A high-stakes process to remake 14 underused acres in Kendall Square and potentially give Cambridge a landmark skyscraper heads for a milestone meeting Monday.
The zoning amendment that will shape the 14 acres of Kendall Square holding the federal John A. Volpe Transportation Center arrived on the City Council’s desk fully formed, and It remains to be seen whether the public gets much say in what happens.
“The Overnight” is one of those on-the-clock, dark comedies driven by melodrama and sexually charged situations. The great asset at director Patrick Brice’s disposal is his cast – mainly the slack and enigmatic but always soulful Jason Schwartzman.
The state’s Ethics Commission has imposed a $37,500 civil penalty on Joseph Tulimieri, the former executive director of the Cambridge Redevelopment Authority, and has required him to pay $21,245 in restitution to the authority.
Barbecue lovers should have a destination in Kendall Square in December, as Andy Husbands and Brian Lesser prepare their Smoke Shop barbecue restaurant to replace the Tommy Doyle’s Irish restaurant that closed in September 2014.
It’s expected that city planners may reveal static snapshots of its models before a June 29 joint meeting of the City Council’s Ordinance Committee and the Planning Board, but it is looking unlikely they will release the 3-D models themselves.
Crystal Moselle’s intrigue documentary “The Wolfpack” follows the secluded lives of the six Angulo brothers, who were raised in relative isolation – never leaving their small Lower East Side apartment in Manhattan – for nearly 17 years.
Somewhere in a slightly alternative reality, a French journalist making a documentary about a reclusive female faith healer gets entwined with the tale of a single mother seeking help for a sickly child. But it’s more a sensual experience than a narrative.
Boston-born and Harvard-educated Andrew Bujalski goes upscale with some A-minus-list actors and a bigger budget, matching doughy, rich and angry with the upbeat, driven and beautiful denizens of a boutique health spa.
The City Council fretted about affordable housing percentages and contemplated a sky-high tower Monday beginning initial discussions for the zoning of the John A. Volpe National Transportation Center land parcel in Kendall Square.