“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.
A night of psychedelic blues; the seventh Dance for World Community Festival; the fourth Somerville Squeezebox Slam; Sam Amidon and Maeve Gilchrist perform folk on the fringe; and a Bizarro Ball of burlesque and more.
They were the guinea pigs, the pioneers. They experienced more of the school district restructuring than any other class. They also had the most to lose if the whole thing resulted in disaster. And now they’re graduating, after a class trip.
The Middle East’s Corner doesn’t always get bands who share stages with The Black Keys, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, Gin Blossoms, Gov’t Mule and Robert Plant, but there’s a good reason Jocelyn Arndt is the exception: She’s a local. In fact, for Thursday’s show, she’ll just have to travel a single T stop from her room at Harvard.
Comic & Graphic Novel Workshop and teen playwright talk; Pi Day celebration with music; an evening of surf art, films and music; MIT Symphony Orchestra does Mahler; and Intersections dance show.