A decision on whether &pizza will be allowed to fill two spaces in Harvard Square should come Thursday when the Board of Zoning Appeals is scheduled to hear the chain's request for a fast food special permit – a hearing that’s been continued twice already.
Chicken & Rice Guys’ four restaurants have reopened after the Middle Eastern-themed lunch and dinner business was linked to an outbreak of E. coli infections, but the company’s four food trucks – three serve Cambridge – and one pop-up eatery remain shuttered.
Harvard Square lost an Eastern Mountain Sports, but Central Square is getting a Hilton’s Tent City.
A settlement between the Massasoit Elks Lodge and developer Twining Properties will allow a Central Square project with 283 units of housing and a 195-foor tower to go forward overlooking Jill Brown-Rhone Park.
The 15-acre riverfront Magazine Beach park got an official boost this week with a City Council request for municipal government to become a partner in its rehabilitation and “make a substantial investment” in the next phase of improvements and ongoing maintenance.
The first public meeting on a Cambridge Street separated bike lane project drew some 150 residents, who greeted the design – shifting the bike lane between parked cars and the curb – and summer timeline with overwhelming support.
City surveillance policy debate and an MIT lab proposal raised questions Monday: How should Cambridge control digital surveillance technologies by city government? Should the City Council leave deployment of technologies to the city manager?
Seven men were arrested in a sting operation March 9 at a Cambridge hotel as part of a effort to fight sex trafficking – but none of the johns were from Cambridge.