Cambridge is the Land of Learning
Cambridge is home to to world renowned Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Due to its close proximity to Boston it is home to students, working professionals and families. Cambridge is situated just north of Boston and runs along the Charles River. Walking and running along the Charles is a popular activity for Cambridge residents. With a little over 100,000 residents, there is a wide variety of activities to be found in Cambridge from fine dining to art galleries to nightlife. When the weather is nice, live local music can be found playing in Harvard Square. Kendall Square is another notable Cambridge attraction, with places to live, eat, work, shop and play.
Cambridge Real Estate is unique and varied, ranging from new construction apartments and condos to beautiful old mansions. Take a walk down Brattle Street right outside of Harvard Square, or Avon Hill near Porter Square to see some fantastic old mansions or ramble through Central Square or Kendall Square to get the feel for some of the older apartment buildings and see some of the new condo developments. Harvard owns a great deal of Cambridge real estate as does MIT, and Lesley University. I love the feel of North Cambridge with its multi-family buildings and West Cambridge also boasts many new construction condos and apartment buildings.
Things to do in Cambridge
So much going on! Art, Music, Classes...something for everyone.
From music to art to dance to lectures, Cambridge offers so many different opportunities to have fun and to learn. There is an English Country Dance on every other Friday night, free Lindy Hop lessons at MIT on Wednesdays, Harvard Extension School for anyone, Tracy Chapman played in Harvard Square before she became well know, as do many talented musicians. The Cambridge River Festival showcases artists and craftspeople, as well as having stages where musicians and dancers from many different cultures perform.
Cambridge is known for it’s small, unique stores. Take a walk from Harvard Square to Porter Square and you’ll experience South American imports and local jewelry at Nomad, mid-century furniture at Abodeon, all kinds of maps and local photos at Ward Maps, and then go into the old Sears Building, now owned by Lesley University, and choose between 6 little Japanese cafes. And much more to see!
Fabulous Restaurants- We have them!
Cambridge is the home to many world known chefs! And many great, lesser known chefs too!
Are you a foodie? Or do you just like to go out to eat once and a while? You can find pretty much any cuisine in Cambridge and some pretty well known chefs. Jody Adams, Lydia Shire, Mario Batali, Barbara Lynch, Ming Tsai, Gordon Hammersley and newcomer Tiffani Faison all have restaurants here. If you like something a little more casual, Shake Shack is in Harvard Square, there are food trucks here and there and the best lobster sandwich can be found at Alive and Kickin’ on Putnam Ave. outside of Central Square. There is Vietnamese, Indian, Japanese, Mid-eastern, Ethiopian, Afghan at Helmand, Brazilian, Persian, Venezualan, Turkish and probably more. No matter what you’re craving at any price point, Cambridge has it!
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