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Harvard Square

Oktoberfest 2022: Street Fair
Harvard Square

Harvard Square Hosts 43rd Annual Oktoberfest

Harvard Square hosted Cambridge’s 43rd Annual Oktoberfest on Sunday, complete with beer, sausages, and music to entertain overflow crowds.

Oktoberfest 2022: Street Fair
Harvard Square

Oktoberfest 2022: Street Fair

Oktoberfest 2022: Acrobatic Performance
Harvard Square

Oktoberfest 2022: Acrobatic Performance

Oktoberfest 2022: HONK Performance
Harvard Square

Oktoberfest 2022: HONK Performance

Odds Bodkin 1
Harvard Square

Video: Telling Stories in Harvard Square

Odds M. Bodkin is one of Harvard Square's most interesting storytellers. His art has taken him to the White House and Lincoln Center — and it has led him to form a special relationship with Grendel’s Den, the Square staple that has served as a venue for many of his performances.

Starbucks At The Abbot
Food and Drink

Spilling the Beans: Starbucks to Rejoin Harvard Square — In a New Location

Just in time for peppermint and holiday drinks, Starbucks will return to Harvard Square in November, down the road from its previous location on Massachusetts Avenue.

Starbucks At The Abbot
Food and Drink

Starbucks At The Abbot

The Abbot Building is set to become Starbucks' new home in Harvard Square.

Le Macaron
Harvard Square

Baking News: Le Macaron French Pastries Opens in Harvard Square

Harvard Square officially welcomed Le Macaron French Pastries in a grand opening event Saturday.

Taiyaki NYC
Harvard Square

Fishy Business: Ice Cream Store Taiyaki NYC to Open Harvard Square Location in July

Soft serve ice cream store Taiyaki NYC will open a Harvard Square location in July, joining a growing number of chains setting up shop in the area.

Pit-A-Palooza
Harvard Square

Ahead of Demolition, One Last Hurrah for the Harvard Square Pit at Pit-A-Palooza

Harvard Square’s Pit — the slightly submerged area located behind the T station entrance — is set to be demolished in July, but for one last time on Saturday, it was transformed into a circle pit.

City Council Meeting
City Politics

Proposal to Limit Memorial Drive Weekend Closures to Sundays Sparks Resident Backlash

Cambridge City Councilors debated a proposed policy order limiting the weekend closures of Memorial Drive to Sundays during its meeting Monday night. In advance of the meeting, a petition circulated by Cambridge Bicycle Safety collected nearly 2,200 signatures in opposition to the change.

Harvard Square

Mapping Harvard Square’s Transformation, From the Last In-person Commencement to Today

Harvard Square will host the first in-person Commencement since 2019 on Thursday. With three classes set to graduate this week, Harvard Square is alive and bustling with students, families, friends, and tourists.

TD Bank Robbery
Crime

Harvard Square TD Bank Robbed for the Third Time in a Month

A TD Bank branch in Harvard Square was robbed Monday afternoon for the third time in the last month.

TD Bank Robbery
Harvard Square

TD Bank Robbery

A TD Bank branch in Harvard Square was robbed Monday afternoon for the third time in the last month.

Church Street
Harvard Square

Bring on the Boba: Gong Cha to Open in Harvard Square

Gong Cha — an international bubble tea chain — is set to bubble into Harvard Square in early June. The store will take over the previous Dado Tea location at 50 Church St. and will be the latest addition to the Square’s boba tea collection, alongside Kung Fu Tea located at 1160 Massachusetts Ave. Boston Tea Stop, another Harvard Square staple that served bubble tea, closed last year.

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