While there are countless factors causing small businesses to close, local owners have identified a source of many of their problems: Amazon.
Past debates over setting “linkage” fees for commercial development have divided the City Council into factions who want to push the limits and those who fear scaring off the builders who pay those fees. These was no hint of division as councillors talked about a 66 percent increase.
The mental and physical tolls of Covid have been well documented and. As days get shorter, the weather colder and the delta variant curbs our activities and social lives, taking steps to support our health and wellness becomes essential.
Bless Mazarura’s Bless by Bless capsule collection of limited-edition “luxury wardrobe essentials” is available at a pop-up shop at Cambridgeside until the end of the year, displaying the designer’s African-influenced fashion and uniting continents through his Army of Luv nonprofit line.
These reviews of what’s on the big screen and streaming include doings at The Brattle Theatre, including documentary picks from local John Gianvito and two days of silent greats, as well as a sense of what’s watchable among Jake Gyllenhaal’s “The Guilty,” the sexy “Voyeurs” and “Seeding Change.”
If your garden mulch is disappearing, you might have Asian jumping worms, for they consume mulch and even wood chips rapidly. And bringing in even one jumping worm can lead to an infestation, because these worms do not need a mate to reproduce.
Four finalist art proposals are in for the remaking the Tobin Montessori and Vassal Lane Upper Schools in West Cambridge. The winner of the $650,000 commission won’t be announced until November, but the first step to a decision is homework: learning about each project.
Loyal Nine is an intimate and cozy place to have dinner but also a nifty place to have lunch or brunch. I dig its smooth and creamy nitro cold-brewed coffee, but one of the more recent reasons I’ve been popping in is the simple things it does with chicken and eggs.
Bar Enza is expected to open before October in Harvard Square’s Charles Hotel, serving the Italian brasserie food of Mark Ladner in a space that until April hosted Benedetto (and Rialto for 22 years until June 2016).