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Henry W. Burnes

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New Restaurants in the Smith Center
Harvard Square

Seven Restaurants Confirmed for Smith Campus Center

Saloniki—a local Greek fast food chain—and Oggi Gourmet will be among seven vendors located in the new Smith Campus Center when the building opens this fall.

Blue Bottle Coffee
Harvard Square

Blue Bottle Coffee Opens With Crowds, Free Caffeine

Students who stopped by said they were impressed by the store’s open decor and tasty coffee.

Year in Review - Diversity: Urban Outfitters
City Politics

Planning Board Asks Developer to Modify Plans for Harvard Sq. Mall

The Cambridge Planning Board asked Regency Centers Corporation to re-submit its proposal for a Harvard Sq. mall.

Cambridge City Council
City Politics

Committee Delays Recommendation on Harvard Square Restrictions

In a meeting that ultimately ended without an official recommendation, Cambridge City officials and residents debated the merits of a controversial zoning petition.

Harvard Square

Cardullo’s Plans Boston Expansion

Cardullo’s Gourmet Shoppe, a Harvard Square icon since 1950, is planning to open a second location of its specialty food store in Boston’s Seaport neighborhood.

Blue Bottle Coffee
Harvard Square

Following Delays, Blue Bottle Coffee to Open This Winter

​Blue Bottle Coffee will soon open its liege waffle and avocado toast-filled doors at 40 Bow St., though the opening comes nearly six months later than store had initially planned.

Marijuana in Harvard Square
Harvard Square

Federal Marijuana Crackdown Could Disrupt Budding Industry

Session’s decision comes just days after the first-ever medical marijuana dispensary opened in Harvard Square.

Harvard Square

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens Joint in Harvard Square

Healthy Pharms Inc., a registered nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary, opened for business within The Red House restaurant at 98 Winthrop St. Saturday.

Gourmet Shoppe
Harvard Square

Properties Housing Felipe's, Crema, and Cardullo's Sold for More than $100 Million

After three months on the market, Harvard Square properties housing businesses including Felipe’s Taqueria have been sold to Asana Partners for $108 million.

Social Sciences Division

Sociology Professor Michèle Lamont Wins Erasmus Prize

The prize’s foundation cited Lamont’s “devoted contribution to social science research into the relationship between knowledge, power and diversity.”

University Hall, Fall 2017
Social Sciences Division

Forty-Eight Seniors in Class of 2018 Chosen for Phi Beta Kappa

The students will be formally inducted into the society on Nov. 29.

Department of Athletics

Panelists Consider Challenges Facing College Athletics

University presidents and athletics administrators discussed amateurism, coaching and staff diversity, and several scandals that have dogged athletics programs in recent years.


Rodrik Advocates ‘Globalization Without Globalism'

Introducing Rodrik, Danielle S. Allen—a Government professor and the director of the Safra Center— emphasized how Rodrik is particularly keen on asking both political and economic questions.

Climbing Wall Moved to the Quad
Student Life

Expanded Climbing Wall Reopens at QRAC

Although the new wall is located near the Quad and away from the center of campus, students say attendance numbers in the gym have increased since its relocation.