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Back to the Farm/Forest School

The impetus for this story began when my neighbor told me she was moving to Millis, MA, so her toddler could attend the Sprouts Farm/Forest Preschool. In projecting, what I heard was: there is a media and technology backlash brewing among young parents!

I was thrilled. I have been waiting for the backlash only because I feel I have been witnessing the need for a step-back.

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'Trans/Draw' Gallery Exhibit Hopes to Raise Trans Awareness Through Art

November is Trans Awareness Month and one group of artists is looking to raise awareness about transgender identity and experience with a new art show up at Gallery 263 in Cambridge.

The work of 12 Boston-area artists is on display during the trans/draw exhibition Nov. 17 through Dec. 10 at 263 Pearl Street. The opening reception is Nov. 19 from 7 to 9 p.m.

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Anna Rae with the pretty name is a cerebral type musician with an austere exterior, and sweet and supportive soul.

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Cambridge Zen Center: Inquire Within

Cambridge Zen Center sign welcomes people of all backgrounds.

Within two blocks of Massachusetts Avenue in the Cambridgeport neighborhood of Central Square is the Cambridge Zen Center, a Buddhist temple and residence for zen training that has been in Cambridge since the early 1980s. Started by a Korean monk, Zen Master Seung Sahn, the Cambridge Zen Center is home to a thriving community of practitioners who come from all parts of the country and the world to experience living in community and to learn the practice of zen Buddhism.

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All around the world

Eddie Poirier's success

Eddie Poirier is probably best known among longtime Cambridge softball players. Anyone who knows anything about softball in New England would know about him. But for those of you who don't, let me tell you about this local legend.

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Fitness with Coach Doro

Doro Sadowicz at CCAE by Paul Sayed

With a background in molecular biology and bio-chemistry, Doro Sadowicz works as a researcher at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute by day. By night she is a fitness instructor and health coach.  At the Cambridge Center for Adult Education, Coach Doro teaches CIZE and Insanity. According to Doro, she was not always an athletic person and used to shy away from exercising in public or in groups.

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Social startup Metter Media helps Cambridge companies build their brands

While the team behind Metter Media might spend their days tucked inside a cozy Central Square office, their reach extends all over the city - and around the world. The startup organization, which is staffed entirely by women under the age of 30, specializes in social media management for brands that want to build out their online marketing strategies.

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Artist Jarret Katz provides a glance into independent comic artist industry

Jarret Katz sat down for a phone interview Feb. 29  to give a little insight into the world of comic artistry. Katz is an independent artist, who has recently been commissioned to work on Team Indystructable by by Keith Planit.

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Local comic artist speaks about recent release


Ben Doane is a local comic artist, author of Good Morning Gorgon, which he does in collaboration with Olivia Li, and the recently released Skull Clit.  I sat down with him Sunday the 21st at the Dunkin Donuts in Harvard Square—which he jokingly says he lives at—to talk to him about his work.

Good Morning Gorgon is about a single mother gorgon, who takes care of her headsnake children.  Its child friendly, and revolves around the struggles of a single parent household.

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The Boutique Fabulous: An Expedition in Shopping

Local store makes Inman Square even more unique

As in most squares, centers and strips, Inman Square is a popular location for restaurants, taverns, children’s stores and many other places of business. One store separates itself from all of the others. It's located at 1309 Cambridge St. and it's called Boutique Fabulous. Outside of the store you will find one of a kind pieces of furniture and the like at affordable prices.