Guided Tour: Food and Mending in Central Square

When: Saturday, October 23 at 2:00 pmWhere: Central Square (details will be shared with registered participants) Cost: $10 Please join us for a guided tour of Food and Mending in Central Square! As a source of both physical and emotional sustenance, food is intricately tied to our survival as individuals and as a community. During the twentieth century, food also … Read More

Fall Conversation: How Has Food Mended Cambridge?

Join us as we close out our program year with our Fall Conversation Monday, November 15 7:00 pm ET via Zoom (register below for link) How Has Food Mended Cambridge? Over the course of 2021, History Cambridge has been exploring the ways in which the city has repaired its social, economic, and political fabric in the wake of historical crisis … Read More

Café Algiers: A hidden gem with a long history

by Ruth Hobeika After almost five decades in Harvard Square — at 40 Brattle Street, home of the Brattle Theatre — this much beloved international style coffeehouse shuttered on August 31. The final decision was reached August 25 after negotiations between the land-lord, who cancelled the lease, and original owner Emil Durzi fell through. “It was never just about money,” … Read More