Boston Bike Party’s Winter Games; “Something Wicked” improvised Shakespeare; “La Zombiata: A Zombie Opera Love Story”; School of Honk Annual Fat Sunday Dance Party; and Odds Bodkin’s telling of “The Odyssey: Belly of the Beast.”
The long-missing topic of municipal broadband is returning to public discussion Monday, but city staff says there’s not enough evidence that the community sees a city-owned network as critical, especially compared with an expense in the hundreds of millions of dollars.
While transportation officials work through plans to handle traffic dangers in Porter and Inman squares, two city councillors are proposing a solution for a Central Square intersection that makes up some of the most dangerous stretches of road in the city.
Fittingly, orders by the City Council looking forward to Black History Month in Cambridge arrived with a history lesson. Also on the agenda: encouragement to attend the 32nd annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Brunch, scheduled for the coming weekend.
A “right of first refusal” bill to give tenants first shot at buying their unit when a building’s owner sells won City Council support 7-2 on Monday, but even councillors voting in favor want a guaranteed right to change its specifics to fit the needs of Cambridge.
Eleven art projects grouped under the name “Flow” should start trickling through The Port neighborhood soon, named in part for their funding source: a multiyear flood control project.
A second way to redesign convoluted Inman Square to make it safer for cars, bicycles and pedestrians was being considered nearly until a Tuesday presentation, before planners caught its “fatal flaw.” But some residents felt poor treatment of trees was just as big a flaw.
The line of customers was 50 deep Friday outside Zoots, a bankrupt dry cleaner, for what could be the last chance to get items before the doors sealed forever.
“Die Fledermaus” by Harvard College Opera; the Second Annual Groundhog’s Day Bash; Catalysts dance series; 10th annual “Some Like it Hot” Chili Cook-off; and a People’s State of the Union Story Circle.
After sitting empty for more than a decade of its 17-year existence, a giant retail space in the heart of Central Square is getting a tenant: an Amazon “merchandise pickup store,” according to firms designing and building the space and Inspectional Services records.