As Lesley University prepares to sell property to pay for part of a campus renovation, one interested group has already stepped forward: the City Council.
The Cambridge Housing Authority has approved a new way of setting rent levels for more than 4,000 low-income tenants despite objections that as many as 28 percent of them – many elderly and disabled – will face rent increases. The average rent will fall, however, according to CHA estimates.
Without hesitation, Marc McGovern was by our side, helping us by making phone calls, providing us with resources and being a voice of reason in the midst of chaos.
The Comedy Studio has relocated from Bow Market to Vera’s restaurant and bar within Somerville’s Union Square, where leaders say they plan to be for the next year while they negotiate a bigger space in the Cambridge-Somerville area.
PlantPub is a cool little eatery in Kendall Square with a select beer and vino menu and satiating comfort food such as burgers, fried chicken sandwiches and pizzas – with no meat anywhere.
“Rocky Horror” combines 1950s science fiction, pre-slasher “B” horror movies and a tale of sexual awakenings set to a rock ’n’ roll score, delivering musical theater lovers their first full-scale musical in Greater Boston since the pandemic began. It’s a much-needed blast of full-throttle exuberance.
These reviews of what’s on the big screen and streaming include offerings from the Independent Film Festival Boston, GlobeDocs, The DocYard and Revolutions Per Minute, as well as glimpses at “Escape From Mogadishu,” “Halloween Kills,” “Fever Dream” and “The Velvet Underground.”
The Cantab Lounge will reopen either the week before or after Thanksgiving, returning the Central Square mainstay to public life after being closed some 20 months. When the Cantab reopens, it will pick up where it left off – with The Chicken Slacks performing every Thursday.
Common Eastern bumblebees are still buzzing around our fall asters and goldenrods, serving to warn us of a collapsing ecosystem: Over the past hundred years, the number of bumblebee species in Massachusetts has declined to seven from 11. And three of those seven are in danger.