- Arts + Culture
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.
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.
The annual 5k run and block party organized by the Paddy’s Lunch bar usually benefits girls softball, but this year the block party will also be a farewell to the nearby Masse Hardware after 125 years in business.
After 125 years in Cambridge, Masse Hardware is closing – starting the process with a sale that starts Tuesday and takes 20 percent to 50 percent off whatever’s on the shelves.
The next session in the City of Cambridge’s series of free walk-in informational sessions on affordable rental and homeownership programs is Aug. 12 in North Cambridge.
To make sure it can pivot gracefully when the music changes – and in this case that means surviving the loss of its home to apartment and condo development – the Cambridge Youth Dance Program is holding a Thursday fundraiser pitting disco against development.
Hit Wicket, the Inman Square restaurant that may be the first with a cricket theme in the United States, is now looking at opening the second weekend in June after dealing with a series of inspection problems.
It’s a very simple mission: Stop light from glaring into neighbors’ property by pointing light fixtures toward the ground. There’s even a zoning law on the books saying that’s what city government wants – but it’s a resident struggling for the third time to introduce zoning that will accomplish that.
Police are investigating shots fired at about 10:40 p.m. Wednesday around Jefferson Park in North Cambridge.
Relive “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”! Play a board game … for social justice. Catch the final showing of “Lysistrata.” Use your last chance to see “Antiphony” (until the next generation of kids). Get your storytelling and author readings in one place (twice).