Square Business

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Cambridge Prepares for Flood of Regatta Visitors

Ahead of this weekend's Head of the Charles regatta, Square businesses say “nothing else really compares" to the rush of customers from the annual event.

Smith Center Construction
Food and Drink

Bon Me and Pavement Coffee Look to Smith Campus Center

Bon Me and Pavement Coffeehouse could open in the renovated Smith Campus Center as soon as September 2018.

Chicken and Rice
Food and Drink

Chicken and Rice Guys Truck May Return to Plaza in Spring

After an E. coli outbreak linked to Chicken and Rice Guys temporarily shuttered its shops and food trucks this spring, the restaurant has been working to get back on its feet.

Crimson Corner & Tory Row
Food and Drink

&pizza Set to Move Forward in Harvard Square

The Washington, D.C.-based restaurant chain &pizza has finally gained approval to bring its make-your-own pizza pies to Harvard Square.

Smith Campus Center Construction
College

Smith Construction Poses Parking Challenges in Square

The fierce battle for parking spaces, a regular part of Cantabrigians’ daily routine, has intensified as Smith Campus Center construction has ramped up.

Kaju Tofu House
Cambridge

Kaju Tofu House Closes Shop at Crimson Galeria​​

Kaju Tofu House, a Harvard Square favorite serving spicy Korean fare and plentiful side dishes, closed its doors to student dismay Wednesday evening.

Winthrop Park
Harvard Square

Local Businesses Look to Court to Block Potential Marijuana Dispensary

The lawsuit argues that because marijuana is still illegal under federal law, the proposed Winthrop St. dispensary should not be allowed to open.

University Wine Store
Harvard Square

Facing High Rents, Quad-Area Wine Shop to Move Next Door

​University Wine Shop, a favorite stop for Quad party hosts, will be moving one door down in November after facing high rent in their current location.

Square Business

Warby Parker Eyewear To Open in Square

Starting Friday, Harvard affiliates and passersby won’t have to strain their eyes to find quality glasses.

Smith Campus Center Construction
Harvard Square

Smith Center Construction Takes a Toll on Local Businesses

The constant din of Smith Center construction has posed challenges to neighboring businesses—even prompting a recently-closed locale to sue Harvard.

Gourmet Shoppe
Harvard Square

Gourmet Shoppe

Cardullo’s Gourmet Shoppe is for sale after nearly seven decades of operations in Harvard Square.

Gourmet Shoppe
Harvard Square

Properties Housing Felipe's, Crema, and Cardullo's Up for Sale

The real estate deal could fetch more than $100 million and reshape the face of Harvard Square.

Harvard Square

Furniture Nonprofit To Move To Square

Furnishing Hope—a nonprofit that provides furniture to help with the transition out of homelessness—is due to open in Harvard Square next month.

Clover in the Science Center
Student Life

Science Center Clover Up and Running, But Without BoardPlus

Because Clover is not operated by Harvard University Dining Services, students will not be able to spend BoardPlus there, according to HUDS spokesperson Crista Martin.

CVS
Harvard Square

CVS

A pedestrian passes the recently-closed CVS store on Massachusetts Avenue.