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Smith Campus Center Front
Harvard in the City

Zoning Board Delays Decision on Campus Center Plans

Cambridge residents and members of the board at a public hearing on Thursday expressed mixed opinions of the plans.

Smith Campus Center Front
Harvard in the City

Cambridge Planning Board Recommends Campus Center 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.

In With The New
Books

In With The New

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.

Mayfair Festivities
College

Mayfair Festivities

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.

Mayfair Festivities
College

Mayfair Festivities

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.

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.

Beauty After Ruin
Highlight

Beauty After Ruin

Harvard Ed Portal Opening
Highlight

Year In Review 2015

Fischer Touchdown
Highlight

Year in Sports 2015

Senior survey header
Front Feature

Class of 2015, By the Numbers