The Massachusetts Institute of Technology will pay $750 million to gain the rights to redevelop the Volpe Center 14-acre land parcel in Kendall Square, reflecting a concerted push to finish the deal in the last days of the Obama administration after a multi-year process.
Dire Literary Series reading; “Fingersmith”; Philharmonic Funk presents “Under the Cherry Moon”; the No-Pants Subway Ride; and the silent Film “Metropolis” with live music.
Shameless, a New Year’s Eve Eve party; Cheese Patrol music marathon; Jaded New Year’s Dark Carnival party; 100 First Jokes comedy tradition; and One, Vol. 2, a pop-up music and art party.
In addition to ending the current procurement process for a developer, the decision called upon the city manager, the Foundry Advisory Committee and members of the public to work with the agency to develop a new strategy to move forward.
The stars’ intertwined journey of desire and hope is genuine and universal, and Damien Chazelle’s slick eruptions into song, with two likable stars who sing and dance themselves, underscore that sentiment smoothly.
CRLS’ DanceWorks and other dance performances; holiday shopping; the 10th Annual “Everyone Loves Latkes”; Pinbrawl V: Arcade Carnage; and a Gingerbread Village display with tea and sweets.
This up-close visit with the first lady in the immediate aftermath of her husband’s assassination. Much of the project’s success hangs on Natalie Portman’s fully immersed and utterly mesmerizing portrait of the grieving first widow.
Longfellow Holiday Open House; Street Theory pop-up art gallery; 11th Annual Kendall Square Holiday on Ice; Holiday Pops with the CSO (and more music); Black Market holiday market (and more shopping); and Linking Hands Peace Sign Cambridge.
A unanimous vote to start over reflects residents and city councillor concerns that the current proposal does not provide enough community benefits. A development official says a second process could be faster – but would still take an additional calendar year.
The design for a new, 28-story Kendall Square dormitory south of Main Street and an open space plan for its five-building complex will be heard Tuesday by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology – now also developer of the Volpe parcel – to the Planning Board.