- Arts + Culture
The ambiance of this Arlington restaurant is welcoming, and the staff is friendly and good – but the quality of the Chinese food is only fair.
The Cheese Patrol! on WBMR-FM. Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction. Jimmy Tingle’s “Making Comic Sense of 2013.” David Wax Museum plays indie-folk. And The Classic Dinner Dance at UpStairs on the Square.
Cafe Barada’s owners have maintained the quality and taste of their Lebanese and Middle Eastern food since their origins in Arlington in 1985, and they still have the best hummus around.
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.