Harvard Square

By - 12/3/10 - 9:22 pm

Colin Steele posts a photo of a mini-van driving through the Harvard Square bus tunnel tonight.

By - 11/24/10 - 7:04 am

The Boston Foodie spent Monday helping to bake pies at Harvard Square's Rialto for Thanksgiving delivery by Community Servings. You can buy some of their work until 4 p.m. at the Park Plaza castle.

By - 11/14/10 - 5:38 pm

Cambridge Police report a guy who'd just robbed three men at gunpoint on Brattle Street early Saturday took a shot at a pursuing police officer but was disarmed and captured when he fell down some stairs as he tried to flee.

Kai Robert Kruger, 21, of Grozier Road, was charged with armed robbery and assault with intent to murder after the 2 a.m. incident,... Read more

By - 11/12/10 - 8:19 am

The Crimson reports a man was held up at gunpoint near Thayer Hall around 2:45 a.m. on Thursday.

By - 11/9/10 - 5:07 pm

Tiny Urban Kitchen reports on a Monday talk at Harvard by a chef who spends considerable amounts of time figuring out out what to do with meat glue (exactly what it sounds like, only edible), such as making "pasta" out of a paste made from ground-up shrimp and gluing pieces of flank steak together to make a sort of flank-steak log.... Read more

By - 11/9/10 - 9:16 am

BostonZest reviews the new restaurant on Holyoke Street by the people behind the Clover food truck: "Love those rosemary fries!"

By - 11/8/10 - 9:13 pm

Cambridge Day reports the Harvard Square IHOP will soon have competition from a gourmet Belgian-waffle house called Zinneken’s on Winthrop Street.

By - 11/2/10 - 11:03 pm

AlertNewEngland reports an armed holdup at Walker and Shepard streets, one night after two people were robbed - and one stabbed - on the other side of Harvard Square. There have been several other similar robberies in the area over the past few weeks.... Read more

By - 10/28/10 - 10:53 am

In the main atrium of the Science Center (under the amino acid sculpture), walk down the stairs to the basement floor. Large men's and women's rooms are immediately ahead. Elevators are also available.

By - 10/23/10 - 4:59 pm

Head of the Charles

Paul Keleher watched the Head of the Charles Regatta today.

Copyright Paul Keleher. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 10/22/10 - 7:45 am

More video.

Very excited Cassidy relates her Shaq encounter (actual Shaqness is around 2:35):

By - 10/13/10 - 7:48 am

The Crimson reports on the coming options, including a Pinkberry - which will open next to the Starbucks planned for the old Alpha Omega place.

By - 10/10/10 - 10:05 pm


Charlie Rosenberg took lots of photos of the Honk parade from Davis to Harvard Square today. Jeff Tamagini gave his shutter finger a workout as well:

Big honking wheels

And Greg... Read more

By - 10/5/10 - 7:01 am

The Crimson reports Harvard University recently spent $21 million to buy a 4,000-acre dairy farm in New Zealand.

By - 9/22/10 - 7:20 am

Starbucks is seeking Cambridge's permission to keep its planned new Harvard Square outlet open around the clock, Stephanie reports.

By - 9/18/10 - 3:41 pm

The Crimson reports on the morning incident:

Katherine C. Mentzinger '14, a resident of Thayer Hall, said that she saw the body from her friend’s room in the dorm and heard one gunshot.

"From my friend's window, I could see him in a pool of blood," she said.

... Read more
By - 9/17/10 - 1:19 pm

President Obama appoints Elizabeth Warren to establish and lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

This is the boldest step Obama's taken so far to rein in the big Wall Street banks. And it's a major victory for grassroots progressives who rallied for Warren. MoveOn.org made a video of Warren's greatest hits from her appearances on the "Daily Show" and a list of five... Read more

By - 9/15/10 - 7:41 am

The Crimson reports Starbucks has filed paperwork to build a new outlet in the old Alpha-Omega jewelery store in Harvard Square, roughly 500 feet from two existing Starbucks.

Eerily prescient Onion story from 1998.

By - 9/14/10 - 7:17 am

The Crimson reports a male undergraduate walking down Garden Street early Sunday was taunted as "fag" and "queer" by three men, who then chased him down a side street and demanded his wallet and cell phone. According to a Harvard Police report, when the three saw the wallet was empty, they threw it and the phone on the ground, threw his keys over... Read more

By - 9/13/10 - 3:28 pm

To preview your primary ballot for tomorrow, click on the link from the Secretary of State's website:
then enter your address and select a political party. It will show you what choices you'll have on tomorrow's primary ballot.

IMAGE(http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk143/nfsagan/Primary-Ballot.jpg)... Read more