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Remembrance and Anniversary
Cambridge

As Boston Looks Back, Harvard Pauses for Day of Remembrance

As hundreds came together across Boston on Tuesday to mark the one-year anniversary of the bombings at the 2013 Boston Marathon, members of the Harvard community had a quieter day of reflection and remembrance in and around Harvard Yard.

Western Avenue Bridge
Cambridge

Western Avenue Bridge

River Street Bridge
Cambridge

River Street Bridge

Anderson Memorial Bridge
Harvard in the City

Anderson Memorial Bridge

A rendering of the proposed Anderson Bridge underpass.

Anderson Memorial Bridge
City Politics

Charles Conservancy Advocates for Bridge Underpasses

The Charles River Conservancy has initiated a movement to petition the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to build underpasses under the Anderson Memorial, Western Ave., and River St. bridges along the Charles.

Cambridge City Council

Council Considers Different Approaches to Cambridge Development

The City Council considered two policy orders Monday night that offered competing visions for how Cambridge should approach future development of housing, public spaces, and transportation.

Winthrop Square Developments
Harvard Square

Cambridge Votes Down Proposed Winthrop Square Development

Cambridge developer Raj Dhanda will be allowed to submit a new plan for three stories of residential microunits on top of the existing Galeria building.

Winthrop Square Developments
Cambridge City Council

Harvard Square Developer Sets off Opposition Over Historic Park

A new proposal from developer Raj Dhanda to build a three-story addition on the 57 JFK St. building next door has brought renewed attention—and controversy—to the small plot of land has played an outsized role in American history.

Mt. Auburn Cemetery
Cambridge

Mt. Auburn Cemetery

Founded in 1831, Mt. Auburn Cemetery draws over 200,000 visitors every year.

Mt. Auburn Cemetery
Cambridge

Mt. Auburn Cemetery

Mt. Auburn Cemetery is the model for the American "rural" cemetery movement.

Cambridge

Hey! So Can We Run with You?

It was March 11, and by 2 p.m. the temperature had reached a scorching 55. The ice on the ground had turned to puddles, the birds were chirping, and the flowers were practically bursting into bloom. We suspected that Cambridge runners would be emerging from their own basement-gym hibernations and migrating back to their natural habitat: the six mile loop around the Charles.

Greenblatt and Shakespeare
Humanities Division

Greenblatt and Shakespeare

Harvard humanities professor and Pulitzer Prize Winner Stephen Greenblatt discusses the relationship between the age of Shakespeare and the taste for stories of downfall and death at the Cambridge Public Library on Tuesday night.

Boston from plane
Cambridge

Best Views of Boston

On campus and looking for something to do in the last days of spring break? Want to be an aspiring photographer or looking for a great way to get acquainted with the Hub? Boston is a beautiful city, with more than three centuries of architecture and a spectacular natural setting. Here are some of the best views of the city:

Food and Drink

Where You Should Eat for Boston's Restaurant Week

Got a big date this week and lack sufficient funds to go to a good restaurant? Go to a school that closes dining halls during Spring Break despite the large number of students who stay on campus (who would do that?!?!)? Flyby’s got you covered. It’s Restaurant Week...or weeks… from March 12-21 and March 23-28—we wonder what March 22 did to get kicked out. Here are some places in the Boston and Cambridge areas where you can get quality food for a (relatively) low cost.

Winthrop Park
Harvard Square

Winthrop Park

The Galeria building houses Staples, Yogurtland, and Shake Shack. Developers explained their poteltial plans to expand the buidling, adding three stories of residential living units on top of the existing levels, on Thursday March 7.

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Johnston Gate Arts Cover
Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

Awkward Eye Contact
Columns

Let’s Talk about Campus-Eye-Contact-Culture