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Crime in Cambridge at 50 year low

First of all: Congratulations to the Cambridge PD for both policing the city so well and also for being transparent about policing data. Second: Wow were the 70’s a tough time in the city. When it comes to having a walkable city, crime and perceived safety are often overlooked.  If you want people to walk…

View of the club.  By Daderot (Own work) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons

Portuguese club slapped by city inspectors

Casa Do Benfica Da Nova Inglaterra, a private, nonprofit Portuguese cultural club and bar located at 178 Elm St. in Cambridge recently had it’s license to operate suspended according to this Cambridge Chronicle article. According to the article, the club is accused of the following: Un-permitted and un-vented frying equipment in the kitchen Gambling machines…