In honor of Food Day—a national event that promotes healthy, affordable, and sustainable food—Harvard Square has partnered up with local restaurants to offer delicious events for foodies, health-conscious eaters, and sustainable diners alike.Starting at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, a total of nine restaurants—from b.good and Cardullo’s Gourmet Shoppe to Rialto and UpStairs on the Square—will set up tables on Brattle Plaza to serve sustainable bites to patrons for free.
In a couple of years, maybe, folks will greet each other on October 24 with cries of “Happy Food Day!” The event, created by the Center for Science in the Public Interest, hasn’t yet achieved the high profile of, say, Earth Day, but it’s well on its way, with talks, dinners, demos and more in Massachusetts and the nation.
Nobody in Harvard Square will ever forget the April afternoon that Dennis Coveney and his fiancée, Kelly, tied the knot in the pouring rain on a Brattle Street sidewalk, an event like none other.
This September, the Harvard Square Business Association is sponsoring a month-long celebration of Harvard Square’s artistic and cultural heritage called “Revival Month”.”Harvard Square used to be a place where people used to come together [and] play music, and it was such a wonderful celebration of folk music and tradition,” said Denise Jillson, Executive Director of the HSBA.
The World’s Only Curious George Store in Harvard Square, Cambridge, Mass., may also hold the distinction of hosting the world’s first children’s specialty store cash mob last Saturday, or at least the first one in New England. The event was the brainchild of Kellie Celia, marketing communications manager, publishing of Walden Pond Press at Walden Pond Media, in tandem with store manager Broche Fabian.
It’s a lament heard year after year: “What happened to the eclectic Harvard Square of old and how did come to resemble a suburban shopping mall?”
Matt Miller shapes his schedule around the area’s public transportation infrastructure. He said his system for getting around was nearly perfect, but the influx of bicycle sharing in Cambridge completed it. Cambridge, Somerville, Brookline and Boston are participating in a “Rolling Launch Party” Wednesday to celebrate the expansion of the Hubway Bicycle Share system.
You probably remember him best for his famous line ‘No soup for you!’ Now Seinfeld’s Soup Nazi is coming to town to give away – you guessed it – free soup. myTV38, Boston’s home for Seinfeld, is bringing The Soup Nazi, aka Larry Thomas, to Boston and Cambridge in the Seinfeld Food Truck on Friday, August 3. He’ll be handing out free Seinfeld-themed foods including black & white cookies, muffin tops, Junior Mints, and yes, soup.
The building that housed the five-screen Loews movie theater in Harvard Square changed hands just four days after it screened its last film.