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Two residential buildings, one in Kendall Square and the other in Central Square, are each a tiny step closer to becoming a reality. But the Central Square project is drawing concerns about parking and aesthetics.
The city is headed toward approving a five-fold increase in “fast food” in Kendall Square without having a definition of fast food – or, rather, it has a definition, but not one residents or city councillors understand or want.
Kendall Square’s rooftop garden may be smaller, but at least your great-grandchildren will be able to appreciate what’s left of it – all because a company worth nearly $2 billion in revenue last year wants $1 million in help from the CRA.
The CoUrbanize startup has posted a look at the “bankification” of city centers such as Harvard and Central squares, comparing the number of banks and cafes there and critiquing their tendency toward “dark windows with no activity.”
Chez Henri is closing Sunday, according to a Wednesday night post on its Facebook page.
Cambridge’s “art bar” has its grand opening from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, providing an alternative to a typical night out drinking.
Discussions of a development being called Mass+Main and a look at the year-old Central Square Cultural District are at the top of the agenda for a Nov. 21 meeting of the Cambridgeport Neighborhood Association.
Here’s a car service app Cambridge won’t fight – one that aims to get cars fixed as cheaply and conveniently as possible while bringing auto repair shops new customers.
After four decades on Vassar Street, Dariusz Dobrolinski moved his Q Audio store to Brookline Street in Central Square this month – and three weeks later was robbed of about $10,000 worth of equipment.
The creation of “medical marijuana overlay districts” in NorthPoint and Fresh Pond was approved Tuesday by the Planning Board, with members saying some of the rules imposed on marijuana dispensaries by the state are too strict.