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City Sports advertises a going-out-of-business sale at its Brattle Street location on Tuesday, November 17, 2015.
City Sports will close all 26 stores including its Harvard Square location.
El Jefe’s owner John Schall said he wants to create a higher quality dining experience by using fresh ingredients in his taqueria, which replaced The Taco Truck at the 83 Mt. Auburn St. storefront.
The line for Chelsea Clinton’s appearance at the Harvard Book Store wound around the block. Clinton signed copies of her new book, “It’s Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired, and Get Going!”, aimed at children and teens.
This weekend’s Head of the Charles Regatta brought Harvard Square establishments a boom in sales and a change of pace from business as usual.
The board’s four-to-one vote comes after Harvard planners and architects met with the zoning board twice this summer in attempts to receive its approval, but a vote was delayed both times after pushback from local residents.
Pedestrian traffic has been re-routed and motor vehicles limited to one lane of travel to make way for repairs on Mount Auburn Street sidewalks and roadways.
Both Al’s and Clover are popular local institutions, and their forthcoming departure because of planned renovations to the Smith Campus Center, caused a stir among some students.
Customers line up for made-to-order sandwiches at Al’s Sandwich Shop on Monday evening.
People enjoy Clover’s “food lab” menu at its Harvard Square location on Monday evening.
The restaurant will tentatively have projector screens, stay open until 1 a.m. on weekdays, and seat up to 90 people.
Businesses located in Harvard’s Smith Campus Center, including local institutions like Al’s Cafe and the Clover Food Lab, must vacate their spaces in the next several months to make way for planned renovations.