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CLASSICS & COCKTAILS: Raise a Glass to “Citizen Kane”

In Classics & Cocktails, we combine two of Cambridge’s best features—classic film screenings and top-notch libations—pairing upcoming movie showings with their cocktail counterpart for an evening full of sips and stars. Arguably the classic of all classic films, “Citizen Kane” comes to the Brattle Theatre’s big screen on Wednesday, May 6 and Thursday, May 7 to wish […]


Classy in Cambridge for New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is like prom: You get really excited about it, you probably dress up, and before you know it, it’s over. Unlike prom, though, you actually get a chance to do it over. Here are three ways to get it right:


Under-Served? New Minimum Wage Bill Gets Mixed Messages From Service Industry

On a quiet Tuesday morning in Russell House Tavern in Harvard Square, Katie Russo folds napkins and waits for customers. Right now, with no tables, she’s getting paid $2.63 an hour, about one-third of the minimum wage for non-tipped labor. But soon, that may change. In November, the Massachusetts Senate overwhelmingly approved an increase in […]


Put an Egg on It

Boiled, scrambled, fried, poached – there are a slew of ways to enjoy the incredible, edible egg. Cambridge chefs are taking their love for the egg’s silky, runny yolk to an even more delicious and inventive level. “The actual act of cutting into a runny egg adds an action to the dish as the runny […]