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LF Closing
Harvard Square

LF Has Left Harvard Square

LF, a fashion retailer based in Los Angeles, Calif., closed its Harvard Square store March 30 after operating at its Church Street location for seven years. The store’s closure comes as other businesses on Church Street have seen decreased foot traffic and shuttered as well.

LF Closing
Harvard Square

LF Closing

Harvard Square's LF store, a fashion retail chain, closed its doors on March 30th.

Salt & Olive in the Garage
Food and Drink

Global Goods Come to the Garage: Salt & Olive to Open Next Month

Salt & Olive Market — which offers speciality foodstuffs characteristic of European cuisines — will open on April 1 and fill the vacancy left by the departure of Starbucks earlier this year. The market will sell olive oil, cheese and charcuterie, fresh pasta and sauces, beer and wine, and organic spices and teas.

Heights Opening
College

Heights Opening

The Heights Restaurant opened on the tenth floor of the Smith Campus Center on Monday.

Heights Opening
Student Life

Smith Center Dining Climbs to New Heights with Latest Restaurant Opening

Excitement peaked at the Smith Campus Center on Monday afternoon as Harvard affiliates celebrated the grand opening of the Center’s newest restaurant, The Heights. Located on the top floor of the Smith Center, The Heights allows Harvard ID-holder and their guests to dine while admiring sweeping views of Cambridge and Boston.

The Hong Kong Restaurant
Music

Hong Kong Restaurant to Feature Live Music Venue

The Hong Kong restaurant will feature a live music venue on the third floor of its Harvard Square location starting next month. The new plans for the third floor will include live performances as well as DJ events and dancing after 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

Bartley's Lawsuit
Harvard Square

Bartley’s, Harvard Sued for Alleged Disability Discrimination

A local man filed a lawsuit against Mr. Bartley’s Burger Cottage and Harvard, which owns the restaurant’s building, earlier this month, alleging that the restaurant violates the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Garage's Starbucks Closing
College

Garage's Starbucks Closing

Starbucks in the Garage will close on Feb. 22, another in a string of Harvard Square business closures.

Garage's Starbucks Closing
Harvard Square

A Grande Loss for the Garage: Another Harvard Square Starbucks to Close

The Starbucks located at the Garage in Harvard Square is set to close this Friday at 9:30 p.m. after more than 20 years in business.

Construction Preparation
Harvard Square

Businesses Prepare for Harvard Square Construction

The Cambridge Community Development Department hosted a workshop in the Smith Campus Center to prepare Harvard Square business owners for an oncoming influx of local construction projects on Wednesday afternoon.

Construction Preparation
Harvard Square

Construction Preparation

Cambridge hosted a workshop in the Smith Campus center to prepare local business for upcoming construction.

Pizza and Milk Opening
College

Pizza and Milk Opening

Hundreds lined up for the grand opening of Milk Bar and &pizza on Saturday, some waiting for hours to get in.

Pizza and Milk Opening
Harvard Square

Lining Up For “Milkquakes” and $5 Pizza, Hundreds Flock to Milk Bar and &pizza Opening

Crowds of students, locals, and tourists braved frosty temperatures for $1 soft serve ice cream and $5 pizza at the grand opening of Milk Bar Bakery and &pizza in Harvard Square Saturday. The new combo store sits at 1-3 Brattle St., filling the long-time vacancy left by the departures of Tory Row and Crimson Corner.

Yard Sale
Harvard Square

Harvard Square Business Association Holds Charity Yard Sale for Homeless Shelter

Square residents ventured out in the cold to Brattle Street Saturday to shop and support their neighbors at a charity yard sale for the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter. The event, which was organized by the Harvard Square Business Association, raised nearly $2,000 for the homeless shelter.

kiosk event
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.

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