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Junina Furigay

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Ryan Reynolds Named Hasty Pudding’s 2017 Man of the Year

​Ryan Reynolds, a producer and Golden Globe-nominated actor known for his roles in many box office hits, will be the Hasty Pudding Theatricals 2017 Man of the Year.


Chance the Rapper to Headline Boston Calling at Harvard Facilities

​Harvard’s athletic facilities will host Chance the Rapper, Mumford and Sons, Bon Iver, and dozens of other artists at this year’s Boston Calling music festival from May 26 to 28, its organizers announced Thursday.

Blue Bottle Coffee Site

Blue Bottle Coffee Brings ‘Another Bougie Addition’ to Harvard Square

If students were concerned about the limited number of upscale cafes near Harvard, then Blue Bottle’s impending move to 40 Bow St. should come as welcome news.

Pop-Up Chocolate Shop
Square Business

Somerville Chocolate Stores Come to Harvard Square

​Harvard Square just got a little sweeter with the opening of pop-up chocolate shop Somerville on the Charles.

Harvard Square

Sweetgreen Prepares for Tuesday Opening

After months of anticipation, eager Sweetgreen fans flocked to the chain’s new Harvard Square location last week to attend “soft opening” events in preparation for the salad chain’s official opening Tuesday.

Algiers Reopening
Harvard Square

Algiers Coffee House Reopens in the Square

After a brief closure, Algiers Coffee House opened its doors again to patrons hoping to sip on the cafe’s popular mint tea.

Food and Drink

Flour Will Bring Signature Sticky Buns to the Square

​With lines for Tatte Bakery and Cafe stretching out the door, students will now have another option for getting their coffee and croissants in Harvard Square.

Crimson Cash Reaches CVS

B.good and Oggi Gourmet Now Accepting Crimson Cash

Students now have more options in Harvard Square to spend their recently acquired $75 of Crimson Cash with the addition of b.good and Oggi Gourmet to the program.

Harvard Square

En Boca Opening Brings Mediterranean Cuisine to the Square

The restaurant opened its doors at 8 Holyoke St. on Oct. 6. The venue was previously the home of Sandrine’s, a French bistro, until that restaurant closed its doors last March after 18 years in the Square.


Students Grateful for Extra Crimson Cash

While students were happy to learn of their newfound Crimson Cash wealth, some were disappointed to learn that the service was temporarily unavailable at some Harvard Square locations.

Strike and Square Business

Students Flock to Square Eateries Amidst HUDS Strike

Many businesses in Harvard Square experienced a large spike in customer volume during peak lunch hours on Wednesday, the first day of a historic strike by HUDS workers.

Tatte Bakery Opens

Tatte Brings the Smell of Fresh Bread to Harvard Square

The smell of freshly baked bread and pastries wafting through the air along Massachusetts Avenue will soon grow familiar to passersby with the opening of Tatte Bakery and Cafe​, a European-style establishment that features a baker on site 24/7.

Oyster House

Oyster Bar ‘The Hourly’ Opens in Harvard Square

​Harvard Square has plenty of bars, but only last Thursday did it welcome its first dedicated to oysters.

Ending In Fire and Ice
Student Life

FiRE+iCE Extinguishes Flame at Harvard Square Restaurant

​Longtime Harvard Square restaurant FiRE+iCE closed its doors for the last time on Sunday after nearly 20 years in business.

Uno's Closing
Harvard in the City

Uno Leaves Pizza-Sized Hole in Harvard Square

​Fans of Chicago deep-dish pizza and cheap appetizers will have a harder time finding culinary satisfaction in Harvard Square now that Uno Pizzeria and Grill has closed its local restaurant.