There’s a lot on the table as city councillors gather for a final review of MIT’s proposed remake of the federal Volpe center in Kendall Square, with a sweetened list of community benefits that lists 950 new grad student beds – depending who’s doing the math.
While I am thrilled MIT is committed to following the city’s the 2015 Net Zero Action Plan, it is an empty promise – construction will almost certainly start before the date the plan requires buildings to be net zero. But MIT can still set a real environmental example.
One of the best films of 2017 is a beacon of hope for the future of independent film as well as beautiful emotional journey that tests our morals and values, sense of humanity and even our qualifications for happiness.
A long-promised performing arts venue called the Constellation Center might look very different when it opens, becoming a mixed-use complex with ground-floor arts space topped by a tower of housing or business space.
A “Drive 2 Support Puerto Rico” is planned for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday to gather critically needed items for Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Maria relief at the Cambridge Police Department, 125 Sixth St., near Kendall Square.
Biotech has helped transform Kendall Square into what’s been called “the most innovative square mile on the planet” – but, well, why? Why here and not somewhere else? And what’s next?
“Battle of the Sexes” is more than just an empowerment victory lap for women and others seeking equality; it’s a heartfelt love story or two, and a fantastic time capsule resurrecting the early ’70s with aplomb.
Except for the Head of the Charles weekend Oct. 21- 22 and the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, the red line T will be replaced by buses every Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 17.
A renewed plan for East Cambridge’s empty Foundry building could see it open in 2020 and complete in 2021, filled with community arts, nonprofits, maker spaces and job training focused on science, technology, engineering and math.
With a classic mistake – returning to the scene of the crime – a suspect in Sunday’s non-fatal shooting in the Riverside neighborhood has been arrested.