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Whole Foods and Harvard
On Campus

Food Trucks on Campus

Harvard Square

Hosiery Store Penti Closes

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.

Smith Campus Center Front
College

Historical Commission Approves Campus Center Plans

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.

Cambridge City Council

Cambridge Bans Plastic Bags, Imposes Fee on Paper Bags

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.

New CVS Store Open
Student Life

New 24-Hour CVS Opens at 6 JFK Street

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.

Drinks at Felipe's
Harvard Square

Drinks at Felipe's

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.

Snow on Plympton
Harvard Square

Amid Snow, Square Tour Companies Weather the Winter

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.

Drinks at Felipe's
Student Life

Felipe's Says Liquor License Is on Its Way

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.

Crimson Key Tour
College

Photos of the Day (03/26/2015)

Sandrine's Bistro Closing
Food and Drink

Sandrine's Bistro Closing

Sandrine’s Bistro, located on 8 Holyoke Street, will close on Mar. 30. The restaurant management company Classic Restaurant Concepts LLC purchased the space.

UC Forum
College

Photos of the Day (03/24/2015)

Sandrine's Bistro Closing
Harvard Square

After 18 Years in the Square, Sandrine’s Will Close Monday

Sandrine's Bistro will close March 30, and will be replaced by a new high-end restaurant that will open in May.

Thesis Season
College

As Seniors Print Theses, Classics Shifts to Digital Submissions

Following a decision made several weeks ago, seniors in the Classics Department will, for the first time, only be required to submit a PDF copy of their thesis.

Bacon Wrapped Dates
Food and Drink

Bacon Wrapped Dates

Appetizer Recommendation: Datiles from Orinoco's ($7.50). Bacon will never not be good, but it was even better than usual when wrapped around almond-stuffed dates. Orinoco's serves Venezuelan food with a modern twist.

Macaroons from Darwin's
Food and Drink

Macaroons from Darwin's

Dessert/Pastry Recommendation: Macaroons from Darwins Ltd. ($4.95 for 3). These little pastries were chewy, yet crispy, and covered in frosting--FM preferred the chocolate.

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office
College

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard