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.
A mini-boom in hotels has brought hundreds of rooms to Cambridge in the past couple of years, and there are hundreds of more rooms on the way, including two more hotels for Porter Square following one opened in October.
The bfresh grocery store that’s leasing space in a long-empty building in the heart of Davis Square is tentatively scheduled to open Feb. 24, and its success could mean an expansion of the concept throughout the region, company officials said.
More than a dozen residents and bike advocates called for speedy safety improvements to transportation infrastructure Monday, and six city councillors had their own calls for urgency, starting with Craig Kelley’s gentle prompt: “Things still seem to be moving slowly.”
Moving and repurposing an 1845 church was called central to the school’s strategy for achieving LEED Gold, as was the focus on air quality for the artist-users and a 40 percent reduction in energy and water usage.