China’s Hainan Airlines will offer non-stop flights between Boston and Beijing starting in June 2014, an announcement expected to benefit Cambridge’s tourism industry and Chinese students at area colleges.
It's obnoxiously cold outside, which means winter--the season for hot chocolate--is nearly here! Flyby decided to selflessly brave the elements to offer you a list of the Square’s best warm chocolatey beverage offerings. Following our extensive research, we present you with some of our favorites:
Harvard Square is gearing up to usher in the holiday season with a unique take on the Black Friday tradition. The Harvard Square Business Association is planning to use the days following Thanksgiving to promote local businesses and authors, as well as to benefit charitable causes.
For some people, it’s reached that point in the semester where you’re sick of d-hall food, but it’s also too close to Thanksgiving Break to ask your parents to send you a care package filled with junk food that you trick yourself into believing can replace meals. If you’re looking for any semblance of a justification for spending money on food in the Square, here are some rewards programs at stores that may make you feel better with every purchase.
A woman looks into Al's Cafe in the former Holyoke Center. Al's fate remains uncertain with the transition of the building into a new campus center.
The Charles Hotel in Harvard Square is trying to increase its knowledge of Chinese culture. Over the past two years, the number of visitors from China has roughly doubled.
The hotel now greets its Chinese guests with a Chinese website, a staff member fluent in Mandarin or Cantonese on duty at all times, and a pair of slippers in each room.
Protesters held a rally Friday to voice complaints of police brutality, claiming that the Cambridge Police Department injured a protester picketing outside of Insomnia Cookies the previous night.
Long hair, full beard, a hoop in his septum, a flower stud below his lip. Upwards of six feet tall and quite thin, he wears a black t-shirt revealing two arms sleeved in dark blue/black ink tattoos, with open circles exposing each elbow. On the knuckle of his right pinky is the letter “O,” and the rest of his name is spelled out across the next three fingers: O-W-E-N.
Many City Council candidates have continued to emphasize that Cambridge must work to preserve the eclectic flavor that makes Harvard Square so unique.
Fact: no one is ever too old to trick-or-treat. If the five-year-old inside of you wants to go knocking on doors and asking for candy this Halloween, don’t try to fight it. The Harvard Square Business Association just released a list of places in the Square handing out treats this Thursday night.
The Dunkin’ Donuts currently located at 1 Bow. St. will move its storefront a third of a mile eastward to 1003 Mass. Ave. within the next three months, franchise owner David G. Carvalho told The Crimson Thursday night.
A woman scans the menu at Upstairs on the Square on Winthrop St. The upscale bar and restaurant, which has occupied its current location since 2002, will close its doors at the end of the year.