Metro

Women's March 2018
Politics

Protesters Flood Cambridge Common for Women's March

Cambridge Common flooded on Saturday with men and women clad in pink hats as part of a nation-wide weekend of Women’s Marches.

Cardullo's
Harvard Square

Cardullo’s Plans Boston Expansion

Cardullo’s Gourmet Shoppe, a Harvard Square icon since 1950, is planning to open a second location of its specialty food store in Boston’s Seaport neighborhood.

Blue Bottle Coffee
Harvard Square

Following Delays, Blue Bottle Coffee to Open This Winter

​Blue Bottle Coffee will soon open its liege waffle and avocado toast-filled doors at 40 Bow St., though the opening comes nearly six months later than store had initially planned.

Unveiling West Station
Allston

Politicians Ask Univ. to Pay Nearly ‘Entire Cost’ of West Station

Massachusetts politicians called on Harvard to pay “almost the entire cost” of a nearly $100-million proposed transportation station in Allston in a public letter released Wednesday.

SEAS Allston Construction
Allston

Harvard’s New Allston Plans Face Weeks of Review

Harvard officially filed a master plan for a segment of its Allston properties with Boston’s urban planning agency in early December—but the document will likely remain under review for weeks to come.

Chance the Rapper Crowd
Allston

Eminem to Headline Boston Calling at Harvard Facilities

Eminem, along with rock band The Killers and musician Jack White, will headline this year’s Boston Calling music festival at the Harvard Athletic Complex from May 25 to 27.

Marc C. McGovern
Cambridge City Council

City Council Elects McGovern Mayor, Devereux Vice Mayor

“My hope for this term is that we really take steps forward to become the socially and economically just community that we truly claim to be and want to be,” McGovern said.

Gourmet Shoppe
Harvard Square

Properties Housing Felipe's, Crema, and Cardullo's Sold for More than $100 Million

After three months on the market, Harvard Square properties housing businesses including Felipe’s Taqueria have been sold to Asana Partners for $108 million.

Cambridge City Hall
Cambridge City Council

City Council Talks Republican Tax Plan, Affordable Housing

The Cambridge City Council discussed possible changes to city funding as a result of the proposed Republican tax plan at its Monday meeting.

Galeria
Harvard Square

Property Owners Say Dhanda Misrepresented Opinions on Marijuana Dispensary

Several property owners contend that a letter falsely touted their support for Dhanda’s attempt to prevent the opening of a local medical marijuana dispensary.

New Target in Porter Square
Quad

New Target to Open Near Quad in Porter Square

“It’s incredibly unfortunate that I will be graduating this year, because that means that I won’t be able to reap the benefits of this new Target as much,” Tess Saperstein ’18 said.

Public space in Allston
Allston

Amid Resident Concerns, Harvard Pushes New Development in Allston

Harvard proposed developing a 14-acre plot of its now-empty land in Allston, prompting concern from some Allston residents at a community forum.

Louie's
Crime

Cambridge Sees Uptick in Commercial Robberies

Commercial robberies in Cambridge are up over 75 percent in 2017 compared to 2016, according to the most recent crime analysis report from the Cambridge Police Department.

Curiosley Still Open
Harvard Square

Curious George Store to Remain in Harvard Square

"We are not closed,” said store owner Adam S. Hirsch. “We are not going anywhere anytime soon.”

SEAS Allston Construction
Allston

Harvard Officials, Allstonians Discuss New Arts Facilities

Harvard officials unveiled the details of new planned arts facilities in Allston—dubbed the "ArtLab"—to locals at a Harvard-Allston task force meeting Thursday evening.