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Inman’s Hit Wicket aims to open in time for summer’s next key cricket matches

Inman’s Hit Wicket aims to open in time for summer’s next key cricket matches

Hit Wicket, the Inman Square restaurant that may be the first with a cricket theme in the United States, is now looking at opening the second weekend in June after dealing with a series of inspection problems.

Citizen petitions city for third time to stop glare, get enforcement of its own light law

Citizen petitions city for third time to stop glare, get enforcement of its own light law

It’s a very simple mission: Stop light from glaring into neighbors’ property by pointing light fixtures toward the ground. There’s even a zoning law on the books saying that’s what city government wants – but it’s a resident struggling for the third time to introduce zoning that will accomplish that.

Police investigate shots in North Cambridge

Police are investigating shots fired at about 10:40 p.m. Wednesday around Jefferson Park in North Cambridge.

Five things to do this weekend: March 23-24

Five things to do this weekend: March 23-24

Relive “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”! Play a board game … for social justice. Catch the final showing of “Lysistrata.” Use your last chance to see “Antiphony” (until the next generation of kids). Get your storytelling and author readings in one place (twice).

Five things to do this weekend: March 16-17

Five things to do this weekend: March 16-17

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with arts, crafts, kids and no beer. Indulge your musical theater sweet tooth with “Antiphony.” See what a director can do with $6,000 and a bit of braaaaaaaaains. Take in some unforgettable art. And get your Fox fix at Passim.

Homeowner’s financial struggles strain affordable-housing safety net

Homeowner’s financial struggles strain affordable-housing safety net

Six years and three bankruptcies after winning a city lottery for a three-bedroom affordable condominium, Lejuanna Harris faces foreclosure and Cambridge could lose the right to keep the unit affordable.

East Cambridge group wins Jan. 23 chance for answers on unpopular courthouse decision (update)

East Cambridge group wins Jan. 23 chance for answers on unpopular courthouse decision (update)

A push is on to reverse the state’s decision for who gets to redevelop the defunct Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse in East Cambridge; the Rounder Records site has just finished construction and is already 86 percent rented; and people are wondering if Apple is taking offices in Kendall Square.

Aggregation: Simha knives are funded; $23 million NorthPoint deal; Soul Clap launches label

Aggregation: Simha knives are funded; $23 million NorthPoint deal; Soul Clap launches label

The future looks keen for a high-end knife maker in North Cambridge after exceeding an Indiegogo fundraising goal. A developer’s plans in NorthPoint doesn’t mention “micro-units.” And Soul Clap launches its electronic dance music label in Miami.

Charity made dangerous repairs, could take woman’s home for nonpayment, legal documents say

Charity made dangerous repairs, could take woman’s home for nonpayment, legal documents say

With her house on Kinnaird Street sinking around her, Shirley Graham saw the Just-A-Start Corp. as a savior, but the program’s failed attempt at repairs may cost her the home completely, since the charity itself holds the mortgage on her home.

City Lights store to go dark, but Steampunk sideline rolls on

City Lights store to go dark, but Steampunk sideline rolls on

After four decades, City Lights Antique Lighting and its antique chandeliers and wall sconces are leaving Massachusetts Avenue, heading to the Web with a strong sideline in the owner’s new love: his custom, retro-futuristic Steampunk-style fixtures.