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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.
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.
Business activity for several Square establishments has decreased in recent weeks due to the wintry weather.
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.
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.
Business owners say amendments will hurt tobacco sales, but not enough to force them to close down.
Leavitt & Peirce, a tobacco shop right of J.P. Licks, is lit up on evening of February 9th.
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.
Upcoming renovations to the Smith Campus Center include expanded glass paneled facades, a rooftop terrace, and more entertainment venues.
While most stores closed during the blizzard Juno, a few businesses, such as C'est Bon Market & Liquors, remained open.
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.
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.
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.