An affordable-housing nonprofit founded in 2019 cuts the ribbon Wednesday on its first purchase: five permanently affordable homeownership units near Somerville’s Union Square.
The 278-unit Jefferson Park affordable public housing development has an $11 million hole in its financing just five months before officials must close on funding.
Having the public present in campus spaces, our hallways and our libraries is a lovely reminder that there is a larger society we are a part of, and whom we are working for.
Many part-time and seasonal workers are being unfairly rejected or charged more than 30 percent gross income for inclusionary housing. All we ask is to pay what we make, not what city workers think we will.
The dining experience at Moëca may – dare I say it – supersede Giulia, the sister eatery focused on pasta that’s run by Michael Pagliarini around the corner.
The lack of recent local news in the Cambridge Chronicle was explained Wednesday: The legacy paper’s sole staffer left to work at an independent site on the North Shore.
In a look ahead at a week of Cambridge and Somerville events, there’s plenty of music (including new Sol Y Canto and Clem Snide) and theater (including the hip-hop musical “Come to Pass” and a production of “Eurydice”), and a return of the Evolution of Hip-Hop Festival, Floor Lords Breakdancing and MIT Swapfest, as well as bubbles and mini-horses.
These looks at what’s on screens in the coming week include repertory films such as “Identikit,” “The Birds,” ““The Night of the Living Dead,” “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre” and John Carpenter’s deft remake of “The Thing,” as well as the new vampire-hunting “Day Shift” and acrophobia-inducing “Fall.”
These yellow jacket wasps get up to an inch long and scary looking, with a a well-deserved reputation for aggressiveness – though only when protecting their nest.