A rendering of the Foundry building, which gets a ribbon-cutting Wednesday, in full use. (Image: CambridgeSeven)

Restaurant replacing Loyal Nine

License Commission, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Boston’s Coda Restaurant Group of Salty Pig and SRV fame has already announced intentions to open a Neapolitan-style pizza place called Si Cara this summer in Central Square; now it’s looking at filling the large hole left by Loyal Nine when it closed Dec. 18 at 660 Cambridge St., East Cambridge. What’s the concept? Unknown, but the space has more than 3,700 square feet and nearly 200 seats inside and out that Coda’s James Cochener plans to keep open 8 a.m. to midnight or 1 a.m. daily. Watchable by Zoom video conferencing.

Brattle Street safety improvements

Brattle Street community meeting, 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. A second meeting (the first was May 3) about safety improvements to Brattle Street between Mason and Mount Auburn streets that include separated bike lanes and changes at pedestrian crossings. Watchable by Zoom video conferencing.

Schools’ nondiscrimination policy

School Committee, 6 p.m. Tuesday. There’s a revised nondiscrimination policy, presentation about outcomes from the superintendent’s district plan and a preview of the Falcon Block and Teen Wellness Center supports at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School. The committee meets in the Dr. Henrietta S. Attles Meeting Room at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, 459 Broadway, Mid-Cambridge. Televised and watchable by Zoom video conferencing.

Hearing from DPW and utilities

Planning Board, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The board expects to hear from the Department of Public Works, the Water Department and from Eversource Gas and Eversource Electric about their work in the city now and in the future. Vicinity Energy, which distributes thermal energy with the goal of cleaner energy citywide (it’s “green steam”) joins. Watchable by Zoom video conferencing.


Foundry ribbon-cutting

Community gathering for The Foundry, 4 p.m. Wednesday. While this hub for creativity doesn’t open fully until the fall, residents can help celebrate the end of major construction and get a first look inside the $46 million adaptive renovation of a 132-year-old former industrial space. There will be speeches by city officials and community partners, a look around and light refreshments. The Foundry is at 101 Rogers St., East Cambridge, near Kendall Square.

Energy use disclosure law

Ordinance Committee, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. This committee run by city councillors Marc McGovern and Quinton Zondervan discusses amendments to a “Building Energy Use Disclosure Ordinance” that could – finally – drive down energy use and emissions in existing buildings in Cambridge, part of the city’s proposed New Green Deal. The committee meets at City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. Televised and watchable by Zoom video conferencing.


Climate Crisis Working Group

Health & Environment Committee, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday. This committee run by city councillor Patty Nolan goes over the final report of the Climate Crisis Working Group, which she has led since its creation in August. The committee meets at City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. Televised and watchable by Zoom video conferencing.

Tenants rights forum

Understanding Tenant Rights, Resources and Fair Housing Protections, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday. Wondering what rights you have as a tenant, including when faced with a rent increase? What steps to take if you think you have been discriminated against? Maura Pensak, Cambridge’s housing liaison to the city manager, moderates a forum sponsored by A Better Cambridge that includes Susan Hegel, housing attorney from the Cambridge/Somerville Legal Service Office of Greater Boston Legal Services, and Carolina Almonte, attorney investigator for the Cambridge Human Rights Commission. Watchable by Zoom video conferencing.

District’s school councils

School Committee Communications and Community Relations Subcommittee, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday. This hearing co-chaired by Fred Fantini and David Weinstein discusses school councils. Televised and watchable by Zoom video conferencing.