Fill yourself with folk at the campfire. Festival. See The Interrobang put their mark on the local music scene. Experience the art of Something Very Specific. Help launch the ECBA Freedom Run. And turn up The Walkmen at the end of a busy musical weekend.
The CHA East Cambridge Health Center, 163 Gore St. next to Twin City Plaza, will host a health fair from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday. The family-friendly event is free and open to the public.
The empty Foundry building is getting a $40,000 study that could be done by the end of May to show what is needed to start its reuse by business startups or nonprofit organizations needing cheap space in East Cambridge.
No need to look into the future to see how those trendy micro-units will work once they’re built in Cambridge. The micro-unit is already here – and in a basement.
East Cambridge hates that tower – but feels a bit better in general about plans for the former Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse.
The East Cambridge Planning Team, city staff and elected officials in Cambridge and prospective bidders have been repeatedly assured by officials that the hulking, ugly mass of the courthouse “grandfathers in” a variety of future uses. Even a cursory consultation would have shown that is not the case.
For the second year in a row, police releasing an annual crime report say crime in Cambridge is at historically low levels.
Leggat McCall intends to reveal this week its first renderings of what it expects to do with East Cambridge’s 22-story former courthouse, and reports say its officials have reason to feel confident doing it: The state won’t reconsider its decision.
There’s still a chance to overturn the sale of East Cambridge’e defunct, 22-story courthouse to a developer that plans to fill it with office space, city councillor Marjorie Decker said Friday.
I see a bright future for East Cambridge. Persuading people to think beyond the narrow confines of profit versus resistance is the way to re-knit the city with great public open space, active streets and locally owned small-scale retail.