Harvard Square

Fjällräven
Harvard Square

Swedish Outdoor Store Fjällräven Treks Into Square

​Adding a Scandinavian touch to the Square, Swedish outdoor brand Fjällräven held its grand opening—complete with live music, food, promotions, and giveaways—at 63 Church St. on March 24.

Fjällräven
Harvard Square

Fjällräven

Fjällräven, a popular outdoor gear store is currently tucked away on Church Street in Harvard Square but will be moving to a new location.

American Apparel
Harvard Square

Square's American Apparel to Shutter Amid National Closures

After 11 years at its Brattle St. corner, American Apparel will close it doors March 26—neon spandex and all—following nationwide bankruptcy suits.

Paige Operator
Harvard Square

Paige Operator

Spencer M. Hawkes, a young, bearded, beanie-clad man, oversees the book machine’s operation as the print-on-demand manager.

Book Machine
Harvard Square

Book Machine

The book machine grants patrons access to many more titles than would be available otherwise.

Paige Innards
Harvard Square

Paige Innards

A complex mechanical jungle lies underneath the plexiglass of the machine. “If things need fixing, then there is some sort of mechanical ability required,” Hawkes admits.

Harvard Square

Checking In With Y2Y: A Year in Review

Last December, a group of Harvard students, professors, and alumni joined forces to launch the nation’s first student-run youth homeless shelter. But Y2Y had a rocky beginning.

The Hong Kong Restaurant
Harvard Square

The Hong Kong Restaurant

The Hong Kong Restaurant, which features a bar lounge and dance floor, was forced to close temporarily on Friday by the Cambridge Licence Commission.

Dunster Grille
Harvard Square

Where to Fuel Your River Run

The only thing more iconic than completing River Run is completing River Run without yacking.

The Garage
Harvard Square

With Some Square Businesses Closed, Homeless Population Forced to Relocate

With Au Bon Pain closed for construction, some of Harvard Square's homeless have looked for new places to spend their days. For some, the Garage in Harvard Square has filled this gap.

Harvard Square

City Council Pressures Harvard Square Theater Owner to Make Plans for Property

Cambridge city officials are pushing the owners of the long-vacant Harvard Square Theater to come up with a plan for its future soon—and threatening to seize the site if they do not.

Curious George Store Closing
Harvard Square

Cambridge City Council Talks Curious George Store, Credit Rating

Cambridge City Councillors formally requested that the Cambridge Historical Commission considering designating the Abbott Building in Harvard Square as a historical landmark at its weekly meeting Monday.

Junior Family Weekend
Harvard Square

Junior Family Weekend

News From the End of the World
Books

News From the End of the World

Emily Jeanne Miller, author of The News From the End of the World, reads an excerpt from her book and discusses her fiction writing process at the Harvard Bookstore Tuesday night.

Schoenhof’s Bookstore Closes
Harvard Square

Schoenhof’s Bookstore Closes

Schoenhof’s Foreign Bookstore, located at 76 Mt. Auburn St., will close in late March.