First Republic will be taking over the former American Apparel space at 47 Brattle St., empty since the end of March after the controversial clothing company suffered bankruptcies and shuttered stores nationwide.
Our city’s affordable housing issue is a complex and emotional one, and the hard part is that there is no simple solution. But one thing I know is that Cambridge has a strong collective will, and when we put our minds and hearts to something, we find ways to get it done.
A decision on whether &pizza will be allowed to fill two spaces in Harvard Square should come Thursday when the Board of Zoning Appeals is scheduled to hear the chain’s request for a fast food special permit – a hearing that’s been continued twice already.
A pizza chain based in Washington, D.C., dubbed &pizza, is applying for what’s called a “fast food special permit” to be allowed to open another branch of its expanding chain – this time right in the middle of Harvard Square.
Even as zoning changes to Central Square were enacted Monday, they began flexing to leap down Massachusetts Avenue to Harvard Square and potentially elsewhere in the city – namely a provision that could encourage adding rooftop decks to buildings.
More than four years after state voters welcomed medical marijuana, Sage Cannabis is about to open Cambridge’s first registered marijuana dispensary, noting “a legacy of stigmatization” leading to misunderstanding about the benefits of the plant.
Despite concern over oncoming recreational marijuana dispensary rules clouding their vote, city councillors passed revised zoning for medical marijuana dispensaries Monday that could make room for a half-dozen dispensaries citywide.
A lot happens in the course of a year in a densely packed city of 110,402 people with high-profile industries, clashing interests and significant class disparities. From the first promises of newly reelected officials to the extinguishing of a massive fire, here’s a run-down.
The design for a new, 28-story Kendall Square dormitory south of Main Street and an open space plan for its five-building complex will be heard Tuesday by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology – now also developer of the Volpe parcel – to the Planning Board.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been selected by the federal government to be its partner in developing the John A. Volpe Transportation Center and its 14-acre parcel in Kendall Square, the General Services Administration announced.