Local artists, craftspeople, and creators gathered to exhibit and sell their work at the Artisans Asylum in Allston this past Saturday. The event, the Winter Makers Market, welcomed residents to purchase works from the artists and ask them about their work.
The Cambridge City Council unanimously voted to create the American Freedmen Commission, a new city department that will explore historic and ongoing harms to the descendants of enslaved people.
With Harvard Allston Campus Construction Underway, Residents Complain of Traffic, Lack of Communication
With construction on the first phase of Harvard’s Enterprise Research Campus entering its sixth month, Allston residents voiced criticisms of the development and the impact it will have on the neighborhood.
‘Civil and Constructive and Positive’: City Manager Huang Optimistic Ahead of Charter Review Committee Vote
Cambridge City Manager Yi-An Huang ’05 says he is satisfied with his collaboration with the Cambridge City Council — a week before a pivotal Charter Review Committee meeting that could decide his future in City Hall.
Painted Burro, a Latin American restaurant and tequila bar, opened its third location in Harvard Square last Monday.
Blank Street Coffee, a chain known for its efficiency and lower-priced coffee, celebrated its grand opening on Thursday with $2 drinks and lines spilling out into the Square.
The Boston Planning and Development Agency unanimously approved development plans Thursday for relocating Harvard’s American Repertory Theater from its Brattle Street location into Allston, alongside construction of new affiliate housing.
Since unveiling plans to completely transform the Garage in 2021, the developer’s president said the company is “choosing not to proceed” with the building’s redevelopment until it finds a “major, quality tenant.”
The expansion of Cambridge’s network of separated bike lanes — one of the main points of contention this election season — may now face more of an uphill battle in the Council.
The Cambridge Public Safety Committee convened a public hearing Wednesday afternoon to address matters related to emergency response alternatives in Cambridge — though some city officials received criticism for not arriving on the scene themselves.
In a surprising reversal, challenger Andrew R. King has taken a narrow lead over Richard Harding Jr. in the neck-and-neck race for Cambridge School Committee, after Harding had appeared to eke out a victory in preliminary election returns.
Cambridge Police Commissioner Christine A. Elow said the January police killing of Sayed Faisal has “shifted” her priorities going forward in her first interview with the Crimson since Faisal’s death.
The City of Cambridge released preliminary election results showing the election of all six incumbents in the running and three challengers to the Cambridge City Council at approximately 12:11 a.m. Wednesday morning.
More than 6,700 runners and their supporters flooded First Street in Cambridge on Sunday morning for the sixth annual Cambridge Half Marathon and 5K race.
As Cambridge voters prepare to go to the polls this Tuesday, there are few doubts about the most pressing issue on their minds: housing.
Longtime activist Doug P. Brown has promised to be a “tireless supporter” of Cambridge families and a “strong advocate” for the environment if elected to Cambridge City Council.
This Tuesday, Cantabrigians will elect nine city councilors and six at-large School Committee members to lead the city and its school system for the next two years. Before you cast your vote, read The Crimson’s guide to the candidates and some of the defining issues of the race, including public safety, transportation infrastructure, and climate policy.
As Cambridge voters head to the polls Tuesday, policing and public safety remain top of mind for voters and candidates alike. Cambridge politics have been dominated by the issue of public safety ever since Cambridge police shot and killed 20-year-old Sayed Faisal in January.
Local carpenter Gregg J. Moree is running in his eighth bid for Cambridge City Council to “build a better Cambridge,” according to his website. His top priorities are education, equal pay, and integrity. Moree also prioritizes affordable housing and advocates for co-housing.
Two defining issues in the Cambridge School Committee race — equitable math curriculum and inclusive special education — have juxtaposed some of the contest’s incumbents against their challengers.
Four months after Cambridge became the first known city in the United States to require large buildings to reach net-zero emissions by 2035, environmental policy has become a key issue in the City Council race, with the majority of candidates pledging to expand legislation addressing climate change.
Cambridge City Council candidate John Hanratty wants to “restore some trust” in the city government. For him, that starts with listening to residents and business owners.
Cambridge’s bike lanes have emerged as a divisive topic ahead of the City Council election. While numerous candidates have championed the continued development of separated bike lanes, others have actively participated in lawsuits to halt their construction.
The United States Postal Service plans to re-establish the Allston post office on Harvard Avenue after it closed four years ago. In 2019, USPS shut down the Allston post office, citing structural damages at the site. Now, Boston-based developer Eden Properties is working with the USPS to re-establish the Allston post office.
Cambridge Councilor Paul Toner, a Self-Described ‘Practical Progressive,’ Seeks Consensus in Reelection Bid
Paul F. Toner, who spent more than a decade in union leadership, is running for a second term on the Cambridge City Council to keep the body negotiating.