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Katherine E. Wang

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New Target in Porter Square
Quad

New Target to Open Near Quad in Porter Square

“It’s incredibly unfortunate that I will be graduating this year, because that means that I won’t be able to reap the benefits of this new Target as much,” Tess Saperstein ’18 said.

Curiosley Still Open
Harvard Square

Curious George Store to Remain in Harvard Square

"We are not closed,” said store owner Adam S. Hirsch. “We are not going anywhere anytime soon.”

Harvard Square
Harvard Square

Square Property Values Nearly Doubled in Last Five Years

The rise in appraised property values provides a window into the economic forces reshaping Harvard Square.

Chicken and Rice
Food and Drink

Chicken and Rice Guys Truck May Return to Plaza in Spring

After an E. coli outbreak linked to Chicken and Rice Guys temporarily shuttered its shops and food trucks this spring, the restaurant has been working to get back on its feet.

Clover in the Science Center
Student Life

Science Center Clover Up and Running, But Without BoardPlus

Because Clover is not operated by Harvard University Dining Services, students will not be able to spend BoardPlus there, according to HUDS spokesperson Crista Martin.

HSA Office
College

New Dorm Supply Delivery Service Aims to Compete with HSA

ShopCrimson, a student-run business that delivers dorm room supplies, aims to give the University's dominant student corporation some competition this year.

Wagamama Closing
Harvard Square

Wagamama Closes Doors After Decade in the Square

After a decade in Harvard Square, the Japanese noodle restaurant Wagamama closed its doors at 57 JFK St. for good on Sunday, July 9.

Lady Justice
College

Lady Justice

Student Life

Popular Formalwear Store Keezer’s To Close in July

Since its opening in 1895, Harvard students have flocked to Keezer’s to buy suits and tuxedos, and Goldstein said notable alumni like John F. Kennedy ’40 and Conan C. O’Brien ’85 have been outfitted at the store.

Harvard Square

Les Sablons Brings French Cuisine to Historic Conductor’s Building

​The historic 1912 Conductor’s Building—the only surviving structure from Cambridge’s earliest subway system—is back in business, but this time without any subway cars.

Chicken and Rice
Food and Drink

E. Coli Outbreak Temporarily Closes Chicken & Rice Guys Food Truck

An outbreak of E.coli has forced the closure of the Boston area's Chicken & Rice Guys locations, including the food truck often parked in the Science Center Plaza.

Clover Coffee Bar
On Campus

Science Center Clover Prompts Memes, Excitement, and Despair Among Students

For some, the change is a more healthful and convenient dining option, while others say they will miss the greasy grab-and go food once occupying the Science Center.

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.

Theater
Harvard Square

Former Harvard Square Theater Still Without Plans

​The owner of the former Harvard Square Theater property has not made public his plans for the property more than a month after the City Council gave him 30 days to do so.

Fjällräven
Harvard Square

Swedish Outdoor Store Fjällräven Treks Into Square

​Adding a Scandinavian touch to the Square, Swedish outdoor brand Fjällräven held its grand opening—complete with live music, food, promotions, and giveaways—at 63 Church St. on March 24.