Yule Open Ritual; Festivus (for the Rest of Us) party; “Christmas in Medieval England” concert; John Davis & the Cicadas, Rob Noyes and Evil English; and Moon Wok Jewish Christmas Event.
Holiday Open House and Winter Solstice Farewell to Fall; Cirque Us! performance; Beyond Tabletop Game Jam; holiday concerts in brass and strings; and Frozen Chanukah ice skating.
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 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 Harvard Square kiosk was unanimously referred for landmark status by the Cambridge Historical Commission on Thursday, which could help protect its look and architectural details as it becomes part of a $4.6 million revamp of the square’s central plaza.
The Harvard Square Neighborhood Association is right to fear what is coming to Harvard Square, including architectural changes that may increasingly taint the charm of the tourist-friendly spot. And the city made a misstep that has complicated the conversation.
The iconic Harvard Square kiosk goes before the Cambridge Historical Commission tonight for consideration as an official landmark. Commission executive director Charlie Sullivan answers some questions and concerns in preparation for the meeting.
Cambridge held about one-third of roughly 350 countercultural organizations and businesses in 1970s-era Greater Boston, and Inman Square was home to about a dozen on its own. Author Tim Devin will reveal them Saturday during a free walking tour.
Since not everyone with powerful memories of 1960s activism could be a panelist at last weekend’s “Radical” event, Cambridge Community Television has set aside time Wednesday for local activists to come record their stories in the studio.
Activists from the 1960s and today and Cambridge and Somerville historians gather for “Radical: Cambridge and Somerville activism in the ’60s and today,” a free event to be held July 29.