Kendall Square will finally get its grocery store – a 19,000-square-foot Brothers Marketplace that will open in the summer of 2019 at One Broadway as part of a larger construction project by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
The Hubway bike rental system is continues to grow, moving into a new phase with a five-year contract that takes some $800,000 off Cambridge’s annual budget by leaning less on municipal funding and more on sponsorships and advertising.
Though it shut down officially more than four months ago for renovations, with a sign saying so going up July 15, the owners did not renew their licensing by a December deadline. They face a licensing issue in Brookline as well.
The License Commission took away the unused liquor license for T.T. the Bear’s Place nightclub on Wednesday, rejecting a lawyer’s request that the commission buy it back to make up for having “created illegal regulations … outside the scope of its legal authority.”
Cambridge Health Alliance and CareWell Urgent Care, the growing chain of standalone clinics that offers fast daytime, evening and weekend appointments for non-emergency medical problems that can’t wait, have formed a clinical affiliation.
The Evergood Market space, empty for almost a year and a half on Massachusetts Avenue between Harvard and Porter squares, is being held so it can become another neighborhood grocery store.
Local holiday shopping; “A Christmas Carol”; sixth annual Oh You Pretty Things/David Boobie Black Friday; annual tree lighting; and Zili Misik’s For All Souls variety event.
Members of the Alewife Working Group and some city councillors are on one side of a key issue about the future of the neighborhood, and city planners are on the other – ironic, since the issue is bridges.
The World’s Only Curious George Store has reached an agreement with Regency Centers that will allow it to remain in Harvard Square – somewhere in the four-story retail and office project now called The Abbot Buildings.
The resurrection of East Coast Grill lasted less than a year, but this time the Inman Square staple will disappear because of a name change: It will be called Highland Fried, making a direct connection with the owners’ Highland Kitchen in Somerville.