Saturday, February 24, 2024

These are just some of the municipal meetings and civic events for the coming week. More are on the City Calendar and in the city’s Open Meetings Portal.


Decreasing city violence

Safe Streets, Safe City meeting, 6 p.m. Tuesday. A discussion of the recent nonfatal shooting at Hoyt Field in Riverside on Aug. 19 and what steps “must be taken to decrease opportunities for violence in our city,” say organizers: city councillors E. Denise Simmons and Marc McGovern, and police commissioner Christine Elow. Watchable by Zoom video conferencing.

A bird’s-eye rendering of apartments planned for atop the Crimson Galeria in Harvard Square. (Image: Nelson via Planning Board)

Crimson Galeria apartments

Planning Board, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Developers at the Crimson Galeria at 57 JFK St., Harvard Square, present on plans to add 38 apartments for leases of at least an academic term – two units with two bedrooms, 22 with one and 14 studios – by adding three floors of height. The location is next to historic Winthrop Park and home to restaurants such as Bonchon, The Maharaja, Shake Shack and a Veggie Grill. The board warns that “due to technical issues, this meeting may not be broadcast on the meeting portal,” but it’s watchable by Zoom video conferencing.