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Harvard is facing its first significant roadblock in its effort to renovate the Smith Campus Center.
Cambridge residents and members of the board at a public hearing on Thursday expressed mixed opinions of the plans.
The unanimous vote to recommend Harvard’s plans to renovate the Smith Campus Center to the city’s Board of Zoning Appeal moves the construction plans one step closer to city approval.
Allegra Zoller, a college graduate who has been working at the Harvard COOP for around 8 months, restocks books for the upcoming year. Harvard students have until May 17th to return and sell their books.
Cambridge residents and visitors enjoy food from local businesses, games, free samples, and other activities at the 32nd Annual Mayfair held in the streets of Harvard Square on Sunday afternoon.
A man kneels over his chalk drawing at the 32nd Annual MayFair in Harvard Square. The Rotary Club of Cambridge’s annual Chalk on the Walk took place on Church St. Sunday.
According to the store's former owner, the closure came so that he could consolidate Penti's merchandise with Brattle St. clothing retailer Monella, which he also owns.
The Commission heard two cases on the campus center, which Harvard administrators expect to undergo construction from 2016 to 2018, at a public hearing on Thursday.
The law makes Cambridge the largest city on the East Coast to impose a ban on single-use plastic bags, Cambridge City Councillor Dennis Carlone said, and follows similar legislation in Brookline and Newton.
A new CVS, complete with 24-hour service and a pharmacy, opened at 6 JFK St. Sunday several days ahead of its projected April opening.
Felipe’s Taqueria is expecting to serve liquor in the coming weeks at the bar in its new location on Brattle St. This follows a months-long delay to obtain their liquor license.
Although this past winter buried many tour group businesses in weeks of slow or no sales—especially those that depend on last-minute bookings—the damage was lessened by the industry’s anticipation of such seasonal cycle.
While the restaurant’s liquor license application was approved, the owners have yet to receive the physical license itself, preventing them from specifying when exactly they can begin to serve alcohol.