Baking With The Brass Sisters
Submitted by Harvard Square Admin on Monday, April 11, 2016
My love affair with Cambridge began sixty-seven years ago when I was a seven-year-old living in Winthrop...
Cambridge Prosperity; A point of view
Submitted by Harvard Square Admin on Tuesday, March 15, 2016
In 1970 the Massachusetts legislature enacted rent control through statewide enabling legislation in response to a housing shortage. Initially several communities adopted rent control (including Somerville and Waltham) but only Cambridge, Boston and Brookline held it up as a housing policy.
Through the years, supporters claimed it protected low and moderate incomes tenants, preserved diversity and kept Cambridge affordable, while its detractors felt those claims were baseless.
The Arthur J. Santoro Taxi School in Cambridge; a school in jeopardy and a changing industry.
Submitted by Harvard Square Admin on Monday, February 1, 2016
In August of 2015, Cambridge taxi drivers took to the streets to protest the ever-increasing presence of Uber and Lyft. The demonstration was organized as a catalyst to encourage public discussion and to encourage the city to level the playing field between Cambridge taxi drivers and every ride-hailing company or TNC’s that transport passengers in the City of Cambridge, including, but not limited to, Uber and Lyft.