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Owners plan to demolish iconic music venue Middle East in Cambridge, build 6-story hotel

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The Middle East first opened as a Lebanese restaurant in 1970. The family who owns the Middle East wants to turn it into a six-story hotel. Performers like Kirk Yi, who goes by Aztech Yi in the group Hybrid Thoughts, said he is trying to look on the bright side.
Published 5 months ago · Cambridge, United States

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Owners plan to demolish iconic music venue Middle East in Cambridge, build 6-story hotel

The owners of the Middle East plan to demolish the iconic landmark for a six-story hotel, restaurant, and retail space.

5 months ago·New York, United States
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Decades-Old Cambridge Music Venue Could be Demolished to Build a Hotel

An iconic music venue in Central Square could soon be replaced with a hotel. The Middle East has been open for over half a century and a new plan to demolish it has some music fans up in arms.  According to the proposal to the Cambridge Historic Commission, the family who owns the Middle East wants to turn it into…

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