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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.

Rally Outside the Doubletree
Labor

National Union Members Descend on DoubleTree for Protest

Hundreds gathered last Wednesday to advocate for the unionization of the hotel’s workers. Many on hand noted that the rally was by far the largest yet in support of the workers.

Rally Outside the Doubletree
Labor

Rally Outside the Doubletree

Workers, labor leaders, Cambridge City councillors, and other activists march outside the Boston-Cambridge Hilton DoubleTree Hotel on Wednesday.

March Outside the Boston-Cambridge Doubletree Hotel
Labor

March Outside the Boston-Cambridge Doubletree Hotel

Workers, labor leaders, Cambridge City councillors, and other activists march outside the Boston-Cambridge Hilton DoubleTree Hotel on Wednesday.

Protest Outside the Doubletree Hotel
Labor

Protest Outside the Doubletree Hotel

Workers, labor leaders, Cambridge City councillors, and other activists march outside the Boston-Cambridge Hilton DoubleTree Hotel on Wednesday.

Clinton Signs "Hard Choices"
Books

Clinton Signs "Hard Choices"

Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton signed copies of her new book, "Hard Choices," at the Harvard Book Store on Monday evening.

Clinton Signs "Hard Choices"
Books

At Harvard Book Store, Hillary Clinton Draws 1,000

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary D. Rodham Clinton attracted thousands to the Harvard Book Store on Monday evening for a signing of her new book, “Hard Choices,” which has captured the attention of the national media since its release last week.

Prospective Homeowners Face Competition with Investors
Harvard in the City

As Investor Interest in Allston Grows, Opportunities for Prospective Homeowners Dwindle

Allston residents say that cash-paying investors seeking to rent out properties swoop in and purchase newly available houses before potential homeowners have the chance to make a bid.

Incident at Lamont
Crime

Police Detain Man in Lamont Implicated in Domestic Dispute

No charges were ultimately pressed, according to Jeremy Warnick, director of communications for CPD, though the man in question was removed from the scene in handcuffs.

Ken and Earlene “Frenchie” French
The Square

On the Streets, the Square’s Homeless Tell Their Stories

The homeless experience in the Square varies widely.

LIQUOR LICENSES
Square Business

LIQUOR LICENSES

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.

Cambridge City Council

Council Considers Different Approaches to Cambridge Development

The City Council considered two policy orders Monday night that offered competing visions for how Cambridge should approach future development of housing, public spaces, and transportation.

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.

Meet and Greet
Harvard in the City

Attorney General Candidate Joins Supporters for Gathering at John Harvard’s

The afternoon event served as a gathering for her supporters, as well as a pre-game party for the NCAA men's basketball game later that evening.

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Then Rain Comes

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Rainy Day Impression

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Saudade, or Nostalgia

Unlocking the Map
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Unlocking the Map