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Harvard COOP
Harvard Square

Harvard Innovation Labs Co-Founder Jodi Goldstein To Serve as Coop CEO

Harvard Innovation Labs Co-Founder Jodi Goldstein will serve as the next chief executive officer of the Harvard Cooperative Society, a joint MIT-Harvard clothing and gift store, the organization announced on Monday.

The Democracy Center
On Campus

Activists Demand ‘Indefinite Pause’ on Plans to Renovate Democracy Center for New Nonprofit

More than 100 activists and Cambridge residents demanded an “indefinite pause” on plans to close the Democracy Center during a tense and frequently emotional meeting Monday night.

Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School

HLS Students Targeted by Online Doxxing and Billboard Truck in Harvard Square

Harvard Law School students and several leaders in its student government faced doxxing attacks after the passage of a resolution on Friday calling on the University to divest from “illegal Israeli settlements.”

Ten One Tea House
Harvard Square

Tea Time: Ten One Becomes Fourth Boba Shop in Harvard Square

Boba shop Ten One Tea House opened in Harvard Square earlier this month, delighting customers with their wide selection of “artisanal healthy drinks.”

Las Palmas Storefront on Mount Auburn St
Harvard Square

Las Palmas Uprooted From Harvard Square After Less Than 5 Months in New Location

Las Palmas, a Dominican restaurant chain, shut its doors in Harvard Square in late November, less than five months after it moved into a new location on Mount Auburn Street in The Garage.

Cambridge Arts Spaces Cover
Scrutiny

From Bob Dylan to This? Surviving a Shrinking Cambridge Arts Scene

Artists imbue the Square with the culture and charm that give the city its character — and its market price. But what would a sustainable arts culture look like in Cambridge, and who is willing to pay for it?

Van Leeuwen Ice Cream
Food and Drink

Here’s the Scoop: Van Leeuwen’s to Open in Harvard Square

Van Leeuwen Ice Cream will look to be the cherry on top of ice cream selections in Harvard Square as it is set to open a Cambridge location in the near future.

Irving House
Harvard Square

Rachael Solem, Longtime Irving House Proprietor, Remembered for Her Impact on Local Businesses

Rachael Solem, a founding member of the Cambridge Local First business organization, was remembered by Cambridge residents and leaders for her commitment to the city’s small businesses and nonprofits.

Cambridge City Hall Tower
Harvard Square

As Cambridge Emergency Shelter Struggles to Meet Needs, Chelsea Nonprofit Provides Resources to Families

La Colaborativa, an immigrant social service organization in Chelsea, opened a walk-in day services center on Tuesday for families staying in the state-run emergency homeless shelter in Cambridge, which has struggled to transition its residents into permanent housing.

Achilito's
Food and Drink

Fans, Critics Spill the Beans on New Mexican Restaurant Achilito’s

Achilito’s, a small chain of Mexican restaurants based around Massachusetts, opened its newest location in Harvard Square earlier this year.

Cambridge City Hall and Central Square
Food and Drink

Cambridge Chefs Named James Beard Award Semifinalists

Three Cambridge chefs — Tracy Chang of PAGU, Conor Dennehy of Talulla, and Patricia Estorino of Gustazo Cuban Kitchen & Bar — were nominated as semifinalists for the James Beard Award for best chef in the Northeast region.

Cambridge City Hall and Central Square
Harvard Square

An Emergency Shelter in Cambridge Was Meant To Be Transitory. Families Have Stayed for Weeks.

A temporary homeless shelter at the Cambridge Registry of Deeds building was only meant to house families for five to ten days. But a shortage of permanent shelter options means that most families have remained there since December.

33 Dunster Street
Food and Drink

Event Space ‘Dx’ Dances into Harvard Square

Dx @Dunster, an event space coming to the former location of John Harvard’s Brewery, is set to open next month.

Flat Top Johnny's Mural
Harvard Square

‘Flat Top Johnny’s’ Gives It Another Shot in Kendall Square

Flat Top Johnny’s, a Kendall Square hangout offering pool, pinball, pub fare, and drinks reopened Friday after a three-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Painted Burro
Harvard Square

Latin American Restaurant Painted Burro Gallops Into Harvard Square

Painted Burro, a Latin American restaurant and tequila bar, opened its third location in Harvard Square last Monday.

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