Cambridge Bikes Sweet Ride

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Event:
Cambridge Bikes Sweet Ride
Start:
May 18, 2013 10:00 am
End:
May 18, 2013 1:00 pm
Category:
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Updated:
May 6, 2013
Venue:
Cambridge Main Library
Address:
459 Broadway, Cambridge , MA, 02138, United States

We all know living in Cambridge is sweet. But did you know we have a sweet history?

Fig Newtons were created in Cambridge and named after our neighboring town. The NECCO building on Mass Ave was for a time the largest candy factory in the world. Fifteen million Junior Mints are still being made each day on Main Street, perfuming Central Square with the delightful scent of chocolate.

There’s a lot that’s sweet about our city but let’s not forget the savory either. It was Zachariah B. Porter’s restaurant in North Cambridge that gave us both Porter Square and the Porterhouse steak. Julia Child’s “Mastering the Art of French Cooking,” which raised the culinary standards of the nation, was published while she lived on Irving Street.

Please join us for a gorgeous springtime ride, at an easy pace, on mostly level terrain. No rain date: heavy rain cancels. Rain announcements will be posted here on the morning of the ride. Like all our tours, this ride is free of charge.

Find out more at the event web page, or from Cambridge Bikes. You can find event FAQ here.\

This event is part of Bay State Bike Week 2013.

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