Harvard Square

MayFair at Harvard Square
Music

MayFair at Harvard Square

Jesse Dee and his band play at the Harvard Square Business Association’s 34th Annual MayFair Sunday afternoon in Harvard Square. This annual springtime event featured music, dancing, food, and a chalk art gallery.

Student Life

Popular Formalwear Store Keezer’s To Close in July

Since its opening in 1895, Harvard students have flocked to Keezer’s to buy suits and tuxedos, and Goldstein said notable alumni like John F. Kennedy ’40 and Conan C. O’Brien ’85 have been outfitted at the store.

Pancakes
Food and Drink

Laura Goes To IHOP

Heat and fluorescence and red-blue-yellow cleanliness spilled out across the sidewalk in a broad half-moon. IHOP glowed with silent vulgarity.

Harvard Square at night
College

Hey Professor: What Was Your Harvard Nightlife Like?

Ever wonder what your professors were like during their college years? What about the former Harvard undergrads? Were they Saturday night party-goers or Lamonsters? Bar-hopping or Widener stack-shopping? FM inquired into the social lives of a few professors during their years as Harvard undergrads.

Harvard Square at night
Harvard Square

Harvard Square at night

Springtime brings colorful sunsets back to Cambridge.

Border Cafe
Food and Drink

Harvard Square's Best Gluten-Free Eats

Eating gluten-free can be hard, but with this list, you'll be able to be both gluttonous and gluten free!

Out of Town News at Night
Harvard Square

Out of Town News at Night

Magazines for sale sit on display at Out of Town News in the heart of the square.

Neon Lights in the Square
Harvard Square

Neon Lights in the Square

The windows of Charlie's Kitchen offer a dazzling display of neon at night.

Waiting
Harvard Square

Waiting

A man waits outside of Charlie's Kitchen, surrounded by the restaurant's distinctive neon glow.

Open Monday through Saturday
Harvard Square

Open Monday through Saturday

Many Harvard Square restaurants stay open till the late hours of the night on weekends.

Walkers in Harvard Square
Harvard Square

Walkers in Harvard Square

Winthrop Street offers a perfectly framed view of the Lowell House bell tower.

Prefrosh Bags at Visitas
College

Visitas Bucket List

Visitas is all about having fun, soaking up the welcoming atmosphere, and not choosing the New Haven community college.

Harvard Square

Les Sablons Brings French Cuisine to Historic Conductor’s Building

​The historic 1912 Conductor’s Building—the only surviving structure from Cambridge’s earliest subway system—is back in business, but this time without any subway cars.

Free Speech Bus
Harvard Square

Free Speech Bus

At the junction of Mass. Ave. and Garden St., a group protests the anti-transgender message of the "Free Speech Bus.”

Theater
Harvard Square

Theater

The Harvard Square Theater on Church Street advertises leasing. The brick building remains vacant years after its closing, prompting the Cambridge City Council to look into the owner’s plans for its redevelopment.