Kristina Kehrer

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Kristina M Kehrer

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Doing my best to capture the heart, soul, and essence of people, who then get to shine brightly on Cambridge Community Television. This in turn fills me with a great joy and satisfaction. I have lived many incarnations in Cambridge, Mass since 1986.

Stories by Kristina Kehrer

Mickey Bones has been a working musician and a hell of a character around Cambridge since the late 70s. When Cajun & Zydeco music was having its heyday in the late 80s and early 90s, Mickey Bones was front and center.

Bones started the much-revered Zydeco bands: the Boogaloo Swamis and Krewe De Roux, and the Dixieland/Second Line marching band, Hot Tamale Brass Band.

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.

It’s big, really big, and the pain is more than any of us could have imagined. It stretches so far, so deep, and so wide Across the Universe that even The Whitehouse played David Bowie records on Monday, January 11, 2016 – the day we found out the chameleon, comedian, Corinthian and caricature had died.

I met the mom first. I met her the same way I met most of my neighbors, gardening the front yard. While I toiled, hoed, and spread dirt and perennials, they would stop and comment, always thrilled to see weeds plucked and beauty prevail. Over time, names were given and true acquaintances blossomed.

This restaurant opened unexpectedly after our townie tour began. We had no idea this one was coming; and poof, there it was one day in the place where the Cambridge Coffeehouse used to be.

Marc Levy is a writer. You can tell by the way he dictates language while in conversation. He doesn’t speak in sound bites or in 140 characters or less. He forms sentences relative to a paragraph of thought, which is why our conversation about journalism, media, writing, and Cambridge Day could only be edited down to 32 minutes.

He is also a journalist who created and is the editor of the online Cambridge news site, Cambridge Day.

BISq (Bergamot in Inman Square) – 1071 Cambridge St. - Opened 2015

Why a "townie tour of new Cambridge Street restaurants?" Because no one ever asks. For a more lengthy explanation of this experiment please refer to: http://neighbormedia.org/news/townie-tour-new-cambridge-street-restaurants

BISq is a restaurant that has received accolades in and out of the neighborhood. 

EXTERNAL FAÇADE:

Loyal Nine has a lot of fans in culinary world. Boston Magazine named them one of the top restaurants in the Boston area. So you might ask, "who are we to judge?" Well, we are their neighbors and we wanted to see what all the fuss was about! For more on this tantalizing topic: http://neighbormedia.org/news/townie-tour-new-cambridge-street-restaurants

Loyal Nine - 660 Cambridge Street – March 2015

 

 

EXTERNAL FAÇADE:

Why a "townie tour (review) of new Cambridge Street restaurants?" Because the media never asks. So let's find out what the regular folk think of their new neighbors. For more dialog on this adventure: http://64.131.82.246/news/townie-tour-new-cambridge-street-restaurants

Lone Star Taco Bar - 635 Cambridge Street - Opened July 2015

 

 

EXTERNAL FAÇADE:

Yes it is true, for many years Inman Square has been a dining destination for people from outside the neighborhood. Many fancy restaurants have come and gone and it is also true that many of these restaurants were out of the financial reach of a large swath of Inman Square/Wellington-Harrington residents.