By Abbie Gruskin and Lilly Milman The community of East Cambridge is getting a new neighbor. Cambridge Crossing, a new “transit-oriented” development, is currently in the works at the intersection of Cambridge, Somerville, and Boston in the area formerly known as North Point. Developing company DivcoWest, based in San Francisco and known for creating tech […]
There are a number of details East Cambridge residents might call upon to describe their neighborhood. There’s the sweeping views of the Charles from North Point Park, the piercing squeal of the ungreased Green Line cars looping around to finish their routes at Lechmere. And the scent of Curio Coffee’s waffles wafting down Cambridge Street. […]
Bon Me will turn its East Cambridge restaurant into a test kitchen next month, unrolling several changes including a revamped menu and electronic ordering kiosks. The new experiments are part of an effort to stay ahead of the curve, according to CEO Patrick Lynch. “We opened seven years ago, and we chose to do a […]
NORTH POINT NIGHTS This summer DivcoWest is teaming up with the East Cambridge Business Association to bring you four nights of free outdoor festivities at North Point Common. Every Thursday in July, you’re invited to join us for live music accompanied by a revolving lineup of local brewers and food trucks, lawn games, and opportunities […]
Fans wish the old-school North Cambridge bowling alley would be spared from development.
The Lynch Family Skatepark doesn’t just provide the area’s skaters with 40,000 square feet of bowls, ramps and railings. Skateboarder Maya Volpacchio, age 18, loves the park’s layout. Its three bowls—essentially, empty swimming pools—of different sizes allow beginning skaters to start small, working their way up. She’s also a fan of the mini street section. […]
Cambridge’s latest fast casual dining option might just have you rethinking your favorite dip. Tahaza Hummus Kitchen, which opened earlier this week at 1 Canal Park, is highlighting hummus rather than relegating it to the realm of snack packs and party platters. The restaurant’s build-your-own bowls, wraps and salads are made with local ingredients prepped in-house, […]