Square Business

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.

Harvard Square

In Tense Meeting, City Council Debates Square’s Future

A roundtable discussion at Cambridge City Hall turned tense at times as attendees discussed recent developments in Harvard Square with representatives from Harvard and other major property owners like Equity One and Gerald L. Chan.

Blue Bottle Coffee Site
College

Blue Bottle Coffee Site

40 Bow Street, the future site of Blue Bottle Coffee’s Harvard Square location.

Pop-Up Chocolate Shop
Food and Drink

Pop-Up Chocolate Shop

Lizzy’s Ice Cream has temporarily been replaced with a pop-up chocolate shop that will occupy the space through February.

Serhii Plokhy at the Harvard Bookstore
Books

Serhii Plokhy at the Harvard Bookstore

Ukrainian History professor Serhii Plokhy speaks about his new book, The Man With the Poison Gun, on Bohdan Stashynsky, who was coerced into becoming a KGB assassin and ultimately defected to West Germany.

Pop-Up Chocolate Shop
Square Business

Somerville Chocolate Stores Come to Harvard Square

​Harvard Square just got a little sweeter with the opening of pop-up chocolate shop Somerville on the Charles.

Square Business Prepares for Harvard-Yale
Harvard Square

Square Businesses Prepare for Harvard-Yale Game

Harvard Square businesses are preparing for thousands of alumni and Yale students to descend on Cambridge for the annual Harvard-Yale game Saturday.

Tatte Bakery & Cafe
Student Life

What Does Your Favorite Harvard Square Cafe Say About You?

You can tell a lot about a person from their choices. The books they choose to read willingly, what you can find on their Facebook newsfeed, or their favorite student grill order. But since we’re fortunate enough Harvard Square and Cambridge in general has so many cafés to choose from, why not learn more about yourself and your friends through the places you use to get all the caffeine you need to survive the day?

Harvard Square

Sweetgreen Prepares for Tuesday Opening

After months of anticipation, eager Sweetgreen fans flocked to the chain’s new Harvard Square location last week to attend “soft opening” events in preparation for the salad chain’s official opening Tuesday.

Baking, Not Business School: A Conversation with Joanne Chang
Food and Drink

Baking, Not Business School: A Conversation with Joanne Chang

Two salespeople work at Flour, Harvard Square's new cafe-bakery.

Baking, Not Business School: A Conversation with Joanne Chang
Food and Drink

Baking, Not Business School: A Conversation with Joanne Chang

Joanne Chang, founder of Flour, poses with some of her baked goods.

Baking, Not Business School: A Conversation with Joanne Chang
Food and Drink

Baking, Not Business School: A Conversation with Joanne Chang

Flour Bakery opened early this month in Harvard Square.

Baking, Not Business School: A Conversation with Joanne Chang
Food and Drink

Baking, Not Business School: A Conversation with Joanne Chang

A shelf inside Flour holds Joanne's books.

Baking, Not Business School: A Conversation with Joanne Chang
Food and Drink

Baking, Not Business School: A Conversation with Joanne Chang

Harvard Square's newest sweet spot is Flour, a bakery-cafe started by Harvard graduate Joanne Chang.