With comfortable seating and stylish purple walls, Somerville Theater is an amazing place to catch the latest blockbusters to hit the big screen. Additionally, the Somerville Theater also hosts concerts and live music events featuring popular regional and international touring acts. A cafe and old-fashioned popcorn stand complete the nostalgic experience. It's no surprise that students and young professionals consider Davis Square such a hip locale.
Established in 1953, Brattle Theater plays host to an array of alternative film screenings, in addition to book readings and acoustic concerts. Their eclectic schedule features everything from Japanese animation and American classics, to indie and foreign series. Occasionally they organize film festivals and entertainment events like film noir, French cinema and Oscar winning movies. This is one of the few theaters in town showcasing double features.
Established in 1982 by Ellen Holbrook a former student of Chicago's famous comedy enterprise: Second City, ImprovBoston is a non-profit theater and training center committed to the collaborative process of the art of comedy and improvisation. They strive to provide affordable high-quality entertainment and education to the people of Cambridge. Performances include brilliant storytelling and audience participation that make shows even more entertaining. These shows are held at their central location while their touring company conducts workshops for aspiring performers and soft skills training for professionals.
This large pond was carved out by glaciers during the last Ice Age. Unusually deep and cold, Jamaica Pond is linked via underground channels to other bodies of water along the Jamaicaway. The park features one path for walkers and runners and another path for cyclists. During the summer months, you can rent a rowboat or sailboat, or you can fish for trout, bass, salmon and perch. Besides these activities, city folks also flock to Jamaican Pond for theater performances, concerts and children programs.
These boats glide along the Charles River and offer hour long tours of sights such as Beacon Hill, the Charles River Esplanade , Boston University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University. Charles Riverboat Company also offers sunset cruises during spring and summer months. Located next to the Cambridgeside Galleria, you can pick up tickets at the dockside ticket booth.
Kendall Square Cinema has been voted Best of Boston a number of times by Boston Magazine - and with good reason. With nine large screens, Dolby stereo and spacious seats, this art theater offers a first-class viewing experience. First-run independent films, foreign films and non-traditional studio fare are shown. Kendall's upscale concession stand features Ben & Jerry's ice cream, goodies from Rosie's Bakery, espresso and Green Mountain Coffee.
Cuisine en Locale is not a restaurant, but a catering establishment which is also into events. They have a function room that can be hired for private events as well. The elegantly done up venue has a romantic vibe to it and is ideal for small receptions or for special occasions.