Project-by-project development is tearing the city apart

Project-by-project development is tearing the city apart

That 4.5-hour meeting held April 1 about a proposed residential tower for Central Square was absolute misery. But we all know the drill by now, starting with the usual suspects saying the predictable things during seemingly interminable public comment periods, delighting allies and inflaming foes, dividing the community one three-minute slog at a time. But […]

For this Baffler event, Charles Pierce joins the fashionable set

For this Baffler event, Charles Pierce joins the fashionable set

Usually evenings with this journal include readings based around the latest issue. This time people are invited to just join the conversation.

Usually evenings with The Baffler – the Cambridge-based journal of long-form thinkpieces – include readings or presentations based around the latest issue’s essays. This time, editor-in-chief John Summers just wants people to come by and join the conversation.

Three-year process seen for citywide master plan, starting with Alewife

Three-year process seen for citywide master plan, starting with Alewife

Planning will assume a ‘fundamental shift’ in climate that will have ‘profound implications’ for building design, quality of life and more, a memo says.

A wide-ranging citywide planning process is expected to start in September and “take approximately three years,” ending sometime in 2018. First: Choosing a consultant to run it.

Five things to do this weekend: April 24-26

Five things to do this weekend: April 24-26

“Metal and Fire: The Children of Vulcan” art show; free ping-pong tournament; Cambridge Youth Dance Program’s spring concert; American Classics and Tin Pan Alley’s “Tin Pan Opera” show; and free Cambridge Symphony Chamber Players concert.

CloverHFI near becoming city’s only 24-hour eatery, free sandwiches at launch

CloverHFI near becoming city’s only 24-hour eatery, free sandwiches at launch

After a final inspection, the sixth Clover restaurant can begin today’s free sandwich day, Thursday’s training open house and Friday’s first all-day operation.

After a final inspection, the sixth Clover restaurant can begin today’s free sandwich day, Thursday’s training open house and Friday’s first all-day operation.

Toomey strikes blow against, for hypocrisy

Toomey strikes blow against, for hypocrisy

At the same meeting where he calls out his peers for hypocrisy, the city councillor stumbles over his words about ‘reconsideration.’

At the same meeting where he calls out his peers for hypocrisy, the city councillor stumbles over his words about ‘reconsideration.’

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