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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.
Local residents and business owners voiced concerns Thursday night about how three new stories of residential units would affect lighting and parking.
Samuel G. Greenberg ’14 and Sarah A. Rosenkrantz ’14, co-directors of the the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter’s Youth Initiative, appealed to the Harvard community Monday night for support in their campaign to open a youth homeless shelter in Harvard Square within the year.
Hong Kong restaurant sits on Massachusetts Avenue in Harvard Square. This year, the Harvard student destination celebrates its 60th anniversary.
Paul Lee, the current Manager of Hong Kong Restaurant in Harvard Square, runs the restaurant with his siblings Evelyn and Mary. The family business celebrates its 60th anniversary this year.
Serious crime in Cambridge reached a 50-year low during 2013, according to the Cambridge Police Department’s annual crime review, which was released last week. In each of the past three years, serious crime in the city has dropped—2013 saw an 8 percent decline from 2012.
Eric P. Lesser ’07, a Kirkland House tutor and third year student at Harvard Law School, is running for State Senate in Western Massachusetts.
With about 34 inches of snow so far this year, including about four inches that fell on Thursday, both Cambridge and Harvard have had their hands, and shovels, full, keeping the streets and sidewalks of Harvard Square clear.
The University curtailed its operations early Thursday afternoon, shuttering offices and asking non-essential employees to stay home from work Friday, as the first major snowstorm of the year struck New England and blanketed Harvard Yard.
While at least one local school took extra safety precautions following an early-morning bomb threat to four Harvard buildings, owners and managers of Square businesses said that they did not alter their operations and that sales numbers were largely unaffected by Monday’s events.
The Harvard Coop will soon provide members with an immediate discount on purchases in place of the annual rebate the store has offered since 1882.
Over a thousand people dressed as Santa Clauses, elves, and reindeer descended upon Harvard Square for the third annual Yulefest race on Sunday morning. The run, one of five annual 5k races in Cambridge, kicked off at the intersection of Holyoke Street and Massachusetts Avenue and was followed by a post-race block party on Brattle Street.
For the first time since the Boston-area bike-sharing company Hubway was founded two and a half years ago, Cambridge will keep its Hubway bikes on the road this winter season.
Despite finishing in eleventh place in the Nov. 5 Cambridge City Council Election, Kenneth E. Reeves ’72 outspent every other candidate, according to the Massachusetts Office of Campaign & Political Finance.