20-22 November 2019
MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space research
America/New_York timezone

Venue And Area information

Workshop Venue:

The workshop will take place at the MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research, located in Building 37 at 70 Vassar street in Cambridge, MA.

The meeting rooms will be alternated between the Marlar Lounge (2nd floor, room 37-252) and Mini-Marlar (1st floor, room 37-187). More details to be listed in the Program.


Local Transportation:

Subway-  Take the Red Line subway to the Kendall/MIT Station or to the Central Square Station, both of which are a short walk from Bldg. 37. The walk from Central Square takes about 10 minutes and takes you right down Massachusetts Avenue. The Kendall/MIT Station is on the eastern side of campus, and as soon as you enter an MIT building you can get to the other buildings without going outside.

Bus - The #1 or Dudley/Harvard Station bus stops at MIT on Massachusetts Avenue and provides transportation to Central Square and Harvard Square (Northbound), and Boston (Southbound). The MIT stop is at a large crosswalk with a stoplight. On one side of the street are steps leading up to large Ionic columns and the small dome of MIT; on the other side of the street is the Stratton Student Center and Kresge Oval (an open, grass-covered area). Additionally, the CT1 (Crosstown bus) stops at the MIT stop on Massachusetts Avenue and the CT2 bus stops on the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Vassar St. as well as Kendall Square T Station.


Local Restaurants Suggestions

On Campus Dining
Inside main entrance to MIT at 77 Massachusetts Avenue
Café 4 (Building 4, 1st Floor): Daily soups and packaged salads and sandwiches, as well as snack foods and beverages. Cash/credit/debit. Hours: 7:30am-5pm
Bosworth's Café (Lobby 7, 7-111): Serves Peet's coffee and specialty drinks, as well as pastries and grab-and-go foods. Cash/credit/debit. Hours: 7:30am-5pm

MIT Stratton Student Center (Building W20 across from 77 Mass Ave)
Anna's Taqueria (first floor): burritos, tacos, quesadillas, chips, guacamole, and salsa. Cash only. Hours: 7am-11:30pm
Cambridge Grill: pizza, burgers, hot sandwiches, and other casual entrees
Dunkin' Donuts (first floor): Cash/credit/debit. Hours: 7am-8pm
La Verde's Market: Campus convenience market with a salad bar, sandwich bar, and a wide variety of prepared food options. Cash/credit/debit. Hours: open 24 hours
Subway (2nd floor): sandwiches and salads.  Cash/credit/debit.  Hours: 8am-10pm

MIT Stata Center (Building 32, Vassar Street)
Asian Bistro Food Truck (behind Building 32 facing North Court) Cash only*. Hours: 10:30am-3:30pm
Forbes Family Café: Starbucks coffee, continental breakfast, extensive lunch menu. Cash/credit/debit. Hours: 11am-3pm
*ATM located inside Building 32 behind coffee kiosk area

MIT Koch Building (Building 76, Main Street near Vassar)
Koch Café: breakfast items, sandwiches, soups, salads.  Cash/credit/debit. Hours: 7:30am-5pm

Kendall Square Area Off-Campus Dining – quick(er) service/take out
Chipotle (Main Street, Cambridge Center, near the Kendall/MIT T Station Outbound):
Burritos, tacos, and bowls.  Cash/credit/debit.  Hours: 10:45am-10pm
Clover (355 Main Street, Cambridge Center, near the Kendall/MIT T Station Outbound): vegetarian and vegan options. Cash/credit/debit.  Hours: 7am-11pm
Flour Bakery (190 Mass Ave):  Bakery, sandwiches, salads. Cash/credit/debit.  Hours: 7am-8pm

Kendall Square Food Court (Main Street, entrance behind the Coop and Kendall/MIT T Station Outbound).  Several quick-serve food counters, including Panda Express.
MexiCali Burrito Co. (500 Technology Square, Main Street between Albany and Portland): Mexican fare including burritos, tacos, enchiladas, quesadillas. Cash/credit/debit.  Hours: 11am-8pm
Sebastians (415 Main Street, near Main and Ames): Breakfast sandwiches, baked goods, crepes, salads, sandwiches Cash/credit/debit.  Hours: 7am-5:30pm weekdays

Kendall Square Area Off-Campus Dining – longer, sit-down dining
Amelia’s Trattoria (111 Harvard Street at corner of Harvard and Portland, one block from Main Street): Family-owned Italian restaurant. Cash/credit/debit.  Hours: 11am-10:30pm
Area Four (500 Technology Square on Main Street between Albany and Portland): coffee, bakery, gourmet pizza, bar.  Cash/credit/debit.  Hours: 11am-10pm
Black Sheep Restaurant and Bar (350 Main Street at the Kendall Hotel):  breakfast, lunch, dinner. Cash/credit/debit. Hours: 7am-10am, 11:30am-2pm, 5:30pm-10pm
Café Luna (612 Main Street):  breakfast, lunch, dinner (speciality sandwiches and salads). Hours: 7am-6pm
Catalyst (300 Technology Square on Main Street between Albany and Portland): upscale burgers, seafood, pasta, sandwiches, bar. Cash/credit/debit. Hours: 11am-2:30pm and 5-10pm
Champions (Main Street at the Cambridge Marriott Hotel): American grill serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner plus bar.  Cash/credit/debit.  Hours: 6:30am-12am
Legal Seafoods (355 Main Street at Main and Ames): Fresh seafood, appetizers, salads, cocktails/bar.  Cash/credit/debit.  Hours: 11am-10pm
Little Donkey (505 Massachusetts Ave.) Tapas restaurant
Miracle of Science Bar & Grill: Hamburgers bar/grill food.  Cash/credit/debit.  Hours: 11am-12midnight (bar till 1am)


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