Harvard Square Blog

Published: Friday, January 19, 2018

"Gentleman From St Louis"  Mike Matheny by Susan Miller-Havens;   Oil on Canvas Matheny Collection


Published: Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The Harvard Square Businessmen’s Association (HSBA) was founded in 1910 by a group of local businessmen to address the challenges created by the subway construction project.

Published: Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Yesterday, June 13th, the Cambridge business community came together to support the 106 year old Boy Scouts of America, Spirit of Adventure Council.  

Published: Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Kari thought I should give a toast in a colonial outfit because this place has been here since about 1790.

Published: Monday, April 11, 2016

My love affair with Cambridge began sixty-seven years ago when I was a seven-year-old living in Winthrop...

Published: Thursday, April 7, 2016

Seven years ago today, Harvard Square's "unofficial mayor" Dennis Coveney married Kelly Dugas.

Published: Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Every March, the Harvard Square Business Association celebrates Women’s History Month, by publishing an annual list of our women business owners, as well as political and civic leaders in the City of Cambridge.  Throughout the month, recognitions

Published: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

In 1970 the Massachusetts legislature enacted rent control through statewide enabling legislation in response to a housing shortage. Initially several communities adopted rent control (including Somerville and Waltham) but only Cambridge, Boston

Published: Monday, February 1, 2016

In August of 2015, Cambridge taxi drivers took to the streets to protest the ever-increasing presence of Uber and Lyft. The demonstration was organized as a catalyst to encourage public discussion and to encourage the city to level the playing