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Naomi Klein
Harvard Square

Journalist Naomi Klein Calls for New Approach to Climate Change at Harvard Square Book Talk

In a talk lasting more than an hour, Klein said it was necessary to declare an “all-out war on pollution and poverty and racism and colonialism and despair, all at the same time.”

Cambridge Galeria
Food and Drink

Veggie Grill Sprouts in Harvard Square

Launched in 2006, Veggie Grill currently has 34 restaurants operating along the West Coast and is seeking to expand onto the East Coast, starting with the opening of its JFK Street location.

Bartley's Burgers
Harvard Square

ADA Lawsuit Against Harvard, Mr. Bartley’s Burger Cottage Dismissed

A lawsuit filed against Mr. Bartley’s Burger Cottage and Harvard for allegedly violating the Americans with Disabilities Act was dismissed earlier this fall. The plaintiff in the case, Andres R. Melo, filed the initial complaint in federal court in February 2019.

Vape Shop Ban Impact
Harvard Square

Vape Shop Ban Impact

Massachusetts' emergency ban on the sale of all vaping products will affect businesses like Boston Smoke Shop, which is located on JFK Street near Harvard Square.

Pedestrians
Harvard Square

Following Deadly Crash, Residents Reimagine Pedestrian Safety in Harvard Square

Cambridge residents and city officials have started to question the state of pedestrian safety after 67-year-old librarian Sharon Hamer was struck and killed last week crossing the street in Harvard Square outside of the crosswalk.

Pedestrians
Harvard Square

Pedestrians

Pedestrians cross Massachusetts Avenue in groups, causing automobile traffic to stall for a moment.

Spyce
Food and Drink

Robot Chefs To 'Spyce' Things Up in Harvard Square

Spyce, a Boston-based restaurant chain offering meals engineered by robot chefs, will open in Harvard Square in early 2020.

Spyce
Food and Drink

Spyce

A new restaurant called Spyce is set to open next year in the building that Chipotle vacated in January.

Harvard Square Newsstand
Harvard Square

Out of Town News to Leave Town

Out of Town News has sold newspapers from around the globe to Cambridge residents, students, and celebrities. Famous patrons included poet Robert Frost, celebrity chef Julia Child, and Microsoft founders Paul Allen and Bill Gates.

Flat Patties
Student Life

Flat Patties Flips Out of Harvard Square

The restaurant has operated in this location since 2014, after migrating from its former locale in the Garage in Harvard Square. Flat Patties’ current retail space is owned by Asana Partners, the North Carolina-based development company that owns several retail storefronts on Brattle St.

Harvard Square Newsstand
Harvard Square

Harvard Square Newsstand

Visitors to Harvard Square walk past Out of Town News in Harvard Square Wednesday afternoon. The newsstand is scheduled to close at the end of October.

Flat Patties
Harvard Square

Flat Patties

Flat Patties, a local burger restaurant in Harvard Square, is scheduled to close by the end of 2019.

Traffic Stopped in the Square
Harvard Square

Truck Fatally Strikes Pedestrian in Harvard Square

A truck driver fatally struck a female pedestrian in her 60s early Tuesday morning on Brattle Street in Harvard Square, according to a statement released by the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office.

Traffic Stopped in the Square
Harvard Square

Traffic Stopped in the Square

Cambridge police stopped traffic in Harvard Square from around 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday after a boom truck hit a pedestrian.

Police Shut Down Harvard Square
Harvard Square

Police Shut Down Harvard Square

The Cambridge Police Department and Fire Department closed down the T station and several blocks in Harvard Square Monday Evening.

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