Harvard Squared

A guide to the arts and culture, history, cuisine, and natural beauty of Cambridge, Boston, and beyond.
mural of dinosaurs and boy touching a fossil

Dinosaur Babies

A new exhibit featuring fossilized dinosaur eggs and nests from around the world.

by Nell Porter Brown

wall painted creatively with vibrant colors

Art in Bloom

Let Harvard Square’s creative scene move you with walking tours and more. 

by Kara Baskin

group of Harvard graduates in cap and gown celebrate

Commencement and Alumni Events

The 373rd Harvard College Commencement Exercises and all activities.

Pouring the creamy “Sai  Gon Latte” at Cicada Coffee Bar in Central Square

Harvard Square Meals—and Beyond

The cafés and restaurants of Harvard Square sure to impress for breakfast and lunch.

by Nell Porter Brown

Kitchen at Whittier Birthplace with round wood table and 4 chairs and wood surround fireplace

Who Was John Greenleaf Whittier?

Homes of the poet and abolitionist, whose verses were said to have inspired Abraham Lincoln. 

by Nell Porter Brown

Orange, yellow and black butterfly on a flowering bush

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

black and white photo of young woman laying on the hood of a car

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

People playing stringed instruments

A festival along the Charles River, Gatsby at the A.R.T. , artist LaToya Hobbs at the Harvard Art Museum—and more

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