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.
It is unfair to paint everyone with concerns about North Cambridge bike lanes, or the process behind them, as “anti-bike” or “anti-safety,“ just as it would be unfair to describe bicycle activists to be antidemocratic.
Bike safety is important, but there was no stakeholder process by the City Council to determine how to address bike safety given all constituents needs.
These reviews of what’s on the big screen and streaming include the final offerings at the Independent Film Festival Boston, including Mike Mills’ “C’mon C’mon”; a Halloweenish series of “folk horror” films at The Brattle; and a look at whether the new “Dune: Part One” is worth your 155 minutes.
You might still be able to spot the common buckeye butterfly, which sometimes stays in our area through November – and is expected to continue to increase in New England along with the rise of global temperatures.
Fans of Wes Anderson, cinema’s official maestro of all things quirky and twee, may be in for a bit of a letdown with this loving smooch to “The New Yorker” and other intellectually curious magazines of the latter half of the 20th century – i.e., “The Paris Review.”
The Cantab Lounge will reopen to the public Dec. 2 without the Boston Poetry Slam, according to a booker for the venerable Central Square bar and nightclub. There was hope the weekly event would still be revived.
Tahaza Hummus Kitchen closed Thursday in East Cambridge, a victim of a slowdown in customers from Covid-19 after six years serving Mediterranean fast-casual food.
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.