News Show

Hosted by DigBoston editor and Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism (BINJ) co-founder Chris Faraone, BEYOND BOSTON is a monthly regional news magazine spotlighting reporting from Boston, MA area community access centers - including Brookline Interactive Group (BIG) in Brookline, MA, Cambridge Community Television (CCTV) in Cambridge, MA, Malden Access TV (MATV) in Malden, MA, Somerville Community Access Television (SCATV) in Somerville, MA and Watertown Cable Access Corp- in partnership

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Sarchioni’s Variety

A Relic of Cambridge Past

There isn’t any breaking news about Sarchioni’s Variety other than; places like this are fading away from the Cambridge landscape.

Sarchioni’s reminds me of the now closed, Troy Anthony’s Barbershop, because Sarchioni’s like Troy’s, is a neighborhood meeting spot for anyone, but particularly for those who were born and raised in this tight-knit neighborhood. Everyone knows everyone, and everyone knows proprietor Rob Sarchioni.