‘Stabilizing in the New Normal’: Harvard Square Adapts to Post-Pandemic Challenges
While Harvard Square has welcomed a bevy of new businesses in the last year — ranging from vintage clothing stores to boba tea shops to athletic facilities — a number of longstanding businesses continue to feel the lingering pains of the pandemic.
Madras Dosa Co. Brings a Dose of Dosa to Harvard Square
Madras Dosa Co., a chain specializing in customizable dosas, opened its doors last Friday with the goal of bringing South Indian food to Harvard Square.
‘Sustainably Bougie’: Vico Style Ventures Into Harvard Square
Vico Style, a vintage fashion startup that opened last month, aims to help customers “be sustainably bougie on a budget,” according to its founder.
Lê’s Vietnamese Restaurant Set to Leave Harvard Square Due to Garage Renovations
Lê’s Vietnamese Restaurant is set to relocate to Boston’s Chinatown due to renovations slated for the Garage Building — a shopping mall located at 36 JFK St. where the restaurant is currently housed.
Black Business Owners ‘Break Barriers,’ Find a ‘Niche’ in Harvard Square
In recognition of Black History Month, The Crimson interviewed the owners of Le Macaron, Oggi Gourmet, and Grolier Poetry Book Shop to learn about their lives and journeys to Harvard Square.
Möge Tee Joins the Par-tea as Fourth Boba Shop in Harvard Square
Boba shop Möge Tee held its grand opening in Harvard Square with a traditional lion dance performance and free drinks for their first 50 customers on Sunday.
Ramen Shop WakuWaku Walks Into Harvard Square
WakuWaku Ramen & Sake celebrated its grand opening yesterday in an event featuring live music from a DJ and futuristic decor.
Beloved Nightclub ManRay Parties Back Into Cambridge’s Central Square
Beloved Cambridge nightclub ManRay reopened to partygoers last Wednesday, almost 20 years after it shut down.
Students Offer Mixed Reviews of Thursday Night Dining Restrictions
Every Thursday, upperclassmen across the College troop back to their house dining halls for dinner to reconnect with their housemates, hear the week’s announcements, and revel in a space free from interhouse guests during Community Night — a tradition receiving mixed reviews from students.
Environmental Group Calls on Harvard to Increase Public Access to Boathouse Docks Amid Renovations
Ongoing renovations of Harvard’s Weld and Newell Boathouses along the Charles River have recently drawn scrutiny from an environmental group advocating for increased public access to the riverside docks.
Legal Experts Discuss Data Privacy, Criminalization of Abortion in Post-Dobbs World at Law School Panel
Legal experts and scholars discussed the use of data from menstrual tracking applications in courtrooms in the wake of the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization decision at a Harvard Law School abortion and digital rights panel on Tuesday.
Senator Markey Discusses the Future of American Democracy at IOP Forum
Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) called for young voters to participate in the upcoming midterm elections in a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Tuesday, saying that “democracy is on the ballot in 2022.”
Former Singaporean Ambassador to the U.S. Discusses Russia’s War in Ukraine at Belfer Center
Chan Heng Chee, the former Singaporean ambassador to the United States, discussed Russia’s war in Ukraine and Southeast Asian politics at an event hosted by the Belfer Center on Thursday.