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Mayfair Festivities

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

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.

Faculty Bows
Student Life

Photos of the Day (05/04/15)

Students for a Free Tibet Protest in the Square

Students for a Free Tibet Protest in the Square

Members of the group Students for a Free Tibet wave flags and chant at their weekly Tibet Freedom Vigil. The group has held vigils in Harvard Square every Wednesday since March 2008 to raise money and awareness for Tibetan independence.

New CVS Store Open
Harvard Square

The New CVS Next Door: A Review

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.

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.

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

Photos of the Day (03/25/2015)

Hurdy-Gurdy in the Square

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.


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.

Senior survey header
Front Feature

Class of 2015, By the Numbers

Wedding Bells

Wedding Bells 2015

On Campus

The Geography of Harvard Athletics

University Hall

Among Harvard’s Faculty, ‘Women Are Still Pioneers’