The Out of the Blue Art Gallery is being pressured to leave Somerville’s Armory building by a city campaign of “intimidation and harassment,” including an incident in which police were called under false pretenses, its co-owner said. City officials say the gallery is holding events that violate zoning laws.
The $900,000-per-unit cost of rebuilding Jefferson Park public housing stems partly from extraordinary factors such as bidding and wage requirements for public agencies, the large number of family-sized units, deteriorated utilities and hazardous materials at the site an analysis shows.
Black Friday and its trek to Covid-clogged big-box stores is a hassle, but Small Business Saturday will be unmasked and easy in Central Square, where the square’s business improvement district organization plans to gather some 50 small, local sellers of holiday gifts from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tucked away in the wilds of Cambridge – near Alewife – lies what is essentially the local ninja training center. The building is due to be torn down to become lab space, though, and neither kung fu nor sword skills can hold off the bulldozers. A development moratorium might.