The bookstore near the Ivy League sells everything from academic titles to mainstream books, and offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of academia.
A broader concern voiced by residents was that the proposal for the vision plan was influenced more by the demands of potential developers and property owners, rather than by the desires of the Newton public.
Approximately 275 residents of Newton and the surrounding area attended a community open house to hear from city officials and give their own feedback regarding proposed developments to the area occupied by the Riverside T stop on Sunday evening. It was hosted by the City of Newton Planning Department.
Karim Kawar, the former Jordanian ambassador to the United States and Mexico from 2002 to 2007 and BC ’87, spoke with Kathleen Bailey, a professor in the political science department, at the second-annual Omar Aggad Memorial Lecture on Thursday.