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Darwin's Ltd
Food and Drink

Bye-Bye to Petsi Pies: Beloved Putnam Avenue Bakery Closes

Petsi Pies, a bakery beloved by College students and Cantabrigians alike, closed this week after 13 years at its 31 Putnam Ave. location. Darwin’s — a chain sandwich shop based in Cambridge — moved into Petsi’s old building Saturday.

Police Commissioner Branville G. Bard Jr.
Cambridge

New Uber Feature Allows Cambridge Residents to Better Access 911

Cantabrigians riding with Uber can now take advantage of an enhanced security feature built into the application to improve emergency response.

Smith Campus Center
Cambridge City Council

Harvard Summarizes Campus Development and Statistics in Annual Town Gown Report

Harvard presented its annual Town Gown report to the Cambridge Planning Board Tuesday, outlining 2018 campus infrastructure projects, University initiatives, and affiliate statistics.

Tevin Charles
Cambridge

Tevin Charles

Tevin Charles, a resident of an underrepresented neighborhood in Cambridge called the Port, is focused on preparing for his final project at the Loop Lab by utilizing professional recording equipment.

Dreams at the Loop Lab
Cambridge

Dreams at the Loop Lab

Students at the Loop Lab, a nonprofit in Cambridge, wrote their answers to the question: "What is your dream?"

Moise Michel's Dream
Cambridge

Moise Michel's Dream

Moise Michel, a co-founder of the Loop Lab, dreams to inspire others to believe in their own dreams.

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Harvard Square

City Hosts Forum on Harvard Square Kiosk Renovation

Amidst the hustle and bustle of Harvard Square’s daily life, ongoing plans for a complete transformation of the central Harvard Square Kiosk and its surrounding plaza are underway. Designers, architects, and citizens mingled at a public showcase Thursday to view and discuss the project’s progress.

kiosk event
Harvard in the City

kiosk event

Cambridge residents gathered in the Smith Campus Center Thursday to view preliminary sketches of a redesigned Harvard Square Kiosk. The kiosk has housed a newsstand since 1984.

Fahedur Fahed: CRLS
Libraries

'Not Just a One-Way Street:' Harvard Partners With Local High Schools

For some local students, Harvard programs have given them a glimpse of research and academics on a college campus. Some students from groups underrepresented on college campuses say the experience of working with Harvard students and faculty influenced their academic plans.

Fahedur Fahed: CRLS
Cambridge Schools

Fahedur Fahed: CRLS

Fahedur Fahed '22 is a student who attended Cambridge Rindge and Latin.

Holden Green
GSAS

False Fire Alarms Plagued Harvard Housing Residents for Months

From fall 2017 to early this year, the shriek of fire alarms in Harvard’s Holden Green housing complex have become regular background noise to residents’ daily activities from bedtime to birthday parties. The sirens rang 48 times, and every single one was a false alarm.

Cambridge City Hall
City Politics

City Council Delays Vote on Tree Removal Moratorium

Dozens of Cambridge residents spoke out in favor of a moratorium on cutting down trees at a City Council meeting Monday, prompting an hours-long debate.

Chocolate in the Square
Food and Drink

A Sweet Saturday in Cambridge: Harvard Square Chocolate Festival Attracts Hordes

Harvard students and Cambridge residents flooded Harvard Square to sample free treats at the Chocolate Tasting Event Saturday, part of the weekend’s 11th Annual Taste of Chocolate Festival.

MLK Photo 2
Cambridge

MLK Photo 2

Cambridge residents make scarves and blankets at the city's annual day of service. Presidential candidate and Harvard Law School professor emerita Elizabeth A. Warren attended the event.

MLK Photo 1
Cambridge

MLK Photo 1

Volunteers mill around Cambridge City Hall during the city's annual Martin Luther King Day of Service, held Monday.

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