Wellington-Harrington

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Berkshire Fire

A Pink Dora the Explore Jacket & Lime Green Adidas Cleats

That is what two strangers gave to the barefoot mother and jacket-less child who ran out into the cold December day, when Berkshire Street erupted and then became engulfed in billowing flames.

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Interview with a Cambridge Carrot

The Life of a Carrot Destined for Cambridge Curbside Compost, Clean Energy Production

I recently sat down with a Carrot at the Cambridge apartment of Chris and Liz to talk about readying to enter the new city-wide Cambridge Curbside Compost program. Please note: This interview took place the night before Carrot was picked up at curbside, and two – TWO! - days – DAYS!

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What’s Going On At The Lilypad?

1353 Cambridge Street – Inman Square

I don’t know how many times I’ve been standing outside the Lilypad in Inman Square and someone walks by and says, “What goes on in here?” Well I know what goes on in there, but let me introduce you, dear passerby, to the Lilypad.

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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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A Soulful City Girl

Meet Ali McGuirk

Before Annie Lennox of the Eurythmics was famous, she used to wait tables in New York City. Imagine the thrill of being served Spaghetti Bolognese by someone who would soon become an international rock star.

Although the game of fame has changed drastically over the decades, one thing remains the same; you never know what plethora of talent your waiter or barista may be dishing out when their shift is over.

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Summer of Hell

The Rebuilding of Wellington-Harrington

I made the mistake of googling my opening line “everything happens at once,” and became completely distracted with the physicists' theory that “The concept of time is simply an illusion made up of human memories, everything that has ever been and ever will be is happening

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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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Not for Nothin - Reverend Irene Monroe

Moving Forward: Promoting Safety and Tolerance in our Communities

A discussion with Reverend Irene Monroe on the Cambridge fire and "Moving Forward: Promoting Safety and Tolerance in our Communities," sponsored by Congresswoman Katherine Clark. 12-5-2016