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Seven Democrats seek to win the Oct. 15 primary for the 5th Congressional District seat vacated by Ed Markey. Five have been invited to three local forums and the others aren’t happy.
A couple of dedicated Somervillians have announced the winners in their 26-week journey through the area’s Thai restaurants, and Cambridge comes out looking pretty good, with four restaurants in the top 10.
Lakota’s cookies were sweet, and so was the Labor Day message for those seeking to boost the minimum wage.
Democratic state Sen. Katherine Clark, of Melrose, is headed to Arlington’s Lakota Bakery on Labor Day for an undoubtedly delicious but politically charged visit – to highlight a push for a higher state minimum wage in pursuit of a seat in the 5th Congressional District.
This character study about a home for troubled teens and the adults who run it, along with director Destin Cretton and actor Brie Larson, should be remembered at Oscar time.
Katherine Clark is launching a kitchen table tour Monday in Arlington in which she will talk to voters across the 5th Congressional District about the family issues she has championed during her career.
A gorgeous renovation of an Arlington Five Cents Savings Bank and loosening of alcohol licensing laws brought flora to area diners in 1996, but the high-end restaurant keeps evolving, adding Thanksgiving dinner and a bar menu in its café space.
Sure, Boston is an interesting place with lots of history and cool stuff, but is it, you know, Cambridge interesting? Not according to Wikipedia — in fact, it’s not even half as interesting.
Katherine Clark invites area residents to stop by her Arlington office as she campaigns for the U.S. Congress.
For a restaurant that has been open to the general public only since June 10, The Menotomy Grill & Tavern in Arlington is already the answer to a pub lover’s prayers.