A bid for $25 million in state funding for infrastructure such as roads and a dedicated sewer connection comes at a crucial time for future development in the NorthPoint neighborhood off East Cambridge.
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.
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.
The federal government issued a Request for Proposals to select the developer of the 14-acre John W. Volpe Transportation Center land in Kendall Square on Wednesday, setting a mid-September deadline for responses.
Cambridge Local First hosts the first Cambridge Home Show this weekend, connecting residents with local small businesses doing everything from selling furniture and advising on home improvement to designing homes and providing personal concierge services.
Work to break free of the state’s hourly minimum wage of $10 and raise rates for workers in Cambridge began Monday, as the City Council voted unanimously to form a task force to determine what the rate should be and how to implement it.
Whether the city adds parking levels to its Green Street Garage in Central Square may depend on how quickly driverless cars change how Cantabrigians get around.
A “hip and trendy” 150-room hotel and restaurant is coming to the fast-growing Alewife area, with plans to open its doors in September. The brand goes to Boston next, but already has its seventh U.S. location in nearby Medford.
If lawmakers don’t block a bid by Gov. Charlie Baker’s administration to shrink the program, some lower-income patients and the hospitals that serve them – including Cambridge Health Alliance – could face heavier financial burdens.
In a bid to catch up to competitors, Cambridge’s arthouse cinema in Kendall Square is adding beer and wine and dangling the possibility of theater upgrades as a result.