Harvard Law School

‘Food is Medicine’ Symposium Attracts Dozens

Dozens gathered at the Law School Friday to discuss the importance of nutrition and to consider how people can gain access to healthy food in the United States.

Cambridge Cycling
Cambridge City Council

Following Fatal Crashes, Cambridge City Council Passes Bike Safety Reforms

The Cambridge City Council on Monday unanimously adopted eight separate resolutions aimed at increasing bike safety, as dozens of avid cyclists crowded into Cambridge City Hall.

Sights From the HUDS Strike
Food and Drink

11 Arrested in Dining Services Protest

Cambridge Police officers arrested 11 people Friday who were blocking traffic in protest of recent labor negotiations between Harvard and its dining services workers.

Visual Arts

GSD Lecturer Merges Art and Science in Cambridge Installation

Visitors can transform four large metal sculptures in Chuck Hoberman’s 10°, a new exhibit at Le Laboratoire in Cambridge.

Tatte Bakery Opens

Tatte Brings the Smell of Fresh Bread to Harvard Square

The smell of freshly baked bread and pastries wafting through the air along Massachusetts Avenue will soon grow familiar to passersby with the opening of Tatte Bakery and Cafe​, a European-style establishment that features a baker on site 24/7.

Piano Man

Piano Man

Cambridge pianist Peter W. Pruyn plays Elvis Presley’s “Can’t Help Falling In Love” on a street piano provided by the “Play Me, I’m Yours” project. Presented by the Celebrity Series of Boston, “Play Me, I’m Yours” places 60 street pianos—all decorated by local artists and community groups—outdoors for anyone to play and enjoy.

City Politics

Cambridge City Council Names DePasquale City Manager

Louis A. DePasquale is Cambridge’s new “most powerful man”—the city manager— after a unanimous vote by the Cambridge City Council Thursday night.

Taylor Square

At the Intersection: Cambridge's Smallest Public Park

The envelope's only contents were a small golden key inscribed “Copy Me” and a notice: The city of Cambridge had built a new park, right in front of her house.

Free Barre and Soul Session
Harvard Square

Free Barre and Soul Session

Jenna Geissler, studio manager of Barre and Soul Yoga in Harvard Square, leads a promotional barre class, hosted in the basement of Urban Outfitters.


Students Welcome New Cambridge Bike Safety Resolutions

According to a trio of resolutions passed by the City Council last week, the Cambridge City Manager’s office will work with local universities to disseminate information about bike laws and safety to all new residents.

City Politics

With Sharp Rhetoric, City Council Backs HUDS Strike

The Cambridge City Council unanimously voiced their support for Harvard University Dining Services workers’ intent to strike and delivered biting criticism of the Harvard administration in a vote Monday evening.

Curious George Store Closing
Harvard Square

Hate It: The World's Only Curious George Store

Settled snugly in the acute angle created by the bifurcation of Mass. Ave into Brattle and JFK, the building is a charming combination of marble foundation and red-brick upper levels. Its least attractive feature is without a doubt its first-floor tenant: the self-styled “The World’s Only Curious George Store.”

Curious George Store Closing
Harvard Square

Love It: The World's Only Curious George Store

Wedged triangularly at the intersection of JFK and Brattle, The Curious George Store boasts that it is the world’s only store of its kind. That is a shame. We need more Curious George Stores in this world.

City Politics

Three Finalists Vie For Cambridge’s ‘Most Powerful’ Office

In just eight days, the Cambridge City Council will vote for a new city chief executive.

Harry Potter and the Sacred Text

Harvard Humanist Hub Reads Harry Potter Like the Bible

Harry Potter may not be divinely inspired, but for a group of Harvard students and Cambridge residents, that has not stopped them from treating it like the bible.