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Down by the river

Come rain or come shine, the Cambridge River Festival is your best bet Saturday for live music, local art, puppets for the kids, and a leisurely bike ride along the Charles

By Amy Roeder
Globe Correspondent / June 15, 2006

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Ah, the Charles River. The sunlight glinting off its ripples. The funky smells emanating from its depths. We all know the river well, but would our perception of it change if it had a different name? What would happen if the public were to rename the Charles and other well-known Cambridge spots? (Full article: 700 words)

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