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Bartley's Lawsuit
Harvard Square

Bartley’s, Harvard Sued for Alleged Disability Discrimination

A local man filed a lawsuit against Mr. Bartley’s Burger Cottage and Harvard, which owns the restaurant’s building, earlier this month, alleging that the restaurant violates the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Lunar New Year 15
Boston

In Photos: Lunar New Year 2019

The Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association of New England hosted Boston’s 2019 Lion Dance Parade Jan. 27 to celebrate the Year of the Pig. The parade featured ten local lion dance troupes, including the Wah Lum Kung Fu Athletic Association, the Boston Chinese Free Masons Athletic Club, and the Calvin Chin Martial Arts Academy.

Darwin's Ltd
Harvard Square

Darwin's Ltd

A new outpost of coffee chain Darwin's Ltd. replaced Petsi Pies at the beginning of the month.

Robinson Hall
College

Harvard Finishes Eight-Month Renovation of Robinson Hall

The University has finished an eight-month renovation of Robinson Hall, one of the last buildings in Harvard Yard that was not wheelchair accessible. The construction project added an elevator, modernized offices and classrooms in the building, and relocated the bathrooms.

Construction Preparation
Harvard Square

Businesses Prepare for Harvard Square Construction

The Cambridge Community Development Department hosted a workshop in the Smith Campus Center to prepare Harvard Square business owners for an oncoming influx of local construction projects on Wednesday afternoon.

Yard Sale
Harvard Square

Harvard Square Business Association Holds Charity Yard Sale for Homeless Shelter

Square residents ventured out in the cold to Brattle Street Saturday to shop and support their neighbors at a charity yard sale for the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter. The event, which was organized by the Harvard Square Business Association, raised nearly $2,000 for the homeless shelter.

kiosk event
Harvard Square

City Hosts Forum on Harvard Square Kiosk Renovation

Amidst the hustle and bustle of Harvard Square’s daily life, ongoing plans for a complete transformation of the central Harvard Square Kiosk and its surrounding plaza are underway. Designers, architects, and citizens mingled at a public showcase Thursday to view and discuss the project’s progress.

kiosk event
Harvard in the City

kiosk event

Cambridge residents gathered in the Smith Campus Center Thursday to view preliminary sketches of a redesigned Harvard Square Kiosk. The kiosk has housed a newsstand since 1984.

Chocolate in the Square
Food and Drink

A Sweet Saturday in Cambridge: Harvard Square Chocolate Festival Attracts Hordes

Harvard students and Cambridge residents flooded Harvard Square to sample free treats at the Chocolate Tasting Event Saturday, part of the weekend’s 11th Annual Taste of Chocolate Festival.

MLK Photo 2
Cambridge

MLK Photo 2

Cambridge residents make scarves and blankets at the city's annual day of service. Presidential candidate and Harvard Law School professor emerita Elizabeth A. Warren attended the event.

MLK Photo 1
Cambridge

MLK Photo 1

Volunteers mill around Cambridge City Hall during the city's annual Martin Luther King Day of Service, held Monday.

MLK Photo 1
Cambridge City Council

Thousands of Cambridge Residents Attend MLK Day Community Service Event

Braving strong winds and sub-freezing temperatures, more than two thousand Cambridge residents descended on City Hall and Central Square Monday for Cambridge’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service.

Minimum Wage Timeline
Harvard Law School

Minimum Wage Timeline

Alden & Harlow
Cambridge

The Longfellow Bar Opens on Brattle Street Amid a Sea of Closings

Harvard Square diners disappointed by the recent slew of restaurant closings finally have a new place to dig in — the Longfellow Bar at Alden & Harlow opened its doors on Brattle Street Saturday.

Boston Women's March protesters
Boston

Protesters Brave Sub-Freezing Temperature to Attend Boston’s Third Women’s March

Thousands of protestors donning bright pink hats and scarves braved sub-freezing temperatures to converge on Boston Commons Saturday for the Boston Women’s March – turning out alongside hundreds of other “sister” marches across the country.

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