Best Write Up of Cambridge in Years!

February 20, 2011

I’m not generally an Improper Bostonian reader, so am very happy my boyfriend brought to my attention the Feb 16, “Cambridge Issue.” I don’t know if the writers or editors live here, but if not, I’m doubly impressed by their knowledge of some of the off-the-beaten-path places around town. The article, “Hidden Cambridge” hits the nail on the head with some of the best local bars, cafes and shops outside of the main T-stop squares, including my friend Carl’s New Deal Fish Market in East Cambridge, Coast Cafe in Cambridgeport where I go when I need my soul food fix, and Lord Hobo (the former B-Side Lounge) in my very own Area IV.

Even better… there’s a fun little feature “Cambridge, Then and Now” that charts out changes since the 80s in things like “coffee spot,” “iconic structure,” and most importantly: “hip square,” which went from Harvard in the 80s, to Central in the 90s, to Inman in the 2000s, to the 2010s pick… drumroll please… AREA IV!!! I know I’m biased, but am just so happy my little ‘hood is finally getting the recognition it deserves :)

Hidden Cambridge – Features | Improper Bostonian.

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