Archive for April 2014

Charles River Views at Longview

Views of the Charles River and the rooftops looking towards Harvard Square from the windows of this 4th floor coop at Longview, 984 Memorial Drive in Cambridge.  The elevator takes you right to the front door of this 7 room property which includes 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and 2 studies. The formal living room is…

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“To Boston With Love” at MFA

The ‘To Boston With Love” exhibit is an array of heartfelt decorations.  These handmade cloth flags are strung in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts in the Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Family Courtyard.  The flags feature words of support and encouragement to the people of Boston and those affected by the marathon.  The flags…

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Nick’s Picks: Alden & Harlow

Since opening in January 2014, I’ve heard that Alden and Harlow is quickly becoming a restaurant hot spot in Harvard Square. The absolute foodie inside me just needed to see what all the hype was about, so I made a reservation for two, grabbed a friend and headed over on a particularly busy Friday night—despite…

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Nick’s Picks: John Harvard’s Brewery

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been venturing out in Cambridge a lot. Normally, I drag myself into Boston to eat, drink and be merry with friends but recently I’ve had the desire to stay closer to home—Davis Square—and enjoy what my neighborhood and the Cambridge squares have to offer. A few weekends ago, accompanied…

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MFA’s Tribute to the Marathon

Alison Says: The MFA is a must! As Boston approaches the 118th Marathon, thoughts are focused on more than just the runners because this marathon marks the one year anniversary of last year’s bombing at the finish line. Four people were killed and hundreds were injured . Immediately, Boston community and communities all over the…

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Not your typical Italian restaurant

by Melanie McFadyen, Wedding Editor – Upon first entering the Rialto Restaurant and Bar, I was stunned by the vibrancy of the restaurant’s atmosphere. The bar takes the center stage in the restaurant, with a charming semi-private dining space across from it and the main dining room behind. The candle-lit tables and comfortable dining booths gave…

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Spring on The Charles River

Alison Says: One of my favorite things to do in Cambridge is take a walk or run along the Charles River. The Charles River is beautiful and can be appreciated by all ages. The Charles provides Cambridge’s residents and visitors with the opportunity to interact with nature on a daily basis, no matter if it is walking,…

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You’re on the waitlist. Now what?

There is a fat envelope in the mailbox. You open it. You find out that you’re on the waitlist for Dream College No. 1. What do you do? Harvard University does not disclose how many people they put on the waitlist, but hundreds of students every year get into the incoming class. According to The Crimson, Harvard’s…

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