Published on November 4, 2013, by in Uncategorized.
PrintCambridge Symphony Orchestra
Cynthia Woods, Music Director
Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 4:00 PM
The Center for Arts at the Armory
191 Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02143
Violin Concerto in A minor … Antonín Dvořák
Featuring Violinist Irina Muresanu
Concerto for Orchestra … Béla Bartók
Overture to Der Zerbrochene Krug … Viktor Ullmann
Study for Strings …Pavel Haas
Fantasia on a Virtual Choral for String Orchestra … David L. Post
This concert is presented in collaboration with The Terezin Music Foundation.
Tickets are:
General Admission: $15
Student / Senior: $10
Ticket can be purchased online at http://cambridgesymphony.org/

ISBA – 1st Annual Harvest Hoedown November 10th

Published on November 1, 2013, by in Uncategorized.

Harvest Hoedown 2013

Dust off your cowboy boots and bust out your 10 gallon hat. Inman Square Business Association(ISBA) is presenting their new fall event … The Harvest Hoedown on November 10th in Inman Square.  ECBA is proud to be a sponsor of this great event happening just down the other end of Cambridge St in Inman Square.  Our neighbors have have been working hard and we are happy to support them.

Its great to see so many new things happening in the neighborhood and we hope you can make it down to the Hoedown and check it out. Tickets are available on eventbrite.


Smoke This Rib Fest 2013 Highlight Reel

Published on October 30, 2013, by in Uncategorized.

Are you disappointed that you missed this year’s Rib Fest? Check out the highlight reel that was created by how2heroes and Rival Marketing to see what you have to look forward to in 2014!

To keep in the loop for all Rib Fest updates. Please LIKE us on Facebook for all the news & insider information!


East End House Thanksgiving Basket Giveaway

Published on October 29, 2013, by in Uncategorized.

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The East End House needs your help to make the holidays festive for everyone! Each Thanksgiving, East End
House provides hundreds of individuals and families with Thanksgiving Baskets that include
turkeys and all of the fixings for a traditional Thanksgiving meal.

Here is how YOU can help:

Food Donations
Hold a food drive at your organization! Encourage employees to bring in non-perishable
holiday foods in the weeks before Thanksgiving. Choose one item to focus on or collect them
all! We also need $15 gift cards to Shaw’s or Market Basket for those who prefer these to a
turkey. Here is a list of requested items:
• Stuffing
• Gravy
• Cranberry Sauce
• Canned Pumpkin
• Desserts
• Canned Fruits and Vegetables
• Baby Food and Formula
• $15 gift cards to Shaw’s or Market Basket as Turkey Vouchers

The deadline for all food donations is Friday, November 22nd, at 5:00 pm.

Bring yourself, family, friends, and/or co-workers to East End House to help us prepare
and distribute Baskets for the Thanksgiving Basket Giveaway!

You can volunteer for as little as one hour on Friday, Nov. 22nd 12:00-5:00 pm;
Saturday, Nov. 23rd 10:00 am – 1:00 pm; Monday, Nov. 25th 12:30 – 6:00 pm;
or Tuesday Nov. 26th 9:00 am – 7:00 pm.

To participate in the Thanksgiving Basket Giveaway or to learn more,
please contact Tim Severyn, Director of Community Programs, at
timothy@eastendhouse.org or 617-876-4444.

Monetary donations are also greatly appreciated. To donate,
send a check to East End House, 105 Spring St., Cambridge, MA
02141 or donate online at www.eastendhouse.org


Fire House Open House on Halloween

Published on October 28, 2013, by in Uncategorized.

Halloween Open House at all Fire Stations *

Once again this year the Cambridge Fire Department will be hosting Halloween Open House at all fire stations from 2:00 to 4:00pm on Thursday, October 31, 2012.

Children and their parents are encouraged to visit their neighborhood fire station to view fire apparatus and to receive glow sticks and trick-or-treat bags while supplies last that they can use for trick-or-treating, compliments of the Cambridge Fire Department.  Candy for this event has been generously donated by Cambridge Brands, Inc., 810 Main St, and will be distributed to the kids.

Contact Lieutenant Michael Hughes at 617-349-4153 or mhughes@cambridgefire.org  with any questions.

* Please Note: Engine 5, in Inman Square, is temporarily closed for reconstruction and will not be available for the open house.


Cambridgeside Galleria Halloween Trick or Treating

Published on October 28, 2013, by in Uncategorized.

Head on over to the Cambridgeside Galleria with your little ghouls and enjoy the comforts of indoor trick or treating one day early on Wednesday Oct. 3o from 4-6pm

Visit the Happy Halloween Hideout on Level Three for a free trick or treat bag and some goodies (while supplies last)

Be sure to bring a canned food item along for the Salvation Army Food Drive.

go to www.shopcambridgeside.com for details



Thank you to Rogers Properties Group

Published on October 16, 2013, by in Uncategorized.

We are busy gearing up for Rib Fest this Sunday and just set up our event head quarters! If you haven’t purchased your Rib Fest Taste Ticket, there is still time!

As we get ready for our annual event, we would like to stop and take a moment to thank Mark Rogers of Rogers Properties Group for donating some much needed space for our
Smoke This Rib Fest head quarters – we are most grateful!

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Share your love for East Cambridge!

Published on October 7, 2013, by in BBQ, Uncategorized.

We are pleased to announce that we have partnered up with the Cambridge Office of Tourism to give away one set of two VIP Meateater Rib Fest Tickets plus one coveted “I Heart East Cambridge” t-shirt and one set of two Taste Tickets plus one coveted “I Heart East Cambridge” t-shirt to the Smoke This Rib Fest event on Sunday, October 20th!

Take pictures of your favorite East Cambridge spots (restaurants, food, architecture, parks, people, anything that shows your love for East Cambridge) upload them to Instagram and tag your photos with #IHeartEC and #PictureCambridge. Make sure you geotag your location or give a shout out to where you are.

Feel free to tag as many pictures as you would like and existing images can be retagged too! You must be a follower of @CambridgeUSA on Instagram to win.

The contest will run from October 10th to October 17th. For more details please see the  below submission guidelines.



87th Annual Saints Cosmas & Damien Feast

Published on September 5, 2013, by in Uncategorized.

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This weekend is East Cambridge’s long time (87 year) tradition of the Feast of Saints Cosmas and Damian on Warren St.  Lots a vendors and restaurants are participating this year as well as great entertainment for all.  Please join us at one of the longest running city traditions celebrating the history and culture of East Cambridge!



“Smoke This” Rib Fest 2013

Published on September 3, 2013, by in Uncategorized.


East Cambridge’s Culinary Showdown

Cambridge, MA: The East Cambridge Business Association (ECBA) is proud to present The East Cambridge Business Association “Smoke This” Rib Fest 2013, on Sunday October 20, 2013 from 12:00 noon – 4:00pm. The Rib Fest and Street Fair will take place on Cambridge Street in East Cambridge, between Fulkerson Street and Fifth Street.

The Rib Fest is a culinary showdown pitting pit master against pit master for the title of the best ribs in town. The event is perfect for all ages so come and enjoy some BBQ, live music and so much more. There will be plenty of food and fun to be had, but for the best chance to sample a variety of ribs and to cast your vote, you’ll need a Taste Ticket which will get you 10 rib samples from the restaurants of your choice at a first come first serve basis. Taste Tickets are on sale starting September 9th. Taste Tickets sell out every year, so each restaurant will also be selling a dish at a great price, showcasing food from their fall menu. So even if you miss out on buying a Taste Ticket, you can still enjoy tasty food from the best restaurants around town!

Enjoy cooking demonstrations from local chefs, brought to you by how2heroes, while the kids enjoy fun and games with The East End House. Local favorites  The Atwood’s Monday Night Bluegrass Band will get you moving with their Bluegrass and Americana rhythms.

Participating restaurants include Abigail’s, Area 4, ARTBAR, Atwood’s Tavern, Bambara, CRLS Culinary, East Coast Grill, East Side Bar & Grille, Lord Hobo, New Deal Fish Market, Ole, Puritan & Co., Redbones, Trina’s Starlight Lounge, and Tupelo.

Rib Fest is a perfect opportunity to get a taste of the local fare in and near East Cambridge and is produced by The East Cambridge Business Association and sponsored by Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Cambridge Savings Bank, Clark Hunt Ahern & Embry, CPCU Credit Union, East Cambridge Savings Bank, EF, Forest City, HYM Investments, Leggat McCall, Linear Retail, McKinnon Co., MIT, Rogers Properties Group and Vinfen. Rib Fest is also made possible by our friends at Atwood’s Tavern, Blossom Floral Design, Cambridgeside Galleria, Cambridge Printing, East End House, how2heroes, Kroner Design, PageWorks and the Royal Sonesta Hotel.

© Copyright 2012 East Cambridge Business Association