CATEGORY: Harvard Square

Cambridge man gets new wheelchair from student, businesses

Cambridge man gets new wheelchair from student, businesses

Wicked Local recently ran a piece highlighting Cambridge local James Lappin, who can often be found in front of Cambridge Trust Company in the Square, not far from the start of the Tours. Harvard undergrad George David Torres hoped to start a campaign to get Lappin a new ...

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The 10th Annual Make Music Festival in Harvard Square!

The 10th Annual Make Music Festival in Harvard Square!

Ring in the start summer on June 17th with some of the area’s most talented musicians as Harvard Square celebrates the 10th annual Make Music/Fete De La Musique Festival! From 2pm to 10pm, Rock and Roll, Opera, Pop, Jazz, Bluegrass and more will fill the streets of Harvard ...

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Top 10 Things to Do in Harvard Square Before you Die

Top 10 Things to Do in Harvard Square Before you Die

10. Watch the Harvard Crew Team Practice on the Charles River No trip to Boston is complete without a stroll along the Charles River, but in Harvard Square, you get the added bonus of watching the Harvard Crew teams practice. Whether you see the men launch from Newell Boathouse ...

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Chinese Visitors in Boston are Off. . .. OFF THE CHARTS!!

Chinese Visitors in Boston are Off. . .. OFF THE CHARTS!!

On December 9, 2016, the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau hosted a China-Friendly Seminar & Workshop for members at the Sheraton Commander in Boston. Close to 200 people attended the event. Our CEO, Daniel Andrew, was featured on the morning panel where he ...

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Harvard Square makes Gingerbread Houses for Charity

Harvard Square makes Gingerbread Houses for Charity

Starting on Monday,  local Harvard Square businesses will be displaying gingerbread houses at the Charles Hotel. The houses will be raffled off to benefit the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter which provides 24 homeless individuals a safe, clean, and caring place to stay during ...

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Harvard and Dining Workers Reach ‘Agreement’

Harvard and Dining Workers Reach ‘Agreement’

Let them eat dining hall food! After weeks tension between Harvard and Dining workers, resulting in strikes, UNITE HERE Local 26 and the Harvard Administration have reached a tentative agreement signaling an end to the marching in and around Harvard Square. The deal is yet to be ...

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COOP gets a visit from The Boss

COOP gets a visit from The Boss

Springsteen in Harvard Square! People lined up on the sidewalk outside the Harvard COOP yesterday, where they awaited the arrival of Bruce Springsteen. The Boss visited fans and signed copies of his new book Born to Run, which is a bestseller. At the Hahvahd Tour across the ...

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Ben Stiller in Harvard Square Filming

Ben Stiller in Harvard Square Filming

Yesterday, Ben Stiller was filming his latest movie "Brad's Status" in Harvard Square, right next to the Hahvahd Tour launch Ben stars alongside Austin Abrams as a father and son visiting Eastern Coast universities. It's directed by School of Rock ...

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HUDS workers on strike in the Yard

HUDS workers on strike in the Yard

If you have been in Harvard Square since Wednesday, you have likely noticed the hundreds of Harvard’s dining service workers. The workers strike in Harvard Yard has expanded all around the square. They’ve been marching through the streets with chants and drums to get their ...

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“Play Me, I’m Yours,” music with Dan Andrew

“Play Me, I’m Yours,” music with Dan Andrew

The Harvard Square Business Association welcomes a new musical art installation called "Play Me, I'm Yours" into Harvard Square. The music art project, which international public artist Luke Jerram conceived, places painted pianos all over the world. Most recently they added ...

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Christina H.

Did a tour with Morgan, a super sweet freshman full of enthusiasm and love and respect for her school! The university did themselves a favor accepting such a wonderful young woman!

Christina H.

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