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Three athletes from a Central Square studio – including a full-time Massachusetts Institute of Technology student – are in Bali for a three-day international martial arts competition.
Rock climbers have another two full days of free use at the newly opened Brooklyn Boulders Somerville, the 40,000-square-foot climbing club – combined, uniquely, with innovation office space – near Union Square in Somerville.
Cambridge has been recognized as a gold-level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists. Mayor Henrietta Davis will accept the award at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Cambridge Main Library just before the Cambridge Bicycle Committee’s “Sweet Ride.”
Cambridge Athletic Hall of Fame nominations must be in by May 15 for a Oct. 19 ceremony, which will be held at Walker Memorial Hall at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
A loud and supportive crowd welcomed the Boston Breakers back to Harvard Stadium on July 24, Boston’s first home game since the team traveled to the Women’s World Cup Final in Germany.
I am sports averse and and always agawp at how deeply Bostonians love their players, teams and sports. I can indulge myself, though, because it’s OK to stare; people who are that much in love never notice and wouldn’t mind anyway.
I spend a lot of time in cheap, no-atmosphere joints and a very little bit in high society. What Anna’s Taqueria and the Locke-Ober Cafe have in common, other than my money, is a lack of flat-panel televisions and sports, and somewhere in between are those scattered Cafe Algiers and Enormous Rooms, whose rarefied vibes [...]