Cambridge

Cambridge City Hall
City Politics

Immigration and Customs Enforcement Challenges Cambridge's 'Sanctuary City' Status

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency listed Cambridge an “uncooperative jurisdiction” for refusing to comply with federal requests to detain individuals for possible deportation.

Cambridge City Hall
Cambridge City Council

City Council Scrutinizes Short-Term Rental Proposal

​Cantabrigians called for the City Council to take steps to continue to increase the availability of housing in Cambridge at the body's weekly meeting.

RIP Chuck Berry
Music

RIP Chuck Berry

The Sinclair displays a message in remembrance of Chuck Berry, who passed away at the age of 90 on Saturday.

American Apparel
Harvard Square

Square's American Apparel to Shutter Amid National Closures

After 11 years at its Brattle St. corner, American Apparel will close it doors March 26—neon spandex and all—following nationwide bankruptcy suits.

Snow Cycle
Cambridge

Snow Cycle

A bicycle sits locked to a pole on Massachusetts Avenue, weathering the snow storm that closed the university on Tuesday.

Devereux's Concerns
City Politics

City Councillors Vote to Support Blocking Immigration Enforcement Training

​Cambridge City Councillors voted unanimously Monday night to support the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts’ calls for the state to withdraw from a federal customs enforcement training program.

Graduate School of Design

If Only We Could See It: Philip Johnson’s Mystery House

Johnson's nascent genius, however, remains preserved—if only we could see it. So what’s in that house? Hard to say.

Curious George Store Closing
Harvard Square

Cambridge City Council Talks Curious George Store, Credit Rating

Cambridge City Councillors formally requested that the Cambridge Historical Commission considering designating the Abbott Building in Harvard Square as a historical landmark at its weekly meeting Monday.

Warm Weather
Student Life

Warm Weather

Boats pass under the John W. Weeks Bridge and Cantabrigians sit on the banks of the Charles River on a sunny late afternoon Thursday.

Cambridge

Cambridge Begins Search for Police Commissioner

Cambridge City Manager Louis A. DePasquale invited the public to assist city officials in the search for a new police commissioner in an announcement Wednesday.

Why is Harvard Square a Food Desert?
Harvard Square

Hey, Professor: Why is Harvard Square a Food Desert?

While Harvard Square is chock-full of restaurants, specialty stores, and—for Harvard undergraduates—dining halls, a comprehensive grocery store with fresh food at affordable prices is noticeably lacking.

Good Vibrations
Harvard Square

Good Vibrations

Good Vibrations, a sex shop, opened on 52 JFK St. this past October. Kristen G. Cotter manages the store.

City Politics

Cambridge Officials Encourage More Bike Infrastructure

City officials and activists gathered in City Hall Wednesday to discuss bike safety in Cambridge.

Good Vibrations
Harvard Square

Square Abuzz with Entry of Good Vibrations Sex Shop

Harvard Square is picking up Good Vibrations from a new sex shop at 52 JFK St.

Central Square
Harvard Square

Target Takes Aim at Central Square

Target will open a new store in Central Square in March, adding a lower-cost option to the mix of retail around campus.