The Square

Border Cafe
Food and Drink

Harvard Square's Best Gluten-Free Eats

Eating gluten-free can be hard, but with this list, you'll be able to be both gluttonous and gluten free!

Crimson Corner Newstand
Food and Drink

Cambridge Residents Worried &pizza Will Detract from Square

Cantabrigians voiced concerns that the D.C.-based &pizza’s arrival in Harvard Square may detract from the Square’s unique character.

The Hong Kong Restaurant
Harvard Square

The Hong Kong Restaurant

The Hong Kong Restaurant, which features a bar lounge and dance floor, was forced to close temporarily on Friday by the Cambridge Licence Commission.

Harvard Square

City Council Pressures Harvard Square Theater Owner to Make Plans for Property

Cambridge city officials are pushing the owners of the long-vacant Harvard Square Theater to come up with a plan for its future soon—and threatening to seize the site if they do not.

The Book That Changed America
Books

The Book That Changed America

Randall Fuller talks about Charles Darwin and the impact of his book Tuesday night at the Harvard Bookstore.

Pinkberry Will Swirl No More
Harvard Square

Pinkberry Will Swirl No More

Pinkberry located at 1380 Massachusetts Ave has closed its doors.

Harvard Square

Weekend Chili Cook-Off Heats Up Harvard Square

With hundreds of locals gathered Saturday afternoon, the competition was on. Beat Brasserie, Crema Cafe, El Jefe’s, Grendel’s Den, En Boca and the Sinclair were all after the same goal: the Harvard Square Chili Pot trophy.

Amorino Gelato
College

Amorino Gelato

Artisanal Gelato Maker, Amorino Gelato, will soon be opening in Harvard Square.

Chocolate Festival
Harvard Square

Chocolate Festival

Stores in Harvard Square hand out free chocolate to attendees during the Harvard Square Chocolate Festival Saturday afternoon.

Crimson Corner in Jeopardy
The Square

Crimson Corner in Jeopardy

Crimson Corner, a family-owned newsstand and souvenir shop, may close after 54 years in Harvard Square.

Crimson Corner in Jeopardy
Harvard Square

&pizza Eyes Harvard Square Location

The Cambridge zoning board will consider a bid this week to replace Harvard Square’s family-run newsstand and gift shop Crimson Corner with Washington, D.C.-based eatery &pizza.

Harvard Square

In Tense Meeting, City Council Debates Square’s Future

A roundtable discussion at Cambridge City Hall turned tense at times as attendees discussed recent developments in Harvard Square with representatives from Harvard and other major property owners like Equity One and Gerald L. Chan.

Pop-Up Chocolate Shop
Food and Drink

Pop-Up Chocolate Shop

Lizzy’s Ice Cream has temporarily been replaced with a pop-up chocolate shop that will occupy the space through February.

Serhii Plokhy at the Harvard Bookstore
Books

Serhii Plokhy at the Harvard Bookstore

Ukrainian History professor Serhii Plokhy speaks about his new book, The Man With the Poison Gun, on Bohdan Stashynsky, who was coerced into becoming a KGB assassin and ultimately defected to West Germany.

Tatte in The Square Prepares for The Game
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Tatte in The Square Prepares for The Game

Tatte, the bakery and cafe that opened in the Harvard Square location previously occupied by Panera, prepares for the thousands of visitors that will be at the Harvard-Yale game this weekend. “We’re likely going to learn a lot and come up with some local ideas for next year,” said Tzurit Or, owner of Tatte.