Dori Cameron at P.A.’s Lounge; Heather Mae at Atwood’s Tavern; Vista at Out of the Blue Art Gallery Too; The Wolff Sisters at The Lizard Lounge; Bobby Floyd and Lydia “LovelySinger” Harrell at Lilypad; and Walter Sickert & the Army of Broken Toys at The Sinclair.
Since its founding in 1994, the annual Oldtime Baseball Game has grown – now it requires street closures and traffic warnings, and it draws sports legends such as Pedro Martinez who want to take part in the fun and help its charitable causes.
Poetry Heat Wave! The 2017 Boston Poetry Marathon; Thorpe Street Block Party; Ignite! A Global Street Food & Fire Festival; “Doctor Strange” screening; and Summer Sundays at the Harvard Semitic Museum.
The Cambridge Police Department has hired its second licensed social worker: Elana Klein, a resident of the city who was a court clinician for seven years at the Dorchester Juvenile Court in Boston.
Concerns about restrictions on free speech and the First Amendment are driving Cambridge’s Alexander Sender to help organize a “Free Speech Rally” for Saturday on Boston Common. But during an interview at his home, he did not want to give examples.
The rhetoric was sharper and the bitterness and anger palpable at a rally held Monday after racist violence in Virginia – the third such rally held in Cambridge in response to the still young presidency of Donald Trump and, officials made clear, certainly not the last.
An old idea to loosen up the housing market and lower prices is back, with a call for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to build 1,800 units of graduate students apartments before it is allowed to build commercial space at its 14-acre Volpe site in Kendall Square.
City officials, reacting to the violence at a white supremacist rally held over the weekend in Virginia, plan a unity rally for Monday at City Hall; meanwhile, with white supremacists coming to Boston, Black Lives Matter Cambridge plans an action on Saturday.
Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” in the park; Outdoor movie night in Harvard Square; The Hereafter Party benefit for the Children’s Room; A Day of Play in Union Square; and A Summer Soiree dance party.
It was just a rocky rollout for bike lanes on Brattle Street in Harvard Square, but it delivered fears of a moratorium on future safe-bicycling infrastructure and complaints from city officials to Monday’s meeting of the City Council, its only meeting of the summer.