Metro News

Long Line for Pokeworks Grand Opening
Harvard Square

Customers Flock to Pokeworks for Grand Opening

A line of customers stretched out the door of Pokeworks on Saturday for the Irvine, Calif.-based chain’s “grand opening” in Harvard Square.

Church Street

Ritual Remains Retrieved From Rubbish

Three boxes containing three pig heads, deer heads, and a bird, were found near the trash barrels on Church Street.

Student Groups

Harvard Students Rally for Massachusetts Sexual Assault Bills

The rally—organized by the student-led Every Voice Coalition—supported two bills currently in House committees.

Cambridge City Hall
Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Council Votes to Begin Autonomous Vehicle Testing

The Cambridge City Council unanimously voted to begin autonomous vehicle testing on city streets at a meeting Monday.

Wholesome Fresh
Harvard Square

Wholesome Fresh Opens in the Square, Replacing Seized Market

​Wholesome Fresh, a casual restaurant-convenience store hybrid that started in Rhode Island, opened its doors to Harvard Square Thursday morning in the property formerly occupied by Market in the Square.

Harvard Square Theater
City Politics

City Council Demands Schedule for Harvard Square Theater Development

Vice Mayor Jan Devereux and Cambridge City Councillor Dennis J. Carlone sponsored the legislation. The order is largely symbolic and has no power to force Chan’s hand.

Harvard Square

New Bagel Cafe To Go Before Licensing Committee

If approved, the eatery will join fellow building tenants Good Vibrations, Forty Winks, and the Boston Tea Stop.

Inspiration at the i-lab

i-lab Launches New Alumni-Led Ventures Program

Launch Lab X—which is set to start in September—will offer mentorship, guidance, and resources to accepted applicants for nine months.

Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Council Votes to Support TPS

Mayor Marc C. McGovern, who sponsored the order, said the legislation was an important step towards supporting immigrants in Cambridge.


Students Munch on Free Burritos on Zambrero Opening Day

The fast-casual chain takes over a space formerly leased by the Boston-based burrito company Boloco.

It's Sinking

It's Sinking

The Harvard Sailing Center sinks into the Charles River.

Hair Cuttery Closing
Harvard Square

Mt. Auburn Hair Cuttery to Close

Hair Cuttery’s Harvard Square storefront will be snipped from its Mt. Auburn location on March 17 following an unexpected rent increase.


Unnamed Assailant Robs Harvard Alum Near Sever Hall

The robbery was reported in Harvard Yard near Sever Hall at 6:59 PM Monday night.

Allston Construction
Harvard in the City

Local Groups Call for Additional Analysis of I-90 Plans

The I-90 realignment will replace the aging Allston viaduct, simplifying and straightening the ramps at the end of the Massachusetts Turnpike.

Allston Construction
City Politics

In Allston, Mixed Feelings Over Univ. Funding for West Station

In the wake of the University’s pledge some Allston and Brighton residents said they were thrilled by the promised influx of Harvard money. Others were less optimistic.