No recreational cannabis shops have managed to open in Cambridge since 69 percent of city voters approved recreational marijuana as part of a November 2016 statewide ballot question, but now smaller and minority or women entrepreneurs have more time to sell ahead of big dispensaries.
Porter Square is looking suddenly like a bubble tea hot spot. After years with the only options being inside Lesley University’s building or as part of a sit-down meal, a former kids art studio has been cleared out to make room for what could be the area’s third storefront boba tea seller.
Folks, you really need to hear this: Things are not good. The restaurant industry is in shambles, severely understaffed and doing a fraction of its typical sales. That’s why the federal government’s Restaurant Relief Fund needs to be refunded – and go to more than 30 percent of eligible businesses.