The Middle East — a landmark nightclub and restaurant on the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Brookline Street in Central Square — was put up for sale last week, co-owner Nabil Sater told Cambridge Day last Sunday.
As students head out of Harvard Square for the summer, another familiar place will be packing up too. John Harvard’s Brewery & Ale House will leave its flagship location May 30th.
Excitement peaked at the Smith Campus Center on Monday afternoon as Harvard affiliates celebrated the grand opening of the Center’s newest restaurant, The Heights. Located on the top floor of the Smith Center, The Heights allows Harvard ID-holder and their guests to dine while admiring sweeping views of Cambridge and Boston.
The Hong Kong restaurant will feature a live music venue on the third floor of its Harvard Square location starting next month. The new plans for the third floor will include live performances as well as DJ events and dancing after 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
The Starbucks located at the Garage in Harvard Square is set to close this Friday at 9:30 p.m. after more than 20 years in business.
Crema Cafe, a Harvard Square fixture for the past ten years, will shutter its doors around December 17 after its landlord declined to renew the Cafe's contract.