Harvard in the City

Harvard in the City

MassDOT Updates Plan to Straighten Highway on Harvard-Owned Land

Officials from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation detailed updates to the agency’s plans for straightening a portion of Interstate 90 that will cross Harvard-owned land in Allston during a public meeting Thursday.

Harvard in the City

Final Verdict on Curious George Store Delayed Again

The Cambridge City Historical Commission did not reach a final decision last Friday on whether to approve renovation plans for the historic Abbott Building in Harvard Square, after a previous iteration of developer Equity One’s plans was rejected by the Commission for being too disruptive to the surrounding neighborhood.

Fire in Cambridge
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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.

Fire in Cambridge Saturday Night
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Fire in Cambridge Saturday Night

Several local fire departments respond to the 10-alarm fire in downtown Cambridge Saturday night.

Troye Sivan in Boston
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Troye Sivan in Boston

Troye Sivan, singer-songwriter and YouTube personality, performs at Agganis Arena in Boston on Friday evening. Sivan’s performance included multiple speeches about the election results directed towards groups targeted by Trump’s rhetoric, as well as multiple BGLTQ displays.

Tokyo Taxicab
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Uber is Offering Free Rides on Election Day

You heard us correctly: Uber is offering free rides to polling locations around Boston on election day. Get out and vote!

Canvassing for Republican Party
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Canvassing for Republican Party

Kent K. Haeffner '17 (left) and Dustin L. Zacharias knock on a door in Laconia, New Hampshire, canvassing for the Republican Party. They were not canvassing in support of Donald Trump, however. Instead, they were rallying support for the New Hampshire senator Kelly Ayotte.

International Women's Day on the Radio
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Panelists Highlight Legacy of Women's Radio Project

Participants in the International Women’s Day Radio Project, a radio festival which ran in Boston from 1978 to 1993, came together for their first reunion Tuesday.

Head of the Charles Regatta
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Photos of the Weekend 10.23.16

 Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu
City Politics

Boston City Council Unanimously Endorses Strike

The Boston City Council unanimously voted to support the Harvard University Dining Services workers’ strike at their meeting on Wednesday in a resolution introduced with an impassioned plea by the Council’s president, an alumna of the College and Law School.

Rae Shremmurd and Lil Yachty Perform at House of Blues
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Rae Shremmurd and Lil Yachty Perform at House of Blues

Rae Sremmurd and Lil Yachty perform at House of Blues, Boston at a sold-out night. The performance was preceded by multiple Boston-based rappers.

President of UNITE HERE Local 26 Brian Lang
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President of UNITE HERE Local 26 Brian Lang

President of UNITE HERE Local 26 Brian Lang rallies the crowd of HUDS strikers and HUDS supporters in the Science Center Plaza before the crowd headed to Harvard Square, where Lang was arrested.

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.

City Politics

Brookline Machine Site Planning Moves Forward, Slowly

Some Allstonians say the planning process for the proposed apartment building is moving too slowly.

Bruce Springsteen at the Coop
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Bruce Springsteen at the Coop

Bruce Springsteen greets fans Monday morning at the Harvard Coop during a promotional event for his recent autobiography, "Born to Run." In 1974, Springsteen performed at the now-closed Harvard Square Theatre, which is on the same block as the Coop, and journalist Jon Landau famously remarked, “I saw rock and roll future and its name is Bruce Springsteen.”