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News From the End of the World
Books

News From the End of the World

Emily Jeanne Miller, author of The News From the End of the World, reads an excerpt from her book and discusses her fiction writing process at the Harvard Bookstore Tuesday night.

Food Trucks at Harvard
On Campus

The Secret Life of Harvard's Food Trucks

Despite the competitive nature of the trial period, Stoked Pizza Co. employee Race Ricard says the rivalry has since died off among Plaza food trucks, largely because their cuisines don’t overlap.

Why is Harvard Square a Food Desert?
Harvard Square

Why is Harvard Square a Food Desert?

Why is Harvard Square a Food Desert?
Harvard Square

Hey, Professor: Why is Harvard Square a Food Desert?

While Harvard Square is chock-full of restaurants, specialty stores, and—for Harvard undergraduates—dining halls, a comprehensive grocery store with fresh food at affordable prices is noticeably lacking.

Pinkberry Will Swirl No More
Harvard Square

Pinkberry Will Swirl No More

Pinkberry located at 1380 Massachusetts Ave has closed its doors.

Pinkberry Will Swirl No More
Food and Drink

Pinkberry Pressed Out Of Square by Juice Joint

Pinkberry has vacated its Harvard Square location to make way for Pressed Juicery, a California-based cold-pressed juice bar.

Central Square
Harvard Square

Target Takes Aim at Central Square

Target will open a new store in Central Square in March, adding a lower-cost option to the mix of retail around campus.

Harvard Square

Weekend Chili Cook-Off Heats Up Harvard Square

With hundreds of locals gathered Saturday afternoon, the competition was on. Beat Brasserie, Crema Cafe, El Jefe’s, Grendel’s Den, En Boca and the Sinclair were all after the same goal: the Harvard Square Chili Pot trophy.

Chocolate Festival
Harvard Square

Sweet Tooth: A Chocolate Tasting in Harvard Square

There's only one rule, but it's strict: no plate, no chocolate.

Amorino Gelato
Food and Drink

Amorino Gelato Looks to Scoop Into Harvard Square

​Sweet and savory flavors may be next to join the Harvard Square palette with the arrivals of Amorino Gelato and Sweet Pizza later this year.

The Man Who Shot My Eye
Books

The Man Who Shot My Eye

Chanelle Benz talks about the inspiration behind her book, The Man Who Shot My Eye is Now Dead, at the Harvard Bookstore Tuesday night.

Chocolate Festival
Harvard Square

Chocolate Festival

Stores in Harvard Square hand out free chocolate to attendees during the Harvard Square Chocolate Festival Saturday afternoon.

Pinkberry
Harvard Square

Pinkberry

Pinkberry in Harvard Square

Crimson Corner in Jeopardy
The Square

Crimson Corner in Jeopardy

Crimson Corner, a family-owned newsstand and souvenir shop, may close after 54 years in Harvard Square.

Crimson Corner in Jeopardy
Harvard Square

&pizza Eyes Harvard Square Location

The Cambridge zoning board will consider a bid this week to replace Harvard Square’s family-run newsstand and gift shop Crimson Corner with Washington, D.C.-based eatery &pizza.