Thursday’s death of a bicyclist in Inman Square came exactly a month after the most recent request by city officials for a solution to tame its convoluted and dangerous traffic patterns.
Quilt and Widowspeak with opener Doug Tuttle; The Festival of Us & You & We & Them; Summer Readings (and screenings and writing); Dan Boulger comedy album release show; and the Cambridge Symphony’s Pops on the Lawn.
Fresh on the heels of opening the first section of the Grand Junction Path in Kendall Square for bicyclists, walkers, joggers and inline skaters, the city is putting money down in North Cambridge for land intended to be another crucial section of path.
Maria Taesil Hudson McCauley is to start as director of libraries Aug. 23, although some longtime customers might recognize her – she began her career right here in Cambridge some 17 years ago.
City councillors agreed to explore publicly funded “clean elections” in a Monday vote, a potential step toward ending the ugliness of recent municipal election seasons and a cause for division and suspicion among residents and officials.
A winter farmers market is planned for Harvard Square as a long-term replacement for where the Charles Hotel set up a seasonal outdoor ice-skating rink, and an independent restaurant will replace Rialto after its closing this week ends a 22-year run.
The summer season at Magazine Beach Park kicks off Tuesday with Make Music Boston, a free three-hour music festival.
If Facebook is to be believed, 27,000 people jammed the streets in front of City Hall for the Cambridge Dance Party last year, likely one reason why the four-hour party has become a five-hour party this year, starting at 7 p.m. Friday and ending at midnight.
Construction on the Mass+Main apartment complex won’t start in Central Square for another year, but it’s coming with even more housing than expected, with more affordable housing to match.
Picking up a year after we left our favorite fish in “Finding Nemo,” and 13 years since the film itself, “Finding Dory” pales in comparison but packs more than enough laughs, spectacle and lessons learned to swim by without tarnishing Pixar’s track record.