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Grants worth $857,178 that “dropped out of the sky” could be used to keep lower-income people in Cambridge, city officials said Monday, and the same officials vow movement on saving room for middle-income residents as well.
This silly rescripting of history for an obligatory Thanksgiving animated flick features death and violence prominently in nearly every frame, and that’s a fairly big miscalculation for a kiddie flick.
A Michigan man and woman have been charged under the state’s new human trafficking law with bringing two underage girls to Cambridge as prostitutes, Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan said Tuesday.
This movie may seem very familiar, but this time it’s Ridley Scott rather than the Coen brothers guiding us and Michael Fassbender’s sleazy lawyer deeper into the deadly ground of a Cormac McCarthy original.
More than two years of work making a 3.4-acre wetland at Alewife culminates with a grand opening from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday.
As harrowing as “Captain Philips” is, it never quite gets below the surface of the whole ordeal – a surprise coming from director Paul Greengrass, who so adroitly chronicled the intrepid doings of doomed 9/11 passengers in “United 93.”
Overdevelopment at Alewife should be seen in the context of the city’s open space plan and the risk of flooding. In light of seven unanimous resolutions to conserve and protect the area, how is it that developers could suddenly move forward this year?
This feast of visual spectacular wows, each one outdoing the last, drives the film as much as the hanging-by-a-thread survival yarn. But “Gravity” lacks a spark that would make us truly care about its heroic characters.
“Rush” is easily one of Ron Howard’s two or three best films, and the subject matter, while held in check by history and fact, zips along supercharged by the immaculate production, detailed craftsmanship and dead-on performances.
Cambridge’s medical marijuana dispensaries will be either in the Fresh Pond area or NorthPoint in new “medical marijuana overlay districts,” according to zoning regulations being introduced at Monday’s meeting of the City Council.