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Cambridge Zen Center: Inquire Within

Cambridge Zen Center sign welcomes people of all backgrounds.

Within two blocks of Massachusetts Avenue in the Cambridgeport neighborhood of Central Square is the Cambridge Zen Center, a Buddhist temple and residence for zen training that has been in Cambridge since the early 1980s. Started by a Korean monk, Zen Master Seung Sahn, the Cambridge Zen Center is home to a thriving community of practitioners who come from all parts of the country and the world to experience living in community and to learn the practice of zen Buddhism.

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Changing Cambridge Businesses: Tags Hardware

This is the second installment in the series Changing Cambridge, which profiles small local businesses as they deal with the rapidly changing economic landscape. Here, I pay a visit to Tags Hardware in Porter Square.


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Not for Nothin' - One Week After the Massacre in Orlando

reflections on gun control, homophobia, racism and islamophobia

CCTV's NeighborMedia Coordinator Frank Morris and Executive Director Susan Fleischmann talk about homophobia,  islamophobia, and racism in the aftermath of the massacre in Orlando. 6-20-2016

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NeighborMedia Facecast for June 20, 2016

Emmanuel Vincent delivers the latest Cambridge headlines you might have missed from

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RESTAURANT: WUBurger, 1128 Cambridge St. – May 2016

To be honest, we were braced for hate prior to this review. So far on this Townie Tour we have not experienced chills or thrills with any of the new restaurants on Cambridge Street. Bewilderment and disdain with a dollop of “whatever” would sum up our culinary tour so far, and it should be noted that out of all the restaurants we have reviewed, we have only revisited these restaurants once: Lone Star Taco Bar, The Rising, and Kimchi Kitchen.

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Cambridge Responds: The Massacre in Orlando

community comes together

As so often happens when divisive and devastating events take place, the Cambridge community came together to mourn the massacre at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. The City of Cambridge and the Peace Commission, led by director Brian Corr, called for the community to meet on the steps of City Hall on the day following the largest mass shooting in US history. Joined by many City employees, representatives of the clergy, city councilors and school committee members, Mayor E.

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"DRIVERLESS CARS" is the Topic for a Panel Discussion at MIT

Questions About the Future

    On Monday morning June 13 MIT hosted a panel discussion on "Driverless Vehicles."  The panel was sponsored by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) and a Boston advocacy group, Transportation for Massachusetts.

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Summer is officially here to hear thanks to Cambridge's MMMMaven School

Skate, bounce, and dance tonight 6/17 under the stars for free

Its summer time and the living, while not always easy, is more comfortable than dealing with foots of snow. Now, this past winter wasn’t the winter of 2015 with record snowfall, but did bring its annual challenges in terms of temperature. But as just as we recognize Memorial Day as the unofficial start of summer, there’s another signal of summer with numerous connections to the Cambridge and Boston area on the whole. 

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Making a dIfference in people's lives at Vinfen

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With Depression and anxiety as well as other mental health diagnoses reaching high levels it is good to have facilities such as Vinfen in the Cambridge area. I wanted to find out more about how Vinfen operated, so I had an interview with Kacie who works for Vinfen.Her title for Vinfen is called clinical coordinator, she heard of Vinfen while searching the internet for a position in mental Health after receiving her graduate degree from Salem State University in Ma.

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Cambridge Uncovered, Ep. 17: "Changing Wellington-Harrington"

For a long time, not much changed in the Wellington-Harrington neighborhood -- a community perhaps better known as the Inman Square area. But within the last decade, the neighborhood around Inman and Cambridge streets has seen a lot of changes. How are these changes affecting the area's longtime residents and businesses?