Cambridge Day has added a feature that we hope will be useful to residents and visitors – a Community Guide to local businesses and organizations. But it needs help to become more accurate, up to date and comprehensive.
Opinions diverge on whether the goal of building more multifamily housing is best pursued by looking where it’s not allowed, or at citywide policies slowing construction.
Black, multirace, Hispanic kids disciplined more, and school officials are reluctant to talk about it
Cambridge Public Schools students who are disciplined for misbehavior are more likely to face severe punishment – suspension – if they are black, multiracial or Hispanic than if they’re white or Asian. The disparate treatment has persisted for years and is evident in annual data published by the state education department.
In a look ahead at a week of Cambridge and Somerville events, there’s a Bob Moses MathTrail Launch and Parade; “Emotive Land” augmented-reality performance and other dance debuts; a beery class on how to make a New York Times crossword; “Smoke This” Rib Fest; readings, concerts, theater and much more.
These looks at what’s on screens in the coming week include three for Silent Film Day, the works of Tsai Ming-liang at the Harvard Film Archive and new releases such as “Catherine Called Birdy,” “The Greatest Beer Run Ever,” “Don’t Worry Darling,” “Goodnight Mommy” and the superior “God’s Country” and Sidney Poitier documentary, “Sidney.”
Learn how raccoons were named, which president adopted one instead of eating it, how recently the Joy of Cooking included raccoon recipes and much more.
For Cambridge residents who like to be first in line, the new MIT Museum offers a one-day peek of the expanded facility – and other activities – for neighbors only on Oct. 1.
Andrew Dominik’s new spin on the legacy of Marilyn Monroe is a star turn within a lurid layer cake of sex and spectacle. Just how much of it is true is another issue.
When Cambridge Common reopened mid-pandemic, it did so with a slimmed-down menu that added a few classics from the still-closed Christopher’s in Porter Square. But the thing that has me coming back is the simple elegance of its Southwestern quesadilla.