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A Dosage of the Dosa Factory

The first thing I thought upon entering Cambridge’s The Dosa Factory was, “Wait, am I in a grocery store?” I found myself in a small Indian grocery store, after checking that I had the correct address I ventured towards the back of the store and found the restaurant in the back.

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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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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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NeighborMedia Tonight with Beth Redmond Walsh

Interviews with Lown Institute and Right Care Alliance

NeighborMedia correspondent Beth Redmond Walsh fills in for Frank Morris, as she speaks with Stephanie Aines and Francisco Irby about the work being done by the Lown Institute and Right Care Alliance. These two organizations gather patients' and health care providers' stories about their experiences and concerns with the health care system.

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“The Man Who Shot My Eye Out Is Dead"

Chanelle Benz Signs Her Debut Short Story Collection at Harvard Book Store

Rarely will you see monks, western outlaws and abusive stepfathers in the same place. All of those characters and more can be found in Chanelle Benz’s debut short story anthology, “The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead.” On Jan. 31, Harvard Bookstore welcomed Benz for a signing where by her former professor, Dana Spiotta, joined her.

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Will 2017 Be the Year You Share Your Art?

Cambridge Open Studios Registration Deadline Extended to Friday, February 3

Camnbridge Open Studios 2017

Are you a musician, painter, jewelry maker, fabric artist, videographer, woodworker, glass blower or any kind of creative artist working in any medium?

Now is the time to register to participate in Cambridge Open Studios 2017, taking place all across Cambridge on the weekend of May 13 and 14.

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Boomerangs: What Goes Around Comes Around

Central Square Thrift Store Offers Unique Porthole Into Life of Locals

Today I took the Redline to Central Square, and after walking a block I found myself inside Boomerangs, a Massachusetts thrift-store chain. The first thing I noticed upon entering the store there was a colorful sign on the ground which read, “the best is yet to come.” I would have to agree with that sentiment because throughout the next hour I sorted through piece after piece of cantabrigian relics.  

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Crimson Corner to Leave Harvard Square

“We were not planning on closing” says Chris Kotelly, the current owner of the Crimson Corner, a newsstand located at the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Brattle Street across the street from Harvard Square.

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Poetry Matters in Cambridge and Worldwide!

Liberation Poetry Collective Presents Poetry Matters at Cambridge's Out of the Blue Gallery

Saturday, November 19, 2016, just a week and a half after the U.S. Presidential election of Donald Trump, The Liberation Poetry Collective assembled to perform Poetry Matters. Poetry Matters' is a collection of poet activists which dates back over 20 years. The theme for Saturday's event was Voices Against Injustice. The venue was Cambridge's Out Of The Blue Gallery, @outofthebluegallery.

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My Life in America

Cambridge Man: "Now I Want to be a Haitian American"

The following is an essay written by Listz Jean Toussaint, a student enrolled in a Level 4 ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) class at Cambridge Community Learning Center.

Before I moved to the United States, I thought is a new life, a new language and it will be American life . I heard is a beautiful place to live,free country and you can be what ever you want to be.It took me two years to adapt it the weather now it’s a second home for me.