Boston

Music

Lake Street Dive Rocks (with Jazz and Gospel) at NEC

The ornate decorations and velvet seats juxtaposed with drummer Mike Calabrese’s bare feet and trumpeter and guitarist Mike Olson’s striking purple sneakers and psychedelic-patterned suit. That being said, Lake Street Dive is no ordinary rock band, and their performance was no ordinary rock concert.

Boston Calling Allston
Student Life

Boston Calling Allston

Despite concerns from the local community, this year’s Boston Calling Music Festival is set to take place at Harvard’s athletic facilities in Allston.

Boston Calling Allston
Allston

Boston Calling Organizer Addresses Allstonians’ Concerns

The director of Boston Calling is "spending a lot of time in the Allston community" in an effort to ensure the music festival's success.

Student Groups

Marathon Challenge To Raise Money for PBHA

​Braving the freezing winter, a group of Harvard undergraduates are running this coming April’s Boston Marathon to raise money for the Phillips Brooks House Association’s Summer Urban Program.

At Last
Men's Ice Hockey

Rain Drop, Drop Top, Reasons to Go to the Beanpot

If you haven’t been to the Boston Beanpot Tournament during your Harvard career, I hope your thesis is fan-freaking-tastic. You have nothing else to show for your time here.

Soldiers Field Road
City Politics

Stop & Shop Proposes 1,000 New Housing Units in Allston

Supermarket conglomerate Stop & Shop has proposed constructing up to 1,000 housing units about a mile away from Harvard’s science and engineering complex in Allston, prompting concerns from residents about potential demographic changes in the neighborhood.

City Politics

Residents Express Planning Goals at Mass Pike Public Meeting

Hundreds gathered in Jackson Mann Community School’s gymnasium to give input on an ongoing effort to renovate the Massachusetts Turnpike.

Cambridge City Hall
Cambridge City Council

Despite Order, Cambridge Will Not Drop ‘Sanctuary’ Label

Cambridge, a “sanctuary city" for undocumented immigrants, stands to lose funding from the federal government after an executive order from President Donald Trump.

Boston Calling In Allston
Music

Boston Calling In Allston

The fields by the Harvard Stadium will be the site of this summer’s Boston Calling Music Festival.

Boston Calling
Allston

Allston Residents Concerned About Boston Calling Location

While music fans are snatching up tickets for this spring’s Boston Calling, some Allston residents are worried about the foot traffic the music festival will bring to their neighborhood.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Crime

Police Respond to Reported Shooting Near School of Public Health

The Boston Police Department responded to a reported shooting near 90 Smith Street—a building that houses some administrative offices for the School of Public Health—Tuesday morning.

The Thomas P. O'Neill Jr. Federal Building
Labor

The Thomas P. O'Neill Jr. Federal Building

The National Labor Relations Board's Boston regional office is housed in the Thomas P. O'Neill Jr. Federal Building in Boston.

November Project
Allston

November Project

Cambridge resident Sheree Watson climbs up the steps of Harvard Stadium early on Wednesday morning. Watson has been participating in the November Project since September.

Fire in Cambridge
Harvard in the City

Fire in Cambridge

Cambridge Fire Chief Gerald Reardon monitors the active fire in Cambridge Saturday night. The blaze affected eight buildings, completely destroying some properties.

November Project Medal
Allston

November Project Medal

Conor Hayden wears one of twelve “NP High Five” medals. According to Hayden, November Project participants pass the medals to other members “as a way of recognizing someone who embodies what NP stands for.