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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.

Paul J. Barreira
College

Photos of the Day (03/25/2015)

Hurdy-Gurdy in the Square
Music

Hurdy-Gurdy in the Square

Watertown resident Donald N. Heller plays the hurdy-gurdy in front of the Harvard Book Store on Wednesday afternoon. Heller said he prefers playing on the periphery of the Square because the more crowded areas with lots of musicians can become a “circus.” “I like this spot,” he said, “this spot here.”

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.

Icicle
College

After Winter Storms, University Removes Threat of Falling Icicles

As icicles attached to the side of buildings on campus and in the Square have begun to fall onto sidewalks, Harvard is continuing to remove them and clear ice dams.

Felipe's Interior
Food and Drink

Mi Casa es Tu Casa: The Nuevo Felipe’s

In Anticipation of Liquiteria
Harvard Square

New York Juice Vendor Liquiteria is Coming to Harvard Square

Liquiteria will open in Harvard Square this spring, at the former site of The Body Shop on Massachusetts Avenue.

Harvard Square

Despite Spin-Off, Coop Management Remains Constant

Barnes and Noble’s recent announcement that the company divide its education and retail divisions into two separate publicly traded companies will not affect operations at the Harvard Coop, which is managed by Barnes and Noble.

Radioshack Bankruptcy
Harvard Square

Radioshack Bankruptcy

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.

North Korean Defectors Sit on Panel at HRiNK Event
IOP

Photos of the Day (02/24/2015)

Square in the Snow
College

Square Businesses See Winter Downturn

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.

Harvard Square

Around Town: Single on Valentine's Day

Midway through February 14th, you happen to open Facebook and make the unpleasant discovery that, once again, it is Valentine’s Day. This is bad news. Never fear, though—you’re bulletproof.

Clover Pushpir Sandwich
Food and Drink

Clover Pushpir Sandwich

A worker in Clover prepares a Pushpir Sandwich.

C'est Bon
The Square

C'est Bon

C'est Bon Market & Liquors remained open during blizzard Juno.

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard

Central Administration

In Op-Ed, Law Profs Call for University Governance Changes

Jeffrey K. McDonough Artwork
Scrutiny

Not a 9-to-5 Job

Advising Programs Office Under Construction
College

Freshman Advising: Under Construction