The Games People Play is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

1. The Games People Play

Hobby Shop · 1100 Massachusetts Ave Ste 1, Cambridge, MA

BU TodayBU Today: Since 1974, the store has offered a wide array of study-time distractions, from games to puzzles. Check out the specialty chess sets, accessories and books. Read more.

Zoe's Kitchen is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

2. Zoe's Kitchen

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Diner · 1105 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA

BU TodayBU Today: Zoe's serves breakfast all day, so take advantage. Check out the jukebox! Read more.

Hong Kong is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

3. Hong Kong

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Chinese Restaurant · Harvard Square · 1236 Massachusetts Ave (btwn Bow & Plympton), Cambridge, MA

BU TodayBU Today: The Hong Kong hosts the Comedy Studio six nights a week, and for those over 21, boasts the biggest scorpion bowl in town (compatible, perhaps, with the largest dance floor in the Square.) Read more.

Mr. Bartley's Burger Cottage is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

4. Mr. Bartley's Burger Cottage

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Burger Joint · Harvard Square · 1246 Massachusetts Ave (btwn Bow & Plympton), Cambridge, MA

BU TodayBU Today: Try the Mitt Romney (Swiss cheese burger with grilled onions and onion rings) or the Michelle Obama (Cajun blue cheese burger with fries). Add a frappe or malt to complete the experience. Read more.

Harvard Book Store is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

5. Harvard Book Store

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Bookstore · Harvard Square · 1256 Massachusetts Ave (at Plympton St), Cambridge, MA

BU TodayBU Today: In 1932, Mark Kramer borrowed $300 from his parents to open a small used and remainder book store. 80 years later, they're still independent, but with a slightly larger collection (100,000+ titles.) Read more.

6. Harvard Coop Society Bookstore

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Bookstore · Harvard Square · 1400 Massachusetts Ave (at Brattle St.), Cambridge, MA

BU TodayBU Today: Remember, it's the "coupe," not the "co-op". Founded in 1882 by a group of Harvard students, the Coop is one of the country's largest bookstores. Read more.

Grolier Poetry Book Shop, Inc is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

7. Grolier Poetry Book Shop, Inc

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Bookstore · Harvard Square · 6 Plympton St (at Harvard St), Cambridge, MA

BU TodayBU Today: Grolier is the oldest continuous poetry bookshop in America. Established in 1927, this nook stocks over 15,000 volumes devoted to poetry, prosody, poetry markets, & spoken word CDs. Read more.

Club Passim is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

8. Club Passim

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Music Venue · Harvard Square · 47 Palmer St (Brattle St), Cambridge, MA

BU TodayBU Today: Some big-time performers made their debuts on this stage, including Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Shawn Colvin and Tracy Chapman. The club boasts an intimate 102 seats. Read more.

Veggie Planet is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

9. Veggie Planet

Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · Harvard Square · 47 Palmer St (at Church St.), Cambridge, MA

BU TodayBU Today: Located within Club Passim, Veggie Planet appeals to the health-conscious. Try the vegan pizza while you catch a show. Read more.

10. Cambridge Artists Cooperative

Uncategorized · Harvard Square · 59A Church St, Cambridge, MA

BU TodayBU Today: The Cambridge Artists Cooperative is the area's only year-round artist-owned and managed crafts cooperative. New work is displayed every month from more than 250 artisans. Read more.

Crema Cafe is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

11. Crema Cafe

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Café · Harvard Square · 27 Brattle St (at Mt. Auburn St.), Cambridge, MA

BU TodayBU Today: Crema's pastries are baked fresh daily with offerings like s'mores cupcakes or macaroons. The cafe's savory options are just as tantalizing. Try the Spinach Artichoke Grilled Chicken Sandwich! Read more.

Brattle Theatre is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

12. Brattle Theatre

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Indie Movie Theater · Harvard Square · 40 Brattle St (Harvard Square), Cambridge, MA

BU TodayBU Today: Showing classic, independent, foreign, and art-house films, this not-for-profit theater is one of the few remaining to use rear projection (located behind the screen, rather than behind the audience.) Read more.

L.A. Burdick Chocolate is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

13. L.A. Burdick Chocolate

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Café · Harvard Square · 52 Brattle St (Farwell Pl), Cambridge, MA

BU TodayBU Today: Burdick's secret to its famous hot chocolate: hand-shaved chocolate warmed in milk -- decadence. For dessert, try the Harvard Square: a dense chocolate cake layered with walnuts and vanilla. Read more.

Loeb Drama Center (A.R.T) is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

14. Loeb Drama Center (A.R.T)

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Theater · Harvard Square · 64 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA

BU TodayBU Today: Founded in 1980, A.R.T. has staged dozens of American and world premieres, and earned a Pulitzer and a Tony Award for best regional theater, among others. The A.R.T. boasts a resident company as well. Read more.

Longfellow National Historic Site is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

15. Longfellow National Historic Site

Historic Site · West Cambridge · 105 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA

BU TodayBU Today: This building was the home to American poet, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Prior to that, the house served as George Washington’s headquarters during the Siege of Boston during the Revolutionary War. Read more.

World's Only Curious George Store is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

16. World's Only Curious George Store

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Bookstore · Harvard Square · 1 JFK St (at Harvard Square), Cambridge, MA

BU TodayBU Today: This store is one of a kind, featuring books, toys, puzzles, and apparel—all dedicated to everyone's favorite inquisitive monkey, Curious George. Read more.

The Garage is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

17. The Garage

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Mall · Harvard Square · 36 JFK St (at Mt Auburn St), Cambridge, MA

BU TodayBU Today: This multistory mini shopping mall is in fact a converted parking garage; even the original car ramp has been preserved. The Garage houses an eclectic variety of shops and eateries. Read more.

Berk's is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

18. Berk's

Shoe Store · Harvard Square · 50 JFK St (at Winthrop St.), Cambridge, MA

BU TodayBU Today: This trendy footwear boutique has dozens of brands and styles to make hearts of shoe-lovers flutter, with an inventory ranging from classic to cutting-edge to whimsical. Read more.

Grendel's Den Restaurant & Bar is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

19. Grendel's Den Restaurant & Bar

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Bar · Harvard Square · 89 Winthrop St (at JFK St), Cambridge, MA

BU TodayBU Today: Grendel's famously fought a legal battle over its liquor license all the way to the Supreme Court and won. Celebrate their victory with a burger and microbrew (or two). Read more.

Out of Town News is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

20. Out of Town News

Miscellaneous Shop · Harvard Square · 0 Harvard Sq (Brattle St), Cambridge, MA

BU TodayBU Today: It was here that Julia Child searched for obscure Italian and German cooking magazines, and rumor has it that Robert Frost stopped by for directions to a reading on a snowy winter's eve. Read more.

Harvard Yard is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

21. Harvard Yard

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College Quad · Mid-Cambridge · 1 Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA

BU TodayBU Today: When you view the statue of John Harvard in "The Yahd," note how bright one shoe is. Tour guides say that it's good luck to rub Harvard's left foot. Read more.

Harvard Museum of Natural History is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

22. Harvard Museum of Natural History

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Science Museum · Aggasiz - Harvard University · 26 Oxford St (btwn Everett & Kirkland Sts.), Cambridge, MA

BU TodayBU Today: Visit prehistoric fossil invertebrates, reptiles, and the world’s only mounted Kronosaurus. Highlights include over 3,000 glass flowers, a 1,642-lb amethyst geode and the world’s largest turtle shell. Read more.

The Sinclair is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

23. The Sinclair

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Concert Hall · Harvard Square · 52 Church St (at Brattle St.), Cambridge, MA

BU TodayBU Today: This live music venue/restaurant has helped to revive Harvard Square’s nightlife scene. The space can seat 500, but has an intimate feel. Best of all, there isn’t a bad seat in the house. Read more.

Black Ink is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

24. Black Ink

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Gift Shop · Harvard Square · 5 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA

BU TodayBU Today: Black Ink describes itself as a “one-stop design shop,” and the description definitely fits. The store specializes in stationery, cards, wrapping paper, and playful home décor. Read more.

Shake Shack is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

25. Shake Shack

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Burger Joint · Harvard Square · 92 Winthrop St (btwn Eliot & JFK St), Cambridge, MA

BU TodayBU Today: Known for their burgers, but it’s the hand-cut fries & concretes (dense frozen custard blended at high-speed with various mix-ins) that will have you coming back. Read more.

Charlie's Kitchen is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

26. Charlie's Kitchen

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American Restaurant · Harvard Square · 10 Eliot St (at Winthrop St.), Cambridge, MA

BU TodayBU Today: This Harvard Square mainstay includes a sidewalk patio, an upstairs lounge boasting “the best jukebox in Cambridge,” and a year-round (weather permitting) beer garden offering 18 draught beers. Read more.