Student Marketplace and Makerspace Open House; ArtBeat 2015: “Loops” arts festival; Summer Radio Mystery Theatre’s “Night of the Super Sleuths” show; “Spellbound Comics #1” release party; and “Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry.”
Cambridge developers planning an unpopular project in the neighboring town of Arlington nearly had a project meeting held without them – but now will be part of an Aug. 12 hearing about the Mugar site.
A 14-acre development in Kendall Square will almost certainly get more affordable housing than its currently drafted 10 percent. Many officials pushed Monday for 20 percent, 25 percent or more; the current citywide requirement is, in practice, 11.5 percent.
Cambridge residents have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to preserve a public park as the city rezones a 14-acre site in Kendall LetterSquare. Such a park will likely be included in the plan only if residents write to the city to demand it.
A high-stakes process to remake 14 underused acres in Kendall Square and potentially give Cambridge a landmark skyscraper heads for a milestone meeting Monday.
The zoning amendment that will shape the 14 acres of Kendall Square holding the federal John A. Volpe Transportation Center arrived on the City Council’s desk fully formed, and It remains to be seen whether the public gets much say in what happens.
The city, state, real estate developers Leggat McCall Partners and five local residents and neighbors have agreed to settle the outstanding claims in a lawsuit about redevelopment of the former Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse in East Cambridge.
The public has been able to enjoy Forbes Plaza for more than 45 years, and there is no reason Harvard can’t have a new campus center while still respecting the public enjoyment of this important outdoor public open space in Harvard Square.
A request by Harvard University for a variance for a two-story glass addition would significantly reduce the size and compromise the character of the long-standing outdoor public space known as Forbes Plaza.
It’s expected that city planners may reveal static snapshots of its models before a June 29 joint meeting of the City Council’s Ordinance Committee and the Planning Board, but it is looking unlikely they will release the 3-D models themselves.