History

×

Error message

Deprecated function: The each() function is deprecated. This message will be suppressed on further calls in _menu_load_objects() (line 579 of /home/neighbormedia/public_html/includes/menu.inc).
Cheryl Brown's picture

Sign of the Times

Porter Square

Signs going up...

Cambridge is a city of "squares".  If you're new to the area or a traveler passing through, it might be a challenge finding the "downtown" area of the town.  Once you come to grips with the layout, one can appreciate the culture, attitude, and attributes of the many "squares" of Cambridge.  Of course, Harvard Square has been covered in the media lately because of the perceived extinction of it's smaller traditional "mom & pop" style stores that have been around for close to 100 years.

mholbrow's picture

C'port Neighborhood Association Meets

Conservation of "Beat The Belt" Mural and other issues discussed at meeting

The Cambridgeport Neighborhood Association met at the Central Square Library on Thursday, February 23. CNA President Cathie Zusy told some 30 attendees that the organization has about $40,000 in donations for park renovations at Magazine Beach.

siobhanbredin's picture

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 . . .

Cambridge Center for Adult Education's picture

Celebrating Stan Edelson

Celebrating Stan Edelson at CCAE

By Michelle Baxter

susan's picture

Not for Nothin' - Marieke Van Damme

Executive Director, Cambridge Historical Society

An interview with Marieke Van Damme, Executive Director of the Cambridge Historical Society. She discusses this year's theme - the past, present and future of affordable housing in Cambridge.

Stephen Kaiser's picture

Christoph Dohnányi : Music and Memories of July 20

A Musical Family Tree of Social Concern

                                

        Recent news articles have reported that the primary Guest Conductor of the Boston Symphony -- Christoph von Dohnányi -- had to cancel two planned performances at Tanglewood this month, due to the aftereffects of cataract surgery.   The BSO office assured the public that von Dohnányi would be conducting the performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony on August 28 as planned.     

MauriceW's picture

Prince's passing reverberates throughout the core of lives worldwide

Reflections and local Cambridge record store reactions to Prince's death

Maurice Wilkey for neighbor media and CCTV. Today's story will be about Prince who passed away April 21, 2016. Prince was born Prince Rogers Nelson his real name is Prince for those people who do not know who was born in the Minneapolis area of Minnesota and he passed away at the age of 57.

frank's picture

Cambridge Uncovered, Ep. 15: "Celebrating Women's Heritage"

In the 15th episode of Cambridge Uncovered, four local women celebrate Cambridge Women's Heritage through a thoughtful discussion reflecting the legacy of Cambridge women past and present, unsung and famous, who have shaped the city and the community we live in.

frank's picture

Join #TeamNeighborMedia!

Become a Cambridge reporter, March 9 @ 6 p.m.!

Wednesday, March 9 @ 6 p.m. @ CCTV, 438 Massachusetts Avenue:

Kristina Kehrer's picture

A LOCAL FILMMAKER REVISITS THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

Calling All Actors, Writers, & Musicians

Siobhan Landry is a local filmmaker and teacher. She teaches several DSLR camera courses at Cambridge Community Television. She stumbled on to her new film project while visiting a historical house in Georgetown, Mass. It was a plastic covered hole in the ground covered with its own plaque that caught her attention. The hole was a supposed remnant of The Underground Railroad.