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Cambridge Tapped Out

September 20th, 2012 · No Comments

The morning’s email reminds me that things are humming along, same as it ever was, in my old home town. Nothing like moving away (not to mention moving to what is likely the closest spiritually antipodal venue to Cambridge: Philadelphia; going from tight-ass village to cloacal flood plain) to get some needed perspective. Like being […]

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Interesting Strategy for Local Resto to Drum Up Covers

April 21st, 2008 · No Comments

When I am not in France, which is seldom enough these days (through no fault but reality and bad luck) I live in Cambridge, which is next door to Somerville (quite next door for us, about four blocks–a difference measured in house market values, going down as we head east). There’s a restaurant practically on […]

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Graduation Day

June 4th, 2007 · No Comments

We attended a party for the graduation of the daughter of long-time dear friends the other day. It was held at the Harvard Faculty Club. If you don’t know it, it will nevertheless not surprise you that it’s a staid, if not stuffy institution on the edge of the Yard in a neo-Georgian assemblage of […]

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