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Harvard Square

Former Mechanic, Member of Square Homeless Community Dies at 58

Melvin Jenkins, known by students and frequenters of Harvard Square as a warm and friendly man, died on June 16 in Massachusetts General Hospital.

Music

The Beatles and Music in the Square: When I’m '64

Students crowded around televisions, and some even turned down dates, to catch a glimpse of a British quartet’s first performance on American television on February 9, 1964

Dunkin Donuts on Bow St.
Harvard Square

Bow Street Dunkin’ Donuts Firms Up Plans for New Location

The store, whose facade made an appearance in the 1997 film “Good Will Hunting,” will make the move from its current location at 1 Bow St. to its new location at 1001 Mass. Ave. in early June.

 In the Kitchen
On Campus

Today in Photos (5/12/2014)

LIQUOR LICENSES
Harvard Square

Liquor Licenses Prove Critical for Local Restaurants

Though the process of obtaining a liquor license can be long and arduous, business owners are often willing to wait weeks, wading through multiple levels of red tape, to obtain a permit.

Ian Morris
Books

Ian Morris

Stanford Professor Ian Morris talks about his new book, "War! What Is It Good For?" at the Harvard Book Store on April 21.

Ian Morris
Books

Today in Photos (04/21/2014)

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

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

Though homeless youths in Cambridge have the best chance of avoiding chronic homelessness, they also are among the most vulnerable.

Bridge Renovation
Harvard Square

Bridge Renovation

Construction is slowly starting at the John W. Weeks bridge, as plans are being implemented to renovate the 87-year old bridge.

Taco Truck in Felipe
Harvard Square

Taco Truck in Felipe

The Taco Truck is moving into 83 Mt. Auburn St. which was formerly occupied by Felipe’s Taqueria until it moved to Brattle Square.

Taco Truck in Felipe
IOP

Today in Photos (04/10/2014)

Crime

Cambridge Police Report Surge in ATM Fraud

The Cambridge Police Department issued a Citizen’s Alert last week warning that thieves have used devices called “skimmers,” which attach to ATMs, to gain access to personal bank account information.

Ken and Frenchie
On Campus

Today in Photos (04/08/14)

Ken and Frenchie
On Campus

Ken and Frenchie

Ken, left, and Frenchie, right, ask for spare change with their dog Penny outside clothier J. August. Ken ran an outdoor book store on the sidewalk of Massachusetts Ave. for eight years before having to shut down in 2013.

Felipe's
Harvard Square

Due to Construction Delays, Felipe’s Temporarily Moves to Flat Patties

Amid delays in construction of the new location of Felipe’s, a popular late night Mexican restaurant, students and Cambridge residents can satisfy their burrito cravings at Flat Patties, where Felipe’s will operate until the grand opening of its new home at 21 Brattle St.

Adventures in Separation and Spain
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Adventures in Separation and Spain

Dare to Dye
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Dare to Dye

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Dos Besos

A World Cup Malcontent
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A World Cup Malcontent