Harvard affiliates, tourists, and volunteers convened at the Charles River this past weekend to attend the Head of the Charles Regatta, one of the world’s largest rowing events.
More than a year after Covid-19 forced Blackbird Doughnuts to close, the artisanal donut shop has returned to the Smith Campus Center with a savory surprise in tow: Sally’s Sandwiches.
Blue Bottle Coffee is set to return to Harvard Square in late October, months after the chain announced the permanent closure of its Square location.
Every October, National Women’s Small Business Month honors the numerous contributions of female entrepreneurs to local economies. In recognition, The Crimson spoke with some of the women who run popular establishments in Harvard Square.
Harvard Square will soon welcome Wusong Road, a newly established Chinese American restaurant and tiki bar headed by chef Jason Doo and Thomas Brush, the owner of Felipe’s Taqueria.
Harvard Square coffee chains Pavement Coffeehouse and Darwin’s Ltd. have moved to unionize in recent months as the stores seek to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.
A rising rat population in Harvard Square is pestering students and city officials alike, as Cambridge tries to address the influx of unwelcome rodentia.
The business will be housed at 9 JFK St. — across from CVS — and is part of a 60 branch expansion into New England that Chase announced in 2018, per JPMorgan Chase spokesperson Briana Curran. Currently, Chase’s only presence in the Square is an ATM in the Harvard Square MBTA station.
Harvard Square convenience store Tommy’s Value reopened after closing at the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic due to a sharp drop in customers, predominately Harvard students.
Amid a national shortage in restaurant workers, Harvard Square businesses have been inundated with customers, causing stores to reduce their hours and discontinue online ordering as lines stretch out of their doors.
The all-female Bee Club has its own clubhouse once again, thanks to a $2.2 million purchase of the building that formerly housed Café Pamplona by the club’s president, a College junior.
In the wake of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s new policy allowing student athletes to profit off their brand image, Harvard athletes are taking advantage by inking sponsorship deals with local and national brands.