The Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770—comprised of The Hasty Pudding Club, The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, and the Harvard Krokodiloes—will relocate its clubhouse from 2 Garden St. to 96 Winthrop St. later this month, according to Hasty Pudding chairman and “Grand Sphinx” Andrew L. Farkas ’82.
A man stands outside Harvard Square’s classic pub, Tommy Doyle’s, on Sunday night. The central location of Tommy Doyle’s to Harvard’s campus has made it a popular spot for students, but the business will close by the end of December.
Irish pub Tommy Doyle’s announced via Twitter on Thursday that it will be close its Harvard Square location on Dec. 22. After nine years of business at the site of the original House of Blues, the pub will shut it doors, in part because of rising rents in the Square.
Let’s be real, Lamont during reading period is a rough place to be. Hordes of stressed, sleep-deprived and unbathed undergraduates camp out in those wooden desks for days at a time, frantic, dazed, and very short tempered. Flyby has attempted time and time again to prevent our readers from joining the ranks of the Lamonsters. This time around, we've decided to bring you options completely outside the Harvard bubble, and most offer WiFi!
The Harvard Coop will soon provide members with an immediate discount on purchases in place of the annual rebate the store has offered since 1882.
China’s Hainan Airlines will offer non-stop flights between Boston and Beijing starting in June 2014, an announcement expected to benefit Cambridge’s tourism industry and Chinese students at area colleges.
Over a thousand people dressed as Santa Clauses, elves, and reindeer descended upon Harvard Square for the third annual Yulefest race on Sunday morning. The run, one of five annual 5k races in Cambridge, kicked off at the intersection of Holyoke Street and Massachusetts Avenue and was followed by a post-race block party on Brattle Street.
Urban Outfitters in Harvard Square attracts customers with Black Friday posters early in the week. Local businesses rather than large stores like Urban Outfitters will be promoted in Harvard Square after Thanksgiving.
Harvard Square is gearing up to usher in the holiday season with a unique take on the Black Friday tradition. The Harvard Square Business Association is planning to use the days following Thanksgiving to promote local businesses and authors, as well as to benefit charitable causes.
With classmates leaving campus en masse and holiday cheer leaving you homesick, staying on campus during Thanksgiving break may not seem like the most enticing option. But don’t fret—there are lots of ways to have fun during break that don't involve leaving the Boston area.
For some people, it’s reached that point in the semester where you’re sick of d-hall food, but it’s also too close to Thanksgiving Break to ask your parents to send you a care package filled with junk food that you trick yourself into believing can replace meals. If you’re looking for any semblance of a justification for spending money on food in the Square, here are some rewards programs at stores that may make you feel better with every purchase.
The Charles Hotel in Harvard Square is trying to increase its knowledge of Chinese culture. Over the past two years, the number of visitors from China has roughly doubled.
The hotel now greets its Chinese guests with a Chinese website, a staff member fluent in Mandarin or Cantonese on duty at all times, and a pair of slippers in each room.
Protesters held a rally Friday to voice complaints of police brutality, claiming that the Cambridge Police Department injured a protester picketing outside of Insomnia Cookies the previous night.