City councillors agreed to explore publicly funded “clean elections” in a Monday vote, a potential step toward ending the ugliness of recent municipal election seasons and a cause for division and suspicion among residents and officials.
Niki Luparelli, who’s perfected such tributes with the music of David Bowie, Led Zeppelin, Madonna and Prince, brings to Oberon with her not just the music of Blondie, The Ramones and Talking Heads, but top burlesque dancers and comedian Ken Reid.
Neighbors of the apartment rented by Jeremiah Asimov-Beckingham on Third Street won’t get a chance to see the wounded veteran and British Airways executive if he returns to Massachusetts from New York. He’ll be in police custody, waiting to be charged.
The restaurant replacing India Cuisine in the spring could be a “New American-style restaurant with an emphasis on Italian cuisine” or “rustic Italian food with American accents,” but one thing looks certain: There will be fresh pasta.
“Brooklyn” is such a success because its characters are so decent. Lavish set design, warm love story, earnest performances and unflinching optimism could make this one of the finest films of the year.
Two restaurants from big names are headed toward spring openings, including Jamie Bissonnette’s Little Donkey, coming as part of the Mass+Main construction on the outskirts of Central Square, and an oyster bar with lots of takeout expected from The Grafton Group.
There’s a car service Cambridge riders can summon with an app that has no surge pricing and even offers a 25 percent discount off the cost of every ride. It’s called the taxi, and the app is called Origa.
An alert about a rise in ATM scams was approved unanimously Monday by the City Council, but one councillor might have wanted to vote it in twice.
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.
The city’s noble opposition to ads or branding on its Hubway bike rental system is crumbling, with councillor Tim Toomey making a formal request Monday for the city manager to rethink the ban.