Harvard Squared

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A guide to the arts and culture, history, cuisine, and natural beauty of Cambridge, Boston, and beyond.
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Go Wild

How often have you wandered the Arnold Arboretum or a Trustees property, longing to bring that serenity and lush beauty to your own yard? 

by Kara Baskin

Vacationing with a Purpose

New England “summer camps” for adults

by Nell Porter Brown

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Capturing the American South

Photographs at the Addison Gallery of American Art 

by Nell Porter Brown

No Sweat

How to create the home gym of your dreams

by Kara Baskin

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Bats, In Fact

Peabody Essex Museum dispels negative myths around these nocturnal creatures 

by Nell Porter Brown

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Fresh Takes on the Caribbean

The ICA/Boston's exhibit offers views from the diaspora  

by Nell Porter Brown

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No Sleepy Coastal Town

Visiting Portsmouth in winter

by Nell Porter Brown

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Free to Fly

A wintry weekend jaunt to Deerfield, Massachusetts

by Nell Porter Brown

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Snuggling Up in the Square

There’s nowhere quite like Harvard Square during the holidays

by Kara Baskin

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Harvard's ARTS FIRST festival, a photojournalist documents the war in Ukraine, a performance by the Hot Sardines—and more

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