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Although this past winter buried many tour group businesses in weeks of slow or no sales—especially those that depend on last-minute bookings—the damage was lessened by the industry’s anticipation of such seasonal cycle.
While the restaurant’s liquor license application was approved, the owners have yet to receive the physical license itself, preventing them from specifying when exactly they can begin to serve alcohol.
Watertown resident Donald N. Heller plays the hurdy-gurdy in front of the Harvard Book Store on Wednesday afternoon. Heller said he prefers playing on the periphery of the Square because the more crowded areas with lots of musicians can become a “circus.” “I like this spot,” he said, “this spot here.”
Allston residents express frustration over the lack of transparency in the state's discussion with Boston University over its potential funding of a new commuter rail station in the neighborhood.
For the city's first participatory budget, Cambridge residents 12 and up will be able to vote on projects proposed by residents for city improvements.
Sandrine's Bistro will close March 30, and will be replaced by a new high-end restaurant that will open in May.
Harvard University Construction Mitigation Director Edward G. LeFlore estimated compliance with the University’s new construction worker parking program at around 97 to 99 percent out of 220 workers.
Lesley professor Jason Pramas said a key issue among core faculty was the lack of control over curriculum and academic programs, an issue he does not see at Harvard.
Boston University had pledged to fund the final $8.33 million needed to build a new commuter rail station called "West Station" on Harvard-owned property in Allston, according to The Boston Globe, but the deal was never finalized.
Due to the size of the Hobbs Brook Reservoir and the fact that the water goes through several stages of treatment, officials said, the raw sewage leak is of little concern for public safety.
Condominiums on Pleasant Street in Cambridge are Harvard-owned, and occupants must be University faculty or senior level administrators. Individual units are priced below market value.
In response to multiple shutdowns of services this winter, the MBTA will offer a free fare day on April 24 and a 15 percent discount on monthly passes in May.
A one-year pilot phase of late-night T service, which keeps the T open Friday and Saturday nights up until 3 a.m., is set to expire in June unless the Massachusetts Department of Transportation decides to continue the service.
Students from Boston or who were at Harvard said they felt the Marathon attack to be more personal.
A unanimous Cambridge City Council vote requesting not to renew the city’s energy contract with the TransCanada Corporation might make Cambridge one of just a handful of American cities to pursue total independence from non-renewable energy sources.