The city is thinking about how to make Inman Square better and safer for all modes of transportation, as well as turning it into a community gathering point. Normally this would take years to see to fruition.
Thursday’s death of a bicyclist in Inman Square came exactly a month after the most recent request by city officials for a solution to tame its convoluted and dangerous traffic patterns.
Atwood’s Tavern celebrates its 10th anniversary with a weeklong series of concerts beginning Monday. Since opening, the cozy East Cambridge venue has been a home for some of the best local bands and artists, with top-notch talent performing nightly.
Two Cambridge institutions are expanding in coming months, as a Darwin’s Ltd. sandwich and coffee shop plans to expand seating by 300 percent – including onto a new loft dining area – by taking over and building in the space occupied by University Stationers.
The city is partnering with the New England Rain Barrel Co. to get residents a special price on rain barrels through May 12.
A crowdfunding campaign in honor of Dorothy Steele, the 77-year-old who died after a Feb. 28 hit-and-run incident, is near its goal of $4,000 needed to pay for cremation and cemetery fees.
Microchondria III short fiction anthology launch party; Maple Syrup Boil Down Festival; Third Annual Empty Bowls Project charity meal; Family Opera’s “The Weaver’s Wedding”; and Accordion Fundraiser for the Nave Galleries.
Stellabella Toys is closing its Davis Square branch, with owner Richard Henry looking at causes as simple as lower foot traffic and as complex as the effect of online giants such as Amazon changing the nature of retail itself.
Harold Pinter and Samuel Beckett double bill of one-act plays; “Who Would Be King” original theater experience; Chorus pro Musica’s “With Strings Attached” concert; Third Annual Inman Square Harvest Hoedown; and Girls Day @ the MIT Museum.
Tenth annual Honk! Festival of Activist Street Bands; Loop 2.4.3’s “Time-Machine_music” record release show; Space Park! Pop-Up Solar System Playground; Harvard Square’s 37th Annual Oktoberfest; and the This Is East Festival.