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.
Crowds of students, locals, and tourists braved frosty temperatures for $1 soft serve ice cream and $5 pizza at the grand opening of Milk Bar Bakery and &pizza in Harvard Square Saturday. The new combo store sits at 1-3 Brattle St., filling the long-time vacancy left by the departures of Tory Row and Crimson Corner.
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.
UC member Abby T. Scholer ’21, who sponsored the legislation, said the program is targeted to students who do not feel comfortable at large social events and would rather meet peers in a more intimate setting.
The plaza at the heart of Harvard Square is under construction to both renovate the elevator outside the Harvard Square T station and restore the historic Out of Town News kiosk.
According to Harvard Square Business Association director Denise Jillson, the pizza chain and dessert dive hope to open sometime this fall.
Run by Boston restaurateurs Garrett Harker, Shore Gregory, Skip Bennett, and Jeremy Sewall, the restaurant occupied the historic 1912 Conductor's Building for less than two years.
Vegan enthusiasts at the College will return to campus this year to a new hangout in the Square—Veggie Grill