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 transformation to Middle Eastern street food from Mexican street food will be complete at Pita in Inman Square by mid-January. Doors will unlock at 7 a.m. for coffee and breakfast and not close until 2 a.m.
Holiday caroling and shopping; 11th Annual “Everyone Loves Latkes” and second annual Gingerbread Village visit; 12th Annual Kendall Square Holiday on Ice World Dance Party; Annual “Messiah” Sing with the Cambridge Community Chorus; and Holiday Pops concert.
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.”
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.
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.
Businesses in Harvard Square worry they’ll be further hurt by a contractor’s request for an additional six hours a day through June to make noise – going until midnight, potentially seven days a week.
Supporters of the women behind the closed restaurant River Gods called the actions of the License Commission “disgusting” and “not cool, guys” at the end of a hearing that found Jackie Linnane and Caroline Enright still caught in a trap of the commission’s making.
A bag full of Halloween events; MIT Annual Family Weekend Concert; “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”; Boston Hassle presents “Storytime at the Ape’s Nest”; and the Comicazi Cookie Clash.