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Radioshack Bankruptcy
Harvard Square

Radioshack Bankruptcy

After Radioshack filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Feb. 5, 2015, the company will close 1,784 stores across the country. The Radioshack located in Harvard Square will be one of three in Cambridge that will be closed by the end of the month.

North Korean Defectors Sit on Panel at HRiNK Event

Photos of the Day (02/24/2015)

Radioshack Bankruptcy
Harvard Square

RadioShack Store Closing as Part of Retailer Restructuring

The RadioShack in Harvard Square is set to close on March 31. It is one of three Cambridge locations that will shut down after the company filed for bankruptcy.

Square in the Snow
Square Business

Square in the Snow

Business activity for several Square establishments has decreased in recent weeks due to the wintry weather.

Square in the Snow

Square Businesses See Winter Downturn

Business owners pointed to recent MBTA service suspensions as well as parking and travel bans as factors inhibiting employees and customers from travelling to the Square.

Santouka Front
Food and Drink

Despite Winter Storms, Ramen Shop Enjoys Successful Opening

Nao White, a business consultant for Santouka, said that over 700 bowls of ramen are being served each day, with the line stretching out the door at times.

Tobacco Age Increase
Cambridge City Council

Businesses Prepare for Minor Sales Losses after Tobacco Purchase Age Raised

Business owners say amendments will hurt tobacco sales, but not enough to force them to close down.

Leavitt & Peirce
Harvard Square

Leavitt & Peirce

Leavitt & Peirce, a tobacco shop right of J.P. Licks, is lit up on evening of February 9th.

Student Life

Cambridge Raises Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

The Cambridge City Council passed an amendment to the Tobacco Ordinance last week that raised the age to legally purchase tobacco in Cambridge from 18 to 21, effective in June.

Smith Campus Center Front

Campus Center Plans Include Remodeled Front

Upcoming renovations to the Smith Campus Center include expanded glass paneled facades, a rooftop terrace, and more entertainment venues.

Parading Kisses

Today in Photos (01/30/2015)

Business in the Storm
Harvard Square

Business in the Storm

While most stores closed during the blizzard Juno, a few businesses, such as C'est Bon Market & Liquors, remained open.

Harvard Square

New 24-Hour CVS To Open in April, Replacing Existing JFK Location

A new 24-hour CVS location at 6 JFK St., a space previously occupied by Citizens Bank. The new location will be a little more than 300 feet away from another CVS on Massachusetts Avenue.

Smith Campus Center, Second Floor

Campus Center Plans Feature Student Offices, Network of Common Spaces

While officials have detailed plans to move several University offices to other locations to make room for the construction, the fate of several restaurants currently housed in the building still remains unclear.

Winthrop Park
Harvard Square

Historical Commission Approves Plans for Galeria Expansion

After months of delay, a proposal for a three-story addition to the Galeria requires just a special parking permit from the Cambridge Planning Board before construction can begin.

Kaledora Kiernan-Linn

The Dropouts

Snow on Plympton

More Snow Looming, College Alters Dining Schedule

Divest Harvard Rally
Central Administration

After 24-Hour Sit-In, Divest Harvard Protesters Leave Mass. Hall