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People seemed pretty exasperated Monday when councillor Minka vanBeuzekom forced reconsideration of a zoning vote for Kendall Square.
The zoning accompanying a 22-story apartment building set to go up in Kendall Square nearly went through Monday, but was pulled back at the last minute by a city councillor seeking “reconsideration.”
Clover Food Lab opens its Kendall Square bricks-and-mortar restaurant Thursday with a “pay what you want” offer hoping to hand over $10,000 in proceeds to a food rescue organization.
Observe a Festivus of Comedy. Enjoy free or cheap entertainment courtesy of MIT. Hear some hip-hop at the Kulturez Dynasty Toy Drive. Get some buy-local gift shopping done. And relive “Foxtrot” as staged by Genesis.
The City Council election looked largely unchanged Friday as election commissioners finished the first round of a recount from the Nov. 5 election: Incumbent Minka vanBeuzekom, who called for the recount, was listed 11th for a nine-member council
Amazingly, Tatte Bakery & Café opens its third Kendall Square location Monday.
The legendary goth fetish nightclub, closed in July 2005 to make way for an apartment building, was to move into Central Square’s former Blockbuster video space, but that site is due for a Board of Zoning Appeal hearing Dec. 19 for a very different purpose: a pet store.
A new edition of “Cooking for Crowds” is getting some hoopla, with the latest being author Merry White’s turn at the Harvard Book Store tonight at 7.
With our local St. Paul’s Church Choir School turning 50, a model for its musical and academic tradition – The Vienna Boys Choir – comes to town Friday to celebrate.