At a contentious 3.5-hour hearing Thursday, the Board of Zoning Appeal unanimously approved a comprehensive permit for Frost Terrace, an all-affordable 40-unit residential development near Porter Square.
Target will take over 28,893 square feet over two stories – around 7,900 square feet bigger than the two-level Target that opened in Central Square in early March – at the Porter Square Galleria across from the red line T stop and commuter rail in Porter Square.
Photographer and video artist LaToya Ruby Frazier spent a dozen years on a project documenting the effects of industry on Braddock, Pa., and its environment and people. But it was an easy investment of time to make; it’s her hometown.
“House of Irreverence” comedy party; Outdoor movie night in Harvard Square and indoors marathon at MIT; Halloween parties and events; The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo; and “He Is Dead” staged reading and “Tomes of Terror” radio play.
A $6.9 million gift from an anonymous donor to Lesley University will be used to expand its College of Art and Design’s curriculum in animation, digital filmmaking, illustration and graphic design.
Black Beach at ZuZu; The Blue Ribbons at Toad; Lyle Brewer at the Stubblebine Lutherie instrument shop; Slaughter Beach, Dog and Low Cut Connie at The Middle East Upstairs; and The Silks at Atwood’s Tavern.
Campfire. Festival; “Oh, Ick!” Science Experiments Guaranteed to Gross You Out; “Queer, There, and Everywhere” reading and Q&A; Living Room House Party Comedy Show; and Pop Filter fundraiser for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
There are mixed signals about the Porter Square Hotel restaurant, which has been described for years as a steakhouse called the Porter House Grill.
The first public meeting on a Cambridge Street separated bike lane project drew some 150 residents, who greeted the design – shifting the bike lane between parked cars and the curb – and summer timeline with overwhelming support.
Harvard Square lost an Eastern Mountain Sports, but Central Square is getting a Hilton’s Tent City.