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Cambridge Museums Participating in Free Museum Day

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Cambridge Museums Participating in Free Museum Day

Smithsonian Magazine is putting on a nationwide museum day.  This Saturday September 26th you can get free admission to many Cambridge area museums.  This past spring my family and I visited Harvard’s Museum of Natural History and the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology for free as part of the Cambridge Science Festival. These free […]

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Cambridge Area Popular Movie Location

Filed in Arts & Entertainment by on September 15, 2009 1 Comment
Cambridge Area Popular Movie Location

Ben Affleck is filming his new movie today in Harvard Square. Five years ago it may have gotten much more attention but we seem to be getting used to all the celebrities in our midst. Cambridge was a popular movie location before Massachusetts started their tax incentive programs to lure movie makers here. Among the […]

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Festival Weekend in Cambridge

Filed in Arts & Entertainment by on September 14, 2009 0 Comments
Festival Weekend in Cambridge

Last week I announced how Cambridge Carnival was taking place this past weekend on Sunday.  The weather panned out for them since Sunday definitely was the better of the days and was actually very nice.  As my family and I were driving around Cambridge on Sunday we noticed another festival that I should have mentioned […]

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A123 Hoping to Cash In With an IPO

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A123 Hoping to Cash In With an IPO

MIT grads Dr. Yet-Ming Chiang and Ric Fulop are hoping that the environment for IPOs goes their way soon.  According to BBJ A123 Systems has filed for an offering of 25 million shares of common stock.  They are hoping to raise up to about $240 million based on the price of between $8 and $9.50 […]

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Cambridge Carnival Moves to Kendall Square

Filed in Arts & Entertainment by on September 10, 2009 1 Comment
Cambridge Carnival Moves to Kendall Square

Don’t miss the annual Cambridge Carnival and Parade this Sunday September 13th, 2009.  The parade which has normally ended at Central Square will now end in Kendall Square.  The date was changed from an August date. The City of Cambridge has a mix of old and new data that is showing up so be sure […]

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Martha Coakley Announces Senate Candidacy

Filed in Lifestyle by on September 3, 2009 1 Comment
Martha Coakley Announces Senate Candidacy

Today Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced her candidacy for the US Senate.  Coakley who lives in Medford and was District Attorney for Middlesex County for 8 years is the first to throw her hat into the ring to replace Senator Ted Kennedy who passed away recently from brain cancer.  As District Attorney for Middlesex […]

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Cambridge Area Provides Training for Future Film Makers

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Cambridge Area Provides Training for Future Film Makers

By now you have been exposed to all the excitement and controversy about the budding Massachusetts Film Industry.  Recently the Boston Globe wrote an article highlighting the need for trained workers in the film industry and 2 companies that are playing a role here in Cambridge and Somerville.  Of course it’s exciting to see news […]

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Staying Cool in the Cambridge Area

Filed in Lifestyle by on August 19, 2009 0 Comments
Staying Cool in the Cambridge Area

As everyone knows we are in the middle of what might be classified as a heat wave.  Cambridge appears to have been in front of this with a deal it made with the Department of Conservation to extend pool operations until the end of this week.  According to the Chronicle both the McCrehan Memorial and […]

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Cambridge Trolley Tour Competition

Filed in Travel & Tourism by on August 18, 2009 1 Comment
Cambridge Trolley Tour Competition

Cambridge Trolley Tours can be conveniently found at the Kendall Square area of Cambridge.  If you are visiting or hoping to get a tour of Cambridge specific attractions there are basically only 2 games in town.  Old Town Trolley Tours and Upper Deck Trolley Tours(also SuperTrolleyTours) are the ones that can be found that include […]

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Cambridge Cash For Clunkers Car Dealers

Filed in Lifestyle by on August 7, 2009 0 Comments
Cambridge Cash For Clunkers Car Dealers

The Cash for Clunkers program received an additional $2 billion boost today as President Obama signed the bill this morning that passed the Senate late yesterday.  Though the program is controversial it is very popular.  Are you one of those sitting on the fence because you’re not sure if there’s a dealer near you? Before […]

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