A week of events in Cambridge and Somerville, from ‘Birth of Rock ’n’ Roll’ to a Poetry Brothel

Intimate ambiance, creative small plates and delicious wine at Spoke

Tenant for Oberon space will be named in 2023; Once music club went far in an obscure process

Trattoria Pulcinella reopens in Huron Village, picking up tradition from chef Giovanni Oliva

Even missing New Year’s, new Comedy Studio will give Harvard Square nightlife to celebrate

City-owned Internet awaits final report in 2023, though details about it are coming into shape

Purpura steps down as Food For Free chief, leaving hunger nonprofit in good position

Games, grub and bluegrass at Lily P’s

Asian cone ice cream and mochi doughnut shop soft opens on Church Street in Harvard Square

Blank Street Coffee, known for bland efficiency, to open in a former Harvard Square Starbucks