His name is Rigo, he works the night shift, and he is Instagram famous.
Although the physical location will be different, the square footage will remain about the same and customers should expect almost everything else to remain unchanged, Oggi Manager Elvett Welch said.
Clover Food Lab aficionados questioning the future of the Harvard Square storefront may fear no more: the beloved local vegetarian restaurant will be moving to the Massachusetts Avenue building previously home to Yenching restaurant.
There's a new Peet's Coffee in Harvard Square. For those wondering, this Peet’s, which doubles as the front counter of a Capital One bank, now sits in the same block as the two Starbucks and two CVS’s in the area, and is within sight of the original Peet’s that sits on the opposite corner.
More than a year after the City of Cambridge formally began planning its construction, a new stand-alone public toilet in Harvard Square is finally close to flushing.
Capital One Cafe, a restaurant affiliated with the national bank, opened up its fifth Boston-area cafe at 24 JFK St. earlier last month. Capital One spokesperson Laura DiLello described the cafe as “a store within a store.”
Yenching Restaurant, pictured on Monday evening. The eatery, which has been serving Harvard Square for 40 years, closed on Sunday.
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.