East Cambridge

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Boston Fashion Week comes to Cambridge to Share Positivity

Small Group Purposes Good while Nevada Gunman Commits Evil

One event has ended but our efforts are ongoing

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Cambridge Arts River Festival 2017

Seven performance stages, interactive arts activities, food, art market, and a beautiful day marked this annual festival

The Cambridge Arts Annual River Festival offered a beautiful June day along the Charles River in East Cambridge, and seven performance stages showcasing music, dance, theatre, and poetry. All kinds of food, a crafts market, interactive arts activities, jugglers, magicians, and roving artworks added to the festivity of the day. Here are just a few highlights.

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Standing in the Light

Deborah Mason Performing Arts Center

Deborah Mason was born and raised in East Cambridge. As a young girl she learned to dance at Adrian Miller’s dance studio on Cambridge Street. In 1975, Mason opened her own dance school in Inman Square. It was right next door to the venerable Inn-Square Men’s Bar, which closed in 1984.

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Alternative Facts?

...nah, not really

I was reading an interesting article in the Cambridge Chronicle about the old Harvard Square Theater. 

The building is located on Church Street and I walk past it every week on my way to class. 

It has always caught my eye because of the beautiful nostalgic murals painted on the building's exterior.

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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.

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Berkshire Fire Community Meeting

“We Are Passionate About Our Neighborhood.”

On January 31, 2017, Just-A-Start (JAS) Corporation held its first community meeting regarding the rebuilding of Saint Patrick’s Place, otherwise known as 50 York St., located on the corner of Berkshire and York Streets. The old church, which had been redeveloped into affordable rental units by JAS, was irretrievably damaged in the massive fire on December 3, 2016. The meeting was held at the Frisoli Center, 61 Willow St.

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Aftermath of East Cambridge Fire

Video of the aftermath of the East Cambridge Fire, 12/3/2016, shot by Sara Pagiaro

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10 Alarm Fire in East Cambridge Leaves Many Homeless

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A 10 alarm fire on Berkshire Street in East Cambridge on December 3 left at least 60 people homeless.  Donate to the Mayor's Fund to help those who lost everything.

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CAMBRIDGE FIREFIGHTER, JEREMY COLLINS

ANSWERS ALL MY SILLY QUESTIONS ABOUT "SURVIVOR"

I have watched, religiously, the CBS reality television show SURVIVOR, since it began in 2000. While watching 30-plus seasons, I acquired a long list of behind-the-scenes questions that could probably be answered via the Internet. But perusing the web is not my style. If possible, I like to go to a real live source.

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NeighborMedia Tonight with Siobhan Bredin

Citizen Journalist interviews Jason Weeks, Executive Director of Cambridge Arts, about RiverFest 2016