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Porter Square, Cambridge – A Dynamic and Lively Neighborhood

Porter Square is a lively neighborhood located in Cambridge, known for its dynamic and engaging community. It offers a unique blend of urban amenities and small-town charm. It’s close proximity to institutions and easy access to public transportation makes it all the more desirable for its residents. 

It is home to a variety of shops, restaurants, and other businesses, making it a truly vibrant neighborhood.

About Porter Square

Located at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Somerville Avenue, Porter Square is served by the MBTA Red Line subway, which makes it a major transportation hub for the area. In addition to the Red Line, Porter Square is also served by several bus routes, including the 83, 87, and 88.

The commercial district in Porter Square features a variety of shops, restaurants, and other businesses. Some notable attractions in the area include the Porter Square Shopping Center, which is home to a large supermarket, a bookstore, and other stores; the Porter Square Exchange, an indoor flea market; and the Cambridge Naturals health food store.

Check out some of our favorite spots in Porter Square below!

Yume Wo Katare

From their website: Yume Wo Katare, or “speak your dreams” in Japanese, is a Cambridge based “a Place Where You Can Share Dreams” owned by Tsuyoshi Nishioka. Unlike other ramen shops in the Boston area, Yume wo Katare serves hand made, authentic one and only Yume Style ramen. Come try our hearty bowl of thick ramen noodles in savory pork broth. Your choice is simple: two slices of pork, or five?

Have you ever wanted to make unique gifts for special occasions? Or wanted to find unique pieces of art to decorate your place? If these questions sound familiar, then Sign Of The Dove is your place to go.

This store is a heaven full of unique pieces of art featuring local artists. This gallery is a place you can find gifts and items for any occasion.

Read more about Sign of the Dove.

Mudflat Gallery is the perfect place to find unique, handmade gifts while supporting working artists!

Everything is handmade and the pieces are one of a kind. Walking in it feels as you are entering a museum. There are many options and different styles that are suitable for every personality.

Read more about The Mudflat Gallery.

Whether you just need a pick-me-up or a place to sit, chat, and get some work done, Simon’s is the place to go. They have combined accessibility with quality so that you can get local artisanal goods in a relaxed, friendly, neighborhood environment!

Read more here: Simon’s Coffee Shop, Cambridge | Beacon Group Real Estate

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