The Somerville Public Library launched its regionally focused “Small Press Collection” of zines with an opening reception attended by a small crowd of fans and creators that included Pagan Kennedy, once dubbed “Queen of ’Zines.”
Cambridge favorite Toscanini’s Ice Cream has expanded from Central Square to a location at 159 First St., by the Cambridgeside mall in East Cambridge, with owners Gus and Mimi Rancatore opening the massive, 3,500-square-foot space today just after 5 p.m.
Whether it’s a commuter rail stop for the fast-growing Alewife population or driving T stop design in East Cambridge, elected officials are pushing to get more aggressive on transportation. And city managers are keeping expectations low, but not saying no.
A low bid for completing the stalled MBTA green line extension project means not just that the project can go forward, but that its seven light-rail stations won’t be as bare-bones as feared.
Petco is pulling out of Cambridge next year, shutting down its First Street store with blame for a law passed in August against sales of certain animals.
The science of “Avatar”; Community Chorus’ “Eternal Light”; Pride Week entertainment; Cambridge Arts River Festival and sculpture race; “The Orbiting Human Circus” live podcast performance; and Eighth Annual Carnaval Somerstreets Festival.
The Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers’ Cambridge Senior Center has moved – but only temporarily, and just across the street.
The Out of the Blue Art Gallery is in crisis again, seeking crowdfunding to make sure it can pay its rent in Central Square, and citizens should help. But this cry for help should be heard by city officials too, and by the property owners with long-fallow storefronts.
The annual meeting of the Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 25, on the second-floor community center of its Cambridge office, including a vote for board members.
Nominations are sought by the Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers for its 2017 Awards Gala, which will take place for the second time at the Royal Sonesta Boston in Cambridge. The event is planned for April 29.