The Globe reports one of the U's exclusive men's clubs held a party after deciding to admit women that featured much debauchery, including, yes, women in shark costumes (like this?), and that's just not the sort of thing a proper Harvard gentleman should be caught near, and now the club is being forced to sit in a corner and take a serious time out.
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Bomb threats against both Cambridge public schools and Harvard University today proved unfounded, Cambridge Police report. Read more.
Once Daily takes us behind the counter at Pinocchio's, which has been serving slices in Harvard Square for 50 years now.
The Harvard Gazette reports the U will expand stately Winthrop House with a brick tower instead of the gray-panel facade originally proposed by its architects, following protests from students and Cambridge residents.
The addition will adhere to the school's "slipper rule:"
Marissa Segala '17 said: "The idea that you can get anywhere in the House in your slippers without having to get dressed means I can just go downstairs and eat breakfast in the dining room as if I were home."
Peggy McClellan captured an interesting performance at the Harvard Square T stop yesterday.
Cambridge Day reports on Harvard's revised plans for the space.
Cambridge Police report a woman groped in Harvard Square around 8:30 p.m. yesterday is the latest victim of what may be a serial groper in the area. Read more.
The Harvard Art Museums have put together an exhibit on Corita Kent, the artist who gave us the world's largest representation of Ho Chi Minh.
A Bedford man was charged with attacking two women on Mass. Ave. near Harvard Square around 7:20 p.m. yesterday, Cambridge Police report. Read more.
State Police have released surveillance photos of the man they say attacked a woman walking on Memorial Drive near JFK Street early Tuesday.
In a statement, State Police say: Read more.
It's like regular yoga, except with face paint and glow sticks. WBUR reports.
Like most yoga classes, this one ends with everyone in corpse poses - releasing their thoughts and stresses with deep breathing and mediation. But there’s a twist, as glitter confetti drops from above.
The TD Bank branch at 1270 Mass. Ave. (corner of Plympton) was held up around 10 a.m. by a black male in his late 20s, wearing a Redskins cap and a white-collared shirt. He fled down Plympton. Not long after, police halted a Red Line train at Central to search for him.
Berk's, which opened in Harvard Square in 1980, is announcing its imminent demise - at the end of the month:
It's a sad day for us and a sad day for Cambridge as we watch yet again another small business fall. From the bottom of hearts thank you all so much. Please SHOP SMALL, SHOP LOCAL & whenever you can please SHOP INDEPENDENT. A friend made a great analogy to me yesterday that rings very true. When you shop at a corporation you're lining the pockets of folks buying new cars/houses. When you shop local/independent your lining the pockets of of folks getting dance/music lessons for their children. You can see the difference.
Deborah Kaplan spotted this plaintive flier posted at Harvard on the Red Line this morning.