At the core of J.J. Abrams’ brilliant rebranding, beyond the astute and well-measured use of high-powered special FX, is the inspired casting of Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto as the younger Kirk and Spock. The tale of this sequel is ambitious, crisp, filled with action and subplots – and yet possibly a bit too familiar.
This is the last chance for nominations for City of Cambridge Taxi Driver of the Year 2013. Nominations must be in by Wednesday.
Cambridge has been recognized as a gold-level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists. Mayor Henrietta Davis will accept the award at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Cambridge Main Library just before the Cambridge Bicycle Committee’s “Sweet Ride.”
Artist Dave Ortega has an entry for the “New Perspectives” T Map Challenge that looks more orderly and airy, provides geographic scale, adds significant green spaces and names some waterways and landmarks. He won’t be entering his map in the T’s contest, though.
Jose Murillo, 27, was arraigned in Boston Municipal Court on two charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Police say he provoked a fight, then puncturing one victim’s lung by stabbing him.
Standing by while our infrastructure crumbles and our transportation system slowly declines is not an option. My “no” vote was simply a request that the House and Senate work with the governor to make its plan better.
With Monday’s attacks on the Boston Marathon fresh in mind, citizens had even more reason to fear the coming of mile-long trains filled with ethanol snaking their way through Cambridge and Somerville twice a week.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology took a relentless drubbing at a Thursday forum on “A Better Future for a Better Cambridge,” and the City Council didn’t get off much more lightly – for a Kendall Square rezoning with little housing and weaker than hoped approach to sustainability.
Radio station 92.9-FM’s boast of having “More music, less blah, blah, blah …” doesn’t seem to extend to its advertising, which says a little too much.
Spring is in the air, and that means bikes on the road and greater demand for bikes facilities and amenities.