Blue Bottle Coffee turned its temporary Covid-wrought closure into a permanent one last month, leaving Harvard Square just three years after its opening.
After a year of uncertainty, Harvard Square business owners are looking forward to welcoming more tourists and students to the Square in the next few months, now that Covid-19 vaccines are readily available in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
The Harvard Square Business Association collaborated with the mutual aid initiative Cambridge Community Fridge to bring a community fridge to Harvard Square in early January.
Roughly 100 Cambridge residents fled their homes last week, forced out by a fire originating on the third floor of a condominium in Harvard Square that spread throughout the building.
During a tumultuous four years under the administration of Donald J. Trump, local leaders have dealt with the fallout of how its policies trickled down into the lives of Cambridge residents. While Covid-19 and economic fallout raged nationally, the city’s top issues — homelessness, food insecurity, and small business erosion — have all been exacerbated.
The Harvard Cooperative Society announced in late December that its flagship Harvard Square store, located at 1400 Massachusetts Ave., will temporarily close for renovations, with plans to reopen in April.
With businesses across the country suffering during the pandemic, those in Cambridge are especially struggling with the loss of their typical student customer base and uncertainty about when they will ever return in full force.
Cookies, a cannabis store, was given the green light to come to Cambridge in September, but some residents are unhappy about the visibility of the real estate the dispensary will occupy in Harvard Square.
Bicycle safety activists held a memorial service for Darryl Willis, the victim of a fatal August cycling accident in Harvard Square, on Saturday.
Commonwealth Wine School — which offers wine classes ranging from tastings to multi-year certification programs — opened for in-person classes this month at the Garage in Harvard Square.
Middlesex County District Attorney Marian T. Ryan and Cambridge Police Commissioner Branville G. Bard Jr. have identified the victim of a fatal traffic accident in Harvard Square last month as 55-year-old Darryl Willis.
Ravi Patel has taken over the popular convenience store Louie’s Superette after purchasing it from longtime proprietor Cheng-San Chen.
The new Square location is an expansion of the original Fóumami, which opened in 2010 and occupies a space at 225 Franklin Street in Boston’s Financial District.
A car crashed near one of Harvard’s freshman dorms early Thursday morning, leaving the driver dead and the one passenger in critical condition, according to the Cambridge Police Department.
The Cambridge Police Department diverted traffic in the nearby blocks of the surrounding area. CPD warned in a tweet at approximately 2:07 p.m. that residents should expect traffic impacts in Harvard Square during the response to the fire.
Louie’s Superette, a beloved convenience store that sells beer and wine to Harvard students, is set to change hands after a 32-year stint in Cambridge.
OTTO Pizza reopened in Harvard Square this past Friday after a hood-vent fire over the summer forced the restaurant to close temporarily.