Harvard Square

Tom's BaoBao
Food and Drink

Tom’s BaoBao: A Steamy Proposition

Despite the hyperbolic hype-building, the end product, though passable and even tasty, does not quite live up to its billing.

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.

tuxedo
Harvard Square

One Hundred Years of Suits

Keezer's Classic Clothing has been outfitting Harvard men in affordable suits and tuxes for over a century.

Club Passim Open Mic Night
Music

Club Passim Open Mic Night

Colleen Goodsell performs an original song at the Club Passim Open Mic Night on Tuesday night. Writing the song allowed Goodsell to work through tough times as “guitar is [her] therapy”.

#savegeorge
Harvard Square

#savegeorge

A sign outside the iconic Curious George Store encourages people to sign a petition to reject the proposal to remodel the building, in an effort to save the store from eviction.

Harvoid Square
Harvard in the City

FM Imagines: Harvard Square in Four Years

42 CVS locations and a turkey celebrity; what other fixtures will you find in the Square in four years?

Literary Discussion
Harvard Square

Literary Discussion

Audience members at the Harvard Book Store follow along in their copies as author John Freeman reads from the latest addition of his literary biannual Freeman's.

Open Press Night
College

Photos of the Day 09.15.16

Bookstore Talk on Monet
Books

Bookstore Talk on Monet

Gary Ross, author of Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies, talks about the life of the artist and his move to an indoor studio as part of his talk at the Harvard Bookstore Tuesday night.

Farmer's Market
On Campus

Farmer's Market

Students peruse the local offerings at the farmer’s market in the Science Center Plaza on Tuesday afternoon.

Ending In Fire and Ice
Harvard Square

Ending In Fire and Ice

The well-known Harvard Square restaurant FiRE+iCE, closed permanently on Sunday after two decades in Cambridge.

Ending In Fire and Ice
Student Life

FiRE+iCE Extinguishes Flame at Harvard Square Restaurant

​Longtime Harvard Square restaurant FiRE+iCE closed its doors for the last time on Sunday after nearly 20 years in business.

September Agendas
City Politics

City Council Slows Down Cambridge With Lower Speed Limits

The Cambridge City Council also passed a resolution to investigate the Harvard Square Conservation District during an ambitious and lengthy session.

Traffic in Harvard Square
Harvard Square

36 Hours in Cambridge: Student Edition

Much like some of Harvard Square’s shopping outlets, the article’s author forgets that his audience includes (broke) college students. But have no fear: Flyby always remembers. So here are ways to modify Gildsdorf’s suggestions so you don’t have to sell your soul to your accountant.