Failure of Silicon Valley Bank won’t affect CHA despite investment in four of its rehab projects
The Cambridge Housing Authority was one of many Massachusetts affordable-housing developers affected by the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, which bought a major player in the low-income housing community here, Boston Private Bank & Trust Co., in 2021.
Officials and residents toast Starlight Square, advancing measures to keep the complex open
Efforts to keep the Starlight Square open-air entertainment complex active in Cambridge’s Central Square are voted through with barely a voice in opposition.
MBTA releases speed-restriction dashboard, hears demand to reject stagnant ‘new normal’
Somerville school leader candidate who left returns for consideration in second search
Next tensions over parking lost to safe bike lanes brew on Main Street around public housing areas
History Hub has stories of women to celebrate changing Cambridge since Battle of Bunker Hill
The Tot Lot child care nears a 50th anniversary with the same cooperative model from its birth
Rindge Avenue residents support changes proposed to Affordable Housing Overlay
Why does Cambridge need a municipally owned broadband system?
A consultants’ report with scenarios for municipally owned broadband had a critical omission: a justification for why the city should consider the investment.
Heart responds to concerns of two city councillors
Addressing some of the concerns raised by Cambridge city councillors Paul Toner and E. Denise Simmons in their recent letter to the city manager about the Holistic Emergency Alternative Response Team.
‘John Wick: Chapter 4’: Series is on a slow burn and seemingly preparing for life beyond Keanu
The “John Wick” franchise is revered for its ever-escalating action sequences and rich mythology, which helps overcome story shortcomings this time around.
Not Chopped Liver at Lehrhaus
The Lehrhaus food list is not vast, but it is intriguing, with a Beet Reuben and Not Chopped Liver – a rich purée of eggplant, nuts, olive oil and mushrooms that is as smooth, creamy and savory as its fowl counterparts, but guilt-free.
A week of events in Cambridge and Somerville: ‘Pests,’ dating horrors and ‘Of the Ether’ dance
In a look ahead at a week of Cambridge and Somerville events, there’s a “Pests: How Humans Create Animal Villains” reading, Nick Zaino’s 100 Years of Boston Comedy, Urbanity’s “Of the Ether” dance and a “DM Mayhem” show of horrifying texts from men.
Boston Underground Film Festival gets weird, ‘Pacifiction’ plays, ‘Boston Strangler’ is loose
These looks at what’s on screens in the coming week include the arrival of the Boston Underground Film Festival at The Brattle, “Touch of Evil” in Kendall Square and new flicks “Boston Strangler,” “Inside” and “Pacifiction.”
House finches once were popular as singing pets, then found ways to soar when freed into the wild
A group of finches is called a charm, and house finches are one of the more charming bird species. Once popular as pets, their adaptability has allowed them to thrive in many environments to which they have been introduced.
Mainely Burgers prepares Friday closing
Mainely Burgers, open in Central Square since 2016, is closing Friday, and its location at 704 Massachusetts Ave. is listed as ready for immediate occupancy.