Days before soft serve ice cream store Taiyaki NYC celebrates the grand opening of its Harvard location, the newest addition to the Square has already lured in students and local residents.
Harvard Square businesses welcomed crowds of visitors last weekend for the first Harvard-Yale football game in Cambridge since 2016.
Darwin’s Ltd., a famous Cambridge coffee chain, announced the closure of all four of its locations on Wednesday, only two weeks after disclosing plans to close its original shop in Harvard Square.
Nearly 2,000 Harvard students have signed onto a petition advocating for hot breakfast service across all upperclassman dining halls.
More than 30 undergraduates living in Cronkhite Center, a former graduate student dormitory currently serving as overflow housing, have signed onto a petition urging administrators to serve hot food within the building’s dining hall.
It was only the second day of class, but Sabrina M. “Rezzy” Reznik ’25 estimated she had visited El Jefe’s Taqueria “three or four times” since arriving on campus for the fall semester.
Soft serve ice cream store Taiyaki NYC will open a Harvard Square location in July, joining a growing number of chains setting up shop in the area.
Harvard Square will host the first in-person Commencement since 2019 on Thursday. With three classes set to graduate this week, Harvard Square is alive and bustling with students, families, friends, and tourists.
Gong Cha — an international bubble tea chain — is set to bubble into Harvard Square in early June. The store will take over the previous Dado Tea location at 50 Church St. and will be the latest addition to the Square’s boba tea collection, alongside Kung Fu Tea located at 1160 Massachusetts Ave. Boston Tea Stop, another Harvard Square staple that served bubble tea, closed last year.
Tender Foods, a food technology startup co-founded by four Harvard-affiliated researchers that produces alternative meats, is preparing for a product launch later this year.
Culinary author and historian Michael W. Twitty delivered a lecture on African and African American food history at a virtual event hosted by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Thursday.
A new wellness collaborative between a yoga studio and a cafe opened in Harvard Square on Tuesday, offering meditation, massages, and meals at its location on John F. Kennedy Street.
El Jefe’s Taqueria, a staple of Harvard Square, is set to move into a new location around the corner from its current storefront in August.
Ben and Jerry's reopened its Harvard Square location in December 2021 following a nearly two-year-long hiatus. The new storefront, which opened on Dec. 21, is now located across the street at 35 JFK St, formerly David’s Tea.